Talent Sourcing Specialist (Remote Options)

Date: Mar 17, 2023

Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA, US

Company: Inland Empire Health Plans



Position Summary/Position


The Talent Sourcing Specialist is a member of the Talent Acquisition team. This position upholds IEHP’s Mission, Vision, and Values by sourcing, cultivating, and maintaining talent pipelines and relationships with high performing, passive/active talent through various media and non-media tools and avenues, in order to build an effective and inspired workforce.
The Sourcing Specialist aids in the responsibility of achieving staffing objectives, by creatively sourcing, creating, and maintaining strong and viable talent pipelines, evaluating candidates in line with required skills and qualifications, then funneling qualified candidates into talent pools to be further screened and vetted by the Talent Advisors. This position serves as IEHP’s talent sourcing expert, strategist, and primary talent pipeline generator.
The Sourcing Specialist employs modern, effective, and evidenced-based techniques to aggressively attract, influence and convert viable talent through the use of innovative sourcing and marketing/branding methods to proactively engage passive candidates, and to ensure an unparalleled candidate experience for every candidate, every time.

Major Functions (Duties and Responsibilities)


1. Create talent attraction strategies for key job openings and career pipelines, including social media, recruitment campaign management, optimization, and reporting.
2. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to bring our employer brand and employee value proposition to life on all relevant candidate facing platforms.
3. Effectively utilize recruitment tools such as the applicant tracking system, CRM, SEO, Google Analytics, various social platforms, and niche career sites to identify, market to, and successfully acquire talent to strong, diverse, and qualified talent pipelines.
4. Develop strategies to source, attract, and convert high quality passive candidates into viable active candidates against defined criteria for multiple disciplines, including clear objectives, timelines, and tracking methods.
5. Deliver on talent attraction marketing campaigns with a focus on authentic storytelling to connect candidates to IEHP’s mission, vision, values, and other elements of IEHP’s employee value proposition.
6. Partner with account teams at various job boards and aggregators to launch paid media campaigns, and dive deep into market research to understand defined target audiences.
7. Develop and execute relevant social media campaigns, creating and or utilizing corporate provided shareable content and deliverables to support greater brand awareness and engagement within the talent community.
8. Understand the social media sphere, both the big-name platforms and uncovering relevant niche platforms to source talent from.
9. Partner with Talent Advisors on designated roles to source premium talent that fits specified criteria and requirements.
10. Professionally represent IEHP Talent Acquisition as a Brand Ambassador at public, private and/or IEHP sponsored networking and industry events, career fairs, conferences, and related workshops, both on and off-site.
11. Possesses tremendous learning agility. Researching technology and sourcing domains, then quickly understanding, and applying this knowledge into effective search strategies
12. Conduct in-depth candidate screens and assess candidates for their level of interest, specific motivators, qualifications, compensation needs, and the overall best fit within the organization.
13. Drive equitable inclusion efforts to identify qualified, diverse passive talent while maintaining an exceptional candidate experience for every candidate, every time.
14. Work in partnership with Talent Advisors in order to build sourcing strategies and pipelines for future needs based on deep knowledge of IEHP’s business direction/strategy and talent requirements.
15. Conduct passive candidate outreach and phone screens/interviews (including cold calling, emailing, and social media communication techniques), with well-written candidate screening notes for Talent Advisors to reference
16. Support additional Talent Acquisition needs and initiatives and contribute when and where participation is needed most.

Major Functions (Duties and Responsibilities) Cont

Supervisory Responsibilities

Leading: Self

Experience Qualifications


Three plus (3+) years of recruiting/sourcing experience across a wide range of disciplines and geographic locations. Including two plus (2+) years of social media / recruitment marketing. Deep experience using targeted social media and networking tools for sourcing and branding efforts; tools include but not limited to: LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, and TicTok, Geofencing. Experience with HR databases, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and Customer Relationship Management Systems (CRMs). Experience contacting high-potential prospects through media/non-media platforms, including comfortability with targeted cold calling. Experience developing collaborative internal relationships across multiple departments and levels. Experience in building, cultivating, engaging with, and sustaining networks of qualified passive/active talent, as well as creating mechanisms to effectively manage a candidate pool.

Preferred Experience


Search firm and/or marketing experience with a focus on lead generation in a complex market preferred.

Education Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Human Resources or related field from an accredited institution required.

Preferred Education

Professional Certification


AIRS Certified Social Sourcing Recruiter (IEHP will provide) 
Preferred: AIRS Recruiter Academy

Professional Licenses

Drivers License Required

Yes, must have a valid California Driver's License.

Knowledge Requirement


Expertise in advanced Boolean/X-Ray and Semantic searches, organic searches, Google Analytics, and SEO. Familiarity with enterprise-wide Talent Acquisition processes, and experience working in a results measured environment. Proficient in developing and executing fully comprehensive sourcing and recruitment plans.

Skills Requirement


Strong organizational skills. Must have strong critical thinking, verbal, and written communication skills. Possesses tremendous learning agility to research new technology and sourcing domains, then quickly understand and apply this knowledge into effective search strategies. Skilled at establishing quick and meaningful connections with others. Exceptional verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across various levels. Customer service approach and strong interpersonal skills.

Abilities Requirement


Results-oriented. Ability to maintain relentlessly high standards and to meet deadlines. High attention to detail and accuracy. Exceptional follow-through to track all outstanding tasks and ensure these are completed timely. A natural networker and influencer. Ability to work both independently and with a team. Able to work within a highly dynamic culture, comfortable with ambiguity and rapidly shifting priorities. Innovative mind-set with a focus on streamlining processes and enhancing best-practices. Highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to meet tight deadlines. Ability to work with individuals from all backgrounds to achieve goals. Proven success working in a high-volume performance-driven environment. Able to maintain confidential information.

Commitment to Team Culture


The IEHP Team environment requires a Team Member to participate in the IEHP Team Culture. A Team Member demonstrates support of the Culture by developing professional and effective working relationships that include elements of respect and cooperation with Team Members, Members and associates outside of our organization.

Working Conditions


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and lift or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Model Location

Physical Requirements

Hearing: One-on-One - FREQUENTLY
Communicate: Information/ideas verbally - FREQUENTLY
Near Visual Acuity - FREQUENTLY
Keyboarding: 10-Key - FREQUENTLY
Keyboarding: Touch-Screen - FREQUENTLY
Keyboarding: Traditional - FREQUENTLY
Regular contacts: co-workers, supervisor - FREQUENTLY
Understand and follow direction - FREQUENTLY
Regular and reliable attendance - CONSTANTLY

A reasonable salary expectation is between $61,422.40  - $78,312.00, based upon experience and internal equity.


Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) is the largest not-for-profit Medi-Cal and Medicare health plan in the Inland Empire. We are also one of the largest employers in the region. With a provider network of more than 7,000 and a team of more than 2,500 employees, IEHP provides quality, accessible healthcare services to more than 1.5 million members. And our Mission, Vision, and Values help guide us in the development of innovative programs and the creation of an award winning workplace. As the healthcare landscape is transformed, we’re ready to make a difference today and in the years to come. Join our Team and make a difference with us! IEHP offers a competitive salary and a benefit package with a value estimated at 35% of the annual salary, including medical, dental, vision, team bonus, and state pension plan.


Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles