Jr. Recruitment Specialist – Manila, PH

  • Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
  • Full-time

Company Description

Balsam Brands is a multi-brand e-Commerce retailer with roots in holiday and home décor. Based in Silicon Valley, the company operates market-leading website such as www.BalsamHill.com. We strive for excellence in everything we do and have been honored to receive the following awards as a result:

  • Forbes: America’s Best Small Companies (2016)
  • Inc. 5000: America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • San Francisco Business Times: Fast 100 – Fastest Growing Bay Area Companies (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • Silicon Valley Business Journal: 75 Fastest Growing Private Companies (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)

The company’s outward focus on building trusted consumer brands along with its internal focus on excellence and being a great place to work have propelled it to consistent, rapid growth.

Balsam International is our Regional Operating Headquarters in the Philippines functioning remotely with a team of hard-working, passionate professionals who contribute significantly to the company’s success. The team in the Philippines enjoy full employee benefits including mandatories (SSS, PAG-IBIG, PhilHealth), 13th month pay, healthcare coverage + 2 dependents, internet subsidy (after regularization), holiday breaks, meal subsidies, company trips and other perks on top of the work-from-home setup.

Job Description

Balsam International is looking for a Jr. Recruitment Specialist who will be responsible for supporting all recruitment efforts for the Manila team. S/he will be managing all initiatives related to talent acquisition including building relationships with potential sourcing partners, tracking data to provide meaningful analytics, maintaining a high-quality candidate pool for all posts and elevating the over-all recruitment experience. Our ideal candidate must be smart, highly organized, reliable, can think out-of-the-box, must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and is great with people.

•    Facilitate recruitment process from defining skill needs, creating hiring forms, job descriptions to building the talent pool and filtering quality candidates.
•    Evaluate and screen potential quality hires, and assist them through the interview and hiring process.
•    Assist in developing new recruiting strategies using current and emerging source channels.
•    Build relationships with agencies, professional associations and other potential sourcing partners.
•    Educate and guide the hiring team all throughout the recruitment process.
•    Identifying pain points in recruitment and executing steps to address said gaps.
•    Track and report recruitment data on a regular basis.
•    All other analogous tasks, as requested.    


•    A Bachelor’s degree of any course, preferably Psychology or Mass Communication. 
•    Recruiting experience using various channels including use of ATS is a plus. 
•    Background in human resource and/or administrative support is an advantage.
•    Above average computer skills, including the use of Office suites (word processors, email clients, MS Teams, Sharepoint, etc.)
•    Excellent interpersonal skills. Must be able to communicate to individuals on all levels.
•    Well-developed time management and multi-tasking skills.
•    Exceptional attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
•    Proven multi-tasking ability, especially with multiple high-priority tasks.
•    Excellent verbal and written English communication skills (assessment will be conducted).
•    Proactive attitude and learner’s mindset (asks questions, gives feedback, clarifies potential issues, etc.)
•    Ability to independently figure out problems that arise before seeking out help.
•    Capacity to adapt to changing environments, directions and priorities
•    Capability to work independently and with a team.
•    Exceptional work ethics.
•    Comfortable in working through a task via electronic means (email, chat and task management applications)

Our must-haves:

•    Must live within Metro Manila only. 
•    Must be willing to join occasional in-person meetings and travel for in-person events related to recruitment initiatives. 
•    Must have a dedicated, functional laptop that meets the following specifications:

For Windows users:

•    OS Windows 7 – 64 bit or higher
•    Processor: Intel Core i3 or better
•    RAM/Memory: 4GB or higher
•    Hard Drive: 500GB or higher

For MAC users:

•    Processor: 2GHz Intel Core i7
•    Memory: 8GB 1600 MHz DDR3
•    Start-up Disk Macintosh HD
•    Graphics Intel HD Graphics 4000 1536MB

•    Must have a back-up laptop or desktop for use, if primary laptop encounters issues.
•    Must have a fast, reliable DSL, Fiber or Broadband connection (not mobile or broadband stick) as the primary internet connection with a minimum actual speed of 5MBPS.
•    Must have a back-up internet connection of the same speed, if primary connection becomes spotty.
•    Must have licensed MS Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel) including Outlook.

Note: An online assessment will also be part of the recruitment process.

Status: Full Time

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