Essence Dashtaray

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Essence Dashtaray

Manager, Talent Acquisition


Essence Dashtaray currently serves as a Talent Acquisition Manager at ViacomCBS. She is responsible for delivering holistic strategy for Campus to Career Programs, including recruitment, programmatic elements and retention for business segments across the company in areas like Engineering, Research, Business Development & Strategy, Law and Sales. In addition, she manages recruitment processes for ViacomCBS’ portfolio of post grad rotational programs as well as entry-level roles within the corporate space. She is on the Leadership Board of The BEAT, the black employee resource group at ViacomCBS and actively participates in Viacommunity projects.


She is a graduate of James Madison University where she majored in Communication Studies and minored in Sports Communication and Human Resources.

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