NBC Universal Talent Acquisition Recruiter - Local Stations in New York, New York

Job Number 34093BR

Job Title Talent Acquisition Recruiter - Local Stations

Business Segment Staff

Sub-Business Corporate Human Resources

Posting Category Human Resources

About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province New York

City New York


Role Summary

The Talent Acquisition Recruiter is part of the Stations & Sports TA Team and will identify talent in the areas of Production, Digital, Operations, and more!

This recruiter position is a highly visible role that will work collaboratively with hiring teams throughout the local NBC and Telemundo Owned Stations organization. The ideal candidate will identify the best on and off-air talent nationally for roles across the Local Stations portfolio, working closely with HR and hiring managers, providing guidance on recruiting strategies, industry trends and market data.


  • Full-cycle recruitment to include: job description development, job posting, sourcing, interviewing, reference checks and offer negotiation

  • Build and maintain network of potential candidates through pro-active market research, sourcing and on-going relationship management

  • Work closely with HR director to develop corporate recruiting strategies to identify top talent

  • Participate in special projects/recruiting initiatives including assessment of best practices in interviewing techniques, leveraging of internal sources of talent and identification of top performers for senior-level

  • Establish strong partnerships with hiring teams to quickly assess business needs, determine candidate profile and launch a thorough hiring strategy

  • Interview candidates within the framework of the position specification. Possess strong ability to screen, interview and prepare an ideal candidate slate within an appropriate and consistent timeline


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of 5 years full-cycle recruiting experience or equivalent years of experience in a News/production positionEligibility Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

  • Must be 18 years or older

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics

  • Passionate about providing exceptional customer service to internal and external partners and clients

  • Clear desire to make work fun and enjoyable within a team work environment

  • Proven aptitude to execute in a changing professional environment

  • Familiar with BrassRing ATS system and Internet savvy

  • Possess a wide range of experience on current corporate recruiting policies, practices, and industry trends

  • Propose and implement ongoing improvements to NBC Universal’s recruitment efforts

  • Strong knowledge of basic employment law, OFCCP guidelines and HR practices

  • Experienced in behavioral based interviewing, pre-employment testing, and other innovative selection methods

  • Able to assess staffing needs and develop creative and effective recruiting strategies to meet those needs; experience applying web 2.0 concepts a plus

  • Aptitude in assessing intangible aspects of candidates accurately (candidate’s fit with the position and with the company culture)

  • Able to in work in a fast-paced environment and work with all levels of management

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