HR Generalist
The Daily Beast - New York, NY

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The HR Generalist for The Daily Beast Company LLC is a critical position that will have a focus on guild-related responsibilities, in addition to compliance, payroll notifications, coordination of labor relations, some recruitment, and related HR requirements. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, assertive, forward-thinker who loves a challenge, and will bring the skills and know-how to make an instant impact.

Editorial/Guild-Related Responsibilities:
  • Manage company‚Äôs day-to-day relationship with Guild.
  • Maintain editorial department employee tracking for compliance with Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).
  • Communicate with Guild regarding changes to employee details.
  • Answer various employee questions related to CBA terms such as time off, various pay requirements, etc.
Additional Responsibilities:
  • Perform general HR responsibilities including but not limited to employee relations, compliance, training, and performance management.
  • Process New Hire, Pay Change, Termination and related notifications to payroll.
  • Manage temporary service vendors and responsible for temporary employee and intern requests.
  • Assist with the hands-on recruitment process, and help develop accurate job descriptions and salary ranges.
  • Source applicants utilizing methods to obtain resumes of candidates with appropriate skills and qualifications.
  • Complete background and reference checks on all candidates prior to hire.
  • Complete exit interviews to identify trends and measure and track turnover data.
  • Assist in other HR projects as needed.
  • Create reports and presentations, as requested.
  • Bachelor's degree required, Human Resource Management preferred.
  • 5+ years progressive HR experience within a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong labor relations background in a unionized work environment.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and possess HRIS and ATS experience.
  • Experience working in media industry preferred.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills, and ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strategic thinker and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must exhibit flexibility under pressure and demonstrated ability to produce results.
  • Ability to prioritize and perform a variety of tasks on short notice within demanding deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Intellectual and emotional maturity a must.
  • Demonstrated experience working with clients at all levels of an organization.
  • Excellent relationship building skills, and the desire to provide exceptional customer service.