CBS Corporation Technical Sourcer in New York, New York
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Corporate
JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: New York, NY
CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand - "the Eye" - one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, radio, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Radio, CBS Outdoor, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.
CBS seeks a Technical Sourcer for a contract position.
*Conduct pre-screen conversations with candidates to evaluate readiness to be considered as a candidate for hire
A clear understanding of the recruiting process and the importance of the candidate experience and willingness to enhance processes to provide a stronger experience
Demonstrated success in generating high quality diverse pipeline of technical candidates through advanced Boolean searches, social networking, database mining, centers of influence, cold calling and all other resources available
Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with senior recruiters, hiring managers and passive candidates
Serve as a brand ambassador for our organization by promoting our value proposition and our position in the market
Evaluate potential candidates to gauge technical skillset and interest in current and future job opportunities
Establish a pipeline of candidates based on the future needs of the organization
Utilize and maintain our applicant tracking system
Post company job opportunities on external websites; industry publications, etc.
Create innovative sourcing strategies and ensure a high-touch candidate experience
Identify and utilize a variety of search tools and techniques through social media channels, job boards, database mining and cold calling to promote open positions and to identify relevant talent
Take an active role in creating an environment of innovation, collaboration, transparency, accountability, trust and fun
Bachelor’s degree required, 1+ years of experience in identifying and securing technical talent for multiple business functions
Experience sourcing candidate via online resume databases (Indeed, Dice, Monster, LinkedIn) required
Experience in social recruiting via Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms preferred.
Demonstrated comfort in sourcing Developers, Engineers and Software Architects
Self-motivated with ability to establish and sustain strong internal customer relationships and external candidate relationships, effectively balancing the needs of each
Ability to manage change and influence others in order to reach stated objectives
Excellent communication and business writing skills
Ability to determine the appropriate amount of detail gained in research in order to present findings in an accurate, methodical, and concise manner
Proficiency with Microsoft office including Excel, Word and Powerpoint
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