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Director of Talent Attraction

Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, IA

Job Information:

The Cedar Rapids Iowa City Corridor Development Corporation is searching for a friendly, confident, and experienced leader to serve as our Director of Talent Attraction, a position that works closely with employers and partners to develop and implement strategies that attract and retain qualified applicants for open positions in Iowa City Cedar Rapids. This individual will implement a variety of initiatives including targeted marketing campaigns, career fairs, candidate tours, and college internship pipelines. The ideal candidate will have strong communication, marketing, and sales skills; a proven track record in strategy development and project management; and the ability to work effectively with a diverse group of people. Annual salary range is $60,000 - $70,000 plus benefits. Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume electronically by March 7, 2018.

Essential Functions:
  • Analyzing and sharing workforce data
  • Bringing partners together to develop and lead region-wide talent attraction, retention, and diversity strategies
  • Developing and deploying marketing and communication campaigns
  • Developing, collecting, and reporting strategy metrics to share progress with partners and stakeholders
  • Preparing and tracking an annual budget
  • Supporting fellow team members
Our Ideal Candidate:
  • is strategic and enjoys analyzing data, benchmarking with others, developing and guiding collective strategies, and measuring outcomes.
  • enjoys developing marketing campaigns, writing press releases and news articles, presenting to groups, talking with news reporters, giving tours of the region to professional candidates, and meeting with candidates during career fairs.
  • is friendly and outgoing and feels comfortable working with diverse groups of people.
  • is organized, self-motivated, and feels confident leading a team to success.
  • seeks to learn from others and is always ready to listen and understand different perspectives.
  • enjoys being part of a team and is always ready to support fellow team members in their pursuits.
  • lives in and is passionate about our region.
Skills and Knowledge
  • A four-year degree from an accredited college or university
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including word, excel, and power point
  • Proficiency in Constant Contact, Word Press, and Adobe InDesign is beneficial, but not required
  • The ability to travel as needed

Application Instructions:

Send cover letter and resume electronically to Jennifer Daly at by March 7, 2018.

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Director of Talent Attraction

Cedar Rapids Iowa City Corridor Development Corporation

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Posted 02/20/18

Job ID: 63399