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Recruitment Coordinator

Find, attract and hire new employees to meet a company's workforce needs.

What's it like to be a Recruitment Coordinator?

Recruitment Coordinators are responsible for supporting the recruitment and talent acquisition goals of an organisation. They are responsible for finding, attracting and hiring new employees to fill open positions and meeting the company's workforce needs.

Recruitment Coordinator

Tasks and duties

  • Writing and posting job ads.
  • Handling enquiries.
  • Screening suitable candidates for job openings.
  • Scheduling candidate interviews.
  • Conducting phone, video conference and in-person interviews.
  • Performing reference checks.
  • Maintaining staff files.
  • Welcoming new employees and overseeing induction tours.
  • Producing reports on talent acquisition.
  • Staying up to date with human resource trends and best practices.

What can I earn as a Recruitment Coordinator?

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The most common annual salary in AUS for a Recruitment Coordinator is between $50k and $60k

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How to become a Recruitment Coordinator


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Formal qualifications are not required to work as a Recruitment Coordinator, however they can provide you with the skills and knowledge to get started and develop your career in the industry.

  1. Consider completing a Certificate IV in Human Resources (BSB41015). This course will take up to 2 years of full-time study, and completion of year 12 is often required for entry.
  2. If you’re looking to complete an undergraduate degree, you may consider the Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management). It will take you 3 years of full-time study and completion of year 12 is usually required for entry.

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Diploma of Human Resources Management

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Certificate IV in Human Resources

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Bachelor of Human Resource Management

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How do Recruitment Coordinators rate their role?

Latest reviews from 7 Recruitment Coordinators surveyed on SEEK

Work-life balance
4.1
Job satisfaction
4.4
Career progression opportunities
4.1
Job security
4.3
Pay / Salary
4.0
Variety of work
3.9

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Aug 2019
Mining Recruitment is high pressure but has great job satisfaction
Reviewer's Qualification
Certificate III in Business
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Mining
The good things
Challenging and rewarding role, and the overall job satisfaction you get from running a successful team and achieving the same goal and being able to give people jobs/career etc
The challenges
Long hours, high pressure and usually large volumes
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Aug 2019
Learn the fundamentals and you’ll be a much better recruiter!
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Arts
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Small (1-19 employees)
Specialisation
Legal
The good things
As a stepping stone role to becoming a Recruitment Consultant, such a position introduces you to the recruitment cycle on both the candidate and client side, without the pressure of meeting placement ...
The challenges
Managing the expectations of client and candidates - this is primarily the consultants job however, often the RC is involved as well. Experience is the key here, over time you will know how to beat ma...
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Working hours for Recruitment Coordinators

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What are the job opportunities for Recruitment Coordinators?

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