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Director of People Resources

Job title: Director of People Resources
Contract type: Full-time
Discipline: Marketing
Remote: No
Reference: 407375
Contact name: Mary Kate Kane
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Director, People Resources

 

MUST BE BASED IN NYC METRO AREA – NO RELOCATIONS AND MUST WORK IN THE OFFICE – NO WORK FROM HOME

 

ABOUT OUR CLIENT:

Founded in 2015, the mission is to empower greatness in every individual – from creators to consumers. We aim to inspire and ignite cultural movements and social progress by amplifying voices of the unheard through the creation of original brands, co-branded partnerships, multimedia entertainment properties and products. We create every form of content- scripted and unscripted film and television, social media, experiential and audio. We are developing original consumer products and we partner with large brands on their consumer strategies.

 

ROLE OVERVIEW:

We’re looking for an HR Business partner who can support the leadership and direction for the People Resources function. This role will be based in New York City.

As the Director, People Resources, you will act as an advisor and collaborate with the business on all people related issues. You have a profound ability to relate to people and rapidly build high performing partnerships and influence across the business. You create and inspire trust and openness amongst colleagues and clients. The individual will have exceptional HR Generalist functional knowledge and experience and will be a primary point of contact supporting employees and managers on a full range of HR services.

 

REPORTS TO:

General Counsel & GM

 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·     Be the primary HR Business Partner supporting the NY office and across the company providing guidance, direction and expertise

·     Responsible for senior level decision making and day to day management of HR operations

·     Support in leading HR processes, programs and policies, including but not limited to employee relations, performance management, coaching, leadership, talent development and career planning

·     Build successful relationships across the organization and develop a detailed understanding of business needs

·     Establish credibility throughout the organization with management and employees to effectively solve problems and provide recommendations

·     Act as a trusted partner to oversee people resources and employee relations matters, providing support to management teams, working with legal counsel, HR leadership and other key stakeholders on the identification, escalation, risk mitigation and resolution of issues

·     Solve problems, understand the underlying challenge and coach managers and employees on resolution ensuring appropriate and timely corrective action. Provide insights to decision making

·     Responsible for interpretation of headcount data, movement, salaries and funding in partnership with the People Resources team and Finance

·     Work with the Chief People and Culture Officer to conduct and align on compensation analysis to ensure organizational equity and to manage costs

·     Partner with business on all key talent decisions providing HR advice, consulting and expertise

·     Work with business partners to identify critical factors influencing turnover and engagement

·     Provide ongoing and proactive coaching to employees and managers

·     Strong collaboration and partnership with Talent Acquisitions on recruitment and onboarding

·     Assist in the facilitation of top talent discussion with leaders and drive on-going follow-up and updates

·     Manage and develop high performing and strong partnerships with the People Resources team throughout the organization to identify best practices, share knowledge and work together on continuous process improvement and efficiencies

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

·     Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience

·     Minimum of 8 years’ progressive experience and increasing responsibility as an HR Generalist or HR Business Partner

·     Experience supporting media, studio, agency or production environment required

·     Ability to build rapport and collaborate across the organization, strong client relationship management

·     Experience working across and in partnership with the various HR disciplines

·     Superior written, and verbal communication with the ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organization

·     Strong team player and great interpersonal skills

·     High level of complex, conceptual problem-solving ability

·     Demonstrated proficiency in human resources management and best practices

·     Critical thinking with solid organizational skills

·     Ability to anticipate needs, challenges and potential issues

·     Act with a sense of urgency and reprioritize quickly and effectively

·     Strong ability to multi-task and juggle projects

·     Excellent time management and project management skills

·     Deadline and goal driven

 

LIFE AT OUR CLIENT:

·      A supportive, inclusive atmosphere and a team that values your contributions

·      Opportunities for growth and development via work experience and offerings from our People Resources team and Learning and Development program

·      Employee resource groups, frequent in-office events, lunch and learns with industry (media, culture and sports) guests, volunteer opportunities, and more

·      An attractive and competitive compensation package

·      A generous and well-rounded benefits program featuring PTO, parking stipend, comprehensive medical benefits, a family leave policy, access to an Executive Coach, retirement plans, Simple IRA with company match, and much more

·      No shortage of snacks, fruits, catered lunches, beverages, birthday treats...and daily lunch items stocked in our fridge and kitchen

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