Talent Acquisition Specialist - P&C insurance


  • Partner with insurance leaders and HR managers to determine current and future job needs and hiring strategies.
  • Consult with and coach hiring managers in best practices, candidate experience, candidate selection, etc.
  • Sources qualified candidates using internal talent data, candidate database, postings, social media, website, job boards, employee referrals, professional organizations, networking, limited external recruiters, etc.
  • Screen and interview potential candidates to determine position/potential fit and recommend top qualified candidates to hiring managers.
  • Promote our Employee Referral program to attract qualified talent.
  • Maximize e-Recruiting tools to ensure quality candidates are hired in a timely manner. Ensure that statuses are updated in applicant tracking system (ATS) in a timely manner.
  • Stay current with technologies impacting talent acquisition, sourcing candidates, and insurance-related job descriptions. Maintain an understanding of market conditions.
  • Work closely with HR Managers in workforce planning, evaluating candidates and understanding goals and objectives impacting staff.
  • Build a strong understanding of the goals and responsibilities of our insurance operations, enabling a more effective talent acquisition process.
  • Analyze recruiting efforts and processes to determine and continuously refine best practices for effective / high quality talent acquisition, that also focuses on the candidate experience for both internal and external candidates.
  • Source candidate pools continuously, building a strong pipeline for future talent, maintaining open communications with future talent pool.
  • Ensure diversity boards are used with all postings and make an effort at outreaching to associated candidates.
  • Provide appropriate training to leaders and employees on various talent topics (i. e., interviewing workshops, talent acquisition practices, career coaching, etc)
  • Manage associated 3rd party vendor relationships and contracts, ensuring compliance with company practices.


  • 5+ years of full-cycle recruiting experience within a proven track record of solid recruiting metrics
  • Experience in the P&C insurance industry
  • Experience in developing and implementing targeted recruitment strategies
  • Excellent relationship building, consultative and collaboration skills
  • Prior experience with applicant tracking system(s)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, LinkedIn and other social media tools
  • HR certification preferred

Selective is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Selective maintains a drug-free workplace


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