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Turnkey Sports & Entertainment | Recruiting Associate | Haddonfield, NJ

Essential Duties

This person will be responsible for assisting in all executive search functions for Turnkey Search including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Proactive and assertive outbound recruiting/cold calling of candidates for positions Turnkey manages

  • Analysis of resumes from applicants and prospective candidates

  • Interviewing top candidates for recommendation to our client

  • Creation and delivery of all correspondence and status reports to client

  • Maintaining regular contact with clients and applicants

  • Maintaining contact management software

  • Reference checking and salary negotiation with guided assistance from the Managing Director and CEO

  • Monitoring and utilizing our Applicant Tracking System (Greenhouse) and all online applicants

  • Participating in meetings with other partners of Turnkey

  • Canvassing the sports industry and related industries for prospective new clients

  • Developing strategies to increase the awareness, market presence and market share of Turnkey’s executive search practice area

  • Maintain notes on all contacts through Greenhouse and Microsoft CRM

  • Any other tasks, as assigned by senior staff to support the overall goals of this company


  • Tremendous work ethic and a passionate interest in pursuing a career in sports

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, human resources, sports management, or related fields

Desired Skills & Character Traits

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Rigorously detail-oriented

  • Tremendous listener with ability to proactively probe, ask questions and understand both clients’ needs and candidates’ experiences

  • Enjoys cold-calling and developing relationships and rapport with strangers; able to build trust instantly and establish credibility with clients and candidates

  • Highly organized and regimented with proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Critical thinker and problem solver

  • Creative, out-of-the-box thinker

  • Self-starter but also strong team player with proven ability and desire to work in a team-based environment

  • Able to take direction and desire to be mentored and coached by senior staff to excel as a recruiter