HR Business Partner

BuzzFeed

New York, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: HR
  • Post Date: 06/16/2021
  • Website: buzzfeed.com
  • Company Address: 200 5th Avenue 8th Floor, , New York, NY, 10010

About BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media and tech company delivering news and entertainment content to a global audience.

Job Description

BuzzFeed is the world’s leading independent digital media and tech company, with a cross-platform news and entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally and spreads Joy and Truth across the internet. 
Our portfolio of brands are household names that people rely on to inform and entertain, including: BuzzFeed, BuzzFeed News, Tasty, Nifty, Bring Me, Cocoa Butter, Pero Like, Worth It, and Unsolved to name a few!  These properties and their Creators reach over 134M people a month through articles, lists, videos, animations, quizzes, podcasts, original series, newsletters and more.

The Role 

BuzzFeed is in immediate need of an experienced HR Business Partner to support BuzzFeed News and HuffPost. As an HRBP, you will partner with company executives, local managers, and employees to provide guidance on topics ranging from talent management and development, compensation, organizational effectiveness and design, employee relations, staffing and office culture.

You'll support the HR needs of our growing News division. As we expand into areas like live and on-demand programming, podcasting, distribution and licensing deals and more, we need an HRBP who is well-versed in the excitement (and challenges) of being a modern media company. As such, prior experience in the news and media experience and union experience are strong qualifiers for this role.

This is a truly hands-on role with the opportunity to make a real impact on the business. You will be viewed as an expert regarding the development and delivery of competitive HR initiatives to the business while simultaneously managing ongoing programs and tackling daily tasks – all with a healthy dose of humor!

You Will 

  • Offer expert HR guidance to local managers and individuals in areas including talent management, development, and retention; career planning; succession planning; employee relations, organizational design and effectiveness, total rewards, staffing/headcount planning and more
  • Serve as counselor and or advocate to employees and management regarding company policies, employee performance, culture/work environment and other issues; resolve conflicts effectively while minimizing legal exposure.
  • Collaborate with other People Team members to lead and execute processes that allow for seamless People programs, employee development, and candidate experience.
  • Remain current on HR practices along with applicable federal and local legislation and regulations and ensure compliance across your client groups
  • Partner with Finance and business leaders to maintain employee headcount and assist with reporting on key metrics.

You Have

  • 6+ years of HR experience, minimum of 3 years in a role directly advising clients on all types of HR matters
  • Experience at other media companies and/or publishers is a plus
  • Experience managing organizational transformation and change management, especially within a changing media landscape
  • Previous experience working with unions and unionized workforce
  • Solid business acumen and understanding of US labor laws
  • Proficiency in various HR technologies like HCM platforms (we use Workday) as well as general productivity tools like Google Apps and Slack
  • The ability to influence leaders at different levels in a fast-moving environment with a high degree of autonomy

All job applications must be received through the official BuzzFeed Jobs board (https://www.buzzfeed.com/about/jobs), including referrals. It is BuzzFeed's practice to not schedule job interviews until after an application is submitted through our jobs board.

Life at BuzzFeed

At BuzzFeed, we believe our work benefits from the diverse perspectives of our employees. As such, BuzzFeed celebrates inclusion and is committed to equal opportunity employment. At BuzzFeed, you can expect:

  • A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth through work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning @ BuzzFeed team, our Employee Resource Groups, and more
  • An attractive and equitable compensation package, including salary and stock options

A generous benefits program featuring PTO, unlimited sick time, comprehensive medical benefits, a family leave policy, access to mental health platforms, retirement plans, gym and wellness discounts, and much more.

BuzzFeed is the world’s leading tech-powered media company, with a cross-platform news and entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally. The company aims to spread truth and joy across the internet by producing articles, lists, quizzes, videos, original series; lifestyle content through brands including Tasty, the world’s largest social food network; original reporting and investigative journalism through BuzzFeed News; strategic partnerships, licensing and product development through BuzzFeed Marketing; and original productions across broadcast, cable, SVOD, film and digital platforms for BuzzFeed Studios. 

BuzzFeed is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

Related Jobs

BuzzFeed India Video Editor Talent Network (project-based)

BuzzFeed - Mumbai, IN

Affiliate Producer/Editor (project-based)

BuzzFeed - Los Angeles, CA, USNew York, US

Food Stylist/Recipe Developer (project-based)

BuzzFeed - Los Angeles, CA, US

HR Business Partner

BuzzFeed - New York, US

Sr Account Executive

BuzzFeed - Los Angeles, CA, USNew York, US
Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.