Talent Acquisition Recruiter

at M & T Bank in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description



Manage candidate development all levels of talent. Develop relationships with key industry players in person and via telephone to generate qualified candidates for multiple search assignments. Manage the candidate lifecycle including identifying, qualifying, interviewing and managing targeted candidates to rapidly produce a best-in-class slate of talent to meet / exceed M&T’s internal client expectations.

Primary Responsibilities:

+ Serve as a subject matter expert in the area of talent attraction

+ Actively work with line managers to develop the strategy to build talent pipelines, interview, qualify and recommend top candidates to the business line

+ Proactively source and attract a quality work force and maintain applicant flow in filling current and future staffing needs

+ Counsel line managers recommended compensation packages

+ Negotiate, extend offers and effectively close the candidate

+ Adhere to government regulations, organizational policies, and system/data integrity

+ Build effective relationships with HR Business Partners, line management and employees

+ Routinely provide insights into the competition for talent

+ Attend job fairs and/or open houses

+ Work closely with Associate Recruiters to ensure appropriate level of sourcing support is given to lines of business

+ Manage special projects as assigned

+ Understand and adhere to the Company’s risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with the Company’s Risk Appetite. Identify risk-related issues needing escalation to management.

+ Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand.

+ Maintain M&T internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable.

+ Complete other related duties as assigned.

Scope of Responsibilities:

The role is responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with M&T management, employees and external applicants and community contacts.

Education and Experience Required:

College Degree or applicable progressive experience in recruiting may be considered in lieu of education.

Minimum two years total recruitment experience and/or relevant business line experience.

Strong sales ability, persuasion and negotiation skills.

Ability to manage multiple projects and engagements simultaneously.

Ability to function in a high volume, fast-paced environment

Proactive approach and proven ability to remain diligent on searches.

Experience with identifying passive job seekers.

Sound experience showing fast response time, consistency and success.

Strong knowledge of personal computers and related software programs with internet experience.

Superior consultative skills and ability to influence decisions

Education and Experience Preferred:

Experience working for Human Resources within a corporate environment.

Demonstrated ability in cold calling, name generation and networking

Experience with Human Resources applicant tracking systems a plus.

Demonstrated recruitment success in acquiring niche talent


Wilmington, Delaware, United States of America

At M&T Bank, we make a difference in people’s lives . For more than 160 years, we’ve been providing our customers with guidance and financial solutions, leading our communities through challenges and growth opportunities, and empowering our employees to build purpose-driven careers.

Our talent and culture set us apart. Our core values drive the work we do – integrity, ownership, collaboration, curiosity, candor. We seek to further build upon our record of success by bringing in diverse talents and fresh skill sets while supporting the growth and development of all team members. At M&T, we are a talent and people driven organization. Take a peek inside M&T’s Human Capital Report ( to learn how it feels to be one of our 17,000+ employees.

We are constantly renewing. Our future success relies on our ability to understand what’s important to our customers and use that understanding to build new and innovative customer experiences.

We support our employees every step of the way.

+ Competitive compensation

+ Full medical & dental benefits, Heath Savings & Flexible Spending Accounts, and life/disability insurance

+ Generous paid time off (PTO) plus 11 paid holidays and an option to buy additional PTO

+ 401(k) match at 5% with options for Roth and discretionary employer contributions

+ A deep commitment to equity, including 14 resource group charters, a D&I sponsorship program, 40 annual paid volunteer hours and more

+ Various options for tuition assistance, paid parental leave, stock purchase, wellness and employee discounts

We need you. Are you ready to join us? Apply today to start the journey.

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M&T Bank Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, including disabilities and veterans.

M&T Bank Corporation has policies and procedures in place to promote a drug free workplace.

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Job Posting: JC192017272

Posted On: Sep 10, 2021

Updated On: Sep 23, 2021