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

Director – Marketing Communications (Lifestyle Brand)

New York, New YorkSalary: Competitive
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  • Work to understand how to create a North American communication strategy that includes the global messaging, addresses business goals and elevates brand awareness
  • Create and oversee integrated Product Activation + Communications Programs for the various channels of business
  • Act as a primary point of contact in managing external agency relationships (PR, Events, Creative)
  • Act as a Brand Amabassador for special events and opportunities for strategic partnerships
  • Create integrated programs that capitalize on the latest consumer trends and communications technologies/platforms (PRINT//DIGITAL/SOCIAL)
  • Supervise, manage and develop junior staff
  • Provide measurable results that illustrate achievement of individual Brand objectives
  • Continuously monitor the client brands, categories, competitive marketplace, and consumer trends to ensure all resources/insights are being leveraged
  • Establish program KPIs for all initiatives/actvities
  • Provide analyses of integrated markting/communications plans and ROI


  • 7+ years of progressive Integrated Marketing Communications experience on behalf of major brands (Beauty, CPG, Lifestyle)
  • A blend of in-house and Agency experience is ideal
  • Ability/desire to function in a fast-paced "entrepreneurial" setting
  • Experience building "brand buzz" employing creative PR, strategic partnerships, activations, and social media campaigns
  • A roll up your sleeves attitude that drives you to take initiative/ownership of the scope of your work

VP – Account Director – Beauty (Entertainment Marketing Agency)

New York, New YorkSalary: Competitive
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  • Liaise with integrated agency partners on daily basis
  • Drive talent negotiations and daily talent management, including relationship building with talent handlers
  • Participate in and help manage the strategic vision and long-term account planning process ensuring the account team achieves the goals of the client through innovative and complete solutions
  • Support SVP in building/growing the business through proactive strategic thinking, creative development and impeccable execution
  • Work on multiple brands and demonstrate a mastery of account management including team building, budgeting, billing and ensuring effective financial management and profitability of the account
  • Exhibit mature judgment in all client and staff management issues and decision making
  • Create and edit presentations to ensure a high quality, strategic and creative work product. Deliver with a persuasive presentation style that commands respect and gains the confidence of client and agency partners
  • Display deep industry knowledge and have finger on the pulse of the latest Pop Culture, Fashion + Beauty trends along with technologies, entertainment news, influencers, etc


  • Passion for the BEAUTY and ENTERTAINMENT industries; with finger on the pulse of pop-culture trends
  • Demonstrated background in "celebrity-centric" campaigns that are fully integrated
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Positive and tenacious attitude
  • Proven collaborator/innovative thinker
  • Mature judgment and sound decision making
  • Extensive digital savvy and a high social media IQ is a must!
  • Previous exposure to non-traditional campaigns (Sponsorships, Spokesperson, Experiential) involving celebrities is a major plus

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!

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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.