• MassMutual
  • $134,970.00 -134,970.00/year*
  • Springfield , MA
  • Human Resources
  • Full-Time
  • 45 Pidgeon Dr

Since 1851, MassMutuals commitment has always been to help people protect their families, support their communities, and help one another. This is why we want to inspire people to Live Mutual. Were people helping people.

A career with us means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business. We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other.

Together, were stronger.


MassMutual is on a journey to transform our Talent Acquisition Organization to meet the fast-paced and changing needs of our business and create a workplace of choice where innovative, diverse and exceptional people thrive together.

We will do this by:

  • Providing an exceptional experience for candidates and hiring managers

  • Connect people with work that matters to them and provides a sense of purpose

  • Refreshing our EVP and building a well-known employment brand and become a top diverse employer

  • Building an active pipeline of candidates across critical roles

  • Transforming our Talent Acquisition processes digitally and leverage new tools & technology

  • Building a culture of recruiting


The Talent Acquisition Director role has primary responsibility for setting the recruiting strategy for the assigned business function/s and for managing the day-to-day operations beyond filling roles by identifying the business needs, building a bottom up hiring needs plan, strengthening the recruiting model, ensuring we have robust diversity and employer brand programs, designing and delivering an exceptional hiring manager and candidate experience.

  • Partnering with functional business leaders, hiring managers, HRBPs and other key stakeholders to analyze business goals, identify talent needs and/or gaps associated with those goals, and develop and implement programs to find the right talent

  • Demonstrate extensive labor market expertise for the markets relevant to the designated customer group/s

  • Providing value-add recruiting advice and demonstrating understanding of talent needs to hiring managers and key senior leaders/decision makers

  • Providing input into the functional recruitment strategy including early career, sourcing, pipelining and executive to ensure alignment with business and HR goals

  • Assisting in the design and implementation of external candidate recruiting programs that attract, select and retain a qualified, diverse workforce and support MassMutuals workplace diversity goals

  • Partner with employment branding & recruitment marketing on function specific campaigns, social & digital engagement and opportunities to showcase our value proposition

  • Support and champion diversity initiatives and programs including outreach events and training

  • Plan programs and resources based on hiring volume and strategic priorities including continuous bottoms up planning quarterly of hiring needs

  • Formulate annual & quarterly talent acquisition response plan/s based on identified priorities and gaps

  • Partner with Talent Management on internal mobility, succession and development opportunities for identified talent

  • Guide and manage recruiters aligned with functional area

  • Provide analytics and reporting on hiring across their function and collect market talent intelligence and trends to inform strategic priorities and decision making

  • Implement TA process improvements, training, lead change management and build a culture of recruiting across the function including assessments, interview preparation, onboarding, candidate experience and improving diversity and quality of hires

  • Develop strong relationships and effectively persuade and influence executives on talent needs and strategies

  • Participate in Talent Acquisition initiatives and manage special projects


This role requires a continuous improvement mindset, influencing skills, project management skills, excellent communication and analytical thinking, ability to operate independently and manage shifting priorities, building strong relationships, keeping a keen eye on market and external influencing factors.

  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Business or related field required; MBA preferred

  • 7+ years of professional experience in Talent Acquisition required

  • Minimum of 2 years of progressive leadership experience required

  • Demonstrable experience managing a talent acquisition function

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Advanced collaboration mindset, and a history of successfully influencing partners whilst maintaining respectful and trusted relationships

  • Significant in-depth understanding of business objectives and how they translate into Talent Acquisition priorities

  • Advanced project management skills, experience with Agile methodology will be a plus

  • In-depth knowledge of Talent Acquisition processes and standard programs

  • Ability to educate, coach and mentor team members, including business leaders and managers, to enhance their effectiveness in the recruitment and selection of the right talent

  • Excellent executive presentation skills with the ability to clearly present actionable information from available data

  • Ability to lead a team and work autonomously, leading time sensitive projects in a fast-paced environment


Boston or Springfield

Ranked No. 93 in the annual FORTUNE 500 Ranking (FORTUNE Magazine, June 2018) and recognized as a Worlds Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. Its more than our company structure its our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people. Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual.


Focus on the Customer: We understand our customers well and look for every opportunity to deliver an experience that is clear, easy, personal, human, empowering and trustworthy.

Act with Integrity: We deliver on our promises by being open, honest and humble and by adhering to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies.

Value People: We respect and learn from each others diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas. We engage and develop people to their greatest potential.

Work Collaboratively: We work together to achieve results by actively listening, seeking, understanding and creating solutions as a unified team driving toward one company, one culture, one brand.

Achieve Results: We focus on winning by exceeding expectations and getting better everyone, every day.

For more information, visit www.massmutual.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, Instagram and Pinterest.

MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employerMinority/Female/SexualOrientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.

At MassMutual, were fostering an inclusive and dynamic environment where our employees are valued for who they are and can build successful careers. For us, diversity and inclusion is more than a goal, its the only way forward.

100% rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (2018)

National Association for Female Executives Top Company for Executive Women (2018)

Disability Equality Index (DEI) Best Place to Work for Disability inclusion (2018)

Working Mother Media 100 Best Company (2017)

Military Friendly Employer (2018)

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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