Golden State Foods

Talent Acquisition Associate

Location US-GA-Conyers
Job ID
Human Resources


Responsible for delivering all facets of recruiting success of the hourly workforce throughout the respective location(s). This will be achieved through employing traditional sourcing strategies and resources as well as contributing to the development of new and creative recruiting ideas.



  • Assists with critical facets of recruiting success including: posting and managing requisitions within an ATS, advertising job openings, reviewing and screening resumes, scheduling interviews and ensuring a positive candidate experience
  • Contributes to building applicant sources by researching and contacting community services, colleges, employment agencies, recruiters, media, and internet sites; providing organization information, opportunities, and benefits; making presentations; maintaining rapport.
  • Attracts applicants by creatively advertising jobs through various channels including the internet, professional networks, job fairs and more
  • Determines applicant qualifications by reviewing resumes and job requirements
  • Arranges management interviews by coordinating schedules; arranges travel, lodging, and meals; escorting applicant to interviews; arranging community tours as required.
  • Coordinates evaluations, assessments, and testing for candidates
  • Coordinates candidate travel and assists with candidate reimbursements
  • Contributes to a positive candidate experience with follow-up correspondence to candidates on recruiting status via phone and email
  • Contributes to the development and/or enhancement of  recruiting processes by identifying opportunities, proposing creative ideas and implementing solutions
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Responsible for facilitating and aiding recruiting process development and success for roles throughout respective locations.
  • Performs other related and assigned duties as necessary.



  • Productivity/quality standards:  accuracy, timeliness, thoroughness
  • Cost containment
  • Recruitment and retention of workforce to meet GSF’s staffing needs
  • Teamwork within the department and across departments
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Vendor relations


Education and experience equivalent to:



Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.



1 to 3 years in a recruiter role focused on recruitment of all levels of employees from an hourly workforce to entry level non-exempt positions to Senior Leadership positions.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


Knowledge of (B/basic; J/journey; E/expert):

  • Full life cycle recruiting (J)
  • Regulations with the DOL, EE OC and OFCCP. (B)
  • Strong communicator with the ability to influence and persuade across all levels of the organization, exercising a high degree of confidentiality, professionalism, poise, tact and diplomacy to accomplish objectives. (J)
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment with shifting priorities and multiple deadlines. (J)
  • Proven ability to conduct different types of interviews (structured, competency based, stress etc.) (J)
  • Hands on experience with various selection processes (phone interviewing, reference check etc.) (B)
  • Familiarity with HR databases, applicant tracking systems and CMS (B)
  • Strong decision making skills (J)


Skill and ability to:

  • Phone Skills
  • Recruiting
  • Interviewing Skills
  • People Skills
  • Supports Diversity
  • Employment Law
  • Results Driven
  • Project Management
  • Act in accordance with GSF’s Values and Creed


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