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HR Generalist

Vice Media Group

Brooklyn, NY 05-04-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
ABOUT VICE MEDIA GROUP

VICE Media Group is the world's largest independent youth media company. Launched in 1994, VICE has offices in 35 cities across the globe with a focus on five key businesses: VICE.com, an award-winning international network of digital content; VICE STUDIOS, a feature film and television production studio; VICE, an Emmy-winning international television network; a Peabody award-winning NEWS division with the most Emmy-awarded nightly news broadcast; and VIRTUE, a global, full-service creative agency with 21 offices around the world. VICE's content has been recognized by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Peabodys, Golden Globes, Sundance Film Festival, George Polk, Scripps Howard, PEN Center, Cannes Lions, Knight Foundation, American Society of Magazine Editors, LA Press Club, James Beard and Webbys, among others.

VICE Media Group's portfolio includes Refinery29, the leading global media and entertainment company focused on women; PULSE Films, a London-based next-generation production studio with outposts in Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Berlin; and i-D, a global digital and bimonthly magazine defining fashion and contemporary culture.

Role x You

Vice Media Group is looking for a passionate, highly professional HR Generalist to join our global HR team based in our Williamsburg office. The HR Generalist will be accountable for managing HR fundamentals and practices, handling employee relations, and developing productive, trusting working relationships with designated business leaders across our News, TV, and Audio divisions.

Responsibilities:
• Partner with the group HRBP and other HR Generalists to provide broad HR support for assigned client groups in addition to general HR administration.
• Assist in developing job descriptions for new roles and backfills and assist in managing headcount approvals and interface with TA.
• Assist in planning and executing union related HR activities, provide assistance with resolving grievances, and the tracking and reporting of union employee and freelancer lists for US and Canada.
• Actively help plan and execute reorganizations and reductions in force/layoffs.
• Liaise with HR COE groups and cross-functional partners, including Benefits, Payroll and Legal to manage and resolve day to day employee issues.
• Assist in onboarding, exit interviews and offboarding of employees.
• Assist in Employee Relations issues, investigations, and complaint resolution.
• Assist in special projects and strategic planning as we scale and build the company.
• Lead and participate in performance management decision-making, including PIPs, development plans, and terminations.
• Input HRIS changes to reflect all employee changes and provide HRIS reports as needed.
• Primary point of contact for employees interested in exploring mobility and/or immigration issues.
• Maintain, track and provide periodic reports on all expatriate assignments, including interfacing with external law firms to track all visa and work authorization expiry schedules, and make sure all new applications are on track.

Qualifications:
• 2-3 years of experience working in Human Resources in a Generalist or similar role.
• Experience working in fast paced dynamic environments, Media industry a plus but not required.
• Experience ensuring compliance with regulatory activities including the Department of Labor, workers compensation, unemployment etc.
• Proven track record with creating solid relationships with internal business partners and stakeholders.
• Interest in examining data and HR metrics to improve the organization.
• Demonstrated understanding of the core principles about comp strategy and planning.
• Experience with performance management initiatives and systems.

About You:
• You have the discipline, organization, attention to detail and agility move between different responsibilities.
• You build trust and integrity.
• You are engaging and diplomatic with the ability to be empathetic and understand relationships.
• You are creative and solution oriented.
• You have some knowledge of employment law and basics of union/labor relations.
• You have completed other training or certifications related to HR.

Working at VICE

VICE prioritizes the ideas and people that other media companies miss. We believe that innovation is a direct result of diverse, inclusive cultures so we don't just ''tolerate'' differences, we celebrate it and see it as essential to our staff, culture, and business. To learn more read the VICE Guide to VICE

Agencies: VICE Media Group is not partnering with agencies nor accepts unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for any fees or expenses related to such unsolicited resumes and/or applicants.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re84v7-3-238-173-209-42 in your application.

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Vice Media Group

VICE Media Group is the world’s largest independent youth media company. Launched in 1994,VICE has offices in 35 cities across the globe with a focus on five key businesses: VICE.com, an award-winning international network of digital content; VICE STUDIOS, a feature film and television production studio; VICE TV, an Emmy-winning international television network; a Peabody award-winning NEWS division with the most Emmy-awarded nightly news broadcast; and VIRTUE, a global, full-service creative agency with 25 offices around the world.

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