• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent professional or military experience
  • 5+ years of recruiting experience building and driving talent sourcing initiatives
  • 3+ years of experience using market intelligence, including talent maps and market/talent intelligence tools
  • 2+ years of building and managing the lifecycle of cross-functional programs or projects with country or global impact
  • Experience identifying passive candidates through 3P identification tools (LinkedIn Recruiter, Entelo, SeekOut, etc.) and pioneering experimental candidate identification methods (Google X-Ray Searches, event based sourcing, social media, etc.)
  • CTS/ATS experience with sourcing, tracking and managing candidates
  • Proficient Excel skills (running and creating functions, pivot tables, charts, etc.) that enables the extraction and processing of data
Amazon Advertising, Music & IMDb Talent Acquisition’s Market Intelligence & Research (AMI Research) team is seeking a Senior Researcher based in the United States. The AMI Research team empowers AMI TA and businesses to reach their strategic goals and make informed talent decisions. Researchers partner with recruiters and HR leaders to generate market research, talent intelligence, and candidate leads to create efficient talent strategies for today and cultivate talent pools to support our growth tomorrow.
The Senior Researcher will support the Music and IMDb TA and business organizations and will be responsible for leading and running a market intelligence program and developing sourcing strategies unique to each team. The Senior Researcher will leverage talent market and industry research as well as internal recruiting data to work backwards from each customer’s specific needs and create bespoke, scalable solutions to close gaps across a variety of talent initiatives. The Senior Researcher will also provide recruiting customers with actionable candidate leads and proposals that influence recruiting strategies.
Responsibilities:
  • Partner with recruiting and hiring teams to understand organizational challenges and build work products that fit into a comprehensive end-to-end recruitment strategy
  • Participate in strategic business engagement with a focus on effectively defining a targeted passive candidate sourcing strategy across multiple job profiles within a designated national region, country, or countries
  • Provide recommendations as a talent researcher and sourcing subject matter expert that directly impact front-of-funnel activities
  • Map talent and competitive intelligence through internal and external tools, and present insights in a compelling way that influences action
  • Effectively communicate with key stakeholders to build influence and ensure application of research products with the correct customers
  • Evaluate effectiveness of research over time via feedback loops or key metrics unique to each business, and adjust approaches as needed
  • Independently analyze and draw conclusions from a mix of quantitative and qualitative data (including internal funnel metrics and external research) and implement changes to sourcing strategies as a result
  • Successfully write narratives that are both project based (deliverables, timelines, formal tracking processes, etc.) and program based tailored to the audience in order to maximize impact and understanding
  • Influence and educate peers regarding research and sourcing best practices that lead to successful outcomes throughout AMI and Amazon TA
  • Experience with defining program requirements and using data and metrics to determine improvements in the talent identification process
  • Comprehensive understanding of the recruitment life cycle with particular expertise in both passive and active sourcing
  • Excellent communication skills, paired with sound business judgment and ability to cultivate relationships with stakeholders/customers at all organizational levels
  • Excels in an ambiguous environment while consistently delivering the right results with limited guidance under aggressive deadlines against multiple projects at one time
  • Customer obsessed, proactively working backwards from the customers current or anticipated needs to create bespoke solutions to close process gaps
  • Self-starting, entrepreneurial spirit with understanding of how to use data and calculated risk-taking to drive innovative change
  • Experience in data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, QuickSight, Salesforce etc.)
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