The Walt Disney Company Talent Sourcer - Accounting & Finance in Orlando, Florida

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

The Functional Talent Acquisition teams are responsible for overseeing functional recruitment for Disney’s domestic business segments including Disney ABC Television Group, ESPN, Direct To Consumer & International, The Walt Disney Studios, and Parks, Experiences & Consumer Products. The group brings the expertise of attracting and identifying the highest performing technology talent in the marketplace while exceeding the expectations of our clients and advising clients on the best candidate talent match for their organization.

The Talent Sourcer is an integral member of Talent Acquisition, combining consultative, influencing and advocacy skills to find and attract top talent and deliver excellent results to recruiting partners and hiring managers. Integrated with the support of a sourcing center of excellence, this professional will directly be responsible for the full-service candidate sourcing and research support for a variety of company and business segment-specific disciplines. The Talent Sourcer partners with recruiters on projects and searches to develop sourcing strategies, construct target lists of companies, candidates, prospects and leads, develop pipelines of talent, contact high-potential prospects, conduct candidate interviews, maintain progress reports, and assess candidate qualifications. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to proactively identify top talent through a variety of sourcing techniques. Additional research and consultative activities may occur in support of specific clients or overall initiatives. Focus areas and responsibilities for the Talent Sourcer range across Talent Strategies / Talent Community Development, Subject Matter Expertise, Requisition Support, Market Intel / Addressable Market Analytics, Strategic Business Partnerships, Sourcing Reporting & Analytics, and Advancing the Sourcing Function.

Responsibilities :

  • Perform candidate sourcing and research activities through the development and execution of full lifecycle research and sourcing strategies and plans; ensuring an optimal experience for candidates, clients, and talent acquisition partners.

  • Effectively articulate a compelling value proposition and business strategy to prospects and candidates

  • Cultivate relationships with talent for current and future opportunities

  • Network closely within the industry to identify the right talent and companies to target

  • Identify and articulate the qualifications, strengths, and opportunities of candidates to hiring managers and talent consultants.

  • Leverage a variety of sourcing methods, techniques and technologies, inclusive of social media

  • Implement key strategies and partnerships to include, but not limited to professional associations, diversity recruitment conferences, community outreach programs and events, industry networking events and associations, etc.

  • Responsible for creating target lists of companies and individuals for active and future openings.

  • Research target companies to develop lists of individuals (names / titles) as a match for active & future roles through utilizing industry directories, networking, and/or conducting searches within online tools, resume databases, direct sourcing, industry research, networking events, blogs, associations and career events.

  • Fully leverage technology for optimal talent relationship management utilizing campaign management, lead tracking, and to identify and continuously engage with leads, referrals, and other potential prospects.

  • Monitor continuous improvement through measures of success analytics and report them on a regular basis.

  • Attend meetings with recruitment partners and hiring teams

  • Tell a compelling and consistent message to candidates that align with the company brand and values

  • Conduct in-depth screens and assess potential candidates for level of interest, qualifications, compensation and convert hard to find passive talent through an understanding of the business and employee value proposition.

  • Stay current on market trends and innovative sourcing practices

Basic Qualifications :

  • 1-2 years of work experience in sourcing or recruiting candidates with heavy emphasis on research, sourcing, recruitment and/or other relevant experience / transferrable job skills.

  • Extensive experience developing and executing fully comprehensive sourcing/recruitment plans

  • Experience in consulting and/or working in a consultative role where multiple projects and competing demands are the norm

  • Ability to analyze job descriptions and candidate profiles to determine target profile needs and appropriate match

  • Knowledge of the recruitment lifecycle, inclusive of Boolean and/or Semantic searching, data mining, professional networking, passive candidate cold calling and innovative sourcing techniques

  • Proven experience contacting, attracting, qualifying and converting high-potential prospects through multiple channels

  • Demonstrated experience speaking with and assessing candidate skills and qualifications

  • Business acumen with the ability to understand business needs and business structure

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, including verbal and written

  • Strong curiosity, creativity and a drive to succeed a must

  • Outstanding attention to detail

  • Experience in a role where multiple projects and competing demands are the norm

  • Resourceful, with exceptional problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated experience developing strong, collaborative relationships

  • Ability to maintain confidential information

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Search firm and/or corporate recruiting experience

  • Experience contacting high-potential prospects through targeted cold calling

  • Proficiency using a variety of online search / sourcing tools, ideally including ATS and CRM systems

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required

Company Overview :

At Corporate, you’ll team with the best in the business to build one of the most innovative global businesses in any industry. Uniquely positioned at the center of an exciting, multi-faceted Company, the forward-thinkers at Disney Corporate constantly pursue new ideas and technologies to help the Company’s many businesses drive value, all the while gaining something valuable from the experience themselves. Come see the most interesting Company from the most interesting point of view.

Job ID: 560700BR

Location: Orlando,Florida

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)