Contract Recruiter - Expression of Interest

Human Resources / Recruitment Sydney, Australia


Position at Industrial Light & Magic

The Contract Recruiter supports the successful selection and hiring of the best, diverse talent for Industrial Light & Magic. This position requires an understanding of the VFX industry, various artist disciplines, the production pipeline and the ability to cultivate an environment of trust and collaboration.

We are looking for a team member who reflects the innovative spirit, production excellence, collaborative mindset and passion for great filmmaking that define ILM.

On any given day, you might…

  • Working with internal Artist Managers and Hiring Managers, you will actively assist in building candidate pipelines, phone screens, making hiring recommendations as well as communicating and negotiating job offers
  • Setting up a sourcing strategy based on a thorough knowledge of position requirements and creating and maintaining an active candidate pool to anticipate future hiring needs of the Studio
  • Consistently establishing and maintaining good Business Partner relations with your internal clients and the Global Talent Acquisition team, and offering a positive applicant experience
  • Participating in the continuous improvement of Industrial Light & Magic’s employment brand by taking part in various social media campaigns and recruitment events such as virtual Career Fairs and School Forums (as part of partnerships) where you participate in company presentations for groups of students and/or candidates
Here are the skills and experience you need to be successful in this role:
  • You have at least 5 years experience in recruitment specializing in the VFX and/or animation industries or related field.
  • You are proficient in sourcing candidates via various tools (LinkedIn, social networks, job boards, etc.) and using/maintaining an ATS (Applicant Tracking System)
  • You are an open-minded, collaborative team player. You are organized and prioritize your workload effectively in a demanding environment, working with multiple contacts and providing informed input and recommendations
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills

This position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic. Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Lucasfilm fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world. **FOR U.S. BASED NEW HIRES ONLY:** We are taking a responsible approach to creating environments that allow us to do what we do best - entertain and inform millions around the world. As part of our commitment to health and safety, COVID-19 vaccines are required for current U.S. salaried and non-union hourly employees, as well as all newly hired U.S. employees.