Recruiter and Human Resources Specialist

Posted March 9, 2021

Washington, D.C.

SKDK, the Holmes Report 2019 Public Affairs Agency of the Year, is looking for a recruiter and human resources specialist to join its human resources team in our Washington DC office.  Successful candidates are champions of diversity, equity and inclusion who are process orientated with an attention to detail. We seek dynamic individuals who are self-starters and quick-studies interested in a career in human resources.

Requirements include:

  • Develop effective relationships that foster trust within the firm to support the recruiting needs of the organization.
  • Manage full life cycle recruitment, including job postings, sourcing candidates, prescreening, scheduling interviews, background checks, checking references and creating offer letters.
  • Develop and maintain a pipeline of talented and diverse candidates
  • Research the competitive landscape and market trends to remain ahead of the curve with best in class hiring practices.
  • Serve as a point of contact with the chief equity and inclusion officer to evaluate, develop, and refine effective sourcing and recruitment strategies of diverse candidates.
  • Lead and manage SKDK’s culture committee, planning events and day-to-day work experiences that reflect the company’s principles and values.
  • Assist with the coordination of annual employee compliance trainings.
  • Manage the coordination of the company mentor program.

Candidates should have four + years of human resources or other relevant experience.  Candidates with agency, nonprofit and/or political experience preferred.

SKDK is committed to diversity among its staff and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to its clients. SKDK is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, ancestry, genetic information, military service, veteran’s status or any other protected category under local, state, or federal law. We encourage diverse applicants to apply. If you are interested in joining our team, send your resume and cover letter to us: