Find a Career You’ll Love at Burlington Stores Inc.

Find a Career You’ll Love at Burlington Stores Inc.

We’re looking for Assistant Buyers, Allocation Analysts, and Interns to join our team in 2022!  Learn More

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Burlington College Recruiter in Burlington, New Jersey

LOCATION 2006 Route 130 North Burlington NJ US 08016


If you want an exciting job with one of the fastest growing and successful off-price retailers in the nation, join the Burlington Stores Talent Acquisition team as a College Recruiter!

As a College Recruiter, you are a key member of the Talent Acquisition team, responsible for recruiting talent for our nationally-ranked Internship program and entry-level positions on our Merchandising teams in Buying and Planning along with additional corporate roles. You will be responsible for promoting the “Our Burlington” brand on campus, participating in campus hiring events, facilitating the selection process for entry-level roles and interns and building strong relationships with hiring managers, which are all critical components of the company’s success. Our recruiters are proactive and engaged brand ambassadors, using a variety of new and traditional media and strategies to promote “Our Burlington” culture. This year in particular, with shifts to a more virtual recruiting strategy, innovation, flexibility and sourcing skills will be critical to success in this position. This position can be based in our Los Angeles, California or Burlington, New Jersey office.


  • Proactively build and maintain a strong candidate pipeline using creative sourcing methods to engage top talent.

  • Build and leverage strong relationships with hiring managers, key members of the Burlington leadership team, department heads, the Talent Acquisition team, Human Resources Business Partners and other associates internally.

  • Engage potential candidates with the Burlington brand by organizing and attending on-campus events (on-campus or virtual) including registration, identification of attendees, event preparation, presentations, participation and follow-up.

  • Plan interview days and execute all follow-up communications to students and hiring managers.

  • As a growing and evolving team we are always looking at how to improve our processes and make them more efficient. As a recruiter on the team we look to you to have a voice and share ideas and recommendations.

  • Play an active role in planning, executing, and continuing to improve our nationally-ranked 10-week summer internship program and new co-op program.

  • Create and conduct presentations for students, faculty, and Burlington leaders.

  • Assist new hires through the onboarding process to ensure successful transition.

  • Research and share latest trends in college recruiting, including social media, inclusion & diversity, video interviewing, employee referral programs, etc.

  • Understand, maintain and utilize key metrics and reporting.

  • Build and leverage strong relationships with university career services office, professors, and student organizations externally.

  • Additional projects as assigned.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 2+ years of experience in campus recruiting preferred, event planning experience is a plus

  • Retail industry or high volume industry experience

  • Experience with common recruiting technology; Applicant Tracking Systems (iCIMs, Taleo, etc.) and sourcing platforms (LinkedIn Recruiter, Handshake, HireVue, etc.) preferred

Skills & Requirements:

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to create and facilitate presentations to small and large groups (in person and virtual)

  • Strong aptitude for learning new technologies (Handshake, Symplicity, HireVue, etc.)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (significant experience with Excel and PowerPoint)

  • Experience leveraging various social media tools (Linkedin, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.) to promote the talent brand

  • Ability to see beyond the tactical, to understand how the Recruiting function impacts the overall health of the business

  • Basic knowledge of EEOC laws and regulations

  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the year and attend events on evenings and weekends as needed

Rewards & Benefits:

You will enjoy a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefit package including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(k) and an associate discount. We are a rapidly growing brand, and provide a variety of professional development opportunities so our associates can grow with us. We work hard and have fun together! Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day. Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

If you…

…are excited to help deliver great values to customers every day;

…take a sense of pride and ownership in helping drive positive results for a team;

…are committed to treating colleagues and customers with respect;

…believe in the power of diversity and inclusion;

…want a chance to participate in initiatives that will positively impact the world around you;

Come join our team. You’re going to like it here!

Posting Number 2021-155000

Location US-NJ-Burlington

Address 2006 Route 130 North

Zip Code 08016

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Posted Date 6/29/2021 12:01 PM

Career Site Category Corporate

Position Category Human Resources

Evergreen Yes

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