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Technical Recruiter


The purpose of the Technical Recruiter role is to find the ideal fit for DP Professionals client job orders.  The Technical Recruiter may also be responsible for assisting and developing sales leads and development strategies.


Job Duties

·       Read and understand the requirements of client job orders.

·       Interpret job orders for relevant skill sets.

·       Research new technologies to understand the needs of the candidate and clients.

·       Identify new candidates by researching existing databases, job boards and networking opportunities.

·       Screen potential candidates by reviewing resume, skill sets and previous work experience and education.

·       Fully prepare submission of candidate for job order based on either face-to-face, Skype or telephone interview/screening.

·       Prepare candidates for job interviews by reviewing strong skill sets, job requirements and client work environment.

·       Complete references for all candidates at time of submission.

·       Develop a pipeline of candidates for recurring skill sets and future opportunities.

·       Propose and close new business contracts while working within the client bill rate range.

·       Renew business relationships with current candidates to generate potential referrals.

·       Represent DPPit in positive outreach at recruiting events.

·       Work to broaden and strengthen the DPPit identity in the IT Recruiting marketplace by cold calling, conducting in-person meetings and partnering with networking contacts.

·       Consistently build a pipeline of candidates to increase placements and generate higher gross profit year over year.

·       Determine the needs of our current and future candidates and deliver reasonable results for recruiting needs.

·       Ensure ATS/database is updated daily with any information received from the Client Company or candidate.

·       Interpret competitor and market analysis to promote the attributes of DPPit.

·       Work closely with Account Managers and Business Development to ensure candidate’s needs are met and relationship are being nurtured and built.

·       Maintain DPPit’s competitive edge by maintaining proprietary and confidential Company information.

·       Other Duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements

·       Ability to clearly communicate expectations and requirements both verbally and in writing in the English language.

·       Proven knowledge of sales and marketing techniques and principles.

·       Ability to understand the candidate and client/vendor needs.

·       Ability to understand the business cycle and engage opportunities to promote candidates.

·       Ability to effectively and efficiently manage multiple priorities at once.

·       Ability to effectively develop and manage relationships with multiple candidates and clients/vendors.

·       Ability to document multiple systems in a timely manner.

·       Proven experience with critical thinking, judgment and decision making skills.

·       Be proactive in obtaining relevant and timely information from candidates and clients/vendors.

·       Ability to represent DPPit in a professional manner both in person and via phone conversations.

·       Able to maintain confidential information from clients as relates to business opportunities.

·       Strong working knowledge of the IT field and skills required for successful recruitment.

·       Valid Driver’s License and ability to be insured under Company insurance program.

·       High School Diploma or GED required – Bachelors Degree preferred.

·       Able to use Microsoft Office products – Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook.

·       Able to lift 40 lbs unassisted.

·       Able to travel to visit clients sites within a 150 mile radius – as required.


Position reports to Director of Business Development.

Travel Requirements – 25% - within 150 mile radius

Exempt Position


DP Professionals is an equal opportunity employer.  This job description indicates in general terms, the type and level of work performed as well as the typical responsibilities of employees in this classification. The duties described are not to be

interpreted as being all-inclusive to any specific employee. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Nothing in this position description changes the at-will employment relationship existing between DP Professionals and its employees.


Submit your application to: Franklin Buchanan,

President and CEO - Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation

The Myrtle Beach Regional EDC (MBREDC) is conducting a national search to recruit a self-motivated, innovative leader with excellent communication and presentation skills in order to effectively work closely with business leaders, site selection consultants, and regional and statewide development partners.  This position plans, organizes and implements economic development strategies to promote the growth and development of Horry County’s economic base, assists in the retention and expansion of existing businesses, and works aggressively to recruit new businesses for the community.  The position will also be responsible for the management of economic development staff, management of EDC finances and investor relations, and will directly report to the Executive Committee of the MBREDC. 

A Bachelor’s degree in economics, business, or a related field, supervisory experience, and over five years of economic development experience is required.  A Master’s degree and IEDC’s Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) certification is preferred.  

Salary: An attractive salary and benefits package is provided.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume electronically to Sandy Davis at:

Applications should be received by September 12, 2014.

Economic Development Director - York County, SC

York County, South Carolina is currently seeking applications for the position of Economic Development Director. This position plans, directs and supervises the activities of the York County Economic Development Department to ensure the effective facilitation of industrial, business and commercial investment in York County, an expanded tax base and new employment opportunities to promote York County to prospective and existing business and industrial prospects. Position also provides leadership in the creation and implementation of economic development strategies for York County. Requires a Master Degree in urban or regional planning, business or public administration, economics, marketing or related field with 5 years of experience, some at a supervisory level.  A bachelor’s degree with 8 years of experience may be considered. Designation as a Certified Economic Developer and a valid driver’s license are also required.

Applications may be made at the York County Human Resources Dept. at 6 S. Congress St., York, SC 29745 or via the Internet at the York County web site at York County is an EOAAE.

Economic Development Director - City of Anderson, SC

We have an opening for an Economic Development Director reporting to the office of the city manager. For a full job description and to obtain an application please visit the city web site at   When there click on the “Jobs” link. You may also obtain an application from the Personnel Office at City Hall, 401 South Main Street, Anderson, SC. Applications for this position will be accepted until it is filled. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Senior Project Manager, LCK

LCK is seeking to add an experienced, senior level project manager to its staff in Columbia, SC. The qualified candidate will have a degree in engineering, architecture, or construction management and a minimum of ten years of experience in commercial development, facilities management, construction or design. Specific experience in independently managing projects within one of these disciplines is required. The desired candidate will possess strong leadership and communication skills. Experience with sales presentations and client relationship management a plus.

LCK is a professional project management services firm and represents clients in the role of owner’s representative to develop new construction projects as well as renovations. The successful project manager should be experienced in managing a variety of project types including at minimum commercial, retail and/or industrial projects.

LCK originated over 20 years ago as the construction management division of Colliers International and in 2001 became an independent LLC. The company was rebranded in 2013 and has consistently grown since its formation, with a completed volume of over $68 million in 2013. Mickey Layden is President and majority partner of LCK, a certified woman-owned business.

For more information/to submit resume please contact LCK at

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