Our strong, diverse recruiting and sales team is the backbone of our organization. That's why each year we hire the best and brightest candidates to become part of our talented team of recruiters. Employees who begin their careers as recruiters have an opportunity to move into sales jobs in account management or professional recruiting. This allows you to learn our business from the inside and transition to selling our services to customers as an account manager. The majority of Aerotek’s leadership started their careers at Aerotek in recruiting and opportunities for advancement can be realized with the right mix of perseverance, hard work and success.
The Role of a Recruiter
A recruiter works closely with an account manager to fulfill open positions for our customers. The recruiter is responsible for the identification, placement and performance of the contract employees they provide to our customers.
Develop recruiting strategies to identify qualified candidates.
Determine and understand customers’ staffing requirements.
Evaluate candidates’ strengths compared with customers’ requirements.
Identify, select and recommend the best candidate for the client requirement
Negotiate wage rates and other terms of employment with candidates.
Maintain industry contacts to gain knowledge and obtain sales leads.
Manage and supervise current contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement employees.
Career Path for Aerotek Recruiting and Sales Jobs
A Recruiter is responsible for fulfilling open positions as requested by Aerotek’s clients.
This includes all steps associated with sourcing, recruiting and monitoring the performance
of the candidates that we provide.
A Professional Recruiter performs the same core duties as a recruiter, while drawing upon his
or her experience to mentor and develop other recruiters. This includes the ability to be a
leader in the office and develop process improvement programs around recruiting.
An Account Manager is responsible for building relationships with clients and business partners
in the assigned territory and managing the recruiters on his or her team. An Account Manager will
learn invaluable leadership skills while continuing to solidify his or her outside sales experience.
Director of Business Operations
A Director of Business Operations is the highest level of leadership in the local office and is
responsible for leading and managing one or multiple sales offices. A Director of Business Operations
will continually develop his or her team of internal employees while ensuring the acquisition, growth
and retention of local clients.
Advanced Sales Opportunities
As you progress into advanced sales, opportunities for regional and national sales roles exist for
business development managers, account executives, directors and vice presidents. Responsibilities
include developing key account strategies and driving strategic growth for a targeted client base.
The majority of our leadership started their careers at Aerotek in recruiting, including the president
of our company. Opportunities for advancement into an executive leadership role can be realized with the
right mix of perseverance, hard work and success along the way.
Start your Recruiter Career
As a recruiter for Aerotek, your career will begin by sourcing and recruiting contract employees for our customers in various industries. In your role as a recruiter you will learn the fundamentals of recruiting, outside sales and other important job skills.
Solidify your skills in Account Management or Become a Professional Recruiter
With a position in Account Management you will be responsible for building relationships with clients in your territory and managing the recruiters on your team. Or transition into a Professional Recruiter role and help mentor and develop our recruiters.
Transition into a Director of Business Operations or an Advanced Sales Role
As a Director of Business Operations, you will be responsible for leading and managing field offices for Aerotek. In this role you oversee talent management, performance management and measurable progress toward Aerotek’s goals for continuous improvement and teamwork. Or progress into an advanced sales role as a Business Development Manager or become part of Aerotek’s National Sales team.
Join the Aerotek Team
Search available openings in your area or speak to an Aerotek internal recruiter today by calling 877-384-JOBS.