Talent Agent Job Description

Talent Agent Job Description

4.6
158 votes for Talent Agent
Talent agent provides support in the creation of any relevant documentation and material for recruitment projects purposes, such as PowerPoint presentations, Excel files, etc.

Talent Agent Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective talent agent job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included talent agent job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Accountable for delivering on weekly new hire targets and providing reporting through MS Excel
Actively recruits new talent to join the Machinima MCN
Negotiates contract terms with talent and makes recommendations regarding deal structure
Maintains and builds strategic relationships with relevant networks, channel partners, and applicable businesses
Provides insights and recommendations regarding the digital talent/MCN market
Teams with Talent Integration and Programming/Development to identify talent outside of the existing network for packaging and expedited development for campaigns and to target specific out-of-network talent that produces content aligned with new projects in development, with the purpose of simultaneously securing involvement in said projects network recruitment
Lead and participate in talent acquisition projects, such as the roll out of a talent acquisition toolbox for managers and the development of training on the tools and best practices
Manage the recruitment process for hourly positions on a nationwide scale
Work closely with the Human Resources Business Partners and play an advisory role with hiring managers to understand their short- and long-term talent needs and define talent strategies accordingly
Liaise with HR Business Partners and specialists to interpret and respond to inquiries on HR policies and procedure

Talent Agent Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Talent Agent

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the talent agent job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Associates, Business, Human Resources, Programming Languages, Computer, Foreign Languages, Internships, Business/Administration, Management, Law Enforcement

Skills for Talent Agent

Desired skills for talent agent include:

Influencer
Advertising
Branding
Excel
Photo and video market trends
Photoshop and Keynote
Powerpoint
Production space
Proficiency at the art of negotiation
Resource management processes

Desired experience for talent agent includes:

Proficiency in the art of the sale
A closer – knows what it takes to get a deal done
Values colleagues and their contribution to the process
Attendance at a variety of off hour and weekend events is required
Knowledge and interest in the theatre community
Passionate about a career in hospitality management

Talent Agent Examples

1

Talent Agent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a talent agent. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for talent agent
  • Act as liaison between clients and agents
  • Interacts with hiring managers within the business for different regions
  • Drives achievement of the hiring targets including time to fill, university hiring, diversity goals and hiring manager and candidate satisfaction
  • Support the operation of the program
  • Act as contact person for all stakeholders
  • Help organizing the closing event in Q4/2019
  • Collect and analyze feedback that can be used for a new cycle in 2020
  • Screen and shortlist candidate resumes for the entry-level sales positions within the Neighbourhood Marketing Team
  • Employ strong communication skills to conduct phone interviews with a high volume of candidates on a daily basis
  • Schedule interviews with the hiring leaders and manage applicant communication
Qualifications for talent agent
  • Ability to perform well under pressure, multi-task and prioritize
  • Highly dependable and able to adapt to ever changing environments
  • Passive sourcing skills, leveraging tools such as Piazza, LI recruiter, ATS/CRM systems
  • Time management skills with the ability to manage and coordinate multiple recruitment activities simultaneously
  • Must be flexible and able to adapt to priorities
  • Ability to work individually and in a team environment, including virtual team members, to meet firm deadlines
2

Talent Agent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of talent agent. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for talent agent
  • Contribute to improving recruitment processes through generating new ideas and support ongoing projects
  • Improve new hire quality through participating in feedback sessions from stakeholders
  • Attend and manage logistics for regional career fairs (venue booking, promotion, registration, etc)
  • Assist with in-person interviewing and hiring decisions
  • Responsible for the creation and execution of the regional recruitment plan to support the attraction and selection of talent for the BRS Neighbourhood Marketing department
  • Executes high volume sourcing strategies to build a talent pipeline including but not limited to internet, campus, job fairs, information sessions and referral programs
  • Provides work direction, coaching and support to a team of recruiters
  • Establishes & nurtures effective networking relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Assists the training and orientation of Sales Managers on the recruitment processes and tools utilized in the Neighbourhood Marketing department
  • Partners with the larger Team to develop and execute retention strategies aiming to improve attrition
Qualifications for talent agent
  • Willingness to learn and overcome daily challenges in a fact paced environment
  • Maintain up-to-date industry knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications and maintaining personal networks
  • Be able to meet weekly goals and expectations
  • Develop talent acquisition sourcing strategy related to production hiring, recruiting strategies, career fair execution and the candidate experience
  • Provide personal, “hands-on” involvement, direction, and support while being accountable for recruitment initiatives and targets
  • Developing and implementing an effective recruiting strategy, encompassing recruitment of both active and passive candidates to include utilizing the internet, cold-calling and referrals
3

