Come Work For One Of Vancouver’s Top Recruitment Agencies

We couldn’t be prouder of our culture here at SWIM. We’re a tight-knit and fun-loving team and we really bring the “work hard/play hard” cliché to life!

Recruitment can be stressful! There are tight timelines and often a roller-coaster of emotions as you help candidates and employers find that all-important match… but the payoff of helping people find their dream job and their dream candidate is huge and makes it all worth while.  In the hectic and competitive world of agency recruitment, it’s crucial to feel like you have colleagues and bosses who have your back and where your success is measured by results and relationships instead of KPIs, and that’s why we’re all so happy to work at a people-first organization like SWIM. Below is a listing of open opportunities we’re currently hiring internally for. Whether you’ve worked in a recruitment agency before, or whether you’re new to the industry and want to get started on this rewarding career path, we invite you to take a look at the jobs listed below and see if there are any potential matches. If you see a fit, please send us your resume. If we see a potential fit we’ll be in touch to discuss next steps!

Recruitment Coordinator

Careers At Swim
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on October 20, 2021
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Join one of Vancouver’s most exciting and successful boutique recruitment firms!

Who - the Hiring Company: 

Founded in 2007, Swim Recruiting is one of Vancouver’s leading recruitment firms and we provide our clients and our candidates with recruitment services in Information Technology, Accounting & Finance, Human Resources, Administration, Operations, and Supply Chain. We have a tight-knit, fun-loving, hard-working, and dynamic corporate culture, and many of our employees have worked with the firm for 5 to 12 years. Please note that Swim Recruiting will not share your candidacy with anyone outside of our firm without your approval as confidentiality is very important to us!

What - the Role: 

Swim Recruiting is seeking a new Recruitment Coordinator to help out our incredibly busy Recruitment team! This is a great opportunity for someone who is eager to work with one of the most reputable recruitment firms in Vancouver in a fast-paced and supportive work environment.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following: 
  • Coordinating and scheduling candidate interviews with top clients
  • Posting, tracking, and closing job postings on various sites
  • Conducting candidate references
  • Scheduling internal meetings and providing calendar management for the Team Lead
  • Administrative support for the Team including resume formatting
  • Utilizing Swim’s ATS (applicant tracking system) and providing administrative support with contractor onboarding including processing background checks 
  • Administrative assistance and coordination with supplier portals

Who- the Candidate: 

We are looking for a personable Recruitment Coordinator who is eager to dive right in to the “Swimming Pool”! You will be an enthusiastic team-player who enjoys a versatile, fast-paced coordinator role.   
  • At least 2 years recent and relevant work experience in an administrative capacity. 
  • Experience working within a Recruitment Agency and/or supporting an internal HR department in a similar role is a big plus, but not absolutely required. Experience working for a boutique recruitment firm will be viewed particularly favourably.
  • Strong computer skills are needed, particularly in Word, Outlook, and Excel. Previous experience with an ATS (applicant tracking system) and/or CRM system is preferred but not required.
  • Top-notch verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate in a manner that is clear, friendly, professional, and confident- internally with colleagues and externally with candidates and clients.
  • Strong ability to prioritize and to focus on work within a fast-paced and dynamic open-concept office environment.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and efficient, with excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and pivot between different projects and tasks. 
  • Self-motivated, with a positive attitude, a strong work ethic, and the willingness to assist a busy and fun-loving recruitment team. A great sense of humour is always appreciated by Swim! 
  • Post-secondary education is an asset.

Where: 

Swim’s office is in Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful office with ocean and mountain views. Close to both Gastown and the financial district, and accessible via many bus lines, Canada Line, SkyTrain, West Coast Express, and SeaBus.

Why: 

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced, fun-loving, and ever-changing environment with dynamic and friendly professionals. You will be responsible for a variety of responsibilities, your days will be full and busy, and you will be an important “face and voice” for Swim Recruiting- a true ambassador of our brand and reputation

How Much: 

This is a salaried position, not commissioned-based. Swim Recruiting provides an excellent benefits package as well as 4 weeks’ paid time off and other great perks!

When & How to Apply: 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please hit “APPLY NOW” to send us your resume. If you already have a recruiter at Swim, please reach out to that person directly. Thank you!
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Administrative Assistant

Careers At Swim
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on October 20, 2021
Join one of Vancouver’s most exciting and successful boutique recruitment firms! Read Full Description
Join one of Vancouver’s most exciting and successful boutique recruitment firms!

