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Assistant Manager -Talent Acquisition Non-Tech (on a third-party payroll)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 434d9360-10c2-4c20-a561-5a64f9c2aded Location Mumbai, India Business Disney+ Hotstar Date posted May 11, 2023

Job Summary:

Disney+ Hotstar is India’s leading streaming platform that has changed the way Indians consume their entertainment - from their favourite TV shows and movies to sporting extravaganzas. With the widest range of content in India, Disney+ Hotstar offers more than 100,000 hours of TV Shows and Movies in 18 languages and coverage of major global sporting events.

We are looking for an ambitious and self-driven Recruiter to join our Non-Tech TA team! In this role, you will closely work with the Business, Talent Acquisition and HR teams to provide day-to-day support to deliver to talent acquisition needs and deliver world class candidate and employee experience to Disney+ Hotstar’s talent. This includes translating business needs into executable staffing plans for low to medium complexity business roles by owning and executing end to end staffing and recruiting planning to onboarding of talent.


  • This role is on the payrolls of FlexAbility by AMS


  • Translating business needs into executable staffing plans
  • Establishing credible, well respected long-term partnerships with hiring managers, candidates and other stakeholders
  • Providing strategic direction and consulting to the business regarding talent marketplace trends, competitive intelligence, and recruiting trends
  • Routinely partnering with sourcing for advancing and executing sourcing and networking plans aligned to business deliverables as well as managing advanced searches or projects by self with project management methodology inclusive of recapping strategy meetings and developing search plans
  • Leveraging advanced talent profiles, behavioral interviewing and assessments and data insights for aiding in informed talent decisions
  • Negotiate offers and communicate important employment information to candidates; follow up with candidates and hiring managers to obtain feedback regarding recruitment
  • Effectively articulating the business case for diversity and able to drive and influence a diverse slate
  • Executing recruitment strategies and projects independently with key partners for specified roles, multiple needs, and/or opportunistic talent
  • Coaching new hiring managers on recruitment process, their specific roles and responsibilities and experience/ deliverables expectations
  • Preparing and cascading recruitment metrics reports and more importantly, insights and recommended solutions, as and when required


  • Design and delivery on the talent acquisition agenda for the year
  • Talent acquisition metrics on quality, quantity, diversity, costs, SLA and experience that will be set along with goals for the year


  • Postgraduate or Graduate in HR or Psychology
  • 7-8 years of experience as a talent acquisition expert
  • Demonstrated experience in providing strategic direction and consulting to business regarding talent marketplace trends, competitive intelligence and recruiting trends
  • Working experience in advanced sourcing, behavioral interviewing and assessments; and offer making process, particularly with mid to senior candidates
  • Ability to own Disney candidate experience
  • Experience of advanced hiring practices and TA tools and systems
  • Experience with social media and direct sourcing tools, especially LinkedIn


  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, ambiguous setup
  • Ability to solve complex problems, takes a new perspective on existing solutions
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance
  • Ability to mentor colleagues with less experience
  • Strong networker, with passion to cultivate and nurture long term relationships
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with ability to assert and collaborate
  • Be respectful and be a vocal and visible Disney ambassador
  • Exhibits a balanced approach for listening and understanding needs, while driving and delivering desired results
  • Good data analysis and management skills
  • Ability to prioritize and complete projects within deadlines


  • We are customer obsessed
  • We are audacious in vision and action
  • We encourage honesty and open dialogue
  • We respect everyone and every point of view
  • We make objective and data-driven decisions
  • We believe trust and accountability go hand-in-hand
  • We invest in each other's growth
  • We bring our A-game and nothing else
  • We take charge and get it done


  • The glory. Almost too much responsibility
  • No dress code. Unlimited leave. A fun-life balance
  • A ticket on our rocket ship to the moon

Disney Star prides in being an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire, train, promote and compensate employees on the basis of individual competence and potential without regard for race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status or non-job-related disability, as well as all other classifications protected by applicable laws.

We’re Disney+ Hotstar. The go-to destination for over 300 million users for everything from Live Sports, Indian and International Shows and Movies to all Disney content, including Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and Disney+ originals. Our mission is to revolutionize internet entertainment through smart personalization, and by building a global video platform that takes over the world wide web and the whole wide world. 

About Disney+ Hotstar:

Hotstar is one of the fastest growing video-on-demand services. Scratch that. We’re Hotstar. The go-to destination for over 100mn active users who seek anything from award-winning English shows and movies to regional content to live sports. Our mission is to revolutionize internet entertainment through smart personalization, and by building a global video platform - talk about taking over the world wide web and the whole wide world. We believe there are only two ways to realize our goals – by daring or daring more.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Novi Digital Entertainment Pvt Ltd, which is part of a business we call Disney+ Hotstar.

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