25 days old

Talent Generalist

Ad Council
New York, NY 10017
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Job Summary:

The Ad Council is seeking a Talent Generalist to join our small but mighty Talent team. This position will work closely with the team on the day-to-day management of all HR operations. By joining our team, you will help us to support the Ad Council's most important asset: our strong and talented workforce.

is a position for someone who is passionate about employee development, excited about being part of culture change and always curious on how to better serve our employees. Most of all, we want someone who is comfortable knowing each day will be different and is enthusiastic to see where the next day takes them.

Timing and Employment Length:

This is a contract employee role. This means that, while the position is at all times one of at will employment, the Ad Council anticipates at present that the employment length would be approximately 6 months with the possibility to extend the contract. Contract employees will be eligible to participate in limited benefits and paid time off. We are also open to this position being a full-time remote location position.

Core Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Proactively support the implementation of HR processes and all ongoing HR projects.
  • Assist on all elements of the recruiting and hiring process including researching sites to increase the talent pipeline, job postings, scheduling interviews, conducting background checks, offer letters, and onboarding.
  • Research and identify new procedures and policies to continually improve efficiency and improve the employee experience.
  • Research and identify various professional development opportunities for employees.
  • Help create online onboarding process and experience for new hires and managers.
  • Implement and update policies and procedures reflective of organizational goals and employment law compliance.
  • Serve as a champion for culture change ensuring strategies and processes continue to create an environment where all employee voices are heard and set up for success.
  • Generate and analyze workforce reports such as headcount and demographics.
  • Run the Ad Council's current rewards program recognizing staff anniversaries and achievements.
  • Manage employee performance and internship programs.
  • Assist in the upkeep of HR materials including the Ad Council Guidebook, policies, employee directory, organizational chart, and job descriptions.
  • Serve as a point of contact for employee inquiries.
  • Process monthly benefit invoices and update employee benefit information as needed.
  • Maintain permanent personnel records; Provide employment verification as needed.

Core Skills & Qualifications:

  • 2-4 years of experience working in Human Resources/Talent departments or recruiting firm.
  • Must be extremely detail-oriented and resourceful, as well as an ability to exercise independent and good judgement.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and organizational skills.
  • Strong PC skills using Microsoft Office suite of products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Experience with ADP Workforce Now a plus.
  • Able to exhibit a high level of confidentiality.
  • Positive attitude, good sense of humor and team spirit a must.

About the Ad Council:

TheAd Councilis where creativity and causes converge at scale. We are a New York-based national non-profit organization, bringing together the brightest minds in the marketing, media, advertising and tech industries to create change around the most critical social issues facing our country. We produce and activate communications campaigns that drive awarenessand behavior change, creating a lasting impact on American life. We are behind the iconic social good communications programs featuring Smokey Bear, "Friends Don't Let Friends Drive Drunk" and the viral campaign Love Has No Labels" that celebrates diversity and promotes inclusion.

We are deeply committed to diversity, equity & inclusion:

At the Ad Council, we value and celebrate the unique characteristics and perspectives that make each person who they are. Diversity is the foundation of our work and allows us to reimagine how we reach our audiences. It is not simply our belief, but our duty, to cultivate a team that is representative of the American people. Only then can we drive true, measurable, and life-changing impact on the most important issues facing our country today.

The Ad Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, national origin, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran or any other legally protected status.

Contact Us:

To apply online: https://www.adcouncil.org/Working-With-Us/Join-Us

The Ad Council invites all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact please submit your request through one of the following methods listed below:

Fax (212) 922-1676 or

Ad Council

Attn: Talent Team

815 2nd Avenue, 9th Floor

New York, NY 10017

EEO is the Law



Posted: 2021-02-05 Expires: 2021-03-08

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