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RWS Entertainment Group Sr. Manager, Fun Crew Recruiting in New York, New York

RWS Entertainment Group is a full service, worldwide production company that provides the very best in custom design as well as pre-packaged events and live shows for corporations, theme parks, cruise ships, resorts, and the fashion industry. Established in 2003, RWS Entertainment Group was built from the ground up through the dedication and devotion of a hard-working team. We have experienced continued growth embracing our mission, Raise Your Experience .

RWS Entertainment Group is currently seeking a full-time Sr. Manager, Fun Crew Recruiting.

Reporting to the VP, Talent Casting & Recruitment, the Sr. Manager, Fun Crew Recruiting is responsible for recruiting and scheduling of Fun Crew team members (rides & operations, games, retail, food & beverage, guest services, and more) across RWS projects.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Strategically source and hire guest experiences talent based on the best fit for projects needs across multiple dimensions of intersectional diversity.

  • Design and maintain recruitment schedule based on hiring for various types of projects, seeking local talent.

  • Conduct interviews (online and in cities around the world) to find the best new talent for Fun Crew positions.

  • Liaise with agencies and schools to develop a pipeline of qualified talent in partnership with the RWS Ignites program.

  • Liaise with locations and set up venues and equipment prior to recruitment events in cities where hiring is appropriate

  • Partner with Experience Operations and Creative Services to maintain overall quality and integrity of staff.

  • Oversee additional Recruitment staff.

  • Continually analyze processes and systems and develop strategies for improving future results.

  • Budget oversight on a per-project basis.

  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders.

  • Support the cultivation of teams that embrace and curate innovation.

  • Support development and implement ation of inclusive and equitable policies and procedures in coordination with HR and external consulting firms.

    Please Note : While this is an accurate and comprehensive description of the role, the above Roles & Responsibilities are not an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the position, and may require additional tasks be performed as assigned.

    Qualifications

  • BA or BFA in Theatre, Casting, Hospitality, or related experience

  • 4+ years working with hospitality professionals and performers; preferably in a recruitment or hiring capacity.

  • Strategic thinking to find solutions to complex problems, with the ability to balance short and long-term objectives.

  • Must be proficient in MS Office, Dropbox, and Excel

  • Ability to work proactively, both individually and as a team.

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.

  • Attention to detail: please type the word “Blue Iguana” on the top your resume prior to applying

  • Strong understanding of required skills needed to be a successful guest relations professional for leisure and attractions entertainment.

  • Creativity and innovation in sourcing talent from previously untapped channels.

  • Current contacts and relationships with industry professionals, agencies, and schools is a plus!

    A valid passport for the duration of employment for all travel-related roles. Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 (or proof of exemption) will be required.

    Company Benefits

  • Progressive PTO, CitiBike membership, Commuter benefits, Health benefits - Medical, Dental, and Vision, Pet-friendly office, Paid parental leave, 401k with company match, Employee Enrichment Program, complimentary tickets to Broadway/Off Broadway shows and industry events as available, Summer Fridays

    Estimated Start Date : ASAP

    Reports to : VP, Talent Casting & Recruitment

    Status : Mobile or Remote

  • Mobile (in NY/NJ/CT Metro Area): Team members who are pre-approved to regularly perform their job responsibilities remotely up to two (2) days per week, with three (3) days per week operating out of the RWS New York City headquarters.

  • Remote (outside of NY/NJ/CT Metro Area): Team members who are pre-approved to work remotely on a regular basis.

    Salary : $70,000 annual exempt salary

*Salary based on living in the Metro Area

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At RWS Entertainment Group, our team of bold makers and mold breakers is made of a diverse group of people who we believe make our work stronger. Our stage actively chooses to uplift applicants with diverse racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, sexes, national origins, political affiliations, socio-economic status, veteran and Disability status, and other intersectional dimensions of diversity.

We believe the diversity of our people is the most valuable asset we have. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities, and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our company’s achievement as well.

We are committed to ongoing learning and developing and implementing programs and initiatives to promote diversity and inclusion in all areas of employment as well as through our creative process and projects.

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