Product Recruiter

  • Discovery Communications
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Aug 16, 2019

Job Description

Discovery Communications

Product Recruiter

US-NY-New York City

Job ID: 23799
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Human Resources
US-NY-New York City


The Company
Operating in one of the most interesting, innovative and fluid industries, a role within Discovery’s Product and Tech organization offers a fantastic career opportunity.

Discovery's Digital DTC business operates a group of both well established brands and well-funded start-ups. We operate small but mighty teams working at the crossroads of tech and entertainment. We are fast, nimble and have fun developing new, innovative and immersive digital content for iconic brands, including Discovery Channel, Eurosport, Food Network, HGTV, MotorTrend Group, as well as newer brands such as GolfTV.

As content creators in the digital space, we’re building on the Discovery legacy by using technology to evolve the viewing experience… telling better, more immersive stories to millions of viewers across the Internet every day.

Our Team
It takes an army of incredibly talented, passionate and creative individuals to make this amazing content and the tech that distributes it, and that’s where we come in! Discovery’s Talent team recruits the best talent the industry has to offer. We pride ourselves on hiring recruiters who are absolute experts at what they do. Passionate, with a keen eye for talent, well networked, and up to date on industry innovations. If this sounds like you, keep reading.

The Opportunity
As Product or Tech Recruiter in our New York or LA office, you’ll have one of the most exciting recruitment roles in the industry! Day to day you’ll be recruiting across an extensive portfolio of new and existing products within one of the fastest growing and most exciting areas of the company. You’ll recruit end-to-end for Product and/or Engineering across the DTC portfolio.


1. Partnering with leaders and HR to understand both current and future business needs.
2. Sourcing, interviewing and managing relationships through to offer negotiation and onboarding of new hires.
3. Identifying creative sourcing techniques and strategies to find, connect with and recruit top talent.
4. Establishing and maintaining meaningful relationships, ensuring a strong network within the product and tech community, creating an on-going pipeline of talent.
5. Partnering with the business to ensure a great candidate experience.
6. Being our industry "eyes and ears", providing unfiltered and actionable feedback on our employer brand.
7. Partnering with the business to understand our current market position and working to continuously build on our presence and brand with target demographics.
8. Partnering with the Director of Talent to create and execute a strategy for employer branding within your function. This includes, identifying partners, hosting recruiting events, attending external events etc.
9. Working with compensation and benefits to both understand and share market data on our remuneration to ensure a competitive advantage.
10. Identifying high performing agency partners to support as needed.
11. Identifying technology platforms and partners to augment our recruitment efforts.
12. Ensuring we support the business ‘commercial objectives by maintaining strong cost and time to hire metrics.


* A proven track record in recruiting talent across engineering, product management, UX/UI and/or retention and acquisition marketing.
* Strong interpersonal skills, the gravitas to work effectively with a wide range of internal clients and partners of varying levels of seniority.
* Ability to juggle multiple competing priorities, while remaining composed, thorough and detail orientated.
* Resourceful –able to source talent creatively and cost effectively.
* Excellent listener- the ability to understand candidates’ key motivators and articulate aspects of the role, culture and organization that align.
* Strong negotiator – able to attract and close top candidates in high demand.
* Proactive-able to build strong talent pipelines within growth areas

* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

We're looking for someone to join the team who is passionate, proactive, solution orientated, creative and able to think and learn quickly. This is an ever-evolving space and the ability to be agile and pivot at short notice is critical.

New York City, New York, NYC, NY

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

EEO is the Law

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to