The FanSided network features more than 300 websites covering a variety of sports, entertainment and lifestyle topics. Launched in 2009 and acquired by Time Inc. in May 2015, FanSided is one of the industry’s fastest growing digital content networks and includes sites dedicated to every major professional sports team, all of the nation’s top college athletic programs, popular TV shows, movies and other celebrated sports, culture, tech and entertainment categories. Boasting a roster of more than 1,500 writers, FanSided’s unique fan-focused editorial content reaches millions of dedicated readers every month online and via its stable of highly customizable apps and newsletters
FanSided is part of Time Inc., a leading multi-platform consumer media company that engages over 230 million consumers globally every month. The Company's influential brands include PEOPLE, TIME, FORTUNE, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, INSTYLE, REAL SIMPLE, SOUTHERN LIVING and TRAVEL + LEISURE, as well as approximately 60 diverse international brands.
The Recruiter (Entertainment and Lifestyles), will report directly to FanSided Inc.’s Senior Director of Recruiting, providing support for other members of the Operations and Editorial teams as needed. This is a key role for a detail-oriented, quick thinker, and sales orientated person interested in adjusting processes to maximize efficiency across a publicly traded company.
In particular, we are looking for someone with a solid understanding of the Entertainment and Lifestyles topics and websites that can utilize that expertise to find candidates to recruit for our various site openings.
This has the potential to be a remote opportunity.
Take the lead in recruiting new site experts, volunteer contributors, and paid contributors across our Entertainment and Lifestyles divisions. You will evaluate, communicate, assist, outline expectations, and mentor potential candidates.
Work closely with Divisional Directors and Senior Director of Recruiting to identify priority areas of need.
Maintain understanding of FanSided Best Practices and utilize knowledge when reviewing candidates.
Maintain a log of all recruiting efforts; noting divisions and sites assigned, decisions rendered by candidates, and reasoning for decision.
Assist in managing Draftday/Springboard (FanSided on-boarding system)
Troubleshoot and help any contributors
Work closely with Tech team to continually improve DraftDay and onboarding process
Assist the Operations team in any areas or with any projects in which they may need assistance
Create and modify trainings for contributors
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