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Interpublic Group | Boston, Massachusetts
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Job Description

We're not looking for just any HR professional. We're looking for someone who will help us continue to be a great place to work - one where employees can do their best work and have fun doing it. You'll be supporting the HR team and employees in all HR functions including recruiting and on-boarding, employee relations, compensation, staff development, and other HR projects.

What you'll be doing

The HR Associate's primary role is to provide support to the Jack Boston and Genuine business units. This position reports to the HR Director located in our Boston office. Additionally, this role will support global HR initiatives/ programs as opportunities arise.

Recruiting & Onboarding

* Lead full cycle recruiting for assigned junior and mid-level roles to ensure a diverse and best in class workforce
* Proactively identify new sources for candidates to build applicant pool
* Process new hires through our system and track candidates for quarterly compliance requirements
* Support efforts to manage our school recruiting and intern programs in assigned markets
* Represent Jack Morton at job fairs as needed
* Support the onboarding process in assigned markets to ensure effective on-boarding of all new employees
* Prepare onboarding documents for new hires and schedule meetings for the employee's 1st week

Performance Management

* Communicate the annual performance review process and follow up with managers and employees as necessary
* Coach staff in completing the performance management process to ensure annual feedback is provided to staff
* Provide support for reporting and system administration
* Manage the exit process for all employees and may conduct exit interviews for junior to mid level talent

Culture & Community

* Help drive our I AM JACK initiatives in assigned markets
* Participate and support local office culture and community initiatives

Employee Relations & Staff Development

* Serve as sought after resource for staff
* Research and coordinate training programs
* Market and track learning and development opportunities


* Be first point of contact for benefit questions
* Manage open enrollment communication


* Bachelors degree
* Some great experience under your belt - at least 3 years in HR ideally in a related industry
* High degree of discretion and confidentiality absolutely required
* Attention to detail a must
* Desire to grow in field of Human Resources
* Being smart but also having common sense is critical.
* You'll need great time and project management skills. There's a lot to do!
* Have a passion for our employees and for what we do.
* We value passion, agility and respect and want whoever joins our team to value these things as well. Plus, you also need to be client focused, collaborative, accountable for results and fun!

Jack Morton is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on race, religion, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Jack Morton, as part of Interpublic Group (IPG), is designated a Best Place To Work For LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign in their 2019 Corporate Equality Index.

About Interpublic Group

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. is a worldwide provider of advertising agency and related services. The Company conducts business through its subsidiaries, which include McCann-Erickson WorldGroup, The Lowe Group, DraftWorldwide, Initiative Media Worldwide, Weber Shandwick Worldwide, Golin/Harris International, Octagon, NFO WorldGroup, Jack Morton Worldwide and other related companies. The Company also has arrangements through association with local agencies in various parts of the world. Other specialized marketing and communications services conducted by the Company include media buying, market research, relationship (direct) marketing, public relations, sports and event marketing, healthcare marketing and e-consultancy and services. Interpublic's agencies and allied companies operate in more than 650 offices in 127. (Source: 10-K)

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