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Director of Talent & Resourcing

San Francisco Bay Area (Hybrid)

Director of Talent & Resourcing 

The Director of Talent and Resourcing is the first point of contact for anyone needing resources. The DOTR acts as a gatekeeper for the teams,  managing the new business pipeline and planning  staffing assignments, prioritizing and resourcing each project based on skills, previous experience, availability, or project budget all while tracking its progress to completion. 

Role will help shape WTBR’s talent acquisition practice to attract diverse, high-performing, and world-class talent.  Additionally lead movement to round out our freelance network of talented artists, producers, directors and creatives. This role will own the recruiting function from top to bottom, with a great degree of independence. You will be hiring roles from interns, artists from a range of disciplines including but not limiting art directors, copywriters, and creative directors.

This role reports to the Partners and works closely with the Head of Post Production, EPs and Production staff. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing team utilization and billability.
  • Run weekly resource meetings to share creative assignments per client/project/people.
  • Understand skill sets, experience and interests of resources to provide thoughtful staffing recommendations to team leads.
  • Ensuring a strong governance of our resource management process and tools.
  • Taking notes on creative calls and being able to anticipate staffing needs in advance
  • Collaborate with team leads to ensure utilization targets are met.
  • Produce effective resource management, availability and utilization reports
  • Ensuring that internal projects are correctly  staffed.  
  • Help utilize benched resources on internal initiatives.
  • Partnering with senior leadership and Finance in forecasting and planning of freelance and short-term contract talent.
  • Collaborate with opportunity leads to develop staffing plans to support new business opportunities as they move from proposal to committed projects.
  • Booking and holding artists. This requires being in constant communication with our talent pool.

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