Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Chicago, IL

Responsible for working with Talent Acquisition, partnering with Principals and Recruiters to generate diverse qualified candidates for all entry level positions. Ensures contracts are completed for externships. Understands the business, develops and maintains an understanding of the business strategies, objectives and key deliverables of the department supported by the TA Principals.


Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinates job fairs for the field and corporate. Partners with field and corporate partners as needed to ensure adequate representation is in attendance at events. Tracks and monitors outcomes at events.
  • Coordinates programs to attract, retain, and promote a diverse workforce for the organization. Identifies and recommends opportunities to enhance a diverse workforce through recruitment programs.
  • Partners with TA Principal to understand needs in the business as it relates to entry level talent.
  • Coordinates recruitment activities through scheduling events, attendance of representatives, coordination of materials and relationship building. May attend recruitment events to promote Walgreens opportunities and follows process for identifying top talent to the organization.
  • Develops and maintains partnerships with external organizations, working with administrators in planning and coordinating recruiting events.
  • May partner with groups such as Diversity and Inclusion or Campus Recruiting in working toward developing entry level qualified candidate pool. Reports progress of hires from diversity events and shares information with the TA team.
  • Promotes and increases diversity awareness, inclusion, equal opportunity and accessibility for the organization.
  • Maintains inventory of material inventory for events ensuring they are available.


An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans


About Walgreens Boots Alliance

Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) is a global leader in retail pharmacy, impacting millions of lives every day through dispensing medicines, and providing accessible, high-quality care. With more than 170 years of trusted healthcare heritage and innovation in community pharmacy, the company is meeting customers’ and patients’ needs through its convenient retail locations, digital platforms and health and beauty products.


Including equity method investments, WBA has a presence in more than 25 countries, employs more than 450,000 people and has more than 21,000 stores.


WBA’s purpose is to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives. The company is proud of its contributions to healthy communities, a healthy planet, an inclusive workplace and a sustainable marketplace. WBA is a participant of the United Nations Global Compact and adheres to its principles-based approach to responsible business.


WBA is included in FORTUNE’s 2021 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies*. This is the 28th consecutive year that WBA or its predecessor company, Walgreen Co., has been named to the list.


Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED and at least 2 years of experience in HR, recruitment, sales, and/or customer service.
  • Experience developing and delivering presentations to various audience levels as well as public speaking.
  • Experience providing customer service to internal and external customers, including meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines of multiple projects with varying completion dates.
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, setting borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap, sorting, setting headers and footers and/or print scaling).
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font).
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers and tables and/or adjusting table columns).
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 1 year diversity work experience and/or recruiting.
  • Experience building and maintaining partnerships with community organizations.
  • Experience with analyzing and reporting data in order to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to drive improvement of results and find solutions.
  • Experience with project management (for example: planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives).

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