Director, Global Talent Acquisition

Sony Pictures Entertainment   •  

Culver City, CA

Industry: Media


8 - 10 years

Posted 171 days ago

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Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) has an immediate opening for a dynamic, experienced Director, Global Talent Acquisition.  This role will lead the delivery of talent acquisition services for various lines-of-business across SPE.  This position will develop, memorialize and maintain all processesassociated with talent acquisition.  She/he will also manage a team of TA professionals which includes US based recruiters, a sourcer and TA support staff as well as manage any seasonal contract recruiter(s) and / or temporary staff that is brought on.  Additionally, the selected candidate will manage the relationship with our on-site Managed Service Provider (MSP) which handles SPE’s contingent workers. 

This role reports into the Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition and is part of the People & Organization (P&O) team.  Role will be based at our Culver City, CA studio headquarters.


  • Drive best and next practice discussions to ensure SPE is utilizing the best talent acquisition methodologies yielding optimal results in a high volume / high touch environment
  • Conduct regular reviews of departmental processes and procedures to ensure a streamlined and efficient recruiter, business partner, hiring manager and candidateexperience
  • Provide overall leadership for a team of TA professionals and act as a strong role model, providing mentorship and motivation for growth while driving a high level of performance against our hiring plans
  • Collaborate with P&O colleagues to build a data-driven organization evolving recruiting metrics and analytics that provide insights
  • Direct, motivate and develop staff, maximizing individual contributions and supporting professional growth
  • Effectively monitoring and maintaining our contingent staffing relationships and technologies, making recommendations for improvement or enhancement when needed
  • Act as a strategic point-of-contact for several key talent acquisition relationships, which includes our LinkedIn relationship, other sourcing tools and our background check vendor
  • Talent Acquisition liaison with P&O Operations team as it relates to OFCCP compliance
  • Full-cycle recruiting on selected executive searches on a regular basis


  • Position requires at least 7-10 years of corporate talent acquisition experience, preferably in a global Fortune 500 organization and/or in the Media / Entertainment industry
  • At least 3-5 years of managing a team of talent acquisition professionals
  • At least 3 years of managing complex vendor relationships, ideally within the temporary / contingent staffing space
  • Solid analytical skills, with a keen eye for metrics, data and reporting
  • Solid knowledge of applicant tracking systems, Workday knowledge preferred
  • Global perspective with the ability to successfully adapt to a continuously growing and changing environment
  • Requires an eye for process, structure and a technical proclivity
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to use independent judgment in prioritizing tasks to meet or exceed deadlines in an ambiguous, ever-changing environment
  • Proven ability to work in a fast paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously while remaining effective in both a structured and ambiguous environment
  • Keen attention to detail, efficient and highly organized; articulate both written and verbally
  • Inclination towards organization design, development, and workforce planning principles
  • Demonstrates the ability to solve difficult problems with effective solutions
  • Knowledge of OFCCP compliance
  • BS degree or equivalent