Lead Executive Search Consultant

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Nov 16, 2018
Jan 19, 2019
Human Resources
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: Lead Executive Search Consultant
About us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

Target Human Resources is well known for its signature ability to build the very best teams, and we infuse our work with Target's distinctive retail brand by continuously experimenting, evolving and innovating. With the chance to positively impact nearly 350,000 people worldwide in our stores, distribution centers and headquarters, you'll be a strategic partner to both the leaders and the team members who elevate and nurture the Target guest experience. Our dynamic, passionate and responsive team comprises specialized people-professionals from several diverse disciplines. We operate behind the scenes to create a progressive culture of value, respect, reward and professional advancement.
Working within Talent Acquisition, your mission will be sourcing the industry relationships and insights that will serve as the foundation from which we influence organizational decisions in; Talent, Team and Strategy. Our recruiters accompany candidates along the new team member journey, from the very first engagement to day one on the job, and beyond. As a member of the Talent Acquisition team, you'll act as a brand ambassador in the employer marketplace, telling the story of Target as a top choice in a sea of other places to work, and showing candidates what it's really like to work somewhere they already love.
As a Lead Executive Search Consultant, you'll be on the forefront of driving innovative change to the executive recruiting landscape.  Lead the creation and execution of strategies that allow for deep market and competitive talent intelligence.  Through those comprehensive marketplace insights, take the lead on building relationships with industry leaders, positioning yourself as a brand ambassador, industry expert and trusted career counselor.  Leverage your strong analytical thinking to innovate on new ways of data acquisition, talent engagement and brand building.  We'll support you along the way with robust onboarding, as well as personal and career development, to help you grow as an executive search professional. The exciting part of retail? It's always changing!  Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description.  Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
• 4-year college degree or equivalent experience
• 3+ years of executive retained search or corporate executive search
• Versed in online recruiting methods and isn't afraid of the cold call
• Highly developed conceptual skill with an ability to conduct extensive research to develop market insights and is able to synthesis the insights into actionable strategies
• Enjoys complex problem solving and has a desire to drive change
• Can envision how to create content to engage executives and build a brand


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