Manager, Talent WMG

Warner Music Group - Nashville, TN4.2

With its broad roster of new stars and legendary artists, Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, Big Beat, Canvasback, East West, Elektra, Erato, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Bros., Warner Classics, and Warner Music Nashville, as well as Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers, with a catalog of more than one million copyrights worldwide.

Job Title: Talent Manager

Reports to: SVP, Talent Strategy and Development, with responsibility to our global HR leaders

A little bit about our team and this role:
At Warner Music Group, our overall mission is to attract, recruit, hire and develop the very best people. To help get us there, we need extraordinary talent within our Talent team, as well! We are looking for a dynamic, passionate and organized self-starter to join our Talent team. Based in New York and reporting into the SVP, Talent Strategy and Development based in Nashville, this role will be responsible for the management, development, execution and analysis of the North American remit of our global talent initiatives, as well as culture transformation work streams.

What does success look like in this role?

Learning & Development

Partners effectively with North American HR Business Partners to plan, manage, and execute learning and development programs and initiatives
Works closely with the SVP and external partners to create training content aligned with business needs and priorities
Continually refines WMG’s personal and professional development offerings
Relationship-builder that effectively partners with our HR community and local leaders to identify capability gaps, change impacts and training needs
Proposes solutions to locally meet the capability needs of the diverse business areas
Works with the VP of Talent Management Strategy and VP of Organizational Development to further refine and execute global projects in North America
Ensures learning workshops are properly set-up and run smoothly, being the point of contact with the various facilitators
Collates data and reporting findings from different methods, i.e., post course feedback surveys, Workday reporting and report key findings back to the team, analysing and evaluating our existing approaches
Continually upskills the organization in the art of effective conversations as part of our Performance Planning Framework (AMP)
Manages the local training budget
Talent Management

Explores new avenues for career paths, mobility and employee mentorship opportunities
Collaborates widely to achieve challenging objectives and to inspire people and teams to take ownership of their own development
Increases engagement and participation in all learning events
Works closely with HR Partners and Talent Acquisition team to develop and maintain effective internal talent pipelines
Identifies capability gaps and makes recommendations

Our top candidate will have:
Demonstrated HR experience, within a specialized Talent role
Tremendous passion for people, learning, development and all things Talent
Experience developing and executing Learning and Development initiatives
Efficient project management and organizational skills
Excellent communication skills, confidence and a high level of influence in dealing with all levels of stakeholders
Strong analytical skills, with close attention to detail and the ability to analyze data to measure impact and inform appropriate solutions
Excellent presentation, coaching and persuasion skills
The ability to innovate, move quickly, and not be constrained by how things have been done before
A high level of positive energy
The ability to think long term, while problem solving in the moment, and can remain composed and nimble with shifting priorities
Why join us?

Warner Music Group is all about our people. We are one global company made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business.

It is the mission of every member of the WMG team around the world to create a nurturing environment for artists, songwriters, and the people behind the music, every stage of their career. We strive to set WMG apart from the rest of the industry by embracing a philosophy of innovation that is part of our company's DNA.

Consider a career at WMG and be a part of one of the biggest forces in music today.

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