Selective Insurance Company of America

  • Corporate Talent Acquisition Specialist

    Location US-NJ-Branchville
    Experience (Years)
    Human Resources/Payroll
    Full-Time Regular
    FLSA Status
    Job ID
    Travel %
    Auto Reimbursement
  • Overview

    Selective Insurance is looking for an experienced, pro-active Talent Acquisition Specialist to partner with some of our Corporate functions in all aspects of full life cycle talent acquisition for current and future staffing needs.   Excellent opportunity to work closely with business leadership and HR managers to develop effective recruitment strategies, employee value propositions, pipelining future talent, managing all aspects of talent acquisition for current needs, executing company hiring processes, coordinating and supporting on boarding processes for new hires and/or internal transfers.  




    • Partner with hiring managers and HR managers to determine current and future job needs and hiring strategies.
    • Consult with and coach hiring managers in best practices, candidate experience, candidate selection, etc.
    • Sources qualified candidates using internal talent data, candidate database, postings, social media, website, job boards, employee referrals, professional organizations, networking, limited external recruiters, etc.
    • Screen and interview potential candidates to determine position/potential fit and recommend top qualified candidates to hiring managers.
    • Promote our Employee Referral program to attract qualified talent. 
    • Maximize e-Recruiting tools to ensure quality candidates are hired in a timely manner.  Ensure that statuses are updated in applicant tracking system (ATS) in a timely manner.
    • Stay current with technologies impacting talent acquisition, sourcing candidates, and insurance-related job descriptions. Maintain an understanding of market conditions.
    • Work closely with HR Managers in workforce planning, evaluating candidates and understanding goals and objectives impacting staff.
    • Build a strong understanding of the goals and responsibilities of assigned business units, enabling a more effective talent acquisition process.
    • Analyze recruiting efforts and processes to determine and continuously refine best practices for effective / high quality talent acquisition, that also focuses on the candidate experience for both internal and external candidates.
    • Source candidate pools continuously, building a strong pipeline for future talent, maintaining open communications with future talent pool.
    • Ensure diversity boards are used with all postings and make an effort at outreaching to associated candidates.
    • Provide appropriate training to leaders and employees on various talent topics (i.e.,  interviewing workshops, talent acquisition practices, career coaching, etc)
    • Manage associated 3rd party vendor relationships and contracts, ensuring compliance with company practices.



    • 5+ years of full-cycle recruiting experience within a proven track record of solid recruiting metrics
    • Experience in developing and implementing recruitment strategies
    • Experience creating and presenting talent acquisition metrics and reports
    • Excellent relationship building, consultative and collaboration skills
    • Experience in the insurance industry and/or a Corporate environment a plus!
    • Prior experience with applicant tracking system(s)
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, LinkedIn and other social media tools
    • HR certification preferred


     Selective is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Selective maintains a drug-free workplace



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