Talent Associate, Partnerships, New York City, New York

Agency WPP
Created 10/13/2021
Reference 5597345002
Category Other
Country United States
State New York
City New York City
Working at WPP means being part of a global network of more than 100,000 talented people in 112 countries. Our company creates transformative ideas and outcomes for its clients through an integrated offer of communications, experience, commerce and technology. WPP and our award-winning agencies work with most of the world's biggest companies and organisations - from Ford, Unilever and P&G to Google, HSBC and the UN. Our clients include 69 of the FTSE 100, 348 of the Fortune Global 500, all 30 of the Dow Jones 30 and 70 of the NASDAQ 100.

WPP has headquarters in New York, London and Singapore and a corporate presence in major markets worldwide. The company is quoted on the London Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange.

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What you'll be doing:
  • Serving as liaison between WPP talent team and our external partners:
    • Sharing WPP's open roles with our talent partners
    • Sharing talent from partners with agency recruitment teams
    • Sourcing talent from partner databases for open roles
  • Coordinating partner events
    • Job fairs, virtual programs, joint initiatives, panels, webinars
  • Manage programs developed jointly with external partners
  • Coordinating and overseeing some of our early talent initiatives (fellowships, internships)
  • Researching potential new partnerships across our Five Pillars of DEI
    • Race, Gender, Ability, Veteran, LGBTQ+
  • Conducting phone screens and sharing referred students or rising graduates


What you'll need:
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Self-motivation with the ability to work independently and remotely
  • Experience working in Microsoft applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Teams
  • Previous teamwork skills, a true team player!
  • Interest in moving the needle when it comes to diversity, belonging, and representation at WPP and our agency network


Who you are:

You're open: We are inclusive and collaborative; we encourage the free exchange of ideas; we respect and celebrate diverse views. We are open-minded: to new ideas, new partnerships, new ways of working.

You're optimistic: We believe in the power of creativity, technology, and talent to create brighter futures for our people, our clients and our communities. We approach all that we do with confidence: to try the new and to seek the unexpected.

You're extraordinary: We are stronger together: through collaboration we achieve the amazing. We are creative leaders and pioneers of our industry; we deliver extraordinary every day.

What we'll give you:

Passionate, driven people - We champion a culture of people that do extraordinary work.

Scale and opportunity - We offer the opportunity to create, influence and deliver projects at a scale that is unparalleled in the industry.

Challenging and stimulating work - Unique work and the opportunity to join a group of creative problem solvers. Are you up for the challenge?

Who you are:

You're open : We are inclusive and collaborative; we encourage the free exchange of ideas; we respect and celebrate diverse views. We are open-minded: to new ideas, new partnerships, new ways of working.

You're optimistic : We believe in the power of creativity, technology and talent to create brighter futures or our people, our clients and our communities. We approach all that we do with confidence: to try the new and to seek the unexpected.

You're extraordinary: we are stronger together: through collaboration we achieve the amazing. We are creative leaders and pioneers of our industry; we deliver extraordinary every day.

What we'll give you:

Passionate, driven people - We champion a culture of people that do extraordinary work.

Scale and opportunity - We offer the opportunity to create, influence and deliver projects at a scale that is unparalleled in the industry.

Challenging and stimulating work - Unique work and the opportunity to join a group of creative problem solvers. Are you up for the challenge?

At WPP, we are an equal opportunities employer. We believe in creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to recruit from a diverse slate of candidates and foster an environment that provides the right conditions for long-term success. We welcome all applications regardless of race, color, religion or belief, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, marital status, military veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation and physical or mental disability.

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