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Recruitment Manager


Recruitment Manager

• Intermediate Level


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).

Category HR/Recruiting/Staffing 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Oct 04, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

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 as relationships 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

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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