Talent Scout - Executive Search

Gap Inc.
United States
26 Mar 2021
20 Jul 2021
Human Resources
About Gap Inc.

Our brands bridge the gaps we see in the world. Old Navy democratizes style to ensure everyone has access to quality fashion at every price point. Athleta unleashes the potential of every woman, regardless of body size, age or ethnicity. Banana Republic believes in sustainable luxury for all. And Gap inspires the world to bring individuality to modern, responsibly made essentials.    

This simple idea-that we all deserve to belong, and on our own terms-is core to who we are as a company and how we make decisions. Our teamis made up of thousands of people across the globe who take risks, think big, and do good for our customers, communities, and the planet. Ready to  learn fast, create with audacity and lead boldly? Join our team.

About the role

As a Talent Scout, you're responsible for executing and driving our sourcing strategy for executive product leaders in partnership with the Director of Portfolio Search in Talent Acquisition and our team of Creative Recruiters. You're a treasure hunter and networking comes naturally to you. You thrive off of making connections that may not naturally happen.

Our Talent Scout will unearth incredible talent and engage with recruiting partners to identify, develop, and execute effective sourcing strategies to build great diverse teams in response to Gap Inc's commitment to "Create for All, with All". You're a champion of both the business and talent and are responsible for finding talent that no one else can through the relationships you build and the creative and innovative sourcing techniques you employ.


What you'll do

  • Design, launch and scale a robust recruiting strategy focused on expanding the pipeline and better engaging, supporting and hiring top talent from underrepresented backgrounds
  • Develop and employ effective sourcing strategies that deliver high caliber and diverse talent for current and future needs across functions and executive levels
  • Deliver specialized industry trends, marketplace insight and competitive intelligence to help drive inclusive recruiting strategies and educate internal partners
  • Partner closely with key stakeholders to align executive level recruiting programming with overall company and business goals

Who you are

  • 3+years in equivalent role as a sourcer or researcher, talent scout, or recruiter.
  • You're a problem solver.
  • You can work through complex issues and find solutions by effectively balancing individual responsibility while considering the businesses needs and goals.
  • Experience driving complex and diverse search strategies to identify & attract passive talent.
  • Being organized motivates you.
  • You can effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks in an environment with competing demands.
  • You're an excellent communicator.
  • Your written and verbal communication are strong and you're able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
  • You're a relationship builder.
  • You thrive off of building strong and productive relationships.
  • You have experience creating and executing written and visual communications related to talent branding on various social platforms.

Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five "on the clock" hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee's base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we've been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row.

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