About the Founder

For over 20 years, Sean Koppelman’s mission has been to make the job search process more effective and more fun for his clients and candidates. Since the establishment of The Talent Magnet in 2004, Sean’s tenacity, resourcefulness, and creativity have served his clients well. His thorough understanding of the industries he services and respect for employers’ needs is surpassed only by his commitment to see his clients succeed. These qualities have made him a recruiter that has gained the trust of some of the most sought after talent and selective employers in the country.


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350 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10016



350 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10016

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We partner with extraordinary clients to achieve life-changing career success

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We are skilled career agents who connect exceptional talent with some of the most prestigious employers in the country.

Our client companies, brands, and agencies are industry leaders.

The Talent Magnet has a fine-tuned understanding of our clients’ corporate culture, which is why we cultivate exceptional networks of unique, highly qualified candidates.

The Talent Magnet prides itself on providing exclusive professional contacts, client resources, and trustworthy partnerships that make for successful career connections and smart business moves.

Your professional coach and career agent.

We realize that you are more than what’s on your resume. By getting to know you one-on-one, The Talent Magnet is able to act as your personal career advocate in your field and prepare you for big opportunities. We match your professional strengths, interpersonal skills, and personality with our client companies so that you can maximize your career potential.

We specialize in competitive industries and skill-sets.

Our research and direct recruitment methods help our clients find success in some of the most competitive industries in New York City. The caliber of our service attracts the most dynamic professionals and employers.

  • iconBeauty
  • iconAdvertising
  • iconLuxury
  • iconPublic Relations
  • iconBranding
  • iconFashion
  • iconEntertainment
  • iconDigital

Current Openings

Director – Human Resources

New York, New YorkSalary: Competitive
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  • Partner closely with hiring managers to promote employee engagement + drive brand initiatives
  • Guide management through organizational development and change management initiatives including organization design, evolution, development, restructuring, etc
  • Oversee full-cycle recruitment process for a diverse array of titles/departments (Marketing, Creative, Sales, Operations, Accounting/Finance, etc.)
  • Ensure smooth on-boarding & orientation of all new hires
  • Provide a framework for Performance Appraisals, Succession Planning + provide support to the group as needed
  • Partner closely with hiring managers to promote employee engagement + drive brand initiatives
  • Build relationships with staff at all levels; assure that new recruits integrate effectively into the organization.
  • Support the year-end compensation review to ensure consistent and fair decisions are made in regards to promotion, bonus and salary increase; provide training and counseling on the annual performance management process.
  • Oversee administrative HR responsibilities including: Payroll, Benefit Enrollment projects as assigned
  • Provide coaching to all areas of the organization regarding compensation strategy, levels and market data.


  • 10 years of HR Generalist experience: Recruitment, Employee Relations, Performance, Benefits, etc.
  • Proven track record as a successful HR Business Partner to executive leadership
  • Experience in BEAUTY, LUXURY FASHION AND/OR RETAIL is strongly preferred
  • Exceptional relationship building/interpersonal skills
  • Familiar with HRIS software, metrics & various reporting/tracking systems
  • Proficiency in all MS Office programs
  • Desire to be in an entrepreneurial, innovative, and growing corporate culture
  • Knowledge of legal/regulatory guidelines + changes specific to Labor Law + Best Practices
  • Ability to flourish in a fast-paced environment
  • Energetic/upbeat attitude + proactive problem solver

Senior Manager – Product Development

New York, New YorkSalary: Competitive
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  • Manage the entire development process from concept to execution
  • Manage the entire PD lifecycle from concept to to launch -- with precision detail regarding shade development, quality, compliance, timelines, assets, and delivarables
  • Act as a primary point of contact in close partnership with top external partners to define “global brand targets” and educate the cross-functional teams
  • Employ the latest trends, methodologies and practices to reshape the way the brand approaches new product ideation and marketing innovation
  • Work closely with labs to manage/monitor the R+D -- providing prompt feedback on formulation
  • Manage the product lifecycle including launch, maintenance and enhancements
  • Manage all documentation relation to the PD process including: Raw Materials Library, Competitive Data, Trends, Ingredients, and "Brand Stories"


  • 7 years of progressive leadership experience in Cosmetic/Beauty Product Development
  • Must have a provent track record of breakthrough brand innovation/concepts
  • Experience specific to Prestige/Luxury brand development is a plus
  • Expertise managing a select roster of external partners/vendors (and seeking out new sources)
  • Recent experience in make-up, skin care or fragrance is strongly preferred
  • A palpable passion for beauty with your finger on the pulse of trends in pop culture, fashion + color
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial setting is a major plus!

Sales Admin Coordinator – Beauty

New York, New YorkSalary: to 50K
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  • Provide general admin/sales support to a team of 3: supporting Sell-In/Sell-Thru as well as Training/Education
  • Maintain and update info regularly via data entry into database; run sales reports and provide Monthly Budget Recap for NA Sales
  • Assist in coordinating travel plans and market prep for NA
  • Process Independent Channel orders and follow up with new sales inquiries in a timely manner
  • Support event planning for Training for any freelance or promotional staff (ie "Training in a Box")
  • Track and provide recap for ongoing issues and help to prep NA Sales team with materials for any major meetings


  • 2 years of Administrative Assistant or Coordinator experience supporting Sales in the beauty arena
  • Exceptional time management and client service skills
  • Possess a sincere passion/interest in the BEAUTY industry (and the desire to learn)
  • Superior interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Be a true administrative "partner" who proactively anticipates needs and solves problems
  • Proficiency in all MS Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills

Assistant Manager, Social Media – Color Cosmetics

New York, New YorkSalary: 75K + Bonus
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  • Help to ensure that the social media content calendar includes the right balance of original brand content in addition to user generated content
  • Act as a brand “social media reporter” to ensure that all relevant social media worthy content can be incorporated into the social media content calendar
  • Track current beauty trends/news with momentum on social media and brainstorm with brand team new content ideas, reposts, retweets, re-grams so that the brand is participating in daily social media conversations
  • Engage in daily 2 way conversations with followers as well as respond to questions swiftly and with sound judgement. Escalate issues to consumer affairs/legal as needed.
  • Contribute and implement ongoing ideas for engaging with followers including but not limited to contests and crowdsourcing. Obtain necessary legal approvals as needed
  • On a daily basis, identify issues and trends in consumer comments/inquiries on social media and funnel information to appropriate cross-functional parties via periodic social media updates
  • Track + report on key indicators in which social media efforts will be measured and create a corresponding analytics framework to monitor performance
  • Have strong understanding of social media analytics
  • Stay abreast of all new social media tools and best practices


  • 3 years of experience in community management or social media marketing
  • Possess a strong understanding of social and blog platforms, especially: Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat and Tumblr
  • Strong interest and knowledge in beauty/fashion/pop culture
  • Understanding of how to create a “social media-friendly voice” in social media in order to build authentic, relevant, interactive consumer conversations
  • Ability to navigate among multiple constituents, platforms and communities to ensure that goals are understood and met
  • Ability to interface with senior leaders in the organization inclusive of Brand Marketing, PR, Sales and Legal
  • Proficient computer knowledge – Mac, MS Office, Adobe Creative suite, photo editing
  • Agency experience preferred
  • Branding/beauty/fashion/entertainment experience is a must

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Your force. Your field. Your future. The Talent Magnet is a trusted partner in several industries, connecting the best talent with the most prestigious employers. By truly listening to our clients, focusing on their needs, and personalizing our services, we create opportunities and accomplish goals for our clients on both sides of the table. Together, we can facilitate meaningful connections that will bring your business or career to the next level of success.