Talent Sourcer (3 Month Contract)

  • Contract
  • Department: Human Resources

Company Description

At Neilson, we’re dedicated to helping families secure financial protection for their loved ones with a range of life insurance options. 

Neilson is a leading provider of innovative, simple and great-value direct life insurance products.

We have evolved from our origins in the UK, where the business was launched in 2012, to become an award-winning international operation and leader in the global life insurance market. Today, we have offices in the USA, Canada, Ireland, and Australia.

Job Description

As a Talent Sourcer, you will be responsible for identifying and sourcing highly qualified candidates with Life License Qualification Program (LLQP) licenses. You will play a critical role in building a robust talent pipeline to meet our staffing needs. This role requires a proactive, resourceful, and organized individual with a strong background in talent acquisition and sourcing strategies. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Develop and implement effective sourcing strategies to identify and attract candidates with LLQP licenses. 
  • Utilize various sourcing channels, including job boards, social media, professional networks, and referrals, to identify potential candidates. 
  • Conduct initial candidate screenings to assess qualifications, experience, and fit for the role. 
  • Build and maintain a database of qualified candidates for current and future hiring needs. 
  • Collaborate with the recruitment team and hiring managers to understand staffing requirements and provide regular updates on sourcing progress. 
  • Conduct market research to stay updated on industry trends, competitor practices, and talent availability. 
  • Ensure a positive candidate experience throughout the sourcing and recruitment process. 
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of candidate interactions and sourcing activities in the applicant tracking system (ATS). 


  • Proven experience as a Sourcing Specialist, Recruiter, or similar role, preferably within the life insurance industry. 
  • Strong understanding of the Life License Qualification Program (LLQP) and the requirements for licensing in Canada. 
  • Proficient in using various sourcing tools and platforms, including LinkedIn Recruiter, job boards, and social media. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to engage and build relationships with candidates. 
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think creatively to identify potential candidates. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with a strong sense of accountability and urgency. 
  • Familiarity with applicant tracking systems (ATS) and recruitment software is an asset. 

Additional Information

If you are passionate about making a difference, you thrive in a fast paced and entrepreneurial environment and you want to be a part of a high performing team, we would love to hear from you!

Accessibility for Job Applicants:

We strive to make our job application process accessible to all individuals, including those with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application, interview, or selection process, please contact our Human Resources department. Our team will work with you to provide suitable accommodations to ensure your participation.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Neilson Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and abilities. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is fundamental to our company culture.

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