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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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

Executive Director – Product Development

New York, New YorkSalary: Competitive
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  • Establish strong cross-functional communication pathways that allow for the best use/exchange of Consumer Insights, Trends, Competitive Intelligence, R&D and other vital data
  • 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 and mentor small team
  • Manage all documentation relation to the PD process including: Raw Materials Library, Competitive Data, Trends, Ingredients, and "Brand Stories"


  • 10-15 years of progressive leadership experience in Cosmetic/Beauty Product Development
  • Must have a provent track record of breakthrough brand innovation/concepts
  • Need to come with significant experience specific to COLOR and shade development
  • Expertise managing a select roster of external partners/vendors (and seeking out new sources)
  • Experience managing/mentoring junior staff
  • 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!

Manager – Sponsorship Sales

New York, New YorkSalary: Competitive Package
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  • Represent the Brand and lead the RFP process
  • Work hard to leverage/develop strong Client relationships and industry connections that enable you to more easily identify new business opportunities
  • Be a compelling Brand “Evangelist” with a clear understanding of how to match Brand resources to Client needs
  • Build new and breakthrough concepts for brand marketing in the sports marketing space
  • Seek out ways to improve and build upon existing sponsorship programs giving Clients compelling reasons to renew
  • Drive the collaborative POV on Brand philosophy and practices + effectively communicate the “Brand Message” to prospective Clients
  • Develop comprehensive recommendations, strategies + briefs that leverage Brand/Event assets and increase Client brand equity
  • Deliver compelling presentations with passion & enthusiasm that will motivate and inspire internal teams + prospective Clients
  • Serve as a key member of the client services team for key account wins in a “hybrid” capacity for ongoing continuity and strategic direction


  • 7 years of progressive experience is sponsorship sales or strategic partnerships in Sports/Entertainment
  • Must have a proven track record of relationships with senior level marketing executives at major global brands that resulted in high 6 figure and 7 figure deals
  • Exceptional relationship and consensus building skills
  • Must want to be in an individual contributor role that has rewarded based on what you produce
  • A potent combination of passion, energy, and excitement along with exceptional business acumen

Senior Manager, Business Development – Marketing Company

New York, New YorkSalary: to 100K + Commission
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  • “Think /Act Like a Marketer”: develop and execute creative marketing programs that increase client’s product sales by connecting them directly to the tens of millions of consumers we reach each month in a unique hand-to-hand delivered fashion.
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of company’s Media products, Multicultural market, AOOH industry & social media.
  • Leverage internal sales tools and systems, including: Salesforce, Box and Winmo, to your benefit and growth.
  • Prepare weekly sales report highlighting closeness to your sales pipeline.
  • Be a strong contributor to a healthy, positive morale for the sales team and the NYC office.
  • Compete with relentless persistence through continuous activity and effective client outreach.
  • Work with passion and urgency – and, ultimately have fun!


  • Experience selling into or creating programs for major brands in Beauty, CPG, Lifestyle or Fashion
  • Strong understanding of social media: i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat
  • Desire to proactively identify + cultivate New Business
  • Ability to navigate within client corporate structures and their agencies to ensure sales goals are met
  • Must have strong relationship building skills and ability to interface with clients in Marketing, Media, PR and Sales
  • Proficient computer knowledge – MS Office
  • Brand experience highly preferred
  • Existing relationships with Brand Managers are a major plus!

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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The Talent Magnet is recognized as one of the most creative and dynamic recruitment firms in New York City.

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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.