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Company Description

Headquartered in Southern California, Skechers has spent nearly 30 years helping men, women and kids everywhere look and feel good. Developing comfort technologies is at the foundation of all that we do?delivering stylish, innovative, and quality products at a reasonable price. From our diverse footwear offering to a growing range of apparel and accessories, Skechers is a complete lifestyle brand.

With international business representing over half of our total sales, we have product available in more than 180 countries and significant opportunities for continued expansion worldwide. We sell our collections direct to consumers through more than 4,400 Skechers stores around the globe and Skechers e-commerce sites, as well as through a network of third-party partners.

Compensation & Benefits Information

  • Generous employee discount for Skechers footwear, apparel & accessories
  • Friends & Family Discount Events
  • Health and Dental Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • RRSP & ESPP Eligibility
  • Vacation Time, Personal Time, & Sick Time
  • Community Focus

Job Description

Please note, this is a hybrid position that will require travel to our Distribution Centre and retail stores across Canada, and the office located in Mississauga, Ontario.

The Talent Acquisition Specialist serves as the critical link between external talent, our Hiring Managers, and Human Resources. Our Talent Acquisition Specialist finds, attracts and entices the best candidates in our industry to see the Skechers brand and company as the perfect fit , with career opportunities as unique as our award winning footwear. This role is national in scope and will support Retail, Corporate, and Distribution Centre hiring needs. In addition to creating and delivering pipelines of promising candidates to our Hiring Managers, the Talent Acquisition Specialist provides strategic analysis, system optimization, and market expertise to enhance and grow our talent.


1. Build and create candidate pools of high-potential retail professionals that will lead our teams daily in delivering results and our Skechers brand promise.

2. Assist the Hiring Managers with recruitment needs, including prescreening resumes, participating in interviews as requested, and assisting with recruitment strategies.

3. Understand the current staffing and retention levels at stores and Distribution Centre, and effectively strategize with Hiring Managers and Human Resources to formulate a hiring plan.

4. Lead Corporate recruitment by working with the Hiring Managers to review resumes, conduct prescreen interviews and presenting top candidates for interviews.

5. Provide recruitment analytics to Hiring Managers and Human Resources to build strategic plans to help manage their business effectively, including turnover reports, time to fill positions, candidate pipeline, system utilization.

6. Employ a deep understanding of Social Media and Digital Outreach platforms as well as multiple technology tools to increase company presence in challenging markets.

7. Track and maintain all hiring requisition's once approved.

8. Assist with system upgrades and integration projects with the Human Resources Team.

9. Provide input and participate in system training for new Hiring Managers throughout the year to ensure compliance and system optimization.

10. Promote open positions in each market by communicating jobs available with a branded approach across each district/location.

11. Provide support and resources for job fairs, recruitment initiatives and various other methods used to attract talent.

12. Understand and apply all local laws in conjunction with Skechers policies and procedures.

13. Deliver exceptional customer service to the Leadership, store management teams, sales associates and operations team.


  • Maintain open communication channels with employees and managers.
  • Multi-task in a high-energy fast paced work environment.
  • Maintain manager and employee confidence and protect reputations and corporate integrity by maintaining a high level of confidentiality.
  • Must be flexible with schedule and may be required to work weekends based on the needs of our business.
  • Moderate travel will be required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Post secondary degree specializing in Human Resources.
  • 2- 4 years work experience in sourcing and recruitment, preferably in a retail/multi-unit environment.
  • Must have ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with managers and other levels of personnel.
  • Ability to maintain effective and productive working relationships within all store locations and other field and corporate departments.
  • Ability to coach individuals to maximize performance.
  • Strong presentation, written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task.
  • Must be computer literate, with knowledge of Word, Excel, Internet, power point presentations, and email applications.
  • Must be able to operate standard office equipment, including but not limited to phone, fax, copier, calculator, and printer

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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