Job Location:
New York- NY 225 Liberty

Job Title

Human Resources Business Partner

Job Description

Dotdash Meredith is seeking a strong Human Resources Business Partner to help support their growing Product Development technology team.  The ideal candidate will help plan, develop, direct and implement specific HR strategies that align with business objectives and serve as an HR partner for employees and managers.


  • Advise senior leadership and managers within the Product Development teams on talent and organizational strategy matters to uphold Dotdash Meredith's high-performing teams and culture.

  • Drive consistency, compliance, and efficiency in employee matters, always striving for increased employee engagement and retention.

  • Instruct, train and ensure management staff knows how to interpret and comply with all company policies and procedures.

  • Primary point of contact for any and all HR questions, promptly and accurately responding to inquiries from employees and team.

  • Conduct full life cycle of employee experience in coordinating and monitoring recruitment, onboarding of new employee, managing reviews and check-ins, preparing offboarding.

  • Coach and empower leaders to be able to own and navigate critical people programs and processes such as onboarding, employee relations, compensation, and talent development.

  • Contribute to conversations around vision and strategy with an express focus on how initiatives will shape people and culture, and offer strategic input to shape and grow the company.

  • Lead the delivery of training and development programs with the HRBPs and cross-functional colleagues to foster our inclusive environment and facilitate growth opportunities for participants.

  • Effectively communicate and implement the company policies.

  • Exercise discretion in escalating inquiries and applying company policy and procedures.

  • Lead change management in partnership with senior leaders and team members through strong communication and cross-team synchrony.

  • Serve as a critical informational resource for leaders’ planning.

  • Model, manage, and lead efforts to strengthen and reinforce our values and culture in an ongoing way.

  • Suggest and then follow through to implement best practices to ensure the HR team stays aligned with business needs.

  • Assist in day-to-day management of immigration cases.

Essential Job Functions

25% – Serves as the HR partner and subject matter expert in all facets of HR including but not limited to: strategic planning, talent attraction and acquisition, employee engagement, performance management, legal compliance, compensation planning, benefit administration, HR success metrics and analytics, training development and delivery, problem prevention and root cause analysis, culture, onboarding, organizational design, EEO analyses and restructuring, diversity and inclusion, critical communications, and retention.

25% – Performs “advocate” role in support of client group.  Makes recommendations for changes to policies, practices and/or procedures.

25% – Provides counsel and direction and/or directly handles many employee relations cases – in concert with HR leadership and/or legal department as necessary. Provides guidance to managers on positive resolutions.

25% – Develops and maintains effective working relationships with business group leadership, location personnel, outside legal counsel, HR leadership team peers, and Corporate Management.

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

Education: Bachelor’s degree or related experience

Experience: Experience: 3-5 years of HR Generalist experience required.  Prior experience in the digital, media, advertising or the start-up space is highly preferred

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Prior talent acquisition experience preferred

  • Ability to successfully influence sustainable change

  • Excellent consulting skills

  • Must be a strong negotiator who can constructively position a positive POV

  • Must have a strong business acumen

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • High degree of ingenuity and creativity, with a past track record of developing innovative solutions that matter

  • Experience with Workday is highly preferred.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and shift priorities as customer needs change

  • Ability and desire to take on new and unfamiliar tasks and assignments

  • Ability to work on teams as well as independently

  • Good judgment skills

  • Must be an effective problem solver

  • Ability to deliver results in a consultative and collaborative manner

% Travel Required (Approximate): 0%

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: $76000 – $95000

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.