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Lockton is a global professional services firm with 6,500 Associates who advise clients on protecting their people, property and reputations. Lockton has grown to become the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker by helping clients achieve their business objectives. To see the latest insights from Lockton's experts, check Lockton Market Update


A few reasons Associates love working at Lockton include:

  • Opportunities for growth and advancement, including paid training and professional development
  • 12-week paid parental leave
  • A huge emphasis on community involvement
  • Frequent athletic and wellness events
  • Incredibly generous rewards; US Associates receive a Rolex for their 10-year anniversary!

Talent Acquisition Specialist

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Mission:

The Talent Acquisition Specialist (TAS) develops and implements effective recruitment strategies encompassing recruitment of both active and passive candidates, experienced hires and campus recruits. The TAS makes candidates feel special, valued, engaged and excited about Lockton while moving candidates through a thorough hiring process that  filters down to the best candidates using best practice recruitment methodologies.  Constantly looking to improve the process, the TAS leverages information and data gathering during the process to refine recruitment strategies and continually improve our ability to find great talent. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development of an employment brand, a social media strategy, and compelling recruitment collateral.
  • Conduct research and ongoing recruitment activities to identify and attract highly competitive candidates. Use a variety of sourcing techniques, and seek new methods and innovative solutions to identify and attract high quality active and passive candidates. Strategize with hiring managers and supervisors to attract top talent.
  • Collaborate with hiring managers/supervisors on needs analysis, position descriptions, sourcing strategies, interviewing processes, and selection.
  • Coordinate the placement of internal and external job postings and use social media to recruit through appropriate online sites.
  • Market the company and career opportunities to potential candidates.
  • Review resumes and employment applications, conduct screening interviews, and document all phases of the recruitment process.
  • Administer pre-employment assessments, as necessary, and review with hiring managers/supervisors.
  • Schedule interviews for qualified candidates, coordinate the creation of interview schedules, coordinate travel arrangements, and interview candidates as necessary.
  • Ensure that candidates are communicated with and moved through the recruitment process in a timely manner.
  • Maintain the applicant tracking system so information can be easily retrieved regarding all potential candidates.
  • Research industry competitive intelligence and analyze and report on market trends.
  • Advise hiring managers/supervisors on sourcing and recruiting processes, as well as market intelligence data and feedback.
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of recruitment best practices and make appropriate recommendations based on business needs.
Job Competencies:
  • Building Networks: Taking action to establish and maintain connections with people outside one’s formal work group, including those outside the organization (e.g., peers, cross-functional partners, and vendors), who are willing and able to provide the information, ideas, expertise, and/or influence needed to achieve work goals.
  • High Impact Communication: Clearly and succinctly conveying information and ideas to individuals and groups in a variety of situations; communicating in a focused and compelling way that drives others’ thoughts and actions.
  • Guiding Interactions: Conducting interactions with others by clarifying the purpose, involving others in the development of ideas, and agreeing on next steps.
  • Managing Work: Effectively managing one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
  • Initiating Action: Taking prompt action to accomplish work goals; taking action to achieve results beyond what is being required; being proactive.
  • Collaborating: Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals.
Cultural Competencies:

  • We Live Service! Providing the best solutions for our clients is fundamental to our business.  This client focus means we act with integrity and as a trusted advisor.  We learn our clients’ business and build partnerships. We always put our clients’ interests first.
  • We run at Lockton Speed! We make decisions locally, with a sense of urgency.  We are responsive to clients, our teams and our partners. Be quick, but don't hurry!  This means get it done right the first time with efficiency, speed, and most importantly quality.
  • We make it happen!  There is no bureaucracy.  We are open to solving problems in new ways.  We are free to do the work that we love, take risks, while making responsible professional decisions.  We value independence, new ideas, and informed opinions.
  • We have a passion for our work.  We have high expectations for our self and others.  We are intensely competitive, and aggressively pursue the best solutions.  We are intentional in how we work, and use drive and grit and move through challenges. We thrive on difficult challenges.
  • It's Personal. Our relationships matter. We are in this together with our associates, clients, and communities.  One team, where candid and straightforward interactions allow for proactive collaboration. We work through challenges, celebrate our successes, learn and grow.  




Knowledge and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in Recruiting with experience in insurances or professional services preferred
  • Experience with Taleo or other applicant tracking system is preferred
  • Experience using LinkedIn Recruiter and other tools/social media as well as proactive recruiting and sourcing.
  • Knowledge of employment laws and regulations.
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with the Internet.

Lockton Companies, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. As a privately held company, we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package reflecting our commitment to attracting and retaining great individuals. This includes health and dental coverage, which begins on your first day of work, 401(k) with match and immediate vesting, a competitive vacation plan and unrivaled career advancement opportunities.


Lockton is known throughout the insurance industry as an entrepreneurial, progressive and successful insurance broker. As a result of continued individual and group accomplishments, Lockton has a record of steady and substantial growth. If you are a committed professional with a passion for delivering unparalleled service, Lockton is interested in hearing from you.

No Agencies Please

Any Employment Agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume to this site does so with the understanding that the applicant's resume will become the property of Lockton Companies, Inc. Lockton Companies will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion and without any fee owed to the submitting Employment Agency, person or entity. Employment Agencies, who have fee Agreements with Lockton Companies must submit applicants to the designated Lockton Companies Employment Coordinator to be eligible for placement fees.

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