Associate HR Business Partner

<p>Material is a leading integrated marketing services company that leverages deep human understanding to help brands deliver material outcomes and experiences for their customers and the communities they serve. We build B2C and B2B brands from the insight out by providing a seamless journey that combines data and analytics, insights-led consulting, and experience activation into one integrated offering.</p>

Los Angeles; New York; Chicago; Philadelphia; San


<strong>Material is a collaborative built from legendary practices across research, strategy, design, and brand building. Eleven pioneering companies united as one to solve wider, deeper, and more innovative challenges together.</strong><br /><br /><strong>We uncover what&rsquo;s important to people and create experiences that pull them in and open our worlds. We seek curious, experienced, and deeply empathetic humans to enrich our diverse teams of leaders and do-ers. Want in?</strong><br /> <h5>LRW | Kelton | T3 | Karma | Greenberg | Tonic | MotiveQuest | Salt Branding | Killer Visual Strategies | Strativity | Aruliden</h5>

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Overview: Overview: Reporting to the Senior Business partner, this position provides support to employees and managers, manages various Talent programs and executes on key Talent initiatives.&nbsp; To be successful in this role you must have excellent judgement and be a strong communicator, both written and orally.&nbsp; Organization and prioritization skills are a must!&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>Company Description</strong><br /><br /> Material is an analytics-driven marketing services firm powered by sophisticated analytics and deep human understanding.&nbsp; Founded in 1973 and headquartered in LA, the company has grown consistently for nearly 50 years and currently has 1200 employees in 20 offices including NY, Chicago, San Francisco, Austin, and London.&nbsp; Material has actively acquired a portfolio of businesses to build a unique, integrated marketing services business with key capabilities in analytics, intelligence and experience for an array of top tier clients in entertainment, tech, retail, healthcare, and packaged goods.&nbsp;
Responsibilities: Responsibilities:&nbsp; <br /><br /><strong>Talent</strong> <ul> <li>Build and maintain strong relationships with employees and managers; identify issues, present solutions, coach, and counsel.</li> <li>Consult managers on key employee actions such as; hires, transfers, promotions, and terminations. Approve related manager initiated changes in the HR system.</li> <li>Oversee and bring employee relations issues to resolution.</li> <li>Ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local employment laws.</li> <li>Review and analyze employee data to identify trends and recommend solutions to improve performance, retention, and overall employee experience.</li> <li>Manage Talent email inbox; respond to first-level questions and escalate issues to Talent subject matter experts as needed.</li> </ul> <strong>Special Programs &amp; Projects</strong> <ul> <li>Support special ad-hoc Talent employee programs.</li> <li>Partner with cross-functional Talent leaders to communicate and rollout various Talent employee initiatives.</li> </ul>
Requirements: Requirements: <ul> <li>5 - 7 years of general Human Resources experience.</li> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree or equivalent experience required.</li> <li>Proven ability to problem solve, critically think, manage multiple stakeholders, understand multi-division dynamics</li> <li>Highly comfortable with ambiguity, change in direction, and working autonomously with the general direction</li> <li>General knowledge of federal and multi-state employment regulations (IRS &amp; DOL).</li> <li>Excellent Excel skills.</li> </ul> Personal Characteristics <ul> <li>Team player - driven to contribute to LRW&rsquo;s reputation, growth, and success.</li> <li>Well-rounded, strategic business partner with an operational mindset.</li> <li>A multi-tasker and self-starter, able to work in a fast-paced environment even in the face of ambiguity.</li> <li>Mindful about the employee experience - well-spoken and articulate in all forms of communication.</li> <li>Extremely collaborative, seeking insights from others in the interest of a better outcome. Keeps others abreast of what is going on, asks for input, provides help when asked, and offers when not asked.</li> <li>Innovative, creative, and constantly looking for ways to improve upon things.</li> <li>Ability to get to the heart of issues quickly and act decisively while seeing the &ldquo;bigger picture&rdquo; and broader business objectives.</li> <li>A genuine passion for great work, the highest standards of client service, and care for people.</li> <li>Highest standards of integrity; aligned with company values.</li> </ul>