Full Time Job

Research Associate, Executive Search

NBCUniversal

Universal City, CA 05-26-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Responsibilities

Launched in the spring of 2012, NBCUniversal's Global Executive Search Team is a full-service in-house Leadership Recruiting and Advisory Solution. With offices in NYC, Los Angeles and London, the Executive Search team is comprised of highly experienced search and knowledge management professionals skilled in building and leveraging strong relationships with key business executives while identifying and attracting exceptional leadership talent capable of transforming our organization. We are trusted business partners with deep industry, functional, and geographic expertise and are strategically positioned to provide insight and guidance around executive talent in support of the ongoing evolution of our business.

If you enjoy puzzle solving, synthesizing information, and providing best-in-class service – read on. Research is an integral part of the Executive Search Team and a strategic partner to NBCU's Business and HR Leaders. Research is an inquisitive and curious bunch, thriving in a fast paced and exciting team. We analyze and curate industry intelligence and briefings for executive-level projects in support of NBCU's global enterprise, helping to transform and making our organization the most competitive and innovate media company in the marketplace.

Role Summary:
• Deliver high-impact executive-level research in a fast paced and highly dynamic environment
• Constant curation and understanding of the market and competitive landscape; including competitive insights, business intelligence and organizational charts
• Analyze and synthesize talent information, reporting trends, and analytics
• Ability to rigorously prioritize, organize, and multitask; simultaneously building and managing diverse candidate pipelines for multiple roles and projects
• Strategically partner with key stakeholders; calibrate deliverables for highly mission critical and/or hard-to-fill positions
• Serve as database subject matter expert (SME); refine and establish best practices to streamline recruitment processes in accordance with strict confidentiality and all relevant regulations
• Champion importance and value of data capture and quality in project deliverables and in CRM; ensuring information is accurate, up-to-date and client ready
• Actively read and monitor industry trades; tracking key industry moves, M&A activity and ad-hoc reports, as necessary
• Constantly on the lookout for new resources, tools, programs and approaches to support the research function
• Act as a SME across a variety of industry segments and functional disciplines
• Establish and build trusted relationships across the global enterprise
• Serve as an ambassador for NBCU's overall commitment to diversity and inclusion as a core value and business imperative

Qualifications/Requirements
Basic Qualifications:
• 4+ years' experience working with qualitative research and all the complexity that entails. Experience can come from an in-house executive search team, executive search agency, market insights firm or in a data-rich and research-intensive field (i.e., journalism)
• Experience synthesizing information from multiple sources
• Experience advising and consulting recruiting partners and executive leadership
• Hands-on experience working with sensitive and confidential data
• Experience with CRM, ATS and/or data tools (i.e., Encore, huge plus, but not required)
• Role based in New York or Los Angeles, CA

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications:
• Curious and inquisitive; Strong desire to learn; Quick study
• Thrive in a team-focused and service first culture
• Engagement with senior level executives in a polished and professional manner
• Self-assured problem-solver; able to think on your feet
• Attention to detail; Understanding the importance of data capture, quality and integrity
• Entrepreneurial; Independently motivated; Self-Starter

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gw8362-3-233-219-62-42 in your application.

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