Benefits Administrator

Hello Temp Minneapolis , MN 55488

Posted 1 week ago

5+ month Contract Project Role | Fully Remote

$50 - $65 /hour W2 Pay Rate

Hello Temp is on the hunt for a contract Benefits administrator to support open enrollment efforts and manage employee benefit programs. Your work will be of utmost importance since the correct processing and distribution of benefits is vital for employee retention and satisfaction. If you also possess communication skills and deep knowledge of regulations and benefit options, then this might be your contract project role!. The goal is to ensure all benefit programs are managed properly to maintain and enhance employee satisfaction. The ideal candidate has also experience collaborating on teams and loves the power of flexible work!

Dont meet every single requirement? Create a project profile anyways. Hello Temp is dedicated to making flexible work available for everyone. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. If youre excited about this role but your past experience doesnt align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to create a project profile anyways. You may be just the right contract project professional for this or other roles.


  • Management of benefit programs (insurance, wellness etc.)
  • Keep updated employee records with all relevant information
  • Handle all benefit compensation and reimbursement procedures


  • Proven experience as benefits administrator
  • Solid understanding of different benefit plans (retirement, health & dental insurance etc.) and relevant regulations


  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Training & Development
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