Full Time Job

Recruitment Manager

Nickelodeon Animation

Burbank, CA 09-15-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
The Manager of Recruiting for Nickelodeon Animation will be responsible for managing the talent resources necessary to develop a growing slate of animated series and feature production(s). This role will require a unique vision and experience, contributing a strong sense of innovation in finding fresh talent, partner in improving the recruiting process and building a world-class studio. The role requires strong management and people skills, excellent communication, planning, organization, problem solving and ability to drive results.

• Responsible for the placement of top-tier talent, with full range of Above the Line and Below the Line
• Manage sourcing, interviewing, reference checking, negotiation of offers for staffing of all animated productions for Nickelodeon Series and Features
• Implement the studio's recruitment strategy in collaboration with Human Resources and Studio Executives
• Maintain a talent tracking system. Provide a variety of detailed tracking reports Studio Executives and Show leadership and translate how trends are impacting the studio with next steps
• Build and maintain a network of talent, domestic and international
• Represent Nickelodeon at major conferences and industry events. Ability to attract and bring in new and upcoming talent
• Work with the production teams to understand the skills currently within Nick and where additional skill sets might be needed at the studio
• Build and maintain supportive/collaborative relationships with hiring managers and LPs
• Collaborate with Line Producers and hiring managers to develop robust recruitment strategies and action plans
• Maintain Competitive landscape and advise on interview techniques, candidate selection, compensation packages and industry trends
• Regularly communicate and develop strong relationships with hiring managers and other stakeholders on search and candidate status
• Engage and build relationships with recruiting partners in industry organizations and universities
• Maintain awareness of professional trends and news
• Integrate diversity and inclusion and hiring initiative
• Manage the recruitment team and processes around people and culture (i.e. talent acquisition, talent management, learning and strategies, practices and processes development) to attract and retain diverse talent

• 5 - 7 years of Animation industry experience
• Experience managing a recruiting department for TV/Feature Animation, VFX and/or Games is a must
• Proven ability to evaluate candidate artwork and/or technical qualifications
• Proven ability to effectively manage a team and recruiting process as well asrelationships with hiring managers
• Strong knowledge of traditional animation, CG animation and/or Visual Effects production
• Strong organizational expertise and experience with databases and/or applicant tracking systems
• Ability to travel as needed for industry events and recruiting opportunities
• Strong consultative and partnering skills. Ability to establish priorities independently, multi-task efficiently, and work with diverse personalities and all levels of management in a high-pressure environment
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as solid follow-through on multiple projects and giving constructive feedback
• Positive attitude and ability to be flexible in a non-static environment
• Ability to re-define and execute new processes and workflows in an ever-changing environment; demonstrate strategic and out of the box thinking

Required Education
• Bachelor's degree and equivalent work experience

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rn856o-3-236-212-116-42 in your application.