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HR Generalist (Contract)

at Wunderman Thompson New York
New York, New York, United States

Who we are:

Wunderman Thompson is a creative, data and technology agency. We are built to inspire growth for our clients with breakthrough creativity that helps our clients succeed. We are in a unique position to deliver growth based on three fundamental principles: we see the world differently and reject conventional thinking; we have an unbounded definition of creativity that can rethink business, culture, and brand experiences; we act decisively and accountably, owning delivery end-to-end. 

Who we are looking for:

Wunderman Thompson is seeking a temp HR Generalist for our New York office- this role will be a ~6-month contract with the potential to extend. You will drive the people strategy for a growing office that is doing innovative work with some of the world’s top brands. In this role, you’ll lead in the areas of talent planning, employee engagement, leadership development, and performance management. You’ll be responsible for building relationships with people at all levels and fostering a culture of collaboration, learning, and belonging. This role requires a creative thinker, strong communicator, and problem solver who cares deeply about the experience of all employees.  A firm understanding of the agency business with a generalist and/or organizational development or learning background is highly desired. 

What you’ll do:

  • Own the talent strategy and plan aligned with NY’s business strategy and plan. Use understanding of business growth drivers to address short/longer term talent and change management needs.
  • Coach managers for higher performance and people development.
  • Manage the Talent planning, goal setting, performance management, and compensation review process.
  • Integrate career development into the broader talent management framework (e.g., succession planning, career development, mentor program, etc.).
  • Drive employee engagement and retention by continuously seeking feedback and developing strategies to address areas of concern.
  • Conduct new hire orientations and exit interviews.  Identify feedback trends and make recommendations that drive improvements.
  • Coach managers and employees on workplace issues in compliance with applicable federal, state and local employment related regulations.
  • Partner with L&D to identify learning opportunities, and develop and deliver training.
  • Manage employee surveys.  Conduct analysis, present key findings and develop a plan to improve gaps.
  • Support talent mobility and transfers.
  • Ensure accuracy of employee data, prepare new hire and exit documents for payroll.
  • Assist with general questions around policies and procedures.
  • Support the design and implementation of new programs and initiatives.

 What you’ll need:

  • 8+ years of experience in a Talent/Human Resources role. Experience working in a digital or advertising agency is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field.
  • Must have strong working knowledge of state and federal employment laws and regulations.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Well-developed presentation skills.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced and changing environment. Requires minimal supervision.
  • Experience navigating efficiently through a matrix organization.
  • Informal and people-centric approach to work and getting things done.
  • Able to quickly establish credibility with the senior leadership team.
  • Persuasive, proactive, strong presence, unpretentious, unquestionable integrity.
  • Commitment to excellence and to having fun. A desire to be the very best in everything. 

Wunderman Thompson is proud to be a WPP agency. Headquartered in New York, we have a truly global reach with over 20,000 people in 90 markets. For more information, please visit our website and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.  

Wunderman Thompson is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting and retaining the most qualified employees regardless of race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, age or disability. We rely on legitimate interest as a legal basis for processing personal information under the GDPR for purposes of recruitment and applications for employment. 
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Careers

Established in 2019, Wunderman Thompson has a combined history of 150 years, setting the standard for marketing, communications and business innovation. We bring together over 20,000 creatives, analysts, strategists, customer experience designers and business consultants across 90 markets.

We’re always looking for the best talent to add to our diverse and talented mix that is Wunderman Thompson.

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