Talent Acquisition Retail Sourcing Specialist

  • Houston, Houston, TX, United States
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Employment Status: Regular

Company Description

Headquartered in Southern California, Skechers has spent nearly 30 years helping men, women and kids everywhere look and feel good. Developing comfort technologies is at the foundation of all that we do—delivering stylish, innovative, and quality products at a reasonable price. From our diverse footwear offering to a growing range of apparel and accessories, Skechers is a complete lifestyle brand.

With international business representing over half of our total sales, we have product available in more than 170 countries and significant opportunities for continued expansion worldwide. We sell our collections direct to consumers through more than 4,000 Skechers stores around the globe and Skechers e-commerce sites, as well as through a network of third-party partners.

A MULTI-BILLION-DOLLAR GLOBAL LEADER IN THE FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY.

Job Description

The Skechers Talent Acquisition team is at the central hub of the entire organization and fuels the company’s success with amazing talent.  The Retail Sourcing Specialist serves as the critical link between external talent, our Recruiters and Hiring Teams. Our Retail Sourcing Specialist finds, attracts, and entices the best candidates in our industry to see the Skechers brand and company as their top choice for their continuing career.  In addition to creating and delivering pipelines of promising field or corporate candidates to our Recruiters and Hiring Managers, the Retail Sourcing Specialist also coordinates projects, develops referral partnerships, manages requisitions, and offers and assists with other talent acquisition work as needed.     

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  •   Architect: Builds and creates national candidate pools of high-potential retail professionals at all levels.  
  • Guru: Employs a deep understanding of social media and Digital Outreach platforms as well as multiple technology tools in accomplishing role objectives.
  •   Driver: Consistently and flawlessly executes highly detailed operational, offer and hiring processes throughout the sourcing and hiring life cycle.  Manages and coordinates talent acquisition and sourcing projects from conception to execution.  
  •  Host: Forms relationships and rapport with candidates, referral partners, job boards and internal customers.  Also hosts and leads virtual hiring events as needed.    

Qualifications

First, you’re HR and People-savvy.  You’ve recruited, assessed, and hired candidates and watched them grow and develop.  You’re a collaborator and partner and are comfortable giving and receiving feedback, even when it’s tough.  Communication could be your middle name, with your highly developed ability to convey information and ideas to multiple audiences in writing or verbally.  People might also call you a taskmaster, as you utilize time and assets extremely well to meet deadlines, stay on schedule and manage priorities.  You have industry knowledge, a network of contacts and a game plan for how to put them together to bring the best talent to Skechers.  Finally, you have so much fun doing and being all the above and share that excitement and positivity with those around you every day.  

Additional Information

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The skills, abilities and physical demands described are representative of those duties that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified for the job position, to perform the essential functions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to walk; sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times.  

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