Job Type: Direct Hire
Location: Alexandria, Virginia

Are you an entrepreneurial recruiting professional looking for an excellent opportunity to grow your career in the exciting and ever-changing marketing and creative space? Want to work in a team-oriented environment where your individual contributions will make a BIG impact? Look no further, as McKinley Marketing Partners has an excellent opportunity right here in beautiful Old Town Alexandria, Va! 

Specifically, McKinley is looking for a highly-motivated recruiting professional who will uncover client opportunities, vet candidates, and work directly with clients and internal teams to place candidates in a variety of marketing and creative positions with our top Fortune 500, agency, and nonprofit clients. This position reports to the Head of Client Services.


  • Identify opportunities and maintain relationships within client companies and assigned accounts
  • Assess client company position requirements and appropriately match candidates to meet client needs and expectations.
  • Source, identify, and interview applicants and candidates for contract and permanent client opportunities
  • Write and manage job postings using job boards and social media resources
  • Manage and guide applicants through all hiring stages and references checks
  • Proactively maintain marketing and creative candidate bench through use of the CRM and the applicant tracking system
  • Partner with business development, and work closely with client services, marketing, operations, and finance teams
  • Backstop/support fellow recruiters



  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, human resources, business administration, or related area of study 
  • 3-5 years of experience in successfully sourcing, recruiting, and placing candidates; marketing and creative focus highly preferred 
  • Experience using Bullhorn, or other CRM and candidate tracking systems, as well as LinkedIn Recruiter; AIRS sourcing techniques highly desired 
  • Computer and internet proficiency, including Microsoft Office Suite, social media tools, and database applications 
  • Strong entrepreneurial attitude, including drive for results and proven ability to stay focused on goals 
  • Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills while demonstrating clear and concise verbal and written communication 
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, ability to follow processes, and attention to detail 
  • Previous experience working in a fast-paced, quick turnaround environment

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