Who- the Hiring Company:

Founded in 2007, Swim Recruiting is one of Vancouver’s leading recruitment firms and we provide our clients and our candidates with recruitment services in Information Technology, Accounting & Finance, Human Resources, Administration, Operations, and Supply Chain. We have a tight-knit, fun-loving, hard-working, and dynamic corporate culture, and many of our employees have worked with the firm for 5 to 10 years. Please note that Swim Recruiting will not share your candidacy with anyone outside of our firm without your approval as confidentiality is very important to us!

What- the Role:

Swim Recruiting is seeking a new Administrative Assistant to join our team! This is a great opportunity for someone who is eager to work with one of the most reputable recruitment firms in Vancouver in a fast-paced and supportive work environment.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Administrative duties such as updating spreadsheets and collecting information for placements.
  • Preparing contracts and ensuring accuracy for both clients and contractors.
  • Responsible for all contractor onboarding
  • Liaising with Recruiters, Account Managers, and Recruitment Coordinators to collect information and give out reminders for time sheets.
  • Helping with back-end duties for payroll and invoicing.
  • Utilizing Swim’s ATS (applicant tracking system) and ensuring proper documentation and usage.
  • Assisting the Director of Operations with tasks and special projects as needed.

Who- The Candidate:  

We are looking for a true administrative professional who is eager to dive right into the “Swimming Pool”! You will be an enthusiastic team-player who enjoys a versatile administrative role.
  • 2 years of recent and relevant administrative and office experience
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office Suite (Word, Outlook, and Excel)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic with a professional and positive attitude
  • Prioritization is key! Being able to prioritize different tasks and projects while working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and efficient.
  • Experience working with a Recruitment Agency and/or supporting an internal HR team is preferred, but not required.
  • Post-secondary education is an asset.

Where: 

Swim’s office is in Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful office with ocean and mountain views. Close to both Gastown and the financial district, and accessible via many bus lines, Canada Line, SkyTrain, West Coast Express, and SeaBus.

Why: 

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced, fun-loving, and ever-changing environment with dynamic and friendly professionals. You will be responsible for a variety of administrative responsibilities, your days will be full and busy, and you will be an important part of Swim Recruiting- a true ambassador of our brand and reputation.

How Much: 

Competitive salary and benefits depending on the candidate’s level of skills and experience. Swim Recruiting provides an excellent benefits package (coverage for health, dental, & paramedical) as well as 4 weeks’ paid time off and other perks.

When & How to Apply: 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please don’t hesitate to apply today as this search is moving quickly. Please hit “APPLY NOW” to send us your resume.
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Recruitment Consultant

Careers At Swim
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on September 24, 2021
At Swim Recruiting we believe that every recruiter is unique and that everyone has their own style when it comes to being a successful recruitment consultant. We do not believe in placing unrealistic and over-bearing KPIs on the day-to-day running of your desk; instead, we trust your ability and give you the tools, space, training, and resources to do your job effectively and efficiently. As a result of the way we believe in doing business we have experienced tremendous success in attracting the strongest candidates and developing solid relationships with some of the best and most respected employers in Vancouver and beyond.  Read Full Description
  • Do you feel restricted by the strict KPIs placed on you by your current agency?
  • Do wish you were given more room to show your creative side and personal brand in recruitment?
  • Prefer treating candidates and clients like people, not numbers?
  • Looking for uncapped commission potential? 

Who- the Company: 

At Swim Recruiting we believe that every recruiter is unique and that everyone has their own style when it comes to being a successful recruitment consultant. We do not believe in placing unrealistic and over-bearing KPIs on the day-to-day running of your desk; instead, we trust your ability and give you the tools, space, training, and resources to do your job effectively and efficiently. As a result of the way we believe in doing business we have experienced tremendous success in attracting the strongest candidates and developing solid relationships with some of the best and most respected employers in Vancouver and beyond. 
  • Opened for business in 2007, and have many long-tenured and loyal Swimmers who have been with the firm for many years 
  • 100% Vancouver owned and operated Company
  • Very diverse and inclusive culture with a big focus on team collaboration 
  • Very generous and transparent commission structure that hasn’t changed since our inception over a decade ago 
  • We are very busy!!! You will always have good searches to recruit on with many of Vancouver’s best known companies 

What- the Role: 

We are seeking an experienced, talented, and self-motivated Recruitment Consultant to join our close-knit and top-notch recruitment team. The new Consultant can recruit within Accounting & Finance, Human Resources, Administration, and/or Marketing & Communications. This will be a permanent role, in which you will be surrounded by some of the best and most experienced recruiters in Vancouver under the leadership of well-networked and knowledgeable Vancouver recruitment veterans. The new Recruitment Consultant will be working on a variety of searches- contract and permanent, entry-level to senior level individual contributor, diverse corporate functions (not IT)- and for reputable companies of all sizes across the lower mainland and in all industries. Our recruiters are not limited to certain sectors, functions, or geographies. 

