• Walnut Creek, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

You know that recruiting isn’t just about filling empty desk, but uncovering people’s best talents and matching those with impactful roles in the organization. It’s about giving people the opportunity further develop their natural talents and create change and growth. At the Bay Area News Group and AdTaxi Networks we’re looking for an energetic Recruiter to join our team that understands how to uncover and attract talent. Our company is in the middle of a growth spurt and we need a rockstar recruiter to hire for our sales and advertising team across California. This is a great opportunity to join a small but impactful in-house recruiting team in San Jose. A top candidate understands the unique hiring challenges in finding top talent in the Bay Area and is a wiz with boolean searches. If you’re looking for a non-contract role where you can really make a difference then we should talk!

When you join the Bay Area News Group Digital as a Recruiter, you’ll have the opportunity to shape our growing advertising organization. You’ll directly source for roles in sales, digital operations, sales management and adtech. We strongly believe in collaboration and achievement and invest in your growth with our in-house product training programs, and great benefits. We’re passionate about building a diverse and fun team, so we’re willing to wait for the right fit.

Job Description


  • Aggressively source, and qualify passive  and active candidates

  • Pre-screen and guide candidates through the recruitment process

  • Generate interest in our open positions through innovative sourcing strategies

  • Provide regular status reporting to the Recruiting Manager and work closely with team to ensure consistency in communications

  • Ensure candidate tracking is updates and compliant in the ATS (Taleo)

  • Partner with recruiting manager and hiring managers to understand job profiles, skills and target companies

  • Act professionally and promptly in all communications with candidates and internal customers

  • Offer insights into sourcing and talent trends



  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 1+ years sourcing/recruiting experience

  • Sales recruiting experience preferred

  • Understanding of the media and advertising industry landscape

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to connect and empathize with others

  • Strong working knowledge of LinkedIn Recruiter tools (preferably LinkedIn Recruiter certified)

  • Ability to manage multiple requisitions and manage shifting priorities

  • Strong team player, loyal, and diplomatic

Additional Information

Our mission is to connect communities by telling accurate and compelling stories that inform and make an impact. We're a watch-dog that looks out for those whose voices might otherwise be left unheard. We're built on tradition while we stand for change, and we embrace the passion that embodies the Bay Area's diverse and innovative culture.

Bay Area News Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for all job openings are welcome and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by state, federal or local law. It is the intent of the Company to comply with all applicable federal, state and local legislation concerning equal opportunity in employment will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.