Senior Recruiter

The Walt Disney Company   •  

Burbank, CA

Industry: Media


8 - 10 years

Posted 47 days ago

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Job Summary:

Comprised of Disney's international media businesses and the Company's various streaming services, the Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI) segment aligns technology, content and distribution platforms to expand the Company's global footprint and deliver world-class, personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

The Walt Disney Company's Direct-to-Consumer and International segment (DTCI) is a global, multiplatform media, technology and distribution organization for high-quality content created by Disney's Studio Entertainment and Media Networks groups.

DTCI includes Disney's international media operations and the Company's direct-to-consumer businesses globally, including the upcoming Disney-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service, the Company's ownership stake in Hulu, and the ESPN+ sports streaming service, programmed in partnership with ESPN. BAMTECH Media, developer of the ESPN+ and Disney-branded streaming platforms, oversees all consumer-facing digital technology and products across the Company as part of the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment.

Reporting to the VP, Human Resources, the Senior Recruiter will demonstrate recruiting best practices to support our world-class talent attraction efforts. Integrated with the support of a professional functional recruiting practice, this professional will be directly responsible for the full service recruitment support of several functions ranging from Content Marketing to Ad Sales.

In alignment with our talent acquisition vision, day-day activities will entail talent advising, strategic talent acquisition development, impeccable recruitment execution developing a sourcing strategy, attracting top talent, assessing candidates, and successfully managing the offer process with internal partners. The ideal candidate has a strong ability to provide transparent and clear communication and has an ability to demonstrate agility and a sense of urgency as they work with many partners including business leaders, hiring managers, and HR business partners.


  • Project manage day to day recruitment through the development and execution of full life cycle recruitment plans; ensuring the candidate, client, team, and recruiter experiences are met with exceptional service delivery.
  • Identifies opportunities for building robust talent pipelining, talent community, and talent brokering strategies; leads and drives creative development and execution
  • Designs innovative recruitment strategies aligned to current or forecasted talent for specified roles, multiple needs, and/or opportunistic talent
  • Generate qualified candidate pools through passive and active sourcing by developing search strategies and identify names of passive candidates
  • Demonstrate ability to attract, influence and convert hard to find passive talent through key attraction and employment opportunities by understanding the Direct-to-Consumer and Walt Disney Company specific landscape, competitive demographics, and employment value proposition.
  • Routinely and consistently offers creative solutions based on high level of business acumen and industry knowledge
  • Adhere to recruitment ATS and CRM practices and processes by utilizing system for sourcing and tracking of candidates and activity
  • Meet established hiring targets, manage client relationships, and interact with hiring managers to discuss specific requirements.
  • Drive facilitation of continuous improvement via measurement tools, scorecards, and recruitment analytics.
  • Use social media tools and marketing/branding techniques to engage both active and passive candidates.
  • Lead cross functional project teams, non-direct reports, through relationship building/influence

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of prior recruiting experience preferably in an enterprise corporate recruiting and sourcing environment, with emphasis on difficult to fill disciplines.
  • Deeply knowledgeable about the talent market place and is able to advise others on the industry
  • Ability to support and influence the client/search with a level of sophistication while exhibiting strategic search capabilities (Data based Storytelling, Talent Maps, Competitive Landscape, Industry Expertise, TA Marketing)
  • Diversity recruiting/sourcing experience with demonstrated ability to successfully influence diverse hires
  • Seen as an expert by leaders/peers through understanding of business operations, various functions, segments, and business strategies
  • Proven success creating original sourcing/recruiting strategies as well as have the ability to effectively communicate sourcing/recruiting plans to all levels of clients within the organization.
  • Strategic sourcing capabilities including research techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to leverage internal and external partnerships to attract and recruit talent.
  • Experience providing excellent service for clients and candidates throughout the recruiting process.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Executive search experience with expertise working with a low talent supply in a high demand market
  • Experience recruiting in Direct To Consumer profiles

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.