Sr. Creative Recruiter

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Posted: Nov 8, 2018
Role Number: 200008097
Do you have a passion for helping others succeed? Do you genuinely believe that talent is the greatest asset of any company? As a member of Apple’s People group, you’ll help discover and develop our most important resource: our people. Together, we’ll search the world to build our collective of talented perfectionists, visionaries, and inventors. All the while, your efforts will maintain Apple as the most innovative company by striving to make us the most diverse — open to all people, all backgrounds, and all perspectives. Join the team and help build and keep the extraordinary talent it takes to make extraordinary products. We’re seeking an experienced Sr. Creative Recruiter to join our Marcom Recruiting team, based in the Bay Area. In this role, you will have the opportunity to join an amazing, robust, and agile team responsible for hiring best-in-class talent. Apple has an exciting, inspiring culture. If you are results driven, a self-starter, a team-player, join us.

Key Qualifications

  • Experienced in all aspects of recruiting including, but not limited to: sourcing, networking, qualifying, screening, assessing, handling relationships with hiring teams and business partners, offer negotiation, awareness of relevant employment laws and employment market trends.
  • A deep understanding of the creative landscape in marketing and advertising industries, digital agencies and design studios coupled with an enthusiasm to learn and engage with new business teams.
  • Excellent project management, personal organization and time management skills, able to provide timely/clear reporting of progress and roadblocks.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, deadline-sensitive environment. Strategic thinker and strong ability in adopting ambiguity and make others comfortable in dealing with change.
  • 10+ years recruiting/sourcing experience, with at least 3 years of experience supporting creative marketing teams.
  • Experience recruiting account management and production roles in a creative environment is a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal communications skills, including ability to articulate an inspiring vision, clearly translate it into executable strategy.


You will engage with the functional business leaders as their creative and consultative recruiting partner. You will be responsible for finding the best talent for roles within Marcom. You will lead the full cycle recruitment process from the kick-off to direct sourcing, assessment and closing. You will also partner with business leaders to assess and anticipate their future recruiting needs. As the recruitment subject matter creative expert, you are someone who continually demonstrates creative sourcing strategies and ensures an outstanding candidate experience. You are able to navigate and overcome any roadblocks in the hiring process through effective use of time and resources. Ideally, you'll gain in-depth understanding of the business functions and provide proactive solutions to ensure staffing goals and deadlines are met. You'll build and maintain networks both internally and externally in the organization to identify key talent and handle ongoing pipelines. You are experienced in sourcing, including use of social networks and other alternative sourcing methodologies in order to ensure a robust pipeline of potential candidates. You'll be a strong partner to the People BP, Immigration/Talent Mobility teams to understand the needs of specific internal/external cases, and manage the offer generation and approval process. Maintain responsibility for entry, maintenance and integrity of data using Apple’s internal systems. Provide analysis of Recruitment stats and activities to business partners on a regular basis. Communicate thoughtfully, professionally, diplomatically and confidentially at all times, providing detailed updates regularly.

Education & Experience

BS/BA degree preferred.

Additional Requirements