We’re Hiring: Talent Acquisition and Development Director


We are looking for an experienced Talent Acquisition and Development Director to build our internal recruiting, on-boarding and training programs from the ground up. This role reports directly to the CEO/co-founders and requires an enormous amount of leadership and ingenuity as well as industry knowledge, strategic vision and a perennial ability to make stuff happen.

PROVEN - Our Culture - 12 Things graphicThis is a new position within our organization, and the person we hire will be expected to identify, prioritize, design and execute key initiatives with minimal supervision or guidance. This person will also assume a unique role within the company’s Leadership Team and will be expected to provide thought leadership and industry-specific expertise at an executive level.

In other words, we’ll need you to know your $hit. The ideal candidate will have at least a few years of related experience under their belt and a demonstrated desire to grow within this field. Some recruitment experience is required. Some leadership and/or management experience is required. Direct staffing industry experience, while not required, is a major plus.

In return, you can expect competitive pay and benefits, limitless growth potential, and a uniquely supportive environment in which you can really build on this role and make it your own. You’ll get to work with cool people in one of San Diego’s ‘Best Places to Work’ (2008 – present), you’ll have direct access to the co-founders, and you’ll rarely have to deal with any corporate BS.

Plus, you’ll come in as a rockstar. We probably should have hired you a year or two ago, and the internal enthusiasm for our future Talent Acquisition and Development Director is already great. 


PROVEN is an award winning staffing firm headquartered in San Diego, California. Founded in 2007, we exist to connect talented professionals in Technology, Finance and Accounting and Operations with meaningful career opportunities that positively impact their lives.

In just seven whirlwind years, we’ve grown from seven original founders to a 200-person community of high-performance Recruiters, Account Managers, Consultants, and BD professionals spanning offices in San Diego, Los Angeles, Northern California and Washington, DC. We attribute this growth to our people and the level of commitment and service that they display. Our people are our biggest differentiator.

We’ve set ambitious goals for our company over the next five years, and we need to establish consistent systems and processes that drive growth through hiring while preserving the culture and level of service our employees and clients expect. The next phase of our growth requires the coordinated and proactive pipelining of highly talented recruiting and sales professionals who are aligned with our core values and receive the onboarding, tools and training they need to succeed.

It is also critically important to us that we maintain clarity, enthusiasm, and a high sense of engagement around PROVEN’s Vision, Mission and Core Values as our company grows.

We are now looking for an “elite” Talent Acquisition and Development professional who will make this happen.



The Director of Talent Acquisition and Development will meet the organization’s talent needs, while increasing the presence and knowledge of PROVEN as a preferred employer.  S/he will drive talent acquisition, onboarding, and training and cultural integration strategies across multiple functional areas and geographies, ensuring that PROVEN is hiring the best possible talent for internal and consulting roles with our clients.


You tell us.


  • Bachelors degree or higher
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in full cycle recruitment with a percentage in a team lead or management role.
  • Demonstrated experience with the implementation of innovative recruitment tools and techniques, technologies and best practices.
  • Proficiency with applicant tracking software and MS Office applications required.
  • Functional knowledge of fair employment practices, employee relations, and global compensation and benefits.
  • Ability to develop business relationships, provide outstanding service, identify top talent, and understand cultural differences.
  • Proven leadership and change management skills; ability to influence others.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Presentation skills will also come in handy.
  • English fluency is required. Additional language proficiency is a plus.



You can apply online by clicking the button below, or you can email our Co-Founder, Ingram Losner, directly and tell him why you’re right for this job.

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