Manager, Talent Acquisition (Reposted)

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10 days ago

Manager, Talent Acquisition


Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization leading the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through powerful networks and advocacy, Ceres tackles the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.

For more information about Ceres, please visit our website (

Description & Responsibilities

The TA Manager generally works remotely but on occasion, may be required to work from Ceres’ Boston office. As such, candidates must live within a commutable distance to our Boston location.
The Talent Acquisition Manager will oversee recruitment and recruitment strategy for various positions at all levels, building and maintaining a pipeline of prospective candidates. and engaging in Ceres’ employer branding activities. Ceres commitment to an inclusive and equitable workplace will require a person who shares a similar commitment and can speak to external audiences about the benefits and opportunities of employment at Ceres. This job offers an opportunity for a strategic, people-centered, Talent Acquisition professional with integrity and an equity and inclusion mindset. The position is full-time and reports to the Director, Talent Acquisition and Workforce Planning. Primary duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain and develop a pipeline of eligible candidates for future open positions
  • Conduct interviews virtually or in-person
  • Source, screen, qualify or reject candidates based on interview feedback and resume reviews
  • Serve as the contact person for questions from candidates
  • Develop proactive recruitment strategy to source diverse qualified candidates
  • Host kick-off meetings with hiring manager, reviewing recruitment strategy, training hiring managers and teams on interview process, posting open positions, screening candidates, directing applications to appropriate parties, scheduling interviews, and conducting assessments for candidates,
  • Actively develop new relationships with external partners to increase Ceres’ pool of candidates for all positions, with a special focus on building a more diverse pool of candidates
  • Serve as primary recruitment contact with professional organizations, networks, specific colleges, and universities relative to recruitment strategy. Support other members of the TA team during vacation or other leaves.
  • Meet regularly with Director, Talent Acquisition and Workforce Planning to review needs from Program areas.

Outreach and Branding
  • Organize Ceres staff to serve as ambassadors in our recruitment practices
  • Attend recruitment events specifically to expand our brand identity outside the New England and greater San Francisco areas.
  • Partner with Ceres MarComms staff to develop materials and increase Ceres online footprint to expand our outreach efforts to attract more candidates, with a particular focus in diversifying our candidate pool
  • Manage special projects as assigned by the Director, Talent Acquisition and Workforce Planning

  • Bachelor's degree required or commensurate experience.
  • At minimum, 5 years of work experience, in progressive roles of responsibility in the field of Talent Acquisition
  • Strong project management skills and ability to prioritize projects. Proven track record of successfully completing projects on time and within budget.
  • Sound judgment, sensitivity to diverse constituencies, excellent interpersonal skills, proven ability to demonstrate initiative and motivation.
  • Proven ability to manage confidential information in an appropriate manner.
  • Strong ethical sensibility and critical thinking ability.; Ability to look at problems as opportunities.
  • Interest in building a workplace where inclusion and equity for all people is valued and demonstrated. And in being part of a diverse workforce and willingness to support Ceres’ Commitment to Inclusion and Equity.
  • Strong attention to detail and good follow-through on projects and communication.
  • Effective presentation style as well as strong speaking and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Prior experience in a fast-paced, growth-oriented organization, a plus.
  • Knowledgeable of the Microsoft Office Suite (outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, teams, SharePoint), and comfortable with CRM systems such as Salesforce

Compensation: The hiring salary is $85,000 to $90,000 and pairs with competitive benefits.

How to Apply

We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Ceres before applying: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references through our online application system.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. If you have questions related to the above or need a reasonable accommodation under the ADA, please contact our ADA Coordinator at

Ceres is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors prohibited by applicable law.