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Administration/General Management: Human Resources/Recruiting
Human Resources - Recruiting Manager - Ultimate Fighting Championship (Las Vegas, NV)

Become a Champion with us:

Just like the way our fighters prepare with their training partners to be the very best, here at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) we encourage that type of teamwork. A UFC employee, like a mixed martial artist, is well-rounded and willing to put in the time necessary to be world-class. With a team of champions in the office, the UFC has fought relentlessly to break into the sports world with undeniable success. Our growth both in and outside of the Octagon has revolutized the fight business and made the UFC the world’s leading mixed martial arts promoter and largest pay-per-view event provider. We are universally recognized for our action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the biggest arenas and stadiums across the globe. Come join us as we progress at a rate never-before-seen in the professional sports world.  

This position is based in Las Vegas, the UFC’s hometown and the Fight Capital of the World. Las Vegas matches the passion and energy of the UFC and offers a vast array of entertainment, restaurants, spas, golf courses, shops and accommodations.  The UFC, owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, has additional offices in London, Toronto, Beijing, Singapore and Sao Paulo.

The Ultimate Opportunity:

Zuffa offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, LTD, life, supplemental life, short-term disability and 401(k) with a company match. Our Las Vegas office has an on-site gym with cardio equipment, weight machines and free weights. We have a regular wellness calendar for employees featuring health and nutritional classes. The Las Vegas office participates annually in a citywide Corporate Challenge. And, all employees receive UFC FIGHT PASS, a digital subscription services with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand, original content, The Ultimate Fighter television show and more!

Strategy for Winning:

Our office consists of people who are passionate, dedicated and innovative. The Recruiting Manager will understand the company culture, embrace it and recruit top employee talent for all opportunities. This person will not only identify talent but will think outside of the box, always going above and beyond to come up with new ideas and approaches to recruitment and onboarding efforts. As a forward thinking team player, this person will bring a great deal of knowledge, ideas, experience, strong work ethic and integrity to the position. It’s also important that this person demonstates excellent communication skills with all levels of employees. Because of the everchanging nature of our company and our industry, this position should also have a multidiciplinary approach to  recruiting with generalist skills and experience and be able to take on new responsibilities unrelated to recruiting, as they emerge. 

Responsibilities:

1. Creates innovative recruiting and sourcing strategies and screens candidates.This position recruits for all areas of the organization (Public Relations, Marketing, Film & TV Production, Accounting & Finance, Sponsorship, Administrative, Consumer Products, IT, etc.) and all levels of the organization.
2. Participates in all phases of the interview process. Conducts initial interviews, participates in and leads subsequent interviews as necessary.
3. Recruits and interviews quality candidates for all open opportunities in the corporate office and assists with recruiting for international offices as necessary
4. Devleops and implements sourcing strategy for open positions
5. Assists department heads and team leaders with development of job descriptions
6. Assists and advises hiring managers through the interview and selection process
7. Prepares weekly and monthly reporting/tracking for open positions (sourcing, status, etc.)
8. Manages aspects of internship program and collaborates with the HR team to continuously develop ways to make it even better.
9. Develops employee communication pieces
10. Helps brand and reinforce company culture
11. Conducts new hire orientations in conjunction with other members of the HR team.
12. Administrative duties – including data entry and file maintenance
13. Other tasks, projects, and responsibilities as assigned
14. Pursues growth and learning

Skills & Experience:

• 5+ years diverse recruiting experience

- Experience recruiting for the types of positions listed in the Responsibilities section preferred
• Bachelor’s degree in related field
• 1-3 years of HR generalist experience desired
• Proven ability to source and recruit candidates in innovative ways. Proven ability to utilize LinkedIn and similar sourcing desired.
• Knowledge of best practices in recruiting
• Strong knowledge of sourcing and research methods including online web tools, social networking, etc.
• Exceptional networking skills
• PHR preferred
• Ability to build relationships within the organization and with candidates
• Ability to manage competing and rapidly changing priorities
• Execllent working knowledge of employment law as it relates to recruiting, interviewing, drug and background screening, employment testing, etc.
• Strong time management skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Passionate, positive, customer-oriented demeanor
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel and Power Point and ability to learn other basic computer skills

Zuffa, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Tell us about the types of positions that you have experience sourcing and recruiting.
2. Tell us about your experience sourcing for passive job seekers.
3. Do you have any experience with internship programs? If so, please tell us about it.


