Job Location:
New York- NY 225 Liberty

Job Title

Compensation Manager

Job Description

The Compensation Manager assists with the administration of the Company’s compensation programs which support the Company’s strategic objectives.  This position provides compensation benchmarking and analytical support to the Compensation team, HR team and various business units. This position includes a competitive base salary and a target bonus.

Essential Job Functions

Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results

50% – Partners with Compensation and HR teams to support business objectives by providing compensation benchmarking and analytical support and identifying and resolving compensation issues. This includes, but is not limited to, conducting compensation job evaluation reviews to determine competitive salary range and bonus targets, ensure internal equity and external market competitiveness, determining exemption status and tracking state mandates on required pay levels.

20% – Administers compensation programs within HRIS system (Workday), including annual merit increases, annual bonuses, and daily review and approval of proposed compensation changes.

15% – Participates in salary surveys to collect and analyzes market data to ensure competitive positioning of total compensation practices.

10% – Manages monthly reporting required to track and administer various compensation programs

5% – Ad Hoc reporting requests supporting both Compensation and HR team initiatives

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.
  • Experience: 5 plus years of Compensation experience preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must possess strong analytical skills with attention to detail.
  • Workday experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience in Media, technology or another organization with a large engineering population is highly preferred.
  • Must be able to make compensation recommendations using customer friendly formats and language.
  • A highly responsive creative problem solver.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to work with all levels of management.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Strong negotiation and influence skills.
  • Ability to maintain highly confidential information.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with MS Office including Word and Excel. Proficiency with Google Suite products preferred.

It is the policy of Meredith Operations Corporation ("Dotdash Meredith", "the Company") to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, the Company will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Accommodation requests can be made by emailing ddm.hr@dotdashmdp.com.

The Company participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: https://www.e-verify.gov/employees

Pay Range

Salary: $90000 – $120000

The pay range above represents the anticipated low and high end of the pay range for this position and may change in the future. Actual pay may vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to work location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Dotdash Meredith’s total compensation package for employees. Other compensation may include annual bonuses, and short- and long-term incentives. In addition, Dotdash Meredith provides to employees (and their eligible family members) a variety of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, prescription drug coverage, unlimited paid time off (PTO), adoption or surrogate assistance, donation matching, tuition reimbursement, basic life insurance, basic accidental death & dismemberment, supplemental life insurance, supplemental accident insurance, commuter benefits, short term and long term disability, health savings and flexible spending accounts, family care benefits, a generous 401K savings plan with a company match program, 10-12 paid holidays annually, and generous paid parental leave (birthing and non-birthing parents), all of which may vary depending on the specific nature of your employment with Dotdash Meredith and your work location. We also offer voluntary benefits such as pet insurance, accident, critical and hospital indemnity health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance.