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Account Executive / Recruiter – Boston Metro Area

  • Location Burlington, MA
  • Category Recruiting
  • Date Posted 05/23/2022
  • Type Direct Hire
  • Commitment Part-time
  • Job ID #4580
Great return-to-work opportunity! FlexProfessionals is looking for an experienced business professional with an entrepreneurial mindset to join our mission-driven team and help continue to expand our Boston office. As an Account Executive, you will have the opportunity to bring our unique talent pool to companies of all sizes, from start-ups to enterprises; and you will be a catalyst for part-time, remote or hybrid positions for job seekers looking for flexible work opportunities. This is a mostly remote position, 30+ hrs/wk, return-to-work candidates or those looking for a new challenge are encouraged to apply.
More About Our Company: FlexProfessionals is a mission-driven niche staffing and recruiting company. We match companies looking for seasoned part-time or remote/hybrid employees to professionals looking for meaningful part-time or full-time/flex work.  We have become a leader in this market and were named by Forbes as a Top Staffing Firm for Part-Time Work.  We are headquartered in Northern Virginia with offices in Boston and DC metro areas. We currently have 18 staff members. Launched in 2010, we have made Inc Magazine's 5000 Fastest Growing Companies for 4 of the last 5 years. Many of our candidates are working parents, freelancers or other professionals in need of flexibility to balance work and caregiving responsibilities. All of our candidates have bachelor’s degrees and ten or more years of professional work experience.  Over 50% of our candidates have advanced degrees. Our clients are mostly small to medium-sized companies looking for smart and economical staffing options to support growth, or enterprise-sized companies looking for alternative sources of talent to fill difficult-to-fill position and/or improve gender diversity.
Location: Remote but will require ability to attend 2+ in-person staff meetings/month, meet periodically with business clients, and attend some networking events in the Boston metro area. FlexProfessionals' physical office is in Burlington, MA.
Job Type: Permanent part-time 
Hours / Schedule: Approximately 30 – 40 hours per week with lots of schedule flexibility.  Hours will fluctuate up or down weekly, depending upon caseload and client needs. 

Salary:  Base salary of $36,000, plus commission

Job Description:  Manage and grow a portfolio of client accounts (employers) for direct and hourly placements through FlexProfessionals. Job includes full-desk recruiting supported by a talent staff who recruit and fill our candidate pool. Job responsibilities include:  
Manage Client Accounts
  •  Develop job orders for job leads received and/or assigned, including developing job description and recording and advertising job via FlexProfessionals applicant tracking system (ATS).
  • Search ATS for and identify potential candidates for open jobs.
  • Screen potential candidates for jobs through phone interviews.
  • Match and propose candidates to clients. Schedule interviews between candidates and client and work with client until placement is made or job is no longer active. 
  • Support negotiation of salary or hourly pay rate and other arrangements with clients and candidates.
  • Complete required contract paperwork for the placement.
  • Follow-up with clients and candidates to ensure success after placements are made.
  • Maintain up-to-date client, job, and candidate status in ATS.
  • Maintain contact with existing clients and continue to market and cultivate business from existing client network.
Generate New Business
  • Identify and cultivate new clients through a variety of means including leveraging existing relationships, networking, meetings, calls, etc.
  • Capture new clients and potential job leads.
Support FlexProfessionals’ Business Success and Growth
  • Work in highly collaborative environment to share knowledge of clients, candidates, and strategies to facilitate success across all accounts.
  • Assist FlexProfessionals in continuing to strengthen and grow its business through branding, marketing, awareness building, and quality execution.
Job Requirements: The ideal candidate should be networked in the Boston metro area and share a passion for the FlexProfessionals’ mission and model. Additional requirements are:
  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 10 years' professional work experience, preferably in a corporate work environment. 
  • Proven track record in business development and/or account management in a service-oriented industry.
  • Recruiting experience is a plus but not required.
  • Independent, self-starter with excellent time management and project management skills.
  • Team player who enjoys working in a collaborative environment and proactively and regularly communicates.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Well-versed in MS Office Suite and a quick-learner who can master on-line database system.
  • Flexibility to attend networking events approximately 1 to 2 times per month, some of which may be early morning and/or after-hours.

FlexProfessionals respects and seeks to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences of its candidate network. FlexProfessionals does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. The candidates whose resumes are shared with our business clients are selected on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.