Director of Talent Acquisition

Location: Detroit, MI

Department: Operations

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Senior Manager/Supervisor


Join the Revolution. Work with a company that’s changing the world. Hello Innovation owns and operates a strong set of businesses powered by innovation and change. We are disruptive by design. We love solving the world’s toughest business challenges. It’s in our DNA to change the world and improve lives through our portfolio of companies.


There’s no shame in being ambitious at Hello Innovation; career growth is a priority for us – we help one another climb, we don’t climb over one another. A team-driven environment and high levels of integrity serve as incubators for brilliant minds.


Intrigued? Perfect. We’re hiring like crazy and are looking for driven, forward-thinking problem solvers to join our team.



Do you have a keen eye for talent across a variety of roles? Do recruitment inefficiencies keep you up at night? Do you live to challenge conventional wisdom and make a difference in the world? Then imagine what you can do working with a group of the brightest minds in our get-sh*t-done culture!


We are looking for a highly-driven Director of Talent Acquisition to roll up their sleeves and fuel Hello Innovation’s explosive growth with top-tier talent from all over the world. This isn’t your typical Talent Acquisition role - you have the opportunity to get creative and put your ideas into action by helping to formulate the future of recruiting at one of Michigan’s fastest-growing private companies.


If you think this role is padded with layers of processes and corporate structure, this isn’t the position for you. Our Director of Talent Acquisition will need to have a hands-on approach and will be directly involved in everything it takes to attract and hire the world’s best talent.



  • Create and manage a strategic recruiting process from stem-to stern; from needs assessment, to ideal persona identification, sourcing, interviewing and retention.
  • Deliver the ultimate candidate experience each and every time, while filling vacancies with the right talent for the role.
  • Consult with leadership to understand priorities and needs to establish a long-range talent game plan.
  • Hire and manage internal and external recruiters as needed.
  • Coordinate with department managers to identify staffing needs.
  • Determine specific selection criteria for each unique role.
  • Design and implement an amazing sourcing strategy to identify and attract the best candidates from around the world; actively sourcing passive talent through a variety of methods.
  • Develop and implement candidate talent pipeline strategies through sourcing channels, recruitment campaigns, Internet searches, networking groups, social media, database search, referrals, advertising and more.
  • Maintain Applicant Tracking System (ATS) documentation and details throughout all phases of recruitment process.
  • Maintain and maximize job postings, external communications and candidate flow.
  • Lead employer branding initiatives and manage Hello Innovation’s employer brand.
  • Establish partnerships with universities and participate in career fairs.
  • Integrate talent acquisition into a highly effective onboarding program that provides a successful candidate experience and ensures retention.
  • Bring fresh ideas and insights to advance our company's talent acquisition strategy and vision for the future.



  • 5+ years of talent acquisition experience in an agency or tech company environment
  • Persuasive communicator with excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, presentation skills, and networking skills
  • Strategic thinker able to design creative differentiating strategies to attract highly qualified candidates and market Hello Innovation’s opportunities and value proposition
  • Ability to achieve objectives and to quickly adjust course or emphasis, when needed, to reach goals
  • A strong sense of urgency, a high degree of initiative, and the ability to lead and/or participate in cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated success for technology and creative talent recruiting



  • Great Benefits
    • Our full coverage benefits package is available to all employees and includes health, dental and 401(k).
  • Generous Paid Time Off
    • 15 paid days off to start PLUS additional breaks including 9 paid holidays, a Parental Leave Program, and more!
  • Lunch and Snacks
    • Our kitchen is loaded with snacks, pop, wine & beer, and if you need a caffeine boost we’ve got you covered with our coffee bar!
  • Conferences
    • Knowledge is power, which is why we encourage all employees to check out the latest industry happenings. We’ll cover the cost!
  • Plus much more
    • Flexible working hours, monthly tech talks and weekly fitness classes, to name a few.



Detroit, Michigan - in the heart of Greektown!


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