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Freedom Mortgage Recruiter, Mortgage Sales in St. Louis, Missouri

Recruiter, Mortgage Sales

  • Job ID:8446

  • Functional Area:Human Resources

  • Employment Type:Full Time

  • Location:St. Louis, MO

  • Department:Infra: CC Recruiting

  • Relocation Provided:No

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Position Description:


In this highly visible and dynamic position you will be the face of the company to all potential candidates, passive job seekers and those aggressively seeking greater earning and growth potential with an award-winning employer. With continued exponential growth projected for the coming year, we seek an experienced recruiter who understands the Mortgage industry who can tap into the assigned market and woo top talent with the allure of an exciting career, world-class training, and tremendous earning potential. You will lead the recruiting process for your assigned territory, from talent sourcing and attracting candidates to interviewing and hiring. A successful Corporate Recruiter will collaborate with department managers on a regular basis to identify hiring needs, in addition to sourcing candidates using various tools and recruiting technology, including job boards, social media networks and employee referrals.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Network with referral partners and passive and proactive candidates

  • Develop strategies on current openings acting quickly to changing priorities

  • Develop and maintain strong consultative relationships with hiring managers and candidates

  • Develop new and effective sourcing strategies geared toward attracting top talent

  • Sources passive candidates through networking using the recruiter’s existing data base and Internet research technique

  • Create and maintain a strong pipeline of passive talent

  • Ability to handle high recruiting volumes of 15-25 requisitions at a time

  • Research and attend industry recruiting and networking events

  • Staying abreast of industry trends regarding competitive marketplace

  • Keep up to date on latest and greatest sourcing tools and techniques

  • Adapt quickly to changing hiring priorities and formulate plans to fill new roles quickly

  • Leverage and maintain in-house database (PeopleFluent) to build virtual pipeline

  • Understand and leverage staffing metrics to evangelize success of the department

  • Must able to flex into sales related open requisitions when necessary

  • Assist in developing job descriptions for required experience and background to meet the ideal candidate profile for assigned branches

  • Assist in on boarding on new candidates

  • Establishes and maintains relationships with hiring managers to stay abreast of current and future hiring and business needs

  • Meet hiring goals as determined by the Recruiting Department

  • Offer interviewing and on-boarding guidance to Hiring Managers throughout the recruitment process

  • Develop and maintain strong candidate relationships for current and future hiring needs

  • Generate a high volume of daily outbound cold and warm calls

  • Communicate culture of organization to prospective candidates

  • Problem solve with "out of the box" recruiting strategies

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year College or University preferred or 5 plus yrs. experience as a recruiter

  • Prefer both corporate and agency experience

  • Commitment to and successfully achieve (and exceed) hiring goals as determined by the company

  • Highly competitive, engaging and self-motivated attitude

  • Experience with Applicant tracking systems (PeopleFluent, Taleo, or Peoplesoft)

  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) & Social Media

  • Superior written and verbal communication skill

  • Strong LinkedIn exposure and experience

  • Exceptional experience in initiating cold & warm calls, creating email campaigns

  • Ability to insert company knowledge into conversation, and social media demonstrated knowledge

  • Deep contact list in mortgage industry preferred

  • Ability to be proactive while working independently and with a team

  • Currently maintains a network of general mortgage professionals and referral partners

  • Ability to target companies and passive candidates by leveraging all available on-line and offline resources

  • Able to work and adapt quickly and efficiently with change

  • Strong knowledge of the local, state and national mortgage industry including direct and indirect competition and demographics including direct and indirect competition and demographics, as well as NMLS use savvy

  • Must be proficient in working with Applicant Tracking systems to ensure all efforts are consistently up to date to enable accurate and timely

  • Ability to travel occasionally.

Founded in Mount Laurel, NJ in 1990, Freedom Mortgage has since grown into one of the largest and fastest-growing privately owned full-service residential lenders in the USA. Licensed in all 50 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, Freedom Mortgage has over 5000 employees nationwide, proudly servicing $225.6 billion, and is still growing.

Our mission is to foster homeownership in America. Freedom is a leader in VA mortgage lending and is one of the mortgage industry’s largest philanthropic supporters of the USO and military families through its Team Freedom Cares philanthropic arm.

Locations include suburban Philadelphia and Fishers, IN, two regions where we were named Top Workplaces. We also have large operating centers countrywide, including these desirable markets: Beaverton , OR; Boca Raton, FL; Columbia, MD; Jacksonville, FL; Melville, NY; Plano, TX; San Dimas, CA; Tempe, AZ; Troy, MI and Woodbridge, VA.

If you seek a sense of community, top training, opportunity for advancement, a comprehensive benefits package and reward and recognition program, look no further.

Freedom Mortgage Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, or their status as a protected veteran or an individual with disabilities. Local applicants encouraged to apply. Employment contingent upon successful completion of background investigation. Smoke-free workplace. Drug-free work environment. Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision and 401(k). All resumes are held in confidence. Only candidates whose profiles closely match requirements will be contacted during this search. LENDER NMLS ID:2767

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