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Senior Talent Acquisition Sourcer

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Date: Jan 31, 2019

Location: Framingham, MA, US

Company: TJX Companies, Inc.

Are you ready to explore the corporate side of retail? Then try TJX on for size. You’ll join a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. At TJX, we are proud that, for 40 years, we have been providing amazing value to our customers, but the merchandise we sell is just part of our story. We believe our Associates bring our business to life, and we aim to support them by making TJX a terrific place to work. We are committed to leveraging the differences among our Associates, and believe that the diverse skills, experiences and background that they bring into the organization will help us continue to succeed.

Our retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as and in the U.S.; Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada; TK Maxx in the U.K., Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria and the Netherlands, as well as Homesense and in the U.K.; and TK Maxx in Australia. As a retailer committed to growth, success is always in style at TJX!

At TJX our over 40 year history of delivering incomparable value gives us great confidence in our ability to continue this successful growth for many years to come. Our expanding Global Talent Acquisition Center of Expertise (CoE) is proud of the role we play supporting this incredible success story.


As a member of our centralized Sourcing Team within the CoE, the Senior Talent Acquisition Sourcer requires a strong full-cycle Recruitment or Talent Sourcing background with a passion for thinking creatively and staying current on innovative sourcing techniques. In this role, the Senior Sourcer will be responsible for sourcing qualified passive talent for tough to fill openings across the organization.  This role requires flexibility, agility, and resiliency.


Key Responsibilities


  • Work at a strategic level to develop sourcing strategies for tough to fill openings as well as highly specialized, targeted job searches
  • Partner with Recruiters and HRBPs to understand the talent needs of the business and create an effective search strategy to fill open positions and build candidate pipelines
  • Influence candidates to see TJX as the “Employer of Choice” by representing the TJX brand and values at all times
  • Qualify candidates at all levels for needed skill set/competencies for current or potential positions through phone screen assessment
  • Act as a search expert for functional area(s) by understanding functional talent needs, position specifications, and search requirements
  • Utilize Avature contact management system to maintain accurate and well-ordered documentation on all candidates, searches, and other recruiting activities
  • In partnership with Sourcing peers, utilize labor market intelligence and tools (Talent Neuron, Gartner, LinkedIn, etc.) to provide industry specific data driven analytics, to influence and improve sourcing and recruitment strategies
  • Conduct research on industry trends and evaluate new & existing tools/technologies which will support day to day efficiencies within our model, by keeping us attuned to industry changes and developments
  • Create reports on sourcing activity and communicate any relevant market information to recruiter and/or management
  • Act as a leader and mentor to other Sourcers, drive best practices and share key learnings




  • Demonstrated ability to “sell” the TJX brand and attract passive candidates
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking and planning skills to achieve optimal productivity and results
  • Ability to prioritize and complete a high volume of work, manage multiple projects and coordinate multiple requests to successful completion
  • Engages, builds relationships with and influences people
  • Excellent interviewing and assessment skills
  • Excels at leveraging technology and direct sourcing techniques to locate, engage and attract passive candidates
  • Researches, tests and implements new and innovative sourcing tools and techniques
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and management systems
  • Experience using ATS and contact management systems, Avature strongly preferred
  • Proven ability to source a variety of high-profile positions, and difficult or niche markets


Education and Experience Requirements


  • 5+ years of experience as a full-cycle Recruiter or Sourcer
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience


What's In It For You?

TJX has campuses conveniently located off the Mass Pike and Route 495. With us, you'll not only enjoy working for an industry leader, but we also strive to provide a competitive salary and benefits package.

TJX considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital or military status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. TJX also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

Posting Notes: Framingham  || MA

Nearest Major Market: Framingham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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