YM Inc. was founded on the strength of a single retail store in the heart of downtown Toronto in 1975, under the name Stitches. Today we are one of North America’s leading apparel retailers operating over 600 stores across Canada and the United States under the following banners: Stitches, Urban Planet, Urban Behavior, Sirens, West 49, Amnesia, Urban Kids, Suzy Shier, and Bluenotes.
The Manager, Talent Acquisition is responsible for the recruitment and selection for Corporate Head Office and Senior Operational positions, as assigned. This role works closely with Department Heads and Executives to ensure continuous attraction and retention of top talent. The Manager is also responsible for keeping up to date with current recruitment trends and ensuring an ongoing consistent flow of high caliber candidates for interview and placement.
Duties and Responsibilities
Attract and hire the best talent
Implement full-cycle Recruitment & Selection for Corporate an Operational positions
Develop and grow an impressive talent network
Lead and support hiring managers in all areas of the recruitment process: job description, assessment of candidates, job postings, source/screen/interview candidates, feedback sessions, offer presentation and negotiation, closing candidates, and onboarding
Roll out and manage practical recruitment processes, new systems, job boards, and training that is aligned with overall organizational goals
Manage Company presence through a variety of multi-channel sourcing strategies
3+ years’ of working experience in full-cycle recruitment and selection, preferably in retail
Post-secondary education in a recruitment related field an asset
Exceptional interviewing skills with an ability to assess candidate responses
Skilled in effective negotiation
Exceptional organization and time management skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Self-starter, ability to work independently and perform at optimum levels
YM Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals. We thank all applicants for their interest: However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If chosen to participate in the selection process, accommodations are available upon request. We will consult with the applicant to provide or arrange suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.