Communications Associate

Location Austin, TX 78701
Date Posted June 01, 2021
Job ID 7467
Employment Type Direct Hire

Scion Staffing, an award-winning recruitment firm, is seeking a highly motivated and upbeat Communications and Search Associate to join our team in our expanding Austin, TX office! Reporting to the Regional Director of Staffing, this full time role is currently remote and will eventually operate out of our Austin office.

Scion Staffing seeks a driven, technology-savvy, and recruitment-minded professional who is hungry to learn and lead processes that will significantly benefit the growth and successful operation of our award-winning search firm. Most importantly, we are looking for someone who is passionate about leadership and career growth! This position is (60%) administrative and talent sourcing: writing, editing, recruiting and coordination duties, (20%) administrative human resource-based work, (15%) candidate scheduling and phone/email recruiting coordination, and (5%) project work.

Scion is a leading full-service executive search firm recently awarded to the List of Best Executive Recruiting Firms in the World by Forbes. We are a leading specialist for nonprofits, foundations, and educational institutions—more than 60% of the positions we place are helping local communities in a wide array of nonprofits and social services. We also staff expanding start-ups, tech companies, and scaling entities. We pride ourselves in our upbeat, positive, and professional company culture as well as our expert recruiters that are passionate about helping our devoted clients. This is an incredible opportunity to be a part of an amazing and supportive team and to learn from some of the very best in the industry!

This exciting position directly contributes to tangible work on behalf of the Search team; working with candidate sourcing, recruiting processes, marketing, client/candidate correspondence, research, and related social media job marketing and recruitment tasks.

Individuals who are fast learners, methodical, positive, and adaptable will thrive in this position. The right person for this role has a natural drive to succeed and exemplary communication skills, enjoys owning projects, constantly looks for (and finds) creative new ways to help drive marketing, and is an expert at streamlining processes to increase efficiency. As a Communications and Search Associate, you would be making a significant contribution to our overall team operations, and we would seek to make a significant contribution to your professional growth in return! At Scion, we believe in rewarding hard work and providing you with opportunities that will allow you to truly excel.

Key position responsibilities:

  • Write candidate profiles/presentations.
  • Track, review, and manage executive candidates to help Scion find exceptional talent for our clients.
  • Assist in organization and project management related to completion of work.
  • Support the development of talent pipelines and ranking of candidates.
  • Schedule and organize calendars for searches/prospects.
  • Edit and proofread emails and documents.
  • Create proposals that showcase the work of our firm.
  • Conduct social media and online marketing activities to bring awareness to our local and national openings.


  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Positive attitude and hunger to do real work and make a difference!
  • BA/BS and an interest in working in staffing/recruiting.
  • 2 - 10+ prior years of Administrative or Human Resource experience.
  • Successful track record utilizing and quickly learning various databases and software programs.
  • A demonstrated interest in HR/Recruiting.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proven success in working and learning quickly with strong attention to detail.
  • Desire to work hard, have fun, and drive projects to completion!
  • Ability to travel to California/Oregon once to twice a year for employee/team building events.


Salary and Benefits:

This position starts as a full-time role and has 100% paid individual health (including health, vision and dental) coverage. The starting base pay salary ranges from $42,000 to $45,000 (DOE), plus makes additional commissions on the searches you support on after 90 days and has annually salary reviews and raises. We grow our staff's compensation over time and this position has very strong room for growth for motivated professionals. This permanent position also provides benefits including sick time, vacation time, office holidays, your birthday off, 401k, and the opportunity to learn from an amazing and expert team in a passionate industry-leading firm. The Communications and Search Associate role not only provides crucial support for our firm, but they are also individuals that we invest in so that they may grow professionally over time—we seek to train expert staffing and HR professionals through this role!

To Apply:

For immediate consideration, please submit a cover letter (including details on your professional interests) and resume in Word format at We look forward to learning more about you and why you would be a great fit for our firm!


About Our Search Firm:

Scion Staffing is a top temporary staffing agency and executive search firm, connecting leading companies and organizations with impeccable talent throughout the United States. Through our innovative team-building and staffing solutions, we bridge the gap in temporary staffing, as well as contract-to-hire employment, contingent search, and executive searches. The Business Times has recognized us as a top staffing from 2010-2020, and our clients return to us for a variety of opportunities.


Scion Staffing is an equal opportunity employer and service provider committed to not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief. We are committed to the principals of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent.

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