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Jake Katz

Global Recruitment Coordinator

Jake leads the coordination of campaign activity, proactive talent sourcing, and overall recruitment strategy for Charcoalblue and its business units globally.



Jake has over 13 years of experience in recruiting and human resources within the media, entertainment, creative consulting, editorial, financial services, and telecommunications industries. Jake spent the majority of his professional career at NBCUniversal where he was a founding member of their executive search practice, establishing process, systems, and best practices. Jake has also served as a Human Resources Business Partner, supporting hundreds of team members in their employee journey. Jake has an affinity toward connecting talent, diversity and inclusion, and improving candidate and employee experience. His most rewarding accomplishment in his career was being a stay-at-home dad for 18 months. Jake volunteers as an Advocate Leader on Capitol Hill on behalf of the Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance, raising awareness, developing relationships with elected officials, and fighting for increased funding for ovarian cancer research throughout the United States. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and son.

Supporting the industry internationally since 2004

The Queen's Awards for Enterprise: International Trade 2020 UK Theatre Tonic ITEAC Theatres Trust Theatre Communications Group Carbon Literate Orginisation - Silver
John Owens is a Charcoalblue Partner responsible for our North American practice.

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