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Animation Recruitment Coordinator


Burbank, CA, US, 91502


For over 30 years, the Nickelodeon Animation Studio continues to be one of the largest producers of television animation in the world, reflecting all kids today. Based in Burbank, Calif., with offices in New York, the Studio, designed by our artists and for our artists, is home to the world's greatest creative talents. Our campus of creativity houses top-notch talent, storytellers, artists, production teams, voice actors, cartoon experts and more. At Nickelodeon, we are always looking to recruit dedicated craftspeople to help bring groundbreaking new ideas to life and that starts with you! We are leading the way in animated content for TV series, TV movies, shorts and  theatrical features. Some of our new upcoming original animated series include, Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years, Rugrats, Middlemost Post, Star Trek: Prodigy, Big Nate and Santiago of the Seas, among others.Our content development teams are creator-driven, our work culture is collaborative, our mentorship of new talent is second to none, and we are committed to hiring inclusively to reflect authenticity in the diverse stories we want to tell.Join us!


Nickelodeon Animation Studio is seeking a dynamic Recruiting Coordinator to join our fast-paced and exciting team. This position requires a quick and resourceful person who can overcome hurdles, think creatively and build solid long-term relationships with others to get the job done. The following skills are most important for this role: great follow-up and follow-thru communication, outstanding planning, organization and problem solving, ability to get results, thrive in constant change, and the ability to be proactive.

REPORTS TO: Manager of Animation Recruitment


  • Providing coordination support to Nickelodeon Animation recruitment operation.
  • Posting new jobs to the Nick careers site and other locations (such as ArtStation, Animation Guild, and external diversity organizations) as needed.
  • Source entry-level positions via an applicant tracking system to identify top candidates for hiring managers.
  • Communicating with candidates via email and phone, occasionally scheduling phone, video, and onsite interviews with an eye on customer service, ensuring the best candidate experience possible, and making sure that all applicants receive timely updates on their candidacy status.
  • When positions are filled, making sure all applicants receive their final status update and that the position is closed and removed from all posting sites.
  • Collaborate with hiring leaders and department administrative staff on animated productions to stay abreast of staffing needs on the productions.
  • Collect and lead candidate referrals.
  • Grow our database of animation professionals through research and data entry.
  • Produce and present regular reports on internal talent mobility, current open positions, and hiring statistics.
  • Conduct ongoing reviews of recruitment support process for efficiencies as they pertain to the above-referenced duties, and propose changes to improve operations.
  • Assist in preparation and presence of Nickelodeon Recruitment at industry networking events. These events might require travel and days spent off-site.
  • Recruitment partners with other Outreach departments at Nickelodeon. Similarly, we make a big effort to retain talent at the studio. To this end, it will be important that the Recruiting Coordinator be comfortable taking the initiative to meet with and get to know Nickelodeon’s interns and employees.
  • Additionally, this role will provide calendaring, travel planning, and expense report support to the Recruitment team.


  • At least 1-year experience, or multiple internships, working in a fast-paced, high-volume professional office environment.
  • Must have prior experience in HR, Recruitment, or Animation Production
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, including proficiency in clear, concise, and compelling oral and written communication with validated phone etiquette and integrity. You will be representing a fun and friendly company, so you must be able to project a friendliness and professionalism that people associate with “Nickelodeon.”
  • Ability to interact with multiple levels of leadership.
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a rapidly changing work environment optimally balancing and prioritizing multiple projects, with demonstrated organizational, problem-solving, and time management skills.
  • Task-oriented.
  • Experienced in following structured processes.
  • Self-starter, fast learner and customer service-oriented attitude.
  • Efficient MS Office skills (Microsoft Outlook email & calendaring, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge of Zoom, Airtable, FileMaker Pro, Storyboard Pro, and Adobe CS, ATS systems a plus.
  • An affinity for Recruitment and Talent Management.

Required education

  • College Degree or equivalent work experience.


ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 


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