|Posted On: ||Wednesday, Feb 13|
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About the Role
As we plan for our continued growth, Gawker Media's Operations Group is seeking a People Operations Coordinator to oversee employee operations, including payroll, benefits, the new hire process, and more. The ideal candidate has several years' experience in an accounting or human resources role, but is looking to up their game and take ownership of all things process relating to employees.
Manage "yes-to-desk" process for new employees and process new hire paperwork
Process company payroll
Work closely with PEO to manage employee benefits
Manage relationship with 401k provider
Manage the sabbatical and employee referral programs
Oversee annual open enrollment process
Respond to employee inquiries around payroll, benefits, 401k, and other perks
Assist with recruiting
Assist with hiring and capacity planning
Assist with ad hoc employee reporting
Experience in a finance, accounting, or HR generalist role
Impressive Excel and Google Doc skills
Extensive experience handling the responsibilities outlined above
Track record of improving processes
Keen interest in digital media, and comfort with all things internet
Self-starter who can work with limited supervision and instruction
Teamwork and strong written and verbal communication skills
Experience in high growth or internet media environments a plus
How to Apply
This is a full time position at Gawker Media's NYC headquarters with full benefits, including everything from unlimited time off with a sabbatical after four years and fully paid medical insurance to lunch and breakfast once a week.
Send an email with the following (no attachments!):
Introductory note explaining why you're perfect for this role
Resume in plain text format
And an answer to the following questions:
What's an example of a process that was a mess and you reformed — or a process that you wish you could reform?
An employee calls and tells you that the pharmacy is saying their insurance is invalid. It's crucial they take their medication and the out of pocket cost is upwards of $1,000 — what do you do?
A freelancer asks why they haven't received their pay yet. You look and see you accidentally paid a different freelancer with a similar name instead. What do you do?
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