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CORPORATE RECRUITER in Irving, TX at Cottonwood Financial

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

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Job Description

Reporting to our Chief Talent Officer, the Corporate Recruiter will be a member of a fast-paced, growing team that is responsible for sourcing, recruiting, screening, interviewing, and pre-closing candidates for entry-level to senior management positions across all functional areas of the company.  This is a great opportunity for a talented person to broaden his/her recruiting skill set through exposure to a wide variety of position openings and challenge him/herself with recruitment projects that span from tactical to strategic in nature.  This position is based at our Corporate Office (HQ) in Irving (Las Colinas), Texas.

  • Recruit passive candidates for entry-level to senior management positions at the  Corporate Office (HQ)

  • Responsible for the recruitment process life cycle including; sourcing, contacting (phone and email), interviewing (phone and face-to-face), and brokering job offers to candidates for assigned positions 

  • Assist Chief Talent Officer, Department Heads and Hiring Managers in the development of position descriptions that ensure recruitment of candidates with the most applicable skills

  • Work with Chief Talent Officer, Department Heads and Hiring Managers in the development of search strategies that target qualified passive candidates and reduce time-to-fill

  • Use a variety of sourcing methods, including database mining, internet/web searches, direct sourcing, social media, industry groups, functional groups, networks, and employee referrals to create a pipeline of “hirable” passive candidates

  • Manage recruitment projects, including salary and competitive market intelligence research

  • Keep Department Heads and Hiring Managers updated with applicable candidate and market feedback

  • Identify methods to reduce hiring time and improve candidate selection

  • Maintain accurate database of candidates in the applicant tracking system (ATS) and human resource information system (HRIS)

  • Ensure talent acquisition compliance with Cottonwood’s policies & procedures

  • Partner with Human Resources to ensure EEO compliance

  • Become recruiting subject matter expert on assigned key positions in the company


  • Annual salary of $70,000


  • Medical, dental, and vision

  • Voluntary life/ AD&D

  • Short-term & long-term disability

  • 401K with company match

  • Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time

  • Paid maternity, paternity, extended medical leave, and jury duty

  • Corporate discount program on personal cell phone accounts with select providers

  • Business casual work environment

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 2+ years of corporate, executive or agency recruiting experience

  • Experience with LinkedIn Recruiter

  • Applicant Tracking System (ATS) experience

  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of management

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-motivated, multi-tasker

  • Detail oriented with a sense of urgency

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Local (Dallas/Fort Worth area) candidates only – no relocation

  • Must be currently authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship and not require sponsorship in the future


  • Experience in consumer finance or retail industry recruiting


Founded in 1996, Cottonwood Financial is one of the largest privately held retail consumer finance companies in the United States.  We have zero debt, have been profitable every year since inception, and our growth is funded entirely through internally generated capital.  Headquartered in Irving (Las Colinas), Texas, we have company-owned locations, under our Cash Store brand, across the country.  Through this national brick-and-mortar footprint, we provide best-in-class customer service and offer an innovative mix of financial products and services to our customers.

We have been named multiple times to the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies, as well as to the Dallas 100 list of the fastest-growing private companies in North Texas.