Westlake Village, California 91362, US

Talent Acquisition Manager, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

The Organization

International hotelier Conrad N. Hilton established the grantmaking foundation that bears his name in 1944 to help people living in poverty and experiencing disadvantage worldwide. Today, the work continues, concentrating on efforts to improve early childhood development outcomes, support older youth as they transition from foster care, ensure opportunity youth can access career pathways, prevent homelessness, identify solutions to safe-water access, help integrate refugees into society and lift the work of Catholic sisters. Additionally, following selection by an independent, international jury, the Foundation annually awards the $2.5 million Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize to an organization doing extraordinary work to reduce human suffering. The Foundation is one of the world’s largest, with assets recently growing to approximately $7.5 billion. It has awarded grants to date totaling more than $2 billion, $207 million worldwide in 2020. Please visit www.hiltonfoundation.org for more information.

Job Summary
Working with the Talent & Culture Team the Talent Acquisition Manager will be responsible for recruiting qualified candidates to fill positions across the Foundation. They will also be responsible for identifying top talent and converting prospects into active candidates. They will work with Hiring Managers and the Talent & Culture team to execute on workforce and hiring plans. Also assessing the profiles of candidate and manage them through the interview process, negotiating offers and closing acceptances.

The Talent Acquisition Manager will work to establish and maintain strong networks of diverse candidates for ongoing organizational needs by developing innovative sourcing initiatives and a solid pipeline of qualified candidates at all times. Ensure that all recruiting processes and procedures meet the needs of the organization and ensure compliance with state and federal reporting requirements.

The Talent Acquisition Manager plays a critical role in developing and executing proactive strategies to meet the recruitment and talent needs for the Foundation. The Talent Acquisition Manager will continue to find ways to innovate and streamline the hiring experience by leveraging technology, analyzing data and metrics, and staying abreast of industry trends.

The Talent Acquisition Manager will also further develop and manage the Foundation’s internship and fellowship programs, and act as they administrator of the Foundation’s applicant tracking system. They will provide candidates with a general overview of the Foundation’s programs and growth plans; culture, mission, values; and benefits programs through direct contact with candidates and the Foundation’s recruitment related branding and outreach program.

The Talent Acquisition Manager reports to the Vice President, Talent & Culture.


Candidate Recruitment:

  • Develop strategy to influence hiring managers how to execute a process to best meet hiring needs, provide updates, ensure appropriate staffing, adjust strategy to meet changing priorities
  • Manage the full life cycle recruitment process for new hires and our internships and fellowships programs. This includes all aspects of the recruitment process, specifically determining a strategy for recruiting for specific positions in consultation with hiring managers, which includes; sourcing, reviewing resumes, evaluation criteria (to include assessment and selection tools) conducting initial phone screening, interviewing, and reference checking where applicable
  • Negotiate candidate offers. Coordinate finalization of new hire and transfer paperwork, including contracts
  • Communicates important employment information during delivery of employment offers (e.g., benefits, compensation, relocation policy, employee handbook, etc.)
  • Develop and maintain effective cross-functional working relationships between the Talent & culture recruitment function and hiring managers to enhance the delivery of best possible service
  • Work to proactively identify, recommend and implement strategic and operational enhancements in order to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the recruiting function in support of overall business strategy
  • Stay informed of trends and innovative recruiting techniques in order to be competitive

Talent Sourcing:

  • Build diverse talent pipelines to source candidates through direct channels, social media, internet sourcing, email, blogs and networking events, talent mapping and relationship building
  • Partner with the Communications team to manage the Foundation’s social media strategy as it relates to our talent attraction efforts to continually promote our brand
  • Monitor trends and developments in sourcing tools and technologies and utilize social media for sourcing and other marketing forums to drive traffic to our career website
  • Generate candidate interest through creative marketing and social media messaging
  • Provide an initial screen and high level assessment of a candidate’s knowledge, skills and abilities and overall fit with the role
  • Actively track, manage and report on candidate pipelines through the applicant tracking system
  • Develop proactive traditional and out of the box, sourcing strategies that build relationships with a diverse pool of candidates and results in quality hires
  • Partner closely with Hiring Managers to develop and execute tactical sourcing strategies aimed at generating candidate flow to meet overall recruiting goals, as well as pipelines for upcoming searches
  • Responsible to find and actively participate in industry networking/sourcing communities (including universities) to leverage connections to recruit for current and future opportunities
  • Manage all vendors and tools associated with recruiting, and staffing needs

