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Talent Acquisition Specialist at Vetsource in Portland, Oregon

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Description:

At Vetsource, we create a significant relationship between veterinarians and their clients by enabling pet parents to get essential medications and foods delivered directly to our customers around the country. In addition, we strive to provide every veterinary practice with the tools to improve their business, deliver better care, and personalize their client experience. At Vetsource, we collaborate to enable our collective work and ideas to fuel us to provide excellent services and innovative solutions. 

Love pets? Want to have an impact AND join a fantastic organization where our people are valued and we are developing a place for you to learn, grow, and thrive? If you are interested in joining our Human Resources team, apply today!

We welcome all applicants who qualify. While skills and experience matter, we love a good fit too!

Did you know…

Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalized folks tend only to apply when they check every box. So if you think you might be a good fit for the role, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still reach out. We'd love to learn more about you!

Talent Acquisition Specialist

As the Talent Acquisition Specialist for Vetsource you’ll have an exciting opportunity to work on a variety of projects and responsibilities relating to Branding, Communication, Outreach, and Candidate Administration. This role will develop creative solutions to enhance the Vetsource brand that candidates experience, help develop Talent best practices, along with process improvement initiatives, all with a DEI lens. This role navigates between changing responsibilities and priorities as the needs of the Talent team and the needs of the business fluctuate, allowing us to be flexible and scale in times of growth.


  • Develop/enhance and execute on the talent branding roadmap with a goal to enhance our brand presence; collaborate with the marketing team as needed

  • Act as primary point of contact for TA vendors; take steps to maximize the value with our third-party sites such as Indeed, LinkedIn, etc.

  • Support the TA Partners in additional sourcing and outreach activities for both external and internal candidates; help to attract and hire qualified and diverse talent

  • Develop/enhance dashboards and reporting to assess qualified diverse candidate pipelines

  • Support candidate administration, including Workday workflow, requisition and offer letter review and approval, pre-employment screening, and onboarding tracking

  • Aid in the ongoing development and support of the Workday Recruitment module, with an eye towards continuous improvement

  • Bring a DEI lens to all aspects of Talent Acquisition; support Talent and DEI goals and initiatives

  • Support an effective and positive candidate experience

  • Complete special projects and other duties as assigned, including cross functional work within HR, and possible backup support in recruitment

Required Experience and Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years’ related Talent Acquisition or HR work experience

  • Experience in creating a strong and positive brand presence using various social media tools and external and internal platforms

  • Experience identifying talent based on organizational needs; experience creating a talent community with passive job seekers

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and support DEI initiatives as it relates to candidates/ employees

  • Ability to utilize data to analyze trends and metrics in partnership with the Talent/ HR team to develop recommendations, solutions, programs, and policies

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills; experience in establishing rapport and partnerships with leaders and employees at all levels and skills across the organization

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, clear and concise messaging, strong virtual engagement skills

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines under minimal supervision

  • Ability to proactively work independently as well as a contributing team member

  • Ability to deliver quality work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated discretion and seen as a trusted partner; ability to exercise sound judgment and maintain a high level of confidentiality of critical and sensitive information, records, and reports

  • Knowledge of pertinent employment law; ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply the appropriate sections of applicable laws, guidelines, regulations, and policies

  • Proficient with Google Suite, Microsoft Office Suite or related software

  • Experience working with HR Information Systems and/or Applicant Tracking Systems (Workday preferred)


In addition to the job-specific responsibilities listed above, all employees are expected to support and model Vetsource’s Core Value Principles: Do the right thing every time; Treat others the way they want to be treated; Embrace change; Be innovative; Get it done; enjoy the work! In addition, employees will be held accountable for knowledge and the practical application of these principles.

A culture where everyone can thrive!

In addition to an inclusive, welcome culture where you can get engaged, Vetsource also offers:

  • Competitive pay and benefits including medical, vision, dental, life, and pet insurance

  • A dog-friendly work environment

  • Paid parental leave

  • Flexible scheduling, including remote work where possible

  • Professional development opportunities

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Vetsource is an E-verify employer.

Vetsource is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, equity, and an inclusive workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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