Talent Acquisition Business Partner, Chicago, Illinois

Agency GroupM
Created 06/10/2021
Reference oyNmffwG
Category Human Resources
Job type Full-time
Country United States
State Illinois
City Chicago

Position at GroupM North America


Are you a people person with a knack for conversations? Do you have a 6th sense for determining another person's strengths and best qualities ? Are you interested in joining a diverse & multi-faceted Talent Acquisition team within the media industry ? If you answered YES - you might be our next Talent Acquisition Business Partner!

Our approach to Talent Acquisition is a strategic one, and we build consultative relationships with internal teams to help grow the business while getting to know external candidates

And helping them discover the impeccable value in a career at GroupM.

  • We're a high-velocity team who collaborate well, give regular feedback to one another, and celebrate the big as well as the # smallwins .
  • Partner with some of the fastest-growing business functions across the GroupM agencies to grow their teams and play a meaningful role in the success of the organization.
  • Impact organizational change through active involvement in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives related to the hiring process.


3 Months
  • Get to know GroupM's media business and each of the different agency brands to see how you will impact teams and where you fit in the larger picture
  • Work with your Talent Acquisition Lead and Hiring Managers/subject matter experts to begin developing a more specialized understanding of your assigned functional areas of the business
  • Undergo in-depth training for our Applicant Tracking System (Jobvite) and team processes to manage your work and co llaborate with the larger team
  • Make your first few hires with excellent feedback from both candidates & hiring managers!

6 Months
  • Independently o wn full-cycle recruitment for your assigned functional area to support your team's overall requisition load . Be comfortable with the high speed & volume!
  • Take on a more consultative (versus transactional) approach with Hiring Managers through:
  • Building partnerships
  • O ffering guidance & insight on talent market trends and best practices
  • Contuing to build your industry knowledge and keeping ahead of d evelopments in the m edia space (seminars, online training, industry articles, etc.)

12 Months
  • Become and advanced Jobvite user with the ability to follow team processes and guide Hiring Managers and other TABP's where needed
  • Reach or exceed TABP performance benchmarks & goals (hires, feedback, DEI initiatives, etc.)

  • Prior experience in Recruitment, Recruiting Operations, or an HR-related role
  • A willingness to commit to and take an active role in increasing representation in hiring through DEI initiatives
  • Proactive and collaborative worker, able to ideate and manage new initiatives; demonstrating a hands-on and highly organized approach to all tasks.


GroupM is the world's leading media investment company responsible for more than $50B in annual media investment through agencies Mindshare, MediaCom , Wavemaker, Essence and m/SIX, as well as the outcomes-driven programmatic audience company, Xaxis . GroupM's portfolio includes Data & Technology, Investment and Services, all united in vision to shape the next era of media where advertising works better for people. By leveraging all the benefits of scale, the company innovates, differentiates and generates sustained value for our clients wherever they do business.

GroupM and all its affiliates embrace and celebrate diversity, inclusivity, and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We are a worldwide media agency network that represents global clients. The more inclusive we are, themore greatwork we can create together.

GroupM North America

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