Lead Recruiter - Specialized Sales

Date: Jul 31, 2019

Location: BROOMFIELD, CO, US, 80021

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.


Core Competencies

Sales & Service Orientation, Effective Communicator, Marketing, Flexibility, Candidate Management, Detail Oriented, Resilience, Technology/ATS Acumen, Ability to Assess & Screen, Relationship Builder, Business Savvy, Organizational Management, Network Building, Drive for results, Talent Assessment Project Management, Hunter mentality, Sourcing, Market Intelligence, Consultative/Advisor, Strategic Partner

Job Responsibilities
  • Manage the recruiting process through sourcing, screening, and selection for our Specialized Sales positions (Solutions Architect, Sales Overlay, Global Account Sellers)
  • Responsible and accountable for filling positions.
  • Provide resolutions to a diverse range of complex problems as it relates to strategic staffing. 
  • Conduct external recruitment activities to include proactive sourcing techniques (i.e. networking, cold calling, internet data mining, etc.).
  • Leverage the internet, social and professional networking sites to identify and source candidates and create contacts within the industry.
  • Attend hiring events/job fairs as necessary. 
  • Maintain positive partnerships with clients and internal colleagues. Ensure staffing processes are being followed: collect all necessary documentation from hiring managers to ensure corporate and government compliance, review and maintain documentation to assure legal and departmental compliance.
  • Ensure effective interviewing techniques are being utilized by hiring managers. 
  • Perform under very limited supervision. 
  • Partner with others on cross-functional teams. 
  • Facilitate pre-hire testing/assessments as necessary.
  • Bachelor's degree field or equivalent education and relevant experience.
  • Minimum 6 years of full life cycle of talent acquisition experience (senior level talent across all disciplines of corporate functions, i.e. Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Executive Level Positions)
  • Proven ability to consult, influence and interact with all levels of the organization while establishing and maintaining collaborative partnerships
  • Proven skills of web-based sourcing and recruiting tools, not limited to paid tools and Boolean logic with the ability to leverage social media to locate, engage, and attract prospective candidates.
  • Ability to provide value-adding recruiting-related advice to hiring managers and influence talent decisions
  • Knowledge of the labor market(s) in which the recruiter recruits
  • Demonstrated experience with work prioritization and process improvement skills
  • Experience with recruiting applicant tracking systems / databases (Taleo, SuccessFactors, Salesforce Ceridian, etc.) required
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Bachelors or Equivalent in Human Resources

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield

Requisition #: 213962

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/ 

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”).  We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.


The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

Job Segment: Recruiting, Solution Architect, Project Manager, Cyber Security, Human Resources, Sales, Technology, Security

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