Senior Recruiter, News Programming (Contract)

New York.

Fox News Media is looking for an experienced Recruiter to support our News Programming and Fox Weather recruiting initiatives. As the recruiter, you will manage candidates through the recruitment and selection process. We are looking for someone who is passionate about keeping abreast of innovative recruiting practices that enable us to be a best-in-class Talent Acquisition team

This is a contract role that is expected to last for up to one year, with the potential to convert to staff.


Source, interview, and place Production, Programming, and digital professionals for Fox News media positions

Partner with hiring teams to build and execute effective sourcing strategies and approaches with an ability to manage customer/partner expectations

Recruit passive candidates at all levels and understand how to match technical requirements to candidates' skillset and competencies

Build and maintain a pipeline of candidates through proactive market research and ongoing relationship management

Conduct in-depth interviews of potential candidates, demonstrating the ability to anticipate hiring manager preferences by maintaining low interview-to-offer ratios

Ensure a positive experience for all candidates under active consideration for assigned requisitions by providing timely, accurate, and relevant feedback

Develop, foster, and maintain relationships with hiring managers

Track, maintain, and improve recruitment metrics

Participate in special projects/recruiting initiatives including assessment of best practices in interviewing techniques, job postings, candidate and hiring manager experiences


5+ years of recruitment experience in the Media/news space

Ability to influence and drive results in a fast-paced environment

Ability to manage aggressive and shifting priorities

Proven and successful track record of engaging, selling, and recruiting production and programming talent

Thorough knowledge of the News and Media industry landscape and trends

Strong relationship management and negotiation skills

Results-driven with the proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

Demonstrated internet proficiency and ability to work with Applicant tracking systems as well as sourcing tools like LinkedIn, Indeed, and Google (Workday ATS experience preferred)

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