Full Time Job

Director, Talent Acquisition - Sports


New York, NY 11-29-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

The Talent Acquisition Director in support of the NBCUniversal Sports team is responsible for providing strategic direction on enterprise-wide talent initiatives, building strategic relationships with HR partners and business clients, and personally delivering on operational recruitment activities. This leader manages a team of highly functioning recruiters that support sourcing and recruitment strategies for the NBC Sports Group.

• Serve as the recruiting leader and thought partner to senior business leaders and HR Business Partners; inform business leaders on key talent issues, and propose creative ideas for identifying and attracting top tech talent in a competitive market
• Consultant to the senior and executive team to thoroughly understand the talent needed to successfully deliver against the organization's vision and long-term goals
• Development, planning, and execution of talent acquisition strategies for Sports inclusive of diversity recruitment, talent forecasting and pipelining, resource and relationship management
• Effectively manage, coach and train a team of recruiters to deliver excellent results; instill a standard of excellence in all aspects of the full life cycle hiring process
• Provide valuable contribution to overall management of TA team through seat on TA Leadership team
• Ensure recruiting resources are appropriately allocated to support the most critical business initiatives, and recruitment and sourcing capabilities are designed and built to meet the evolving talent needs
• Effectively build relationships with industry organizations to monitor market trends, leverage key internal stakeholders to maximize effective outreach of talent within our employee's network
• Successfully run point on large scale projects from inception to completion
• Utilize recruiting data and metrics to identify trends in the market and inform key decisions and provide solutions

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or Business-related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Minimum eight (8) years' experience in Recruitment and/or Human Resources with a strong focus on high-level/skilled professionals in Entertainment/Media
• Minimum five (5) years full cycle recruiting experience with a strong focus on high-level/skilled and/or Entertainment/Sports/Media recruitment
• Minimum of (3) years of experience leading a team

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:
• Big picture thinker who anticipates future trends and creates competitive and creative talent strategies and plans
• Ability to develop and implement successful talent strategies in a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment
• Clear leadership skills, ability to delegate and provide good management and support to those on team
• Extensive experience and knowledge in technology and digital and understanding of the competitive landscape
• Proven leadership track record managing senior executive relationships and ability to collaborate and build relationships with stakeholders across functional and organizational lines
• Passionate about providing exceptional customer service to internal and external partners and clients
• Propose and implement ongoing improvements to NBCUniversal's recruitment efforts
• Clear desire to make work fun and enjoyable within a team work environment
• Strong knowledge of basic employment law and HR practices
• Experienced in behavioral based interviewing, pre-employment testing, and other innovative selection methods
• Aptitude in assessing intangible aspects of candidates accurately (candidate's fit with the position and with the company culture)
• Able to in work in a fast-paced environment and work with all levels of management
• Proficient with ATS system and MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and Internet savvy

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwep72-54-80-249-22-42 in your application.