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Senior Recruiter, Laurel Road - Remote Job in Cleveland, Ohio US

Senior Recruiter, Laurel Road - Remote

KeyBank NA - Cleveland, OH

Posted: 10/23/2021 - Expires: 1/21/2022

Job ID: 233254464


Job Description

1995 Broadway - New York, New York 10023


The Senior Recruiter, Laurel Road, reports to the Talent Acquisition Team Manager and is responsible for product, marketing, operations and mortgage recruiting for Laurel Road, the digital banking platform and brand of KeyBank that provides tailored solutions to support the financial wellbeing of healthcare and business professionals.  Responsibilities include full lifecycle of professional recruiting which includes developing and executing strategic recruiting plans through research; cold calling; candidate development, assessment and presentation; negotiation of offers and relocation packages; and closing of new hires. As a strategic advisor to the hiring manager, the Senior Recruiter is expected to bring robust market knowledge to inform talent decisions with a goal of building diverse, professional leadership talent at Key.


Drawing on business and market knowledge, serves as a strategic consultant to senior leaders and HR partners at Key to develop and execute targeted recruiting plans to support defined talent needs
Builds and executes search plans which include target lists, job description review and validation, candidate assessment criteria, sourcing methodologies and tools, research, proactive cold calling and candidate development, assessment and presentation of a qualified and diverse candidate slate, interviewer preparation and coaching, feedback collection and synthesis, reference checks, and offer crafting and negotiation
Communicates appropriately, proactively and consistently with hiring managers, HR partners, and all external contacts and potential candidates (regardless of that individual's eventual disposition on the search); ensures a positive client and candidate experience
Prioritizes work and sets appropriate expectations with hiring managers and partners; anticipates roadblocks and issues, course corrects, resets expectations, and redirects resources as necessary
Utilizes passive and direct sourcing techniques, and seeks new methods and innovative solutions, to identify and attract prospective candidates and build talent pipeline
Rigorously assesses talent and makes hiring recommendations
Develops long-term relationships with potential candidates
Researches industry competitive intelligence and analyzes external market trends to inform talent and organization decisions as well as assist with workforce planning and provide for opportunistic hiring of talent
Partnering with Compensation Managers and HR partners, understands and effectively utilizes comprehensive knowledge of company benefits, compensation philosophy and structure, internal equity data, candidate compensation expectations, and budget to manage hiring negotiations including compensation recommendations, relocation, and possible counter-offers
Partners with legal to understand candidates' existing restrictive covenant agreements; modifies recruiting activity appropriately; facilitates the crafting and completion of any relative, necessary documentation
Conducts thorough references and oversees the completion of background checks on final candidates
Fully utilizes Key's applicant tracking system and ensures appropriate candidate disposition throughout the lifecycle of the search
Leverages online recruiting resources (LinkedIn, community organizations, associations, etc.) as one of many methods for identifying and sourcing potential leads
Represents and differentiates KeyBank to external candidates by effectively describing Key's businesses, strategy, culture and values
Assists in the facilitation and execution of internal talent slating and movement when appropriate
Assists in the orientation and onboarding of new hires
Manages external vendors including contract researchers as well as contingency and retained search firms
Partners with KeyBank's Talent Acquisition Team Managers and recruiting peers to share talent, market intelligence, and best practice recruiting methodology
Manages and supports 20 to 25 searches and projects on average
Assists in the development of the Recruiting Specialist
Establishes and nurtures close partnerships with peers, other HR COEs, and HR partners
Develops and maintains understanding of recruiting best practices, as well as an understanding of client businesses and business plans
Participates in appropriate department, client and/or Corporate HR meetings, initiatives and projects
Complies with all Talent Acquisition and broader KeyBank policies, procedures and risk requirements

Candidate Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent recruiting experience required
Demonstrable interest in the company as well as the role itself
A minimum of 5 years of professional recruiting experience with at least 2 years of full lifecycle recruiting experience
Proven track record of developing, assessing, attracting and hiring (including complex offer negotiation) successful executive level talent
Must possess and exhibit the maturity, poise, polish, presence, intellect, and organizational and communication skills necessary to successfully interact with a variety of individuals including the firm's senior leaders and external candidates of a high professional caliber
A proven advisor to hiring managers relative to recruiting plans and execution, candidate assessment and hiring, and market intelligence. Demonstrates strong influencing skills; is not an order taker.
Ability to overcome obstacles, proactively manage expectations and relationships, provide innovative ideas and solutions, and shares best practices
Strong business acumen with an entrepreneurial spirit and a thirst for knowledge of the business
Strong change agility and flexibility
Proven track record of working in a fast-paced, complex and deadline-oriented environment
A proven self-starter with the ability to cultivate and maintain strong relationships with internal clients, internal and external recruiters, and candidates
Strong project management, analytical and critical thinking skills
Drive to deliver results, take accountability and ownership of work, and proactively strive for continuous improvement
Big picture thinker who is also highly detail-oriented and possesses strong time management skills
High energy and proactive attitude; seeks to contribute
Efficient and resourceful; leverages technology


This position is eligible to earn a base salary in the range of $60,000 to $90,000 annually depending on job-related factors such as level of experience. Compensation for this role also includes eligibility for short-term incentive compensation and deferred incentive compensation subject to individual and company performance. Please click  for a list of benefits for which this position is eligible.

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

Qualified individuals with disabilities or disabled veterans who are unable or limited in their ability to apply on this site may request reasonable accommodations by emailing .

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.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
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Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
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