Powerhouse Retail Services Recruiter (1 year contract) Full Time in Toronto, ON

Powerhouse Retail Services

Branch Toronto ON CA

Recruiter (1 year contract)
Toronto, ON

Bachelor Degree or Diploma in Human Resources Management. We bring together a diverse range of creative and strategic expertise to create seamless customer…

Recruiter (National Retail/Merchandising) – 1 Year Contract

Powerhouse Retail Services is a third party fashion apparel merchandising and warehouse order fulfillment company. Our services boosts clients’ brand experience while growing sales and minimizing overhead expenses. We are armed with market knowledge of the entire retail process, have strong relationships with major retailers and transport companies and are obsessed with providing innovative efficient excellence. We close the gap between retailers and consumers.

Established in 1995 and located in Mississauga Ontario; we bring together a diverse range of creative and strategic expertise to create seamless customer experiences.

We have one mission: Make it happen!

At Powerhouse we strive to develop a positive work environment where employees can work together, feel as if their skills are being used, are appreciated and maintain a solid work/life balance. We focus on a team approach that encourages open communication.

We are looking for an entry level recruiter to compliment our team based in our Mississauga head office.

This is a one year entry level contract employment opportunity and is inclusive of, but not limited to: sourcing, screening, interviewing, hiring, and on boarding of contract merchandisers.

Schedule: * 40 hours per week * Monday to Friday * 9AM – 5PM

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Coordinates field hiring with Manager of Operations & assists with ongoing recruitment needs and planning.
  • Provides daily/monthly administration support for Operations team, constructing various Excel and PowerPoint reports as needed.
  • Track and fill open vacancies across Canada
  • Recruit viable candidates for all markets
  • Consideration of costs & expenses to company when recruiting
  • Conduct full-cycle recruitment, including sourcing, interviewing and providing meaningful insights into hiring decisions.
  • Recommend appropriate recruitment strategies and continuously build and maintain talent pipelines
  • Build recruitment capabilities through consulting support, demonstrating inclusive recruitment best practices and providing a good candidate experience
  • Responsible for candidate recommendations for contract merchandisers across Canada
  • Responsible for completing pre-employment administrative tasks to include reference checks and phone screening following provided requirements
  • Collaborates with Manager of Operations and reports progress regularly
  • Collaborates with HR and Operations to understand job descriptions and corresponding qualifications required of job candidates.
  • Maintains applicant data using resources and tools
  • Supports the Manager of Operations as needed


  • Attentive to detail
  • Competent using standard functions in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point)
  • Perform administrative tasks quickly and accurately
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Maintain high level of confidentiality
  • Coordinate candidate interviews with the Recruitment specialist
  • Professional and friendly communication with potential candidates and co-workers
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a variety of situations
  • Maintain efficient office procedures and a system for keeping track of potential candidates
  • Knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation and grammar
  • Quick thinker who brings a positive and high-energy approach to getting things done
  • Bilingual (French) is an asset


  • Bachelor Degree or Diploma in Human Resources Management
  • CHRP an asset

Work Experience:

  • Must have 1 year minimum of professional experience recruiting in a high volume environment, preferably in retail for a national field force
  • 1-2 years experience in a fashion merchandising or retail environment

Powerhouse is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.

We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Strictly no agencies please.

Job Type: Full-time

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-24
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