Squad Leader

San Francisco, CA, USA Req #389
Wednesday, December 8, 2021

This funky, creative and driven - but totally down to earth - digital and creative staffing agency (the TOP in the US, actually!) is looking for a stellar Squad Leader to join our high-achieving and fast-growing San Francisco team! We specialize in placing creatives on assignments requiring design, front-end development, UX, online marketing, social media and mobile skills. 

As a Squad Leader/ Recruiting Manager, you will:

  • Manage the Recruiting Team to goals and growth

  • Work closely with Industry leader to assess and improve service delivery and support strategic growth opportunities

  • Develop and execute an agile recruiting strategy to exceed client demands

  • Develop and coach recruiters to peak performance

  • Manage recruiter capacity and utilization for requisition balancing 

  • Ensure talent and clients have a “WOW” experience throughout service delivery

  • Hire, onboard and train new recruiters, helping them ramp productively

  • Embody servant & situational leadership to drive the results needed (blocking & tackling obstacles in your producer’s path)

Sound like something you have the skills, experience & interest to be GREAT at? Then keep reading to learn what YOU need to bring with you to be considered:

The right person for this role will have:


  • A strong, process-driven communication, oriented to goals and metrics

  • 3+ years Experience leading teams 

  • 8+ years in recruiting

  • A deep understanding of Client and Talent needs, Talent job types and industry trends - preferably through previous creative/digital staffing experience

  • The ability to foster a culture of learning and experimentation and a motivational team environment that thrives on making a difference and helping others

  • Strong performance management

  • Strong change management

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent negotiation and conflict resolution skills

  • Subject Matter Expertise in Digital Creative space

We are a global workforce solutions company that helps organizations find, grow, and support their most valuable resource - people. More than 30 years ago, we invented the creative and marketing staffing speciality. We continue to be the largest creative staffing firm in the world. By challenging conventional wisdom, we continuously innovate across talent, services, and technology within the creative space and beyond. 

 More Cool Stuff About Aquent:

  • Work/life balance: we say it, we mean it

  • We celebrate out-of-the box thinkers and believe in promoting from within

  • Generous benefits package: medical, vision, and dental benefits, generous 401(k) plan, FSA, tuition reimbursement, paid sick/vacation time and more

  • Vacation when you need it: unusually generous and flexible vacation offered; we believe in rewarding hard work as you achieve your goals

  • Free use of company's Hawaii beach house

  • Individualistic Approach: Aquent encourages adding a personal touch to your work; we don't believe in a "one-size-fits-all" approach

  • Industry Reputation: we're the world's largest Creative staffing firm

Vitamin T/Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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  • San Francisco, CA, USA