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

Vice President, Sales – Mass Channel (Personal Care/Beauty Brand)

Anywhere in the USSalary: Competitive
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  • Lead sales forecasting and budgeting with P&L responsibility by account
  • Develop and negotiate successful promo campaigns with key retail partners that meet sales and margin goals
  • Work closely with marketing team to create new product and marketing strategies to improve and expand consumer awareness and ultimately driving incremental sales
  • Lead and develop sales team to make key decisions and recommendations with an analytical and strategic approach
  • Understand the appropriate product mix, channel diversity, and nuances within each channel, in order to achieve profitable growth
  • Lead in house and regional sales staff to support business development, sales operations and customer service
  • Customize growth plans and support needs for each regional and national market
  • Analyze competition and changes within the market to develop strategies and solutions to potential risks
  • Seek out new markets by researching, interviewing and performing due diligence on all potential distribution
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to make decisions, spot opportunities and make things happen in a team culture that values honesty, accountability and responsibility
  • Build and strengthen cross-functional team synergy throughout the organization


  • Recent/ current experience in a high-growth, entrepreneurial setting
  • Sales planning, budgeting and forecasting
  • Thought leader and creative thinker
  • Highly analytical and proven record of exceeding sales growth in the Beauty industry
  • Exhibit a problem-solving and collaborative attitude
  • BA/BS or MBA degree preferred

Executive Assistant – Beauty

New York, New YorkSalary: 65K + OT
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  • Meet + greet visitors to executive office
  • Schedule an array of on-site + off-site meetings, order meals and arrange for executive transportation
  • Process all expenses and reimbursement for executives
  • Provide an array of administrative support to Chief of Staff & EA to President
  • Prepare a variety of reports, presentations & other materials
  • Screen and handle incoming calls. Proactively manage office supplies and related procurement
  • Coordinate meetings, including presentation material, room bookings, AV support and catering
  • Drive /support projects including presentations, spreadsheets and communications as needed
  • Manage bills and statements related to expense report processing and departmental procurement. Prepare and submit accurate reports on a monthly basis
  • Handle confidential information with professionalism and discretion


  • 2+ years of experience supporting a senior level executive at a major corporation/brand (Beauty, Luxury, Fashion are preferred!)
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills
  • Experience effectively communicating with executive level leadership
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic, high integrity and commitment to excellence
  • Superior time management and organizational skills
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

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!

Manager, Social Media – Beauty

New York, New YorkSalary: 80K + 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


  • 5 years of experience in social media marketing (Agency & In-House welcome)
  • Possess a strong understanding of social and blog platforms, especially: Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat and Tumblr
  • Strong interest in and knowledge of 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 and In-House experience welcome
  • Branding/beauty/fashion/entertainment experience is a must
  • Must have strong social media reporting/analytic skills (SPROUT is a plus!)

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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.