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Human Resources Generalist

About Open Road Integrated Media

Open Road Integrated Media is a prestige content brand delivering digital experiences that entertain and inform readers around the world.

Laser-focused on revenue, reach, and repeat customers, the Open Road network of digital properties produces compelling stories that keep audiences engaged — across devices, content verticals, and global territories.

About the Position

Open Road is seeking a dynamic HR professional who has both a recruitment and generalist background to add to its growing organization. Some duties include managing full-cycle recruitment including the onboarding and benefit administration for new hires, facilitating current benefit and engagement programs while constantly thinking of ways to improve them, and ensuring excellent employee and candidate experience.

The ideal candidate is extremely detail oriented, demonstrates great organizational skills, and has a knack for problem-solving. He/She is an in innovative problem solver who is proactive, eager to learn, willing to pitch in where needed, and is a proactive self-starter. The HR Generalist will report to the CFO.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage full-cycle recruitment for all levels; manage the onboarding process of new hires, including completion of proper paperwork necessary to enroll employees in payroll and meet federal and state legal requirements
  • Counsels employees and managers regarding a variety of issues. Serves as an advocate to both employees and company regarding policies, employee performance, work environment, and conflict issues
  • Facilitates existing and creates and recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to ensure continual improvements in operational efficiency
  • Serves as the primary internal and external interface for all immigration related matters
  • Prepares semi-monthly payroll; conducts audits of payroll, benefits or other HR programs; creates reports and escalates issues to CFO as required
  • Partner with CFO to evaluate the effectiveness of existing benefits programs, policies and guidelines to ensure they are market-competitive, cost-effective and aligned with company objectives
  • Partner with PEO provider on benefits administration, including assisting in facilitating the annual Open Enrollment period, and communicating benefit information to employees
  • Manage and facilitate annual performance management process; develop and implement employee engagement and training and development programs
  • Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment. Administers health and welfare plans including enrollments, changes and terminations
  • Conduct exit interviews, analyze data and make recommendations to management for continuous improvement
  • Work in partnership with and manage the Office Assistant/Receptionist on planning and executing all office events
  • Build effective and productive working relationships with internal stakeholders and clients at all levels of the organization
  • Maintains HRIS records, company organization charts, seating charts, and the employee directory
  • Performs ongoing audits of personnel files, payroll data, and benefits information

Requirements:

  • 3 – 5 years of HR experience with at least 1 year of experience managing full-cycle recruitment
  • Proven knowledge base in HR operational areas such as employment law, compliance, and immigration
  • Ability to work with highly confidential information using great discretion
  • Ability to quickly build credibility with employees and become the go-to resource for all HR-related matters
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate to all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work successfully within a team as well as independently
  • Strong project management capabilities with attention to detail
  • Self-starter with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and HRIS systems
  • Must be able to work out of our office located in the Financial District in Manhattan

 

 

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