Executive Recruiting Specialist, Cleveland in Cleveland, OH at Key Bank- Corporate

Date Posted: 3/23/2018

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    100 Public Square
    Cleveland, OH
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Job Description


We are seeking an Executive Recruiting Specialist to provide leverage to our Executive Recruiting team

as they build and enhance the firm’s capability to attract and recruit exceptional top talent. We are

seeking a proven self-starter with the ability to cultivate and maintain strong relationships with internal

clients, external recruiters and candidates. The candidate must have the maturity, presence, intellect,

urgency and organizational and communication skills necessary to successfully interact with a variety of

individuals including the CEO and the firm’s executive leadership team.

Day-to-day responsibilities are two-fold; first, tightly managing the candidate experience through the

entire recruiting lifecycle and, second, assisting the Executive Recruiters in the creation and development

of targeted market maps of external talent pools in support of critical search needs. The Specialist will

serve as a thought partner to the Executive Recruiters develop and execute sourcing strategies and to

improve processes.

The Executive Recruiting Specialist plays a pivotal role within a high-performing Executive Recruiting

team whose main objective is to acquire, grow and develop a diverse and talented executive leadership

team for Key.


 Ensures candidates have a positive, professional experience through professional interactions

 Develops, documents and improves procedures for all responsibilities ranging from process

enhancements to large strategic initiatives

 Creates interview schedules and prepares all related documentation in preparation for an

exceptional candidate experience; treats each candidate’s interview as an event to be planned

and executed seamlessly

 Escorts candidates during on-site interviews

 Distributes interview-related documentation to all parties in advance of interviews

 Sends offer letter and other supporting offer documentation to the new hire in advance of start


 Initiates background check and pre-employment process and manages the ongoing process,

updating the Executive Recruiter on progress and completion results

 Manages invoicing processing and tracking for candidates and external vendors (search firms,


 Plays a lead role in the maintenance and quality control of the in-house database of candidates,

clients and vendors (Encore)

 Assists the Executive Recruiters in preparing search status reports and presentations

 Handles client and candidate inquiries in the absence of the Executive Recruiters

 Participates in client search kick off meetings and assists in the completion of research, name

generation, org charting and market mapping

 Participates in department, client, and/or Corporate HR meetings, initiatives and projects as


Candidate Qualifications

 Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required; Advanced degree preferred

 Demonstrable interest in the company, the role and in a career in recruiting

 Demonstrated success working in a high-demand environment with tight deliverables

 Superb organizational skills; ability to prioritize and process a high volume of work for multiple

team members while maintaining the highest quality

 Poise, polish, organization and communication skills commensurate with what is required to

engage with internal clients and external candidates of a high professional caliber

 Excellent relationship development and management skills

 Drive to deliver results, take accountability and ownership of work, and proactively strive for

continuous improvement with urgency

 Ability to both drive and embrace change

 Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

 Team player with a strong customer service focus

 Big picture thinker who is also highly detail-oriented and possesses strong time management


 High energy and proactive attitude; seeks to contribute

 Self-starter who works well independently

 Efficient and resourceful; leverages technology

 Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Familiarity with PeopleSoft

is beneficial

Essential Leadership Behaviors/Competencies

Self-Management - disciplined with time, action oriented; establishes priorities, manages deadlines.

Communication Skills - strong listening skills, exceptional oral and written communication skills.

Builds Relationships – relates to others in an open and accepting manner; initiates and develops

relationships with others as a key priority; treats others with respect; addresses prejudice and other

intolerable behavior of others; is approachable. Perceives one’s impact on others; perceives and reacts

to the needs of others. Exercise a high degree of professionalism interacting with all levels of internal and

external clients as required.

Client Focus – understands the value of excellent client service and demonstrate a commitment to client

satisfaction for internal and external clients while balancing organizational profitability; gets first- hand

customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind;

establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.

Influencing – the ability to mobilize resources to get things done, influence others without the use of

positional authority, lead others through change.

KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $134.5 billion at March 31, 2017. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, insurance, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of more than 1,200 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications, and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. KeyBank is Member FDIC.

KeyBank has administrative services in place that help support the business. These include: Finance, Human Resources, Legal, and Marketing. KeyBank’s Corporate Center supports strategic initiatives through multiple teams which provide distinctly different, yet interrelated, disciplines for the KeyBank Leadership team and its business groups. The Corporate Center protects and enhances Key’s brand through thoughtful and deliberate messaging and responsible banking. Our proactive approach and significant expertise engage both internal and external constituents – employees, clients, shareholders, investors, regulators, legislators, community advocates – by adding value, positively influencing their perceptions, and instilling a sense of confidence in Key.


KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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