Who- the Candidate: 

  • At least 12 months- and preferably 18+ months- of full-cycle recruitment experience in a Recruitment firm is required 
  • Vancouver recruitment experience is preferred but not required for someone who is confident they can quickly establish a local network 
  • Experience recruiting on corporate office-based searches 
  • Excellent communication skills- written, verbal, and non-verbal 
  • Experience working on a high volume of diverse searches
  • Experience using an ATS, with strong ATS documentation, as well as recruitment platforms such as LinkedIn Recruiter
Culturally, our ideal candidate will be the type of person who loves to have a laugh with colleagues and who does not take themselves too seriously. You have an entrepreneurial mindset, take initiative, are results oriented, and have a strong sense of urgency. We thrive on the thrill of headhunting and filling tough searches, but we are also fun-loving and believe playing hard to be just as important. Our relaxed, trusting, and down-to-earth attitude has been key to our success with both candidates and clients who find it easy to relate to us on a personal level.

Where: 

Swim Recruiting is headquartered in the heart of downtown Vancouver inside the iconic Waterfront Station building (super transit friendly). SWIM provides the opportunity for work-from-home days for our Recruitment Consultants who are ramped up and can be productive from their home office.  

How Much: 

  • SWIM offers two options- full commission (this has the highest earning potential!) or base salary plus lower % of commissions. We are very transparent about realistic earning potential and happy to discuss in detail. 
  • 23 “SWIM DAYS”- to be used for vacation, personal days, family days- whatever you want!  Plus you get your birthday off and occasional bonus days. 
  • Health & Dental benefits, including paramedical allowances 
  • Cell phone plan reimbursement
  • Annual reward trip for top performers… at least, when there isn’t a global pandemic raging! Our early 2020 trip was to Mexico!
  • Etcetera…. let’s talk!

When & How to Apply: 

If this role sounds like you and you want to hear more, please hit “APPLY NOW” to send us your resume. Recruiting will of course fully and completely respect all candidate confidentiality, and we can navigate questions about non-compete clauses. Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you! 
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IT Recruitment Consultant

Careers At Swim
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on June 30, 2021
We are looking for the next amazing 'Swimmer' to join our tight-knit IT Recruitment team. First we’d like you to learn about us and what makes us special: Read Full Description
We are looking for the next amazing 'Swimmer' to join our tight-knit IT Recruitment team. First we’d like you to learn about us and what makes us special:

Our leadership & management style: 

We believe that everyone is unique and that everyone has their own style when it comes to being a successful recruitment consultant. We do not believe in placing unrealistic and over-bearing KPIs on the day-to-day running of your desk; instead, we trust in your ability and give you the tools, space, and resources for you to do your job effectively and efficiently.

Our reputation: 

As a result of the way that we believe in doing business in an ethical and transparent way, we have experienced tremendous success in attracting some of the strongest candidates and developed solid relationships with some of the best and most respected employers in Vancouver.

Our IT Recruitment team 

Key cultural pillars of the IT team are Accountability, Performance, Creativity, Commitment, and Fun. You will be surrounded by some of the best and most experienced tech recruiters in Vancouver under the leadership of well-networked and knowledgeable Vancouver recruitment veterans. We are a fun bunch of people who share a competitive edge, respect for each other, passion for recruitment, and love of chocolate snacks. We love to win as a team (and celebrate winning!) and we are diverse with over 50% female and only 20% Canadian natives. We are proud of our inclusive culture and are active participants and supporters of many socially responsible initiatives.

You:

You will be recruiting any role that falls under the broad spectrum of Information Technology - from level 1 helpdesk analysts to CTO and everything in between. We typically have over 50 open requisitions open and any one time which are split roughly 50/50 between contract and permanent roles. You have an entrepreneurial mindset, take initiative, are results-oriented, have a strong sense of urgency and value ethics. You are naturally competitive and hate losing. You bring over 2 years of technical recruitment experience and love working in this space.

How to Apply: 

If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume. Thank you! 
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