Recruitment Research Associate

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Full Time
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Do you thrive in a fast-paced, people-centric environment? Do you have exceptional administrative, research and customer service skills? Are you a team player who enjoys helping others grow professionally? Are you experienced in the sourcing or recruitment of construction, engineering or manufacturing professionals? If so, we have a great opportunity for you.   Executrade Your Recruitment Specialists (EYRS) is growing, and we have an opportunity for a growth minded Recruitment Research Associate to support our Construction and Engineering practice. You will have the opportunity to support a busy practice and work closely with and learn from two highly experienced consultants. The successful applicant will receive a package that includes a salary, benefits and the opportunity to earn placement commissions.



The Recruitment Research Associate will be responsible for supporting the Recruitment Consultants by providing front end administrative and research support on professional talent searches. The search process we provide can be quite intensive based on the client’s needs and the search.  The Recruitment Research Associate will assist in sourcing candidates through online and offline tools available to build a strong pipeline of suitable candidates. You will be creative and innovative to formulate research strategies to identify world-class talent.  You will also be involved in client “kick-off” meeting on new searches, support reference and background checks on candidates, arranging travel, scheduling meetings, set up interviews, pre-screen candidates as well as other duties as required.



  • Online sourcing and engaging qualified candidates
  • Research internal database and external sources
  • Reviewing and pre-screening applicants
  • Conducting pre-screening calls
  • Using online tools such as Indeed, Linked In, and Vincere to identify and engage with potential candidates.


  • Writing professional documents
  • Creating, editing, proofing and formatting various written documents including job profiles and postings, contracts and RFPs
  • Awareness of all activities in play in order to support as needed
  • Conducting reference checks
  • Inputting and updating information into CRM
  • Presentation preparation
  • Scheduling meetings, interviews and other logistic duties as required

Other Duties

  • Strong, active communication with team members
  • Preparation for and participation in regular team meetings
  • Liaise with candidates and clients throughout the recruitment process.
  • Participating in client meetings as required to gain a greater understanding of the client’s needs



  • Post-secondary education in business, human resources, accounting, risk management or insurance preferred
  • Previous experience with in-house or agency recruitment
  • Industry knowledge and familiarity with professional level jobs in Construction, Engineering and/or manufacturing
  • Project management experience would be considered an asset
  • Working knowledge of tools such as AI, LinkedIn and Indeed
  • Familiarity with a CRM or ATS would be considered an asset



  • Confidence, composure and polish working with all levels of professionals
  • Strong administration skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Superb communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Fervent aptitude for technology along with strong technology knowledge and skill set
  • High energy, ability to anticipate internal teams needs
  • An intrinsically curious, inquisitive and critically thinking nature paired with a bias for action
  • Ability to absorb new information, act quickly, and manage changing priorities
  • Composed, engaged and positive; dedication to internal customer service and the team
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, desire to grow professionally
  • Resilient pride in your work