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Vista Outdoor Talent Sourcing Specialist - Vista Outdoor (Federal, CamelBak, Remington, Giro, Bell & more!) in Kansas

Job Description

We’re an organization that focuses on #BringingtheWorldOutside, and our Talent Acquisition efforts are driven by being amazing brands (Federal, CamelBak, Bushnell, Bell, Giro, Remington & more!) #BetterTogether! As such, Vista’s Talent Sourcing Specialist will have a demonstrated strong track record for identifying and attracting top candidates. The Specialist will work closely with leaders to represent Vista Outdoor and each of our brands as an employer of choice and to attracts talented individuals to apply for our variety of open positions.

Day to day, the Talent Sourcing Specialist will team with hiring managers and HR leaders from across the organization (including engineering, finance, manufacturing, supply chain, design, IT, eCommerce, etc.) to develop and execute on sourcing strategies that will be delivered efficiently, effectively and in a cooperative manner. Building relationships with business partners and passive candidates will be key to the success of this enjoyable role.


  • Work with hiring managers and HR leaders to understand hiring priorities and to design successful strategies and tactics for hiring and retaining top talent

  • Reaching out to prospects and encourage them to discover our brands and apply to opportunities

  • Work with professional organizations both inside and outside our industry to create relationships and build talent pools for future growth

  • Be a vocal advocate for our employment brands and #BringingtheWorldOutside

  • Develop targeted sourcing and employment branding campaigns and collaborate with business marketing teams to share via corporate social media channels. Conduct competitive market research to identify best practices and to improve Vista Outdoor campaigns

  • Analyze social media and web metrics and related data to assess ROI of efforts and recommend improvements to strategic and tactical plans

  • Maintain relevant sourcing & social media platforms, including content and other media relevant to job seekers and recruiting partners worldwide

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of professional work experience as a corporate, agency or search recruiter

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience

  • Superior sourcing skills, including understanding of Boolean searching

  • Experience in working with passive candidates and engaging them for current and future openings. Tenacious ability to conduct research via internet, social media tools, enterprise applicant tracking system, phone calls and email contact

  • Demonstrated experience working with professional organizations to create relationships and talent pipelines

  • Demonstrated experience managing social channels, including but not limited to LinkedIn, Indeed and Glassdoor

  • Excellent communication skills; Strong interpersonal, problem solving, organizational, and time management skills; Solid business acumen & analytical skills to interpret data and measure results

We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission!

Our Postings are not intended for distribution to or use in any jurisdiction, country or territory where such distribution or use would violate local law or would subject us to any regulations in another jurisdiction, country or territory. We reserve the right to limit our Postings in any jurisdiction, country or territory.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled

Join our talented team! Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience.

Vista Outdoor is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristics protected by law. The EEO Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to careers@vistaoutdoor.com . Please note that this email address is for accommodation purposes only. Vista Outdoor will not respond to inquiries for other purposes.