Jennifer Remling

Jennifer Remling

Global Chief Talent Officer at Essence
San Francisco, United States

About me

Jennifer Remling is the Global Chief Talent Officer at Essence where she oversees Talent Management (HR), Talent Acquisition and Talent Operations with 1200 people and 18 offices worldwide.

She’s an industry veteran having worked at agencies such as R/GA, AKQA, 360i and Sapient. Prior to joining Essence, Jennifer spent nearly four years as the Global SVP of Talent at R/GA where she focused on bringing in top talent and helped to scale the business on a global basis. She played a critical role in building out a global team that could bring in the kind of innovative and creative talent that delivered award winning campaigns for clients. During her tenure R/GA won Agency of the Year at Cannes in 2015.

Jennifer is also passionate about helping people find meaningful work and wrote a book called Carve Your Own Road, Do What You Love and Live the Life you Envision published by Career Press in 2009 and was featured on the topic in media outlets such as CNN, NBC, ABC, Wall Street Journal and the New York Post.

Positions

Global Chief Talent Officer
San Francisco, United States
February 2016 - Present (2 years 6 months)
Oversee Recruiting, HR and Resource Management on a global basis. Essence is a global digital agency that blends data science, objective media and captivating experiences to build valuable connections between brands and consumers. Clients include Google, Viber, method, Tesco Mobile and the Financial Times. The agency is more than 500 people strong, manages over $700MM in media spend and deploys campaigns in 71 markets via offices in London, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Singapore, Sydney, Delhi and Tokyo. Part of GroupM, Essence is majority owned by WPP, the world’s leading communications services group.
SVP Global Talent and Recruiting
San Francisco, United States
October 2012 - February 2016 (3 years 4 months)
R/GA has been heavily awarded for its work in film, television, and digital advertising, including online and offline, across mobile, retail, social, technology, and creative.

The agency has more than 1,500 employees globally, with 17 offices. R/GA is part of The Interpublic Group, one of the world’s largest advertising and marketing services organizations.
Director Global Recruiting
San Francisco, United States
May 2011 - September 2012 (1 year 4 months)
Director, Talent Acquisition
New York, United States
March 2010 - May 2011 (1 year 2 months)
Led talent acquisition for 360i, a new breed of digital agency. 360i helps the world's leading brands connect with consumers in both rational and emotional ways using insights, ideas and technology. Digital expertise is in our DNA, with search, social and mobility — three things that have completely transformed consumer behavior — as areas where we bring both a wealth of experience and a history of innovation.
Managing Director
Talent Source
United States
September 2006 - February 2010 (3 years 5 months)
Consult and work with technology and digital marketing agencies to find and hire talent. Deliver executive recruiting and RPO services to top-tier clients.
Managing Director, Talent Acquisition Services
San Francisco, United States
April 2005 - August 2006 (1 year 4 months)
Launched a new business unit focused on delivering talent acquisition and talent management services for our clients. We provided transformational recruiting solutions to meet the demand for talent in a tight labor market and improve bottom-line performance.

Education

BS in International Economics

1992 - 1995 (3 years)

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