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CBS Corporation Technical Sourcer in New York, New York

Technical Sourcer

REF#: 32826


JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance




CBS Corporation 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, local TV, film, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’ businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Network 10, CBS Television Studios, CBS Studios International, CBS Television Distribution, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Interactive, CBS Films, Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, Pop (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS EcoMedia, and CBS Experiences.


CBS seeks a Technical Sourcer for a contract position.

Responsibilities include:

*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 skill set 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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