• People Acquisition Researcher

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Requisition ID
    Corporate - People Practices
    Functional Area
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences.  The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston.  Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA); two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and one of the leading North American esports organizations, Counter Logic Gaming.  In addition, the Company features popular original entertainment productions -- the Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular – both starring the Radio City Rockettes, and through Boston Calling Events, produces outdoor festivals, including New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival.   Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, The Stanton Social, Beauty & Essex and Vandal.  More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com

    Role Summary

    The People Acquisition Researcher is part of the internal MSG Sourcing Team. This person will play a critical role in executing candidate identification and screening strategies for senior level searches. The ideal candidate will be passionate and well-versed in utilizing creative internet research tools. This person will work closely with the Sourcing Manager to efficiently target and source talent for critical staffing needs across a broad range of positions.

    Specific Functions/Activities Summary

    • Partner with Sourcing Managers and Executive Recruiters to proactively build talent pipelines.
    • Conduct research to identify candidates through internet searches, name generation, social networking, job boards and the ATS.
    • Responsible for research process to map target companies and identify talent for critical positions.
    • Conduct outreach efforts and pre-screens with targeted talent.
    • Collaborate with the Sourcing Managers to create efficient enterprise wide sourcing strategies.
    • Maintain sourcing databases to ensure all candidate data is captured and tracked.
    • Maintain monthly and annual sourcing metrics.
    • Responsible for updating weekly Executive Search Reports.
    • Participate in People Acquisition special projects/initiatives as needed.
    • Be committed to executing process and communications, ensuring adherence to established Company standards.


    The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or relevant degree

    Minimum of 3 years of experience in executive recruitment or sourcing role. 

    Strong sourcing capabilities in the areas of internet search, name generation, social networking and passive candidate engagement.

    Prior experience developing intelligence such as competitor maps, talent market landscapes and pipeline analytics preferred.

    Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.

    Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, changing work environment while performing multiple tasks.

    Strong computer knowledge with proficiency in MS Office with Excel and PowerPoint required.


    Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.

    Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.

    EEO Statement

    At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.


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