Head of Talent: Global Advertising


Industry: Global Advertising

Experience: 12 years

Education: 4+ year degree

Contact Information: Peoplescape Recruiting at [email protected]

Seeking a Head of Talent that will report directly to the President in Los Angeles, as well as the Global Head of Talent in NYC. The position is a key member of the executive leadership team. We seek a leader who shares our core values of optimistic outlook, convergent culture, and disruptive roots. An innovator who lives and breathes talent and embraces our belief that we are in a time when brands live at the speed of culture – directed by cultural trends in music, entertainment, design, art and fashion.

Core Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Advanced experience of either:
    • (i) Talent Acquisition & Branding
    • (ii) Talent Management
    • (iii) Organization Development (at least 10 years<) required.
    • Experience may include successes in: talent acquisition & onboarding, branding, culture and transformation or learning & development.
  • Passionate and inspiring leader of innovation
  • Leading edge knowledge of Talent Acquisition techniques, Social Media and employer branding
  • Best practice culture change expertise
  • Strategic thinker
  • Excellent influencing skills and polished communicator (verbal and written)
  • Deep understanding and experience from a creative environment (media, entertainment, start-up, marketing, advertising, etc.)
  • California employment law knowledge is required
  • SPHR accreditation preferred

Expectations & Job Responsibilities:

  • A strategic business partner and vital member of the executive team
  • A key contributor and subject matter expert on “people innovation, people inspiration” – strategic staffing, employer branding, leading edge attraction and retention of talent.
  • Innovative leadership both to the organization and the HR team in identifying and inspiring talent externally and inspiring and growing talent internally
  • Lead the HR team of (7) individuals and oversee all aspects of Talent
  • Contagious change maker and innovation driver across the business – The right fit for this role will be passionate, diplomatic yet unafraid to shake things up with regards People & Culture
  • Align creative people strategies with the business to achieve company objectives
  • Be the outward face of the agency, reinforcing the agency’s brand, mission and goals
  • Experience working with multinational locations/offices, including some understanding of immigration law and global business is an advantage
  • Creative problem solver, strategic business partner, and flexible thinker
  • Welcoming, thoughtful, and approachable about everything related to people, culture of the organization, and the business

How to Apply:

Please submit resume and cover letter to [email protected]. The cover letter should specifically answer the following two questions:
1) Why this? Why me? Why now?
2) What is it about a culture transformation that has shaped you?