People and Culture Business Partner

Posted: 9/7/2019

Location: New York, New York
Function: Operations & Strategy
Specialty: Operations
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


About the Team

At Future, we have amazingly talented people and we recognise that they are our most important asset. We are hugely ambitious to continue to grow our business globally and it’s therefore  essential that we are able to attract, embed, develop and retain the best people.

We have recently restructured our HR team and we are evolving into a People and Culture function. We want to make sure that we are supporting the business to deliver our ambitions through a strategic approach to how we manage our people.

We have huge ambitions across the globe and it is essential that we are able to recruit, onboard and evolve amazing talent, our aim as a function is to embed a high performing rewarding culture. 

Job Summary & Purpose

An exciting opportunity to join a high-performing People & Culture team supporting a dynamic and driven global media business. A busy, professional and friendly atmosphere, you will need a strong work ethic and outgoing personality to thrive in our fast-paced environment - we believe it’s always necessary to go the extra mile. 

Reporting to the Head of People & Culture, this is a challenging but rewarding generalist role, supporting the business ambitions of growth.  The role will interact with exec, managers and employees across the business so it’s vital for the successful candidate is able to travel if required and be flexible in their working approach.  

Key role responsibilities

  • Responsible for operational BAU, leading on all people administration 

  • First line contact for all employee and manager queries

  • Support all employee relations and performance management activities

  • Responsible for the constant evolution of processes and procedures to meet the evolving demands as a business

  • Ability to build strong relationships with employees with the intention of being a trusted advisor

  • Providing professional and effective advice on all employee matters, sometimes creating out of the norm solutions

  • Knowledge of best practice and remain up to date with employment law

  • Be recognised as credible and efficient, be seen as a valuable member of the P&C Team

  • Lead all P&C data analytic activities

  • Champion of our core values and culture

  • Lead on all Visa activity

  • Administer HR policies, programs and practices: plan, organize, develop, and implement

  • Partner with Talent Acquisition COE to attract, recruit and retain high-performing talent

  • Manage the employee exit process, including conducting exit interviews to assess and gain feedback and provide analysis of exit interview data

  • Conduct training and support learning and development initiatives

  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations

What do I need to succeed?

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • SHRM certification preferred

  • 5-7 years of experience in a dynamic HR role

  • Proven experience of working in a fast-paced, evolving HR role

  • Experience of working in Media, Publishing or Advertising/Sales environment beneficial

  • Experience providing HR support to a Canada based business preferred

  • Experience collaborating with a global team across multiple locations and with international stakeholders in different time zones

  • Proficiency with spreadsheets, reporting and data analytics

  • Knowledge of HR systems required, implementation experience preferred

We are Future
Connectors. Creators. Experience Makers

We have big ambitions to transform media and change people’s lives. Together, we connect people to their passions through the high-quality content we create and the innovative technology we pioneer. It’s an incredibly exciting time to join!

Future is the name behind market-leading brands in specialist sectors across technology, gaming & entertainment, music, creative & photography, hobbies, knowledge and home interest. 

We’re dedicated to creating loyal fans of our brands, and the number is growing all the time. Our global reach is phenomenal with over 250 million consumers across 180 + world-leading brands. It’s an incredible privilege to have such a passionate audience base across our websites, magazines, social media and events.

But that’s not enough – we continue to add to our portfolio and restlessly look to improve, innovate and push the boundaries of what can be done. We are developing leading-edge proprietary technology which is disrupting the media marketplace.

Together, we’re exceeding the expectations of everyone we exist for – our audiences, clients, staff and shareholders. In a short space of time, Future has transformed into an innovative global media platform and the figures speak volumes:

Online audience growth  ↑188% 

EBITDA Growth  ↑169%

Revenue Growth  ↑103%

We reap the rewards too, of course, with a fun and creative place to work with endless opportunities to forge a career. We believe in teamwork that transcends location,  so we don’t have a Future HQ but a globally connected workforce across the UK, US, France and Australia.

Every kind of talent is celebrated here.. We hire for person not for the role, looking for people who share our ambitions to be bold and innovate, making Future a global success story.

 Let’s do this!

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and a covering letter explaining why this is your dream job!

Future plc is an international publishing and media group, and a leading digital business. Founded in 1985 with one magazine, today we have offices in London, Bath, Bournemouth, Bromsgrove, New York, San Francisco and Sydney. At Future we believe in te...

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