HR Coordinator (Contract Position)

Dow Jones
New York, NY
Closing date
15 Feb 2022

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Job Type
Full Time
Financial Journalist
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Job Description:

We are seeking a Human Resources Coordinator. This role will report directly to an HR Director, and will be based out of our New York City headquarters.

  • Provide front-line of HR support to employees and managers and provide administrative and operational support to HR Director
  • Act as point of contact and liaison across HR specialty functions (compensation, recruitment, learning & development, global mobility, and legal)
  • Conduct new-hire orientations, HR informational trainings, and Exit Interviews
  • Analyze data, surfaces issues, and trends related to client groups/sites to HR Director
  • Counsel employees and provide support to managers concerning work related problems. Work closely with HR Director on sensitive ER matters.
  • Fosters and supports a positive, employee-oriented company culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, and high performance and employee engagement. Working alongside the leadership team to create and facilitate initiatives that drive culture
  • Organize and deploy change management programs for HR Director
  • Other projects, duties and responsibilities as needed

Qualifications and Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, Communications or related field
  • Around 2 to 5 years of relevant experience in HR; PHR qualification a plus
  • Ability to remain focused and confident in a fast-paced environment, when faced with ambiguous and delicate situations
  • Strong knowledge of HR practices and policies, industry trends and applicable state and federal laws
  • Well-developed decision making, prioritization and problem solving skills
  • Ability to exercise a high degree of professionalism and handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately
  • Strong initiative to work independently, be self-motivated and work to meet deadlines
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Expert in G Suite; knowledge of Workday a plus
  • Knowledge of a union environment a plus

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Business Area: PEOPLE

Job Category: Contingent Workers

About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world's top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

If you are a current employee at Dow Jones, do not apply here. Please go to the Career section on your Workday homepage and view "Find Jobs - Dow Jones." Thank you.

Req ID: 23738


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