Public Relations Recruiter - Contract

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Updated: July 21, 2022
Location: New York, NY, United States
Job ID: 140680

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As a member of the Syneos Health Communications Talent Acquisition team, the Recruiter Public Relations (PR), will have responsibility for the full life-cycle recruitment of employees from entry level to mid-level roles across the Public Relations agencies. 


  • Working closely with the Senior Recruiter for Public Relations on the recruitment needs for the PR agencies
  • Partner closely with hiring managers to develop a hiring strategy with an emphasis on inclusive hiring practices
  • Source and recruit top talent in a highly competitive talent market and achieve hiring goals
  • Manage candidates through multi-faceted hiring process, maintaining a focus on excellent experiences for candidates and clients throughout the process
  • Innovate in order to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of our hiring process and systems  
  • Commit to building an inclusive and diverse workforce, including participation in activities that contribute to organizational aspirational DEI goals
  • Monitor industry trends and competitors
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Job Requirements

Along with demonstrated initiative, uncompromised integrity and a results-oriented mindset, the ideal candidate has:
  • 3+ years of experience in recruiting 
  • Previous recruiting experience in PR with experience within healthcare a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Full-cycle recruitment experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven track-record demonstrating full-life cycle recruiting for multidisciplinary positions preferably with in a Life Sciences organization
  • 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
  • Sound understanding and use of applicate tracking technologies preferably People Fluent and Talemetry
  • Professional demeanor along with strong business acumen
  • 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

I understand that if I am made an offer of employment, it will be conditioned on my demonstration  I am fully vaccinated OR I plan to initiate vaccination by my start date AND be fully vaccinated within 4 weeks of start date against the COVID-19 virus.   

IMPORTANT: I understand that if the role for which I am applying requires extensive in-person contact with colleagues, health care providers, clients and other medical professionals who have stringent vaccination requirements that all Syneos Health employees with whom they partner be fully vaccinated and will not accept or consider any exemptions.  I understand I can request an exemption from Syneos Health’s vaccination requirement based on a qualifying medical condition or sincerely-held religious belief. However, in the event that I successfully obtain an exemption, I understand that it is highly unlikely that I will be able to adequately perform the essential functions of this position without imposing an undue hardship on Syneos Health due to the clients’ demands.

At Syneos Health Communications, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which our people can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality of life balance.

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.

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Syneos Health is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled) 



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