Talent Acquisition Specialist

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Job ID
Human Resources
Location Name
60 Columbus Circle


Related Companies is the most prominent privately owned real estate firm in the United States. Formed over 40 years ago, Related is a fully integrated, highly diversified industry leader with experience in virtually every aspect of development, acquisitions, management, finance, marketing and sales.


Headquartered in New York City, Related has offices and major developments in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, South Florida, Washington, D.C., Abu Dhabi, London, and Shanghai and boasts a team of over 3,500 professionals. The Company’s portfolio of over $50 billion in real estate assets owned or under development is made up of best-in-class mixed-use, residential, retail, office and affordable properties in premier high-barrier-to-entry markets. Related has developed preeminent mixed-use projects such as Time Warner Center in New York and CityPlace in West Palm Beach and is currently developing the 28-acre Hudson Yards project on Manhattan’s West Side. Related also manages approximately $4 billion of equity capital on behalf of sovereign wealth funds, public pension plans, multi-managers, endowments, and family offices. Related was recently named to Fast Company Magazine’s list of the 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World.


Related also owns Equinox® Fitness Clubs and SoulCycle further expanding the company's capabilities into the health and fitness arena and enhancing the value of its properties through an exclusive, branded amenity and lifestyle offering. Related is a partner in CORE, a boutique residential brokerage.


The Sourcing Specialist will be responsible for supporting the Talent Acquisition and Development team in all aspects of their projects including; sourcing candidates, facilitating/conducting interviews and applicant tracking software management. This individual must operate both strategically and tactically, recommending and implementing recruitment plans.  S/He will be based in New York and report to the Head of the group.


The Talent Acquisition and Development team at Related is committed to protecting founder Stephen M. Ross’ belief that “people are our greatest asset.” Related views the hiring of a new candidate as a commitment on both ends, and strives to fill availabilities on both skill and cultural fit. The Talent Acquisition and Development team is responsible for recruitment of talent, leadership development and ensuring best practices of human capital throughout the company. 


  • Source and screen prospective candidates for various disciplines including: Accounting, Administration, Finance, Design, Sales, Marketing, Creative Services, Real Estate Development, Legal, Insurance, IT, Corporate Communications, and Construction.
  • Partner with hiring managers to develop compelling job descriptions.
  • Develop and maintain effective and efficient processes in order to facilitate high quality candidate flow on a timely basis.
  • Utilize all available tools and programs including search firms, college and business school campus recruiting programs, recruitment marketing campaigns, personal and professional networks, industry sources, and internet mining.
  • Proactively seek, and maintain a database of information on top talent for use in future recruiting efforts.
  • Manage the company’s applicant tracking online software.
  • Facilitate and participate in the interview process of potential candidates.
  • Generate position specifications for all new open positions.


The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of functioning in a highly successful recruiting role at a “best practices” company or search firm.  


  • A minimum of 5 years agency or corporate recruiting experience within real estate.
  • Demonstrated ability to vet technical resumes and conduct in depth technical interviews, and to create an enviable hit rate with candidates you present.
  • A customer-focused perspective and understanding of process.
  • The ability to translate strategic plans into concrete actions and achieve results
  • Positive attitude, a confidence-inspiring manner, and a keen sense of determination and urgency.
  • Comfortable working with multiple hiring managers.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and able to effective communicating in formal and informal settings with senior executives, peers, and candidates.
  • Ability to build a candidate’s enthusiasm about the opportunity and the organization.
  • Adept at juggling multiple roles across different disciplines.
  • Keen ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Unquestioned integrity.
  • Undergraduate degree required.

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