Talent Agent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a talent agent. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for talent agent
  • Ad hoc support to the recruitment team including screening resumes and pre-qualify candidates through initial phone interviews
  • Communicates with clarity demonstrating strong oral and written communication ability
  • Dispatch escalations to Tier 2 groups
  • Perform research and analysis necessary to provide solutions to questions or concerns related to onboarding
  • Understand the complete end-to-end onboarding processes
  • Provide exemplary customer service and assist in troubleshooting issues using a "first call resolution"
  • Meet weekly and monthly KPI's and SLA's for quality, customer satisfaction, and general productivity levels
  • Provide timely, accurate customer service by answering inbound calls from assigned queues, researching issues, clarifying and resolving customer inquiries and recording notes in customer accounts
  • Advise new associates by answering questions, ensuring adherence to established guidelines and providing support and assistance as required to contribute to achievement of customer service objectives
  • Support the achievement of productivity standards by managing a high volume of incoming calls from multiple key stakeholders and processing related activities arising from incoming requests to meet business needs and achieve service level expectations
Qualifications for talent agent
  • Processing employee applications and conducting in-person interviews to maintain a qualified pool of candidates
  • Utilizing social media platforms (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, ) to drive networking and candidate pool development
  • Executing an in-depth understanding of behavioral interviewing skills and candidate evaluation techniques
  • Comprehensive and effective utilization of the ATS for sourcing, screening and candidate management
  • Develop, monitor and measure all talent acquisition initiatives to ensure trends are identified and addressed, including, but not limited to, turnover and retention
  • Passive sourcing skills
4

Talent Agent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a talent agent. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for talent agent
  • Manage client invoicing and accounting
  • Assist in new client discovery, pursuit, and signing
  • Prepare pitch materials for clients and assist in sending submissions
  • Aid in contract negotiations and track contract status
  • Keep and update detailed records of correspondence with clients and executives
  • Provide administrative support, including heavy phones, coordinating meetings, schedules and travel, and preparing expense reports
  • Assist with special projects, research, and compiling daily updates
  • Serve as point of contact with clients, executives, brands and teams
  • Provide logistical support for client events, meetings, shoots and appearances in order to deliver best in class service
  • Stay up to date on the Basketball industry and best practices
Qualifications for talent agent
  • Typically 2-4 years of related experience in recruiting
  • English level 90% spoken
  • Experience on talent attraction techniques
  • Flexibility to work with different and several businesses and/or projects at the same time
  • You are a currently enrolled student at a university or a university of applied sciences
  • Speaking German and English fluently
5

Talent Agent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a talent agent. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for talent agent
  • Passionate about creating a positive work culture
  • Effectively manage stakeholder relationships across all levels of organization
  • Previous experience supporting, coaching and leading teams
  • Possess strong computer skills – Microsoft Office Suite - and be internet browser proficient
  • Prior experience in successfully performing entry-level customer service functions in a call center environment
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and provide and express compassion and empathy in strenuous interactions
Qualifications for talent agent
  • Post secondary education in marketing, sales, human resources or equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience in sales or customer service, relevant high-volume call centre experience is an asset
  • Personable and excited by making connections with candidates over the phone
  • Motivated by working in a fast-paced, results driven environment
  • Proven ability to exceed expectations and maintain a keen sense of urgency
  • Always striving for creative solutions and improvements

Related Job Descriptions

Resume Builder

Create a Resume in Minutes with Professional Resume Templates