Edelman New York is seeking a dynamic ambassador, trusted business partner and consummate team player to join our human resources team as Human Resources Generalist. You'll be joining a collaborative team that is passionate about the work they do to support, grow, and retain the best talent in our industry.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Manage local and/or regional core human resource activities (employee relations, benefits, leave of absence, PTO, orientation & onboarding, and performance management processes) as assigned.
Diplomatically navigate and leverage resources and stakeholders to provide mutually-beneficial solutions to problems, conflicts and/or employee relations issues.
Understand and display judgment regarding full scope of work, applicable laws and policies, internal and external culture and the firm's vision, mission and values.
Administer approved company-wide employee relations policies and practices, where applicable.
Partners with recruiting and HR team to lead NY Summer Internship Program.
Actively participate in Diversity & Inclusion initiatives for NY.
Support manager(s) and/or regional HR leader with additional projects, as requested.
Live Edelman values, lead by example and hold team members accountable to performance competencies and behavior expectations.
You have strong verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills
You have strong project management skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks/projects
You possess good judgment and the ability to uphold confidentiality
You're self-motivated and able to work proactively
You're a problem-solver, consistently finding creative and efficient ways to improve your work
You love HR and what it contributes to an organization
You want to continue to develop as an HR pro!
BS/BA in a related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience
Experience in innovative HR management in a professional services environment
Ability to and experience overseeing multiple projects and prioritizing appropriately under pressure
Ability to and experience in effectively managing and coaching people
Ability to and experience in efficiently and creatively solving problems
Ability to and experience in effectively leading trainings and presentations
Understanding of applicable employment laws and experience managing employee relations situations
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint