Research Associate, Executive Search

  • NBC Universal
  • $128,740.00 - 128,740.00 / Year *
  • 21 Warren St, New York, NY 10007
  • Full-Time
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Launched in the spring of 2012, NBCUniversal's internal executive search team is charged with executing VP+ level assignments across the NBCU enterprise globally. Our purpose is to identify and attract exceptional leadership talent capable of helping transform our organization and make NBCU the most competitive and innovative media company in the marketplace. The research function plays a strategic key role in the executive recruitment process by partnering with and advising the recruiting partners through the provision of targeted talent pool information, industry knowledge and market trends on a real-time and project-based manner. The role is a unique mix of detective, analytical and project management skills which serves to keep our team a step ahead of the curve.

Research Responsibilities:

* Deliver high-impact executive search recruitment research in a fast paced and highly dynamic environment
* Manage research projects and intelligence briefings for all assigned projects by proactively identifying and mapping out global talent and organizational structures
* Identify and oversee key pipeline needs and project manage resulting deliverables
* Partner with team and business leaders to execute project needs and calibrate deliverables for highly mission critical and/or hard-to-fill positions
* Capture and maintain/update accurate candidate, market and search process information on the database in accordance with strict confidentiality and all relevant regulations
* Serve as database subject matter expert (SME) to the executive search team to continue to establish best practices and streamline recruitment processes
* Oversee various team ad hoc projects as necessary
* Actively read and monitor industry trades to track key industry moves and assess recruitment trends
* Act as a SME across a variety of industry segments and functional disciplines
* Act as an ambassador for NBCU's overall commitment to diversity and inclusion as a core value and business imperative


Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

* 2+ years' experience in recruitment research or relevant experience

* Experience with CRM and/or ATS (i.e., Encore, huge plus, but not required)

* Role is based in New York, NY

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:

* Strong written and verbal communication skills

* Excellent presentation, leadership and interpersonal skills

* Excellent time management skills and independently motivated

* Strong analytical and problem solving skills

* Experience consulting and advising clients

* Ability to thrive in a team-focused culture

* Experience with business intelligence and reporting tools (i.e., Domo, Tableau)

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.