Recruiting Associate

200 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60606, USA Req #339
Friday, November 19, 2021

The Story


Founded in 2008, Hightower is a wealth management firm that provides investment, financial and retirement planning services to individuals, foundations and family offices, as well as 401(k) consulting and cash management services to corporations. Hightower’s capital solutions, operational support services, size and scale empower its vibrant community of independent-minded wealth advisors to grow their businesses and help their clients achieve their vision of “well-th. Rebalanced.” Based in Chicago with advisors across the U.S., the firm operates as a registered investment advisor (RIA).


Your Future Team  

We are a dynamic high performing team that supports both corporate and advisor field offices. We work across multiple markets and time zones delivering a robust hiring experience. We are looking for a person that exhibits these qualities:


  • Dynamic. You bring your light to the party and brighten up those around you.
  • Adaptability. Able to pivot as priorities and changes happen with the business.
  • Creative. Bring new and innovative ideas to the table to solve everyday challenges.
  • High EQ. You are to read the room and situation and work with multiple types of people.
  • Organized. You bring order to chaos and enjoy getting multiple things to line up.



What You’ll Do


Deliver a high-quality candidate experience through the growth of Hightower Advisors corporate and field teams. Support the entire Human Resources department and assist with the Hightower recruiting, onboarding, and talent management strategies.


  • Develop relationships with Hightower Advisor field offices and liaison between the field and corporate hiring teams. Work closely with our Advisor Engagement team to understand current and future hiring needs of all our field offices.
  • Embody the Hightower brand to the field teams and candidates with the ability to deliver the unique story of each different advisor team
  • Manage the full recruitment cycle to ensure hiring requirements are met, from initial kick-off meeting to candidate close
  • Manage recruiting efforts such as posting requisitions, scheduling interviews, and strategy
  • Develop recruiting strategies to maintain a strong talent pipeline for Hightower in all functions of the company with a specific focus on field teams
  • This role will recruit entry level candidates through key field team executives
  • Negotiate, prepare offers, and coordinate with other departments for onboarding
  • Evaluate, screen incoming resumes as well as develop unique sourcing strategies according to the positions targeting the unique needs of each field team
  • Assist in developing our employer brand and maintaining Hightower’s recruiting sites
  • Conduct initial interviews and think holistically about talent across the entire organization
  • Work with hiring managers to determine staffing and talent needs for all levels of the company
  • Assist the Director, Recruiting and Talent Management with any ad hoc projects


What You’ll Bring


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of recruiting related experience, specifically with full-life cycle recruiting experience
  • Ceridian HRIS and financial services experience strongly preferred
  • Possess a strong EQ and demonstrated experience as an active listener
  • Dynamic ability to negotiate offers and manage vendor relationships when needed
  • Resourceful enough to recruit across multiple positions and geographies
  • Strong detail orientation and an ability to manage multiple competing priorities
  • Maintain high levels of confidentiality and trust
  • Aptitude to conduct interviews including behavioral interview techniques and act as a SME to the field teams
  • Experience working with ATS systems and sourcing tools
  • Highly organized with excellent time management skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Dynamic personality and competency to read people and situations


What We Offer


  • Coverage on the first day of employment for medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k Matching Plan
  • Student Loan Assistance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Pet Insurance
  • Flexible Benefits (FSA, Pre-tax transportation, HSA Employer Contributions)
  • Hybrid Model Work Schedule (50% in office)
  • HIGHflex PTO, take the vacation you need


AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Hightower is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer-related), gender identity or expression, genetic information including sickle cell or hemoglobin C trait, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local law.


You are a U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident or possess other unrestricted U.S. work authorization and will not require sponsorship for U.S. work authorization now or anytime in the future.


Hightower requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination for all employees. Reasonable accommodations will be considered. If an employee is unable to provide proof of vaccination, mask coverings and weekly COVID-19 testing will be implemented.



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  • 200 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60606, USA