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Global Executive Talent Sourcer - Remote


Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: US-OH-AKRON-CORP-HDQTRS-2110   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Nicole Coult  
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 



The incumbent is responsible for the delivery of high-quality executive-level candidates by utilizing strategic candidate development methodologies, internal and external networks, a deep understanding of diversity networks & professional organizations, social media, branding initiatives, and technology tools in support of strategic business objectives in partnership with Executive Recruiters, HR Business Partners, and the Hiring Managers.

The role reports to the Manager, Global Executive Recruiting and Diversity Sourcing, and works closely with the Global Executive Recruiting Team to deliver high-quality external talent for executive roles across the organization.

The incumbent will support proactive searches and talent pipeline projects globally. 


•    Guide and execute the initial outreach strategy to identify viable candidates for Director level and above positions, understanding the business strategy and relevant talent pipelines.
•    Assist in the development of assigned research, outlining needs & talent gaps and active/passive candidate development in partnership with the respective executive recruiter.
•    Implements sourcing strategies to proactively identify candidates and assemble diverse pipelines of talent for niche jobs.
•    Build a trusted personal and professional reputation among the senior executive team through deep market expertise, knowledge produced, and professional and key minority/diversity networks.
•    Initiate first-round candidate contact, network with referral sources and effectively communicate the opportunity to contacted individuals establishing trustful relationships that can be converted into hires, fill our future talent pipelines or provide valuable referrals from the executive community.
•    Responsible for building candidate and company “target” lists, candidates reports, and market maps of the talent pipeline and participating in all relevant meetings (in-take or kick-off meetings as well status update meetings) for the assigned roles.
•    Build trusted long-term relationships with the candidates, recruiters, HR Business Partners, and Hiring Managers by personally driving the highest standards of ethical behavior for all involved in the sourcing and candidate engagement process.
•    Maintain accurate and updated information on active and passive talents in the Applicant Tracking system and LinkedIn Pipeline folders.
•    On occasions, will be required to provide sourcing support for managerial roles in the Americas region and participate in the key regional/global TA sourcing projects.


•    A minimum of 4 years of relevant, and recent experience in sourcing/researching in either a retained search firm, agency, or corporate setting.
•    A proven track record in developing and executing creative candidate identification strategies that result in the identification and delivery of high-caliber, highly compensated executives.
•    Demonstrated ability to engage and nurture relationships with diverse talent pools.
•    Background in influencing senior business leaders, HR leaders, and candidates.
•    Strong Microsoft Office knowledge (Word, Excel, and PPT), applicant tracking systems, and search management systems are required.
•    Excellent communication (written and verbal), influencing, and negotiation skills are required.
•    Experience in full life cycle executive recruitment from sourcing to closing is preferred.
•    Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, with thorough attention to detail, are required.
•    Excellent talent assessment and interviewing skills are required.
•    Strong business acumen with a thirst for business knowledge is required.
•    Strong project management skills with the ability to multi-task and make decisions in a business context are required.
•    Experience in consumer, industrial, and R&D functional recruiting is preferred.
•    Experience with market intelligence and CRM tools is preferred.


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.


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Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Recruiting, QA, Branding, CRM, Quality Assurance, Human Resources, Marketing, Quality, Technology

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