Human Resources Manager

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Democracy Now! Productions
New York, New York, United States
2 days ago


Democracy Now! is a non-profit news organization based in NYC. We produce a daily TV & radio newscast that is carried by more than 1,500 stations worldwide. Our website,, gets tens of millions of page views annually and we have more than a million followers across social media platforms. Everyone who works at Democracy Now! is committed to creating and distributing high-quality independent news – it’s a great place to work.

The Human Resources Manager reports to the Director of Finance and Administration and runs the daily functions of Human Resources including recruitment and hiring, benefits, and implementing company policies and practices. The ideal candidate is a high-energy individual with excellent organizational skills, strong attention to detail, and has the ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written communications.

This position is temporarily largely remote but will be onsite in NYC when we return to normal operations


  • Perform routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leaves/time off; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; and training and development.
  • Manages the hiring process for staff roles, internships and fellowships. Advertises open job requisitions, conducts initial candidate screenings, coordinates interviews with hiring managers, collects documentation, and engages with candidates.
  • Implements new hire orientation and onboarding.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, collective bargaining agreements, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • 3-5 years experience in human resources required.
  • Experience working in a union environment is preferred.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced media organization is preferred.
  • Polished written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and customer service orientation and the ability to interact effectively with staff at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong planning, detail orientation, and organization skills to effectively manage multiple tasks/projects at any given time.
  • Reliability to maintain established schedules, manage time and priorities, and meet commitments and deadlines.
  • Proactive and collaborative working style.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with poise, tact and diplomacy.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58895482
  • Location:
    New York, New York, United States
  • Position Title: Human Resources Manager
  • Company Name: Democracy Now! Productions
  • Industry: Public Television
  • Job Function: Management/ Finance
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: None
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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