Human Resources Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

Senior Recruiter

Company Intro

Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) is the world leader in online travel and related services, provided to customers and partners in over 220 countries and territories through six primary consumer-facing brands –, KAYAK, priceline,,, and OpenTable. The mission of Booking Holdings is to make it easier for everyone to experience the world. During 2019, the Company had consolidated revenues and net income of $15.1 billion and $4.9 billion, respectively, and a current market value of approximately $60 billion.

Job Overview

Recruiter will report to the Senior Manager, Human Resources and will be responsible for the Recruiting function of our Corporate Headquarters based in Norwalk, Connecticut.  This role will be a key partner to our Corporate HRBP/Talent team and provide talent acquisition support and full-life cycle recruiting. 

Responsibilities and Duties


  • Own the full-life cycle recruiting process, for all openings in the corporate office, including some senior/executive placements

  • Provide guidance to the hiring managers around recruitment strategy, process and legal compliance

  • Support various onboarding, orientation, and other initiatives, implement structured interview process and recruiting metrics/KPIs

  • Partner with Sr HR Manager to adjust strategy, set expectations and drive the hire/no hire decision

  • Assist in the selection process and ongoing management of recruitment vendors and contract negotiations (background check vendor, job boards, search aggregators, etc.)

Talent Acquisition Support:

  • Branding – maintain and grow the employment brand; cultivate/curate a strong and locally recognized employment brand

  • Social Media – own and manage employment based social media channels

  • Belonging champion – support all Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging initiatives

  • Own our ATS (Workday) work flows, dispositioning and communication creation

  • Provide input on workforce planning, succession planning, and other talent development or retention focused activities

  • Recommend new approaches and processes to continually improve Talent and Recruiting strategy

  • Partner with HR Team in onboarding efforts for our growing population (background check, new hire ticket generation, Workday set up and first week activities, liaise with payroll to ensure they have necessary paperwork for all new hires)

  • Additionally, there may be special ad hoc projects or tasks that arise from time to time


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

  • 5 years’ experience as a Recruiter, Talent Acquisition role or other recruiting support capacity

  • A minimum of 2 years full life-cycle recruiting experience 

  • Experience building out Recruiting processes

  • Excellent communication skills and experience partnering with leaders at all levels of the organization

  • Must have the ability to work at strategic, operational, and tactical levels

  • Knowledge of recruiting best-practices and laws governing the recruiting function

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Gmail platform

  • Ability to juggle and manage competing tasks and demands and deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events

  • Strong team player within the HRBP/Talent Team

  • Very limited travel, 0-5%

About BKNG 

Booking Holdings is the world leader in online travel & related services. Our teams work around the clock to build and improve the technology that empowers people to more freely travel across borders, time zones, languages and cultures. At Booking Holdings, we make it easier for everyone to experience the world every day through seamless technology powered by our six major brands: 



  • priceline

  • agoda


  • OpenTable

Through the Booking Holdings brands, we help our customers reach all corners of the earth. Our ability to provide great service rests on how well we understand our diverse customer base, which is why having a diverse team is so important to us. We bring together employees from all walks of life and we are proud to provide the kind of inclusive environment that stimulates innovation, creativity and collaboration.

EEO Statement:

Booking Holdings is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws. We ensure equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without discrimination or harassment based on race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

Booking Holdings also extends this policy to every phase of the employment process including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, placement, transfer, training and development, position elimination, restructure, promotion, compensation, benefits, layoffs, termination, and all other conditions or privileges of employment. Booking Holdings and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please email with your request. M/F/V/D/SO 

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