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New York Life Insurance Company

Recruiting and Reception Coordinator, Talent Acquisition

New York Life Insurance Company

New York Life Insurance Company (New York Life or the company) is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States*. Founded in 1845, New York Life is headquartered in New York City, maintains offices in all fifty states, and owns Seguros Monterrey New York Life in Mexico.


New York Life is one of the most financially strong and highly capitalized insurers in the business. The company reported 2016 operating earnings of $1.954 billion. Total assets under management at year end 2016, with affiliates, totaled $538 billion.  As of year-end 2016, New York Life's surplus was $23.336 billion**.  New York Life holds the highest possible financial strength ratings currently awarded to any life insurer from all four of the major ratings agencies: A.M. Best, A++; Fitch AAA; Moody's Aaa; Standard & Poor's AA+. (Source: Individual Third Party Ratings Report as of 8/17/16).


Financial strength, integrity and humanity—the values upon which New York Life was founded—have guided the company's decisions and actions for over 170 years.



As a Recruiting Coordinator, you are responsible for providing recruiting support to business and leadership teams by handling all aspects of recruiting administration, scheduling, candidate data management and communication. The RC also serves as liaison with other departments and manages special projects for clients relating to recruiting activities and career fair events. You will work closely with recruiters and other individuals on the Talent Acquisition team to support high volume recruitment efforts for our businesses.


This position also provides reception coverage, requiring a friendly and professional demeanor. Your reception responsibilities include greeting candidates, interviewers, and other clients, along with fielding various inquiries via phone, email and in-person. Administrative duties include arranging meetings, scheduling conference rooms, ordering office supplies, contacting facilities support, and other general office functions. The reception role also involves project work and partnering with the TA chief administrative officer.


As a new coordinator, you will be exposed to on-the-job training within a fast-paced environment. You will undergo job shadowing exercises to learn about the company, hiring practices and processes, and end-to-end hiring cycle execution. Coaching and feedback is provided to help you gain the necessary skills to be successful.


Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

*Scheduling and arranging interview logistics for candidates and interviewers, including travel and calendar coordination *Completing and compiling required process documents, creating offer letters, and collecting additional new hire paperwork as needed *Setting up meeting logistics including securing conference rooms and arranging tele- and video-conferencing *Responding in a timely manner to all candidate, recruiter, and business inquiries via phone and email

*Processing expenses and invoices for candidates and third-party vendors, assisting search agency contacts as needed *Following up as necessary with candidates and partnering closely with TA and HR to build and maintain strong working relationships

Position Requirements

*BA degree and prior work experience in a professional client-facing capacity (internship and/or full-time) *1+ years of high volume recruitment or HR coordination experience preferred *Experience using an applicant tracking system (SuccessFactors highly preferred) *Must have a strong attention to detail and sophisticated organizational skills *Able to problem solve and develop solutions, demonstrate superior time management abilities *Possess strong computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email/calendars - Lotus Notes a plus) *Have excellent communications skills, both verbal and written *Interact with various levels of candidates and business members in a professional manner *Desire to learn and to build a career in recruitment and HR




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*Based on revenue as reported by Fortune 500, ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual), Fortune Magazine, June 17, 2016.  See  for methodology.

**Total surplus, which includes the Asset Valuation Reserve, is one of the key indicators of the company's long-term financial strength and stability and is presented on a consolidated basis of the company.


1. Operating earnings is the key measure use by management to track Company's profitability from ongoing operations and underlying profitability of the business. This indicator is based on generally accepted accounting principles in the US (GAAP), with certain adjustments Company believes to be appropriate as a measurement approach (non GAAP), primarily the removal of gains or losses on investments and related adjustments.


2. Assets under management represent Consolidated Domestic and International insurance Company Statutory assets (cash and invested assets and separate account assets) and third party assets principally managed by New York Life Investment management Holdings LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company.

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New York Life Insurance Company


Recruiting and Reception Coordinator, Talent Acquisition New York Life Insurance Company - , , United States


Company Profile:
New York Life Insurance has been providing life insurance policies in the Big Apple since it was a tiny seed. While the top mutual life insurer in the US has branched out a bit, it retains its core business: life insurance and annuities. Its products include long-term care insurance and special group policies sold through AARP and other affinity groups and professional associations. New York Life Investments' offerings include mutual funds for individuals and investment management services for institutional investors. Through New York Life International, the firm provides life policies in overseas markets. Founded in 1841, New York Life is owned by its policyholders.