New York
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Date Posted

Title: Talent Acquisition Partner

Reports to: Manager, Talent Acquisition
Location: New York, NY

Company Overview:
SPARC Group LLC is an operating partner to global brands, providing retail and ecommerce management, sourcing, design and other operational and administrative support. It currently operates Aeropostale, Nautica and Lucky Brand in the United States and Puerto Rico. SPARC Group LLC is owned, through its parent company SPARC Group Holdings LLC, by Simon Property Group and Authentic Brands Group. With Aeropostale, Nautica and Lucky combined; SPARC Group operates retail locations, a strong wholesale business with thousands of points of sale in the U.S., and the ecommerce platforms for all brands. The Simon Property and ABG joint venture also own the Forever 21 and Brooks Brothers brands.

General Summary:
The Talent Acquisition Partner is responsible for attracting and hiring top talent into the organization through creative recruiting strategies and effective management of the selection process. The Talent Acquisition Partner owns full cycle recruiting for full time positions opportunities, and works to promote the brands in the candidate community and retail industry.

Position Responsibilities:
• Handle the full cycle recruitment process for positions based in all corporate offices. This includes posting positions, sourcing talent, identifying qualified applicants, conducting interviews, collaborating with managers to make selection decisions, conducting background checks and extending offers
• Provide excellent customer service to business stakeholders, ensuring responsive communication and guidance throughout the recruitment process
• Source candidates through a variety of recruitment methods such as employee referrals, job postings, LinkedIn, direct sourcing, and job fairs to ensure we find the most qualified candidates
• Conduct phone screens and/or face-to-face interviews to ensure the most qualified candidates are presented to the hiring manager for their consideration
• Create and maintain a talent pool of qualified candidates
• Track recruitment metrics by position on a weekly basis
• Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with a variety of external business partners (e.g., staffing agencies, campus career services staff, etc.)
• Manage high volume of resume through Applicant Tracking System (ICIMS)
• Maintain an awareness of total team projects and responsibilities to provide support and partnership as needed
• Assist in the recruitment of the Spring and Summer Internship Programs
• Assist in providing content for our career sites social media posting
• Partner with the HR team on the development of recruiting strategies and special projects

Position Requirements:
• 2-3 years of previous recruitment experience, preferably with a retail/fashion organization
• Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
• Prior experience in utilizing an applicant tracking system.
• Outstanding organizational and administrative skills; detail-orientation and resourcefulness
• Ability to build relationships with a diverse group of internal and external partners
• Strong listening, written and oral communication skills
• Ability to multi-task effectively and work on own initiative in an extremely busy environment where constant reprioritization is required
• Detail oriented with strong follow through skills
• Ability to maintain confidential information


SPARC Group LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We value a culture of inclusion and diversity within our workforce, and are committed to maintaining a workplace free from prohibited employment conduct, including discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, domestic partner status, civil partnership, status as a covered veteran, status in the Uniformed Services of the United States, citizenship and any other characteristic protected by law (“Protected Characteristics”).

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