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Administration/General Management: Administrative/Executive Assistant
Executive Assistant - Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) (Las Vegas, NV)

Just like the way our fighters prepare with their training partners to be their very best, here at the Ultimate Fighting Championship we encourage that type of teamwork. A UFC employee, like a mixed martial artist, is well-rounded and willing to put in the time necessary to be world-class. With an office full of champion workers, the UFC has fought relentlessly to break into the sports world with undeniable success – But the fight isn’t over yet. So if you would like to watch the sport you love grow right in front of your own eyes because of your hard work, then come join a great team and become part of a sports revolution.

Position Summary:

This position provides all aspects of direct support/assistance to assigned executives.  This position has access to and regularly works with information of a sensitive, confidential, strategic, and critical nature requiring considerable discretion, independent judgment, tact and diplomacy. This position also requires above-average interaction with other Senior Management personnel; ad, therefore, requires a professional attitude and strong interpersonal communication skills.    

Essential Functions:

1. Proactively manages a busy and complex calendar and partners with the assigned executive(s) to keep him/her on schedule.
2. Uses sound judgment and carefully ascertains the nature of incoming phone calls, accurately records messages, addresses issues on your own, and transfers calls as necessary.  Follows up with callers regarding information requests.
3. Proactively manages the workflow of assigned executive(s), including meetings, correspondence, and milestones.  Helps organize critical work projects.  Prioritizes and partners with assigned executive(s) to make sure that all objectives are addressed and handled in a timely manner.
4. Communicates in person and through correspondence with high level contacts inside and outside the company such as vendors, customers, and senior leaders.
5. Works with other members of internal departments as requested to promote departmental objectives.
6. Composes, types, and prepares correspondence, memos, presentations, confidential materials, etc. of the highest quality.
7. Schedules and coordinates meetings or other events as directed by assigned executive(s).
8. Prepares PowerPoint presentations for meetings or other events as directed by assigned executive(s).
9. Directly coordinates, or coordinates with Travel Department, travel arrangements including flights, hotels, and car services as requested and creates itineraries, including all confirmations and contact information for flights, hotel and transportation.  Updates itineraries and checks for new information pertaining to travel.
10. Maintains manuals, policy and procedure files, etc. in applicable format.
11. Prepares expense reports for assigned executive(s) as requested.
12. Files correspondence and other records.
13. Coordinates transmission of information with other users/suppliers.
14. Makes copies of correspondence and other materials.
15. Ensures adequate office supplies and processes order requests for additional office supplies as needed.
16. Runs errands as requested by assigned executive(s).
 

Minimum Qualifications:

1. High school diploma or GED, college degree strongly preferred.
2. Minimum of 3 years of experience as an assistant to a high level individual within a fast-paced organization.
3. Outstanding organization, prioritization, analytical, and anticipatory skills.
4. Solid project management and problem-solving skills.
5. Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his/her own drive or initiative.
6. Must be flexible and responsive to evolving and changing business environment.
7. Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing with individuals in all levels of the organization, but particularly with members of the highest level of the organization.
8. Ability to work independently and thrive in a multi-task, fast-paced environment.
9. Excellent organizational skills.
10. Excellent attention to detail.
11. Ability to maintain confidential information.
12. Ability to travel 0-30%.
13. Knowledge and ability to work in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook and the ability to learn other basic computer programs.
 

Zuffa offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, LTD, life, supplemental life, short-term disability and 401(k) with a company match.
 

Zuffa, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Provide an example of a time when you had 3-5 competing priorities at one time. What was the situation, how did you prioritize the work, and what was the outcome? How often did this type of thing occur?
2. What do you feel has been your greatest work-related accomplishment?
3. Tell us what it means to you to be an Executive Assistant to a VP or higher level person.
4. What specifically interests you about this opportunity?


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