Recruitment Operations:

  • Manage the advertising process including; analysis of advertising source effectiveness
  • Manages and coordinates the interview process
  • Ensures a positive experience for all applicants, and conducts interview experience surveys
  • Prepares interview guides and schedules all interviews as needed
  • Coordinates travel arrangements for candidates and handles related travel reimbursements
  • Oversee relocations for new hires when applicable
  • Performs reference and background checks on candidates and makes recommendations for hire based on results
  • Tracking and responding to recruitment related inquiries
  • Maintain administration of Jobvite and Namely’s onboarding module
  • Maintain accurate data in applicant tracking system
  • Track and analyze applicable metrics of recruiting activities
  • Supports Managers with temporary staffing needs
  • Promotes Diversity & Inclusion throughout the recruiting and selection process
  • Budget responsibilities

Internship/Fellowship Program

  • Work with the Talent and Culture team to enhance the Foundation’s internship program to deliver a best in class internship experience including intern orientation, learning and development, and social events
  • Develop and manage a fellowship program that links to the Foundation’s mission, values and culture to developing skilled global nonprofit professionals
  • Execute the on-boarding, learning and development strategy for interns/fellows entering the Foundation
  • Act as a resource to interns and fellows throughout their experience
  • Continue to seek out new ways to enhance programs and its linkage to the Foundation’s mission

Temporary Staffing, Search Firms, Vendors & Consultants:

  • Manage the terms and contract arrangement with staffing agencies and hiring managers
  • Maintain and update applicable guidelines or policies related to temporary staffing
  • Negotiate rates and terms with applicable agencies on behalf of the Foundation
  • Oversee contracts with external vendors and consultants related to the recruitment function



  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Human Resources or Social Sciences or equivalent combination of education and/or relevant work experience
  • Minimum of 8 years Recruiting or Talent Acquisition experience
  • Knowledge of compliant recruiting practices
  • Ability to negotiate and close offers
  • Ability to quickly adapt to, embrace and champion new technology and tools. Act as a change agent as new technology, tools and processes are rolled out
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, multitasking environment
  • Ability to utilize strategic thinking skills and work to collaborate with fellow team members on best practices
  • Strong customer focus and effective use of consultative approach with hiring managers
  • Ability to work independently, but a strong effective team player with a commitment to results
  • Fluency in social media, networking platforms and internet search to generate prospects
  • Must have experience working with an ATS or other HRIS platforms
  • Expertise in advanced networking, candidate generation, and Internet sourcing methodologies
  • Strategic thinking and innovative sourcing channel experience
  • Ability to travel may be necessary within the scope of the role
  • Project management experience
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.


  • PHR or SHRM certification or recruitment certifications
  • 2-5 years international recruiting experience
  • Experience working with Jobvite or Namely platforms
  • Knowledge of California state employment laws

About our Benefits

We value the health and well-being of our employees, some of the benefits we offer include:

  • Comprehensive and generous health and life insurance options
  • Fitness benefits
  • Paid holidays, time off, and parental leave
  • Flexible work schedules and technology benefits
  • Foundation-funded retirement savings plan
  • Professional learning and development and educational assistance
  • Employee matching gifts to qualified non-profit organizations


Position Overview

Working with the Talent & Culture Team the Talent Acquisition Manager will be responsible for recruiting qualified candidates to fill positions across the Foundation. They will also be responsible for identifying top talent and converting prospects into active candidates.

How To Apply

Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/JBqQA6iwlw5AhOx4sXYqV


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