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 help your company find the talent it needs. Get in touch today to find out how.

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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!

Creative Director – Global Beauty Brand

New York, New YorkSalary: Competitive
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  • Lead multi-platform creative ideation sessions that include cross-functional team insight to ensure constant evolution
  • Responsible for the development of strong design concepts that are in line with brand messaging and specific programs
  • Maintain and enhance Digital Assets (site content, social channels, email campaigns, video integration, animation) using an array of existing offline creative resources
  • Lead the design of all packaging, print advertising, marketing collateral, educational materials, and direct mail pieces used for global distribution
  • Develops and actively participates in producing all Brand websites, e-commerce sites + portals and partner sites (websites, online retailers, online advertisers)
  • Clearly articulates design goals and messages to all active stakeholders – ensuring integration of design requirements into every aspect of production
  • Lead the development of an assortment of Sales Support materials – as well as in-store merchandising elements
  • Manage all external Agency and Vendor relationships to ensure continuity and adherence to creative


  • 10 years of progressive creative experience across multiple mediums/platforms (3 yrs of current/recent exp as an ACD or CD – Agency + In-House welcome!)
  • Must have a very strong digital portfolio (website, e-commerce, social, video, etc.)
  • Experience managing a small team of designers
  • Be able to flourish in an agile, fast-paced, entrepreneurial culture

Partner with Talent Magnet for personalized, positive, and powerful results.

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.