Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist Commerce Bank


Job Category: Grade 09
Location: 8000 Forsyth, St. Louis, Missouri 63105
Time Type: Full Time

As a Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist at Commerce Bank, you’ll attract top talent for one of Forbes’ Best Mid -Sized Employers 2021. The Senior Talent Acquisition Specialists provides first-rate service delivery to our internal customers and candidates to ensure a best in class experience with a specific emphasis on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. You’ll be an integral part of the Talent Acquisition team and the larger Talent Management (Human Resources) department. Qualified candidates will be eligible for a highly competitive compensation package to include a base salary, annual performance bonus, a full range of Total Rewards and benefits offerings, and a hybrid in -office/work from home schedule.



• Proactively attract talent and develop top quality passive candidate pipelines to meet strategic hiring objectives for designated line of business (LOB).
• Take an intentional approach and focus on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts as it relates to sourcing, attracting, and hiring top quality employment candidates.
• Provide expertise and influence on the employment market, labor trends, and innovative recruiting techniques to support best-in-class sourcing and hiring efforts.
• Collaborate with senior leadership, hiring managers and Talent Management Consultants (HR Business Partners) to develop a strong understanding of LOB strategic objectives and how to attract top talent in support of stated goals.
• Assertively direct TA activities, business processes and procedures to meet service delivery and performance
• Serve as a coach and mentor to others in the TA group.
• Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications / Requirements

• Expert abilities for candidate sourcing techniques/tools and applicant tracking systems.
• Extensive knowledge of behavioral interviewing techniques and ability to mentor/coach others on best practices.
• In-depth knowledge of employment laws and factors affecting high level candidates (such as stock, non-solicits, etc.).
• Identifies solutions for complex offers.
• Excellent negotiation/sales skills.
• Motivated and organized self-starter with strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple priorities.
• Inquisitive, agile, and strong team player with excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
• Ability to remain adaptable and resilient to all situations with an optimistic outlook and cast a positive shadow that is
aligned with our culture and Core Values.
• Professional level proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Education & Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business, or related field required.
• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business, or related field required.
• Proven track-record of success in sourcing and attracting talent in senior level individual contributor roles as well as
management and leadership both locally and nationwide is strongly preferred.
• Experience in Financial Services/Banking or related industries preferred.