Talent Acquisition Partner

Req ID:  34223
Travel:  Less than 10%

Chicago, IL, US, 60606

Education:  Four-year college degree
Experience:  At least 5 years of experience required
Equivalency:  Combination of education & experience considered


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Vets and Disabled




Talent is the fuel for business growth and to that end, to assist Intelsat in its current rapid and transformational growth stage, the Talent Acquisition Partner will focus on recruiting top talent as a fundamental driver of Intelsat’s success. In this role, you will perform full life-cycle recruiting for complex global technical and non-technical positions in various divisions throughout the companywith a focus on recruitment for the Gogo Commercial Aviation business.  You will partner with, educate and influence hiring managers on employment policies and procedures, source and prescreen candidates through internet recruiting resources and databases (as well as other sources), conduct candidate screening calls, and schedule interviews, develop and extend job offers, and fill openings with high caliber candidates. You will utilize our tools such as the applicant tracking system to enter timely and detailed information with a focus on the metrics around diversity hires and Time to Fill metric, as well as frequent communication across the HR team.  


Your role in helping us shape the future:

  • Perform full life-cycle global recruiting to hire top talent including passive talent. This includes checking references, processing background checks and training hiring managers on interviewing techniques, and coaching them throughout the hiring process.
  • Be a go-to and highly sought-after partner to hiring managers, educating them on the employment market, and Intelsat’s employment policies and procedures.
  • Provide internal and external Candidates with a great experience, while keeping hiring managers, candidates, and all stakeholders engaged and informed throughout the process.
  • Advise and influence hiring managers to post openings on social media and such as on LinkedIn and provide training if needed.
  • Keep the pulse on best practices in recruitment, attend webinars, trainings and share information with the team to drive process improvement. Update manuals with process changes as needed.
  • Ensure hiring managers are well versed on the applicant tracking system (selecting competency questions, locating and reviewing resumes and entering ratings into the system). Lead periodic training such as the Structured Interview training for Hiring Managers and Panelists.
  • As an engaged member of the HR team and driver of an engaged and connected culture, participate in and promote the various corporate Giving Back, and Connect events, etc.
  • Collaborate with HR peers as a go-to member on the team to provide training, updates or reinforce practices to drive process consistency in support of business objectives.
  • Recommend and attend recruitment events (job fairs, campus events, networking functions, etc.) with a focus on increasing brand awareness.
  • Ensure legal compliance with policies.
  • Ensure timely and accurate data entry in applicant tracking system.
  • Additional responsibilities as required.


You should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related field (or an equivalent amount of education and work experience)
  • Five years of professional recruitment experience in a high volume / high growth corporate environment.
  • Experience with progressive recruitment resources such as social media, including the ability to recommend and utilize these resources as appropriate for each assigned position.
  • Successful hands-on sourcing experience such as networking, and sourcing via the Internet- LinkedIn, etc.
  • Knowledge of state and federal laws/regulations pertaining to employment (EEO, OFCCP, etc.) required.
  • Superior interpersonal, analytical and verbal/written communication skills, including the ability to negotiate with and influence internal and external customers.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task required.
  • Must have excellent selection and process management skills.
  • Superior organizational skills, time management abilities and adaptability to rapidly changing demands required.
  • Ability to close out requisitions in a timely manner (i.e. maintain a reasonable time-to-fill).
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite, including Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • SHRM certification (e.g. PHR, GPHR, SPHR) preferred.
  • Applicant Tracking System experience required.
  • Recruiters with Tech or Satellite / Telecommunications recruitment experience preferred.



What it’s like to work with us:

Intelsat is connecting the world and transforming the satellite landscape by reaching beyond the traditional satellite industry. We are defining new products that will open new, profitable markets. To help us reach this goal, you should be a bold thinker who will perform a key role in shaping Intelsat innovation for years to come.

  • We emphasize personal and professional growth
  • Awesome benefits including PTO, medical, tuition reimbursement, and training
  • Fun, diverse, and inclusive culture


Other Job Info:

  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job.  This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.
  • Job requires ability to sit for long periods of time


  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job.  This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.
  • Company description: Intelsat is the largest provider of fixed satellite services worldwide. We enable providers of media, telecom and government services to deliver information and entertainment to people at home, in the office or on the move. On a day-to-day basis, Intelsat supplies video, data and voice connectivity in approximately 200 countries and territories for approximately 1,800 customers, many of which Intelsat has had relationships with for over 30 years. Some of the world’s leading media and communications companies, multinational corporations, Internet service providers and government/military organizations hallmark Intelsat’s customer base. Customers access capacity through extensive service offerings, which include transponder services, hybrid managed services combining satellite capacity and terrestrial facilities, and channel services.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago