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Sample technical recruiter job description

At [Company X], we’re looking for a recruiter who has experience in the information technology (IT) sector. In this challenging, fast-moving, candidate-driven market, the ideal recruiter will be highly motivated and tenacious. We’re seeking someone who’s willing to learn and remain up to date on the technological developments that influence our clients’ hiring needs. This exciting opportunity will enable the right person to take their career to a new level and maximize their growth potential.

Objectives of this role

  • Recruit candidates for senior-level IT specialist roles at leading global businesses
  • Screen and interview candidates to ensure that only the best-qualified are put forward to clients
  • Consult with clients on overall hiring strategies, and tailor recruitment efforts accordingly
  • Remain up to date on industry trends to ensure that candidates are evaluated using the prevailing standards and measurements
  • Build and develop our client portfolio, providing expert consultation to encourage repeat business
  • Network with potential candidates to promote our brand and to ensure that it attracts qualified professionals


  • Write and post technical job descriptions on IT specialist job boards, social media, and other relevant channels
  • Source, screen, and compile a shortlist of qualified candidates for various technical roles
  • Interview candidates using a combination of methods (ex: structured interview, technical knowledge assessment, behavioral questions)
  • Build and maintain candidate database to ensure a solid pipeline of qualified applicants
  • Participate in tech conferences and meetups with IT professionals
  • Remain up to date on technological trends in order to have strategic conversations with clients about their future hiring needs

Required skills and qualifications

  • Proven success in recruiting for the technology sector 
  • Hands-on experience with various interview formats (ex: Teams, Zoom, Google Hangouts)
  • Technical expertise and an ability to understand and explain job requirements for IT roles
  • Experience using LinkedIn Talent Solutions to source quality candidates
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Tenacity, resourcefulness, and strong ability to build a solid network

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in human resources, communications, marketing, business, or related field
  • Two or more years of experience in IT or technical recruiting for an agency
  • Strong experience in sales, business development, or client development