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Careers

People Director

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

Who we are:

At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.

We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.

Wunderman Thompson Health, a division of Wunderman Thompson, works with companies to build world-class healthcare and pharmaceutical brands among medical professionals and consumers, with a transmedia storytelling approach that covers print, digital and television broadcast media, medical education, sales force presentations and managed access strategies.

Who we are looking for: 

Wunderman Thompson Health is seeking a People Director to join our New York City team and provide expertise and support across a broad range of human resources practices. This is a hands-on role that will drive and implement culture initiatives and people programs, while always working to improve the employee experience. This position will also play an important role in creating an inclusive and learning environment for everyone as a key strategy for engagement and growth.  

What you’ll do:

  • Supervise | Manages the goal setting, performance, and compensation review process. Works with managers to drive higher performance and people development. Manages workplace issues to include disciplinary actions in compliance with applicable federal, state and local employment related regulations.
  • Conduct | Organization design recommendations.  Succession Planning.  Talent Strategy.  Manage the new hire process and engagement initiatives. Conducts feedback sessions and analyzes employee engagement survey results to gain insights on morale. Provide HR strategy recommendations
  • Encourage | Supports people programs around career development. Identifies learning opportunities and support training initiatives. Develops recognition strategies and administers programs that celebrate/engage our people, builds positive workplace culture, and fosters a collaborative environment. Supports talent mobility and transfers.
  • Audit | Coordinates with payroll each pay cycle to ensure correct processing of new hires, terms, leaves, and other change in status. Ensures accuracy of employee data, keep employee files current. Supports employees with leave requests and track time off. Assists with general questions around benefits, open enrollment, policies and procedures.

Who you are:

  • Problem Solver | A creative visionary with the appetite to craft solutions and put them into action. Innate ability to create gravity around ideas.
  • Doer | A get-things-done attitude with an unparalleled drive of initiative.
  • Genuine | Displays discretion, diplomacy, understanding, and a high level of professionalism. Positive, humorous, and a natural collaborator.
  • Ahead of the Curve | A champion of the human resources world who garners knowledge of employment trends to ensure HR practices maintain compliance.

What you’ll need:

  • 6-10 years of experience in a Human Resources/People/Talent role is required along with experience in Organizational Design and Talent Management.
  • Experience working in a digital or advertising agency is preferred.
  • Must have strong working knowledge of state and federal employment laws and regulations.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. 
  • Thrives in a fast-paced and changing environment. Requires minimal supervision.
  • Informal and people-centric approach to work and getting things done.
  • Able to quickly establish credibility with the staff and senior managers.
  • Persuasive, proactive, strong presence, unpretentious, unquestionable integrity.
  • Commitment to excellence and to having fun.  A desire to be the very best.

Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency.  For more informationplease visit our website and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.  

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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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