Talent Acquisition Specialist

Talent Acquisition Specialist


Education is a right, not a privilege. Our mission at ApplyBoard is to make quality education accessible to students around the world. Through our AI-powered platform, students from across the globe have access to the best institutions in Canada and the USA; allowing them to easily pursue their educational dreams. Our experts help streamline the application process from submission to enrollment and take care of all the details in between.


ApplyBoard now has the largest user-base in the study abroad industry globally. We are backed by some of the most prestigious global venture capitalists in Silicon Valley as well as Toronto and are one of the fastest growing tech companies in the Waterloo region.


Our team:


We are a start-up built on innovation and diversity. Our team is comprised of over 50% women, 10 nationalities, and over 12 languages spoken!


Over the last 3 years, we have grown to have employees around the globe, with team members in Canada, Vietnam, China, India, and Nepal, with no signs of slowing down!


The role:


ApplyBoard is hiring for a Talent Acquisition Specialist that provides expertise through consultation, sourcing, and selection of quality candidates from internal and external talent pools. As a central point of contact, this role partners with managers and builds trust and a professional experience by guiding them through the hiring process, ensuring their needs are met and the candidates experience an efficient and respectful process.



  • Work closely with hiring managers, provide value-added recruitment services including sourcing strategies, job posting tactics, interpretation of candidate assessments, interviewing best practices, and suitable compensation recommendations;


  • Source- Engage proven and innovative talent sourcing methods to source top talent and develop a future pipeline, including but not limited to: networking, job boards, social media, digital media, career fairs, agencies and campus recruitment while preserving Revera’s brand; Screen, interview and present top candidates to the hiring manager for interviews; Ensure a robust candidate talent pipeline within the applicant tracking system, updating the system with all candidate activity, accurately and timely to support sourcing, selection, reporting and talent planning;


  • Manage communication and scheduling of interviews with the candidates and hiring manager; Conduct reference and criminal checks; Present offers of employment and collect all new hire paperwork for Payroll;


  • Build awareness, know-how, and capability of hiring managers by teaching them the “A Players” hiring method; Take on special projects that enhance the process, systems, and capability



  • 2+ years of full cycle recruitment experience in the tech industry

  • Campus recruitment experience is considered an asset

  • Demonstrated success in developing a talent network for future opportunities

  • Experience working at a recruiting agency a plus

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrates professionalism with exceptional interpersonal skills

  • Focus on accuracy and high-quality work with a sense of urgency

  • Demonstrated knowledge of legislation governing recruitment activities

  • Strong time management skills with the ability to multitask

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and demanding work environment while remaining positive and focused

  • Proven ability to provide quality service to internal and external customers

  • Problem-solving and analytical skills; results driven

  • A sense of humour a must!


What We Offer:


  • The opportunity to have an impact on a product that is positively affecting change to thousands of students lives every day

  • To work with a brilliant and globally diverse team that is the fastest growing in the Waterloo region

  • Huge potential for career advancement

  • Highly competitive compensation package with stock options, great benefits, vacation and more to keep you healthy and happy!


At ApplyBoard, we understand the value of having a diverse team. That’s why we believe in providing equal opportunity regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, disability, and conviction. Please let us know if you require accommodation during the recruitment process.