You’ve got merely seconds to capture a candidate’s attention, and as the surge for top tech talent continues to rise, your job description needs to jump off the page to ensure you source the very best candidate for the role.
The structure of a compelling job description is key and a clear introduction outlining headline employment terms saves a candidate having to look for information and potentially leaving the page.
Job Title, Location and Salary
Say what it is, where it is and what the remuneration package will be. Keeping it simple.
Provide a brief summary about your company. Look to highlight all the positive elements of the company and what may attract a candidate to come and work for your organisation. Tailoring this to the role is a must to capture a candidate’s attention.
[Company name] is a leading [Industry], we have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Salesforce Administrator to join our fast growing, dynamic team. This position is well suited to an individual who is looking to advance their career within the Salesforce eco-system and gain hands-on experience in a thriving and supportive workplace.
Explain in as much detail what the role entails and why they role has been created. Try to describe what function the role will perform on a day-to-day basis.
We are looking for a highly capable Salesforce Administrator to lead the ongoing development of our CRM platform. The successful candidate will work closely with key stakeholders to identify, develop and deploy new processes. The Administrator will be responsible for executing day-to-day tasks, support, maintenance and overall improvement of our CRM system, ensuring that we maximise its full potential.
Help candidates visualise a typical day at work. Ensure that tasks are clear and true to the role.
Skills and Experience Required
Detail the specific skills you require for the role as a minimum. Include not just technical experience but also industry or soft skills.
Qualifications and Requirements
What are you not willing to compromise? It’s important to be honest and accurate to save time and energy on candidates are not suited to the role.
Why a candidate should work for you
Give them a reason to leave their current job and let them know what sets you apart from competitors.