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Updated: March 31, 2020
Location: New York, NY, United States
Job ID: 8512

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Syneos Health Communications is the only healthcare communications network that is part of a company on the frontlines of healthcare, with a clear view into the everyday complexities of life and health. As part of Syneos Health, our agencies – consisting of leading brands and experts in advertising, branding, public relations, managed markets and medical communications -- are engaged in every point of influence in health, providing real-world insight into markets and audiences in ways that no other partner could. We work in scalable, collaborative teams that partner across disciplines and geographies to deliver integrated communications strategies that accelerate brand performance. Our agency teams have received more than 1,000 awards for work that disrupts markets and drives behavior change. We create ideas that will work in the real world because they were built there.


The Recruiter is responsible for leading the full life-cycle recruitment for employees from entry level to leadership roles for our public relations agencies and other agencies within Communications. More specifically:

  • Source candidates using our internal database, portfolio sites, social networking sites, job boards, campus events, etc.
  • Identify resources, tools and opportunities to increase brand awareness amongst qualified job seekers, improve the candidate experience and increase diversity of the candidate pool
  • Proactively build pipelines of diverse talent related to current openings and potential new business initiative
  • Represent Syneos Health at networking, industry and campus events
  • Maintains candidate data and workflow in applicant tracking system; provides weekly updates and reports to Head of Talent Acquisition
  • Builds effective and respected partnership with key agency partners including hiring managers, Group and Discipline Leads, HR Partners, Finance and PMO’s
  • Monitor industry trends and competitors
  • Drive effective partnerships with business leaders and TA team
  • Greeting candidates

Job Requirements

Along with demonstrated initiative, uncompromised integrity and a results-oriented mindset, the ideal candidate has:

  • 5+ years of experience in recruiting
  • Previous recruiting experience in PR, digital, marketing, medical communications or advertising space a MUST 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Full-cycle recruitment experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong relationship building skills and the ability to interact with candidates and leadership at all levels
  • Has an eye for the details and can prioritize responsibilities
  • Ability to discern creative skills in candidates throughout all steps of the recruitment process
  • Excellent research, written and verbal communication skills including the ability to communicate amongst all levels within an organization
  • Well-developed customer relations skills and a commitment to providing quality service while implementing continuous improvement
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a team-oriented setting
  • Strong attention to detail, time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, competitive and entrepreneurial environment
  • The drive for self-development, the ability to collaborate, and an action-oriented work ethic

Syneos Health companies are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled)

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