Talent Acquisition Specialist

Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/26/2018 9:38 AM)
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Role Overview


At Cortland Partners, you map the story of your success. We don't adhere to the status quo, we love outside industry perspective, and we thrive on exploring possibilities and reimagining solutions. As an innovative leader in multifamily, our high performance continues to drive exponential growth – and we invite you to join us on our journey towards real estate excellence. With tools and guidance to sharpen your skills, you can forge your own career path, love what you do, and let it show.


As a Talent Acquisition Specialist, you partner with hiring managers to anticipate and meet our evolving workforce needs and introduce the most qualified talent into the organization.


Roles You'll Play



  • Meet with hiring managers to forecast their staffing needs and gain a clear understanding of their matching qualifications
  • Scour online professional networks, comb through résumés, and conduct prescreening phone interviews
  • Identify the best of the best — people who live our values and model our brand — to fill open positions within a variety of departments


  • Connect hiring managers with the most qualified applicants while maintaining wonderful relationships with all parties involved
  • Help narrow down the interview candidates, coordinate the interview, hand off necessary paperwork, and partner with HR to initiate offer letters and due diligence
  • Give candidates the information they need when they need it until they are so wowed by the experience they can’t wait to accept the job
  • Introduce new hires into the Cortland fold, creating a smooth transition that’s comfortable for all


  • Act like a walking advertisement for the Cortland brand, bragging about all the benefits we have to offer, including our incentive and relocation assistance programs
  • Attend career fairs and networking events to target potential new hires and excite them about working for Cortland
  • Seek out marketing and advertising programs that will grow our online presence and ensure that our job postings reach the best candidates possible


Our Vision of What Success Looks Like

  • Managers rave about the caliber of the candidates you send their way, wishing they could hire every single one.
  • You champion the Cortland brand so well that quality talent is practically breaking down the door, trying to find ways to join the team.
  • Open positions are filled quickly, candidate activity is tracked thoroughly, and new hires’ paperwork is processed accurately.
  • You’ve gained a sense of pride knowing you’ve driven great hiring decisions and positively impacted both the Cortland workforce and the new associates you recommended.


Your Building Blocks of Success

  • Stellar record of 2+years experience in high-volume recruiting or sourcing; demonstrated knowledge of relevant employment laws
  • High school diploma or equivalent education
  • Extraordinary customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively and charismatically communicate with a diverse array of people
  • High attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Quick, resourceful problem-solving in a dynamic environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and HRIS software


The Foundation of Cortland Partners


At Cortland, we create, reimagine, and manage apartment communities for over 100,000 residents nationwide. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, we have communities in ten states and regional offices in Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Houston, and Orlando. From product design and procurement to general contracting and property management, we do it all – to make sure our communities are the perfect setting for living life to its fullest.


Our success is fueled by our belief in a better life – where hospitality is always a given, each detail is worth a second thought, and every open door is a new opportunity to go beyond expectations. We come to work every day to create possibilities for people – possibilities that translate into superior living spaces and experiences designed to inspire our residents, associates, and investors to live a better life focused on what matters most to them.



Cortland Partners is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud to support and celebrate diversity in the workplace. We are committed to equal consideration for all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you have a disability and need an accommodation or assistance with the application process and/or using our website, please email talentresources@cortlandpartners.com or call 404.965.3988.


Cortland Partners is a drug-free workplace.


Cortland Partners participates in e-verify to verify the employment status of

all persons hired to work in the United States.


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