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Friday, January 13, 2012

F/T - Sr Researcher/Recruitment-Exec Search - Time Warner

Job Description

The Senior Researcher will be a part of the Research team within Time Warner’s best-in-class Worldwide Recruitment & Executive Search group. Reporting to the Director of Research, this person has global responsibility for identifying potential internal and external passive candidates for VP level and above searches, including name generation, bio creation, talent mapping and market intelligence gathering, to best support the executive search team in conducting talent searches enterprise wide. The Senior Researcher is also responsible for pipelining diverse pools
of talent in anticipation of future openings based on business need, as well as in high turn/hard to fill areas.


Strategically develops recruitment research by using strong telephone skills to call directly into targeted companies; utilizing various directories such as LinkedIn, Hoovers, and Zoom Info; mining internal executive search database and outside resume databases; direct sourcing; networking; and attending industry events.

Creates target company lists and conducts research of those companies to locate names, titles and contact information for individuals in similar positions for which we are recruiting, while keeping diversity efforts in the forefront of each search.

Maintains current, accurate research on a regular and consistent basis.

Provides presentation quality market intelligence reports (i.e. organizational structure, industry and company analysis, scope of positions in competing companies, etc. as needed, as well as status reports throughout the research process.

Proactively builds pipelines of diverse talent related to key business and hiring initiatives across the divisions, as well as for high turnover and hard to fill positions at the Director level and above.

Monitors industry trends and new business initiatives in competitive industries, shares information with the team as appropriate, and maintains data in research database (Encore) on a real time basis.

Desired Skills & Experience


• 3-7 years’ experience in hiring/recruiting with heavy emphasis on search research or other transferable research skills.

• Knowledge of recruitment practices, relevant job markets and research processes
• Previous experience using the telephone to acquire hard-to-obtain information, coupled with strong knowledge of internet research tactics
• Experience in fact-checking a plus
• Previous experience in executive search is highly desirable
• Advanced MS Word, Excel, Resume Data Base, Internet and Outlook skills


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required.


Time Warner Corporate intends to attract a world-class Senior Researcher and is prepared to offer an attractive compensation package including a base salary, plus bonus.

Company Description

Time Warner Inc., a global leader in media and entertainment with businesses in television networks, filmed entertainment and publishing, uses its industry-leading operating scale and brands to create, package and deliver high-quality content worldwide through multiple distribution outlets.

Whether measured by quality, popularity or financial results, our divisions are at the top of their categories. Time Inc., Home Box Office, Turner Broadcasting System and Warner Bros. Entertainment maintain unrivaled reputations for creativity and excellence as they keep people informed, entertained and connected.
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