Job Location:
USA – New York – 1633 Broadway

WMG’s top priority is the safety and wellbeing of its team members, artists and songwriters across the globe. In response to COVID-19, WMG is fully committed to helping its people balance their home and life commitments with flexible working options, virtual wellness sessions, and more. WMG strives to maintain a COVID-free workplace. To that end, being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is a condition of employment for all US new employees, prior to the commencement of employment. If you are hired, you will be required to provide proof of your vaccination as part of your new employee onboarding process, subject to our legal obligation to make reasonable accommodations in certain limited circumstances.

Job Description:

At Warner Music Group, we’re a global collective of music makers and music lovers, tech innovators and inspired entrepreneurs, game-changing creatives and passionate team members. Here, we know that each talent makes our collective bolder and brighter. We are guided by four core principles that underpin everything we do across all our diverse businesses:

  • Music is Everything: Music is our passion, and we can never get enough. Tastes, trends, and tech will change, but great artists and songwriters will always be our driving force.
  • Global Growth, Local Expertise: Music is a global language. Through communication and collaboration, our success can come from anywhere and translate everywhere.
  • Innovation and Insight: Pushing the boundaries requires the best information and the boldest imagination. We use both to create the future.
  • Empowered by People: Like the artists we serve and the music they make, our differences make us stronger. This is a place where every talent can belong and build a career.

We remain committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We know it fosters a culture where you can truly belong, contribute, and grow. We encourage applications from people of any age, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristic or identity. Consider a career at WMG and get the best of both worlds – an innovative global music company that retains the creative spirit of a nimble independent.

Job Title:  People Team Assistant

A little bit about our team:

The Atlantic Records and Elektra Music Group People Team aims at driving the business forward by partnering with leaders to help them build their organizations and make decisions on employee-related objectives. Our team provides strategic people support and focuses on organizational development, performance management and talent development to help employees grow at WMG, being a thought partner on business decisions in the workplace and general human resources support.

Your role:

The People Team Assistant will support the Atlantic Records and Elektra Music Group Recorded Music business units. The role focuses on a variety of HR-related tasks and is responsible for delivering first-class employee support and taking direction from the HR Business Partners who oversee the relationship for the recorded music functions. This role is the first point of contact for all HR-related questions and will be accountable for ensuring that all HR tasks are managed in a professional, efficient, and timely manner. This role also offers the opportunity to learn about the various parts of the music industry, interact with all levels of employees and participate in various HR Initiatives and projects.

Here you’ll get to:

  • Provide Human Resources support to 400+ employees in various areas; including New York, California, and regional locations
  • Participate in and assist the greater People Team with HR Initiatives and Learning & Development opportunities based on the needs of the business/teams
  • Train all U.S. new hires on the use of Workday and other inter-company related systems, assist in the design and roll-out of developmental and programmatic training as needed.
  • Be the first point of contact for new hires and employees. Provide information and guidance, or escalate inquires as appropriate.  Maintain confidentiality of all information as appropriate.
  • Conduct new hire orientation and create a seamless and exciting on-boarding experience for all new hires
  • Partner with our Talent Acquisition team and Hiring Managers to manage all open positions and ensure there is an onboarding plan in place for the best employee experience  
  • Assist with the exiting process and conduct exit interviews for departing employees
  • Update and maintain Workday employee data with accuracy (you will spend a great deal of time in Workday)
  • Partner with our Student Programs Team on the management of Atlantic Records and Elektra Music Group Internship Program 
  • Work with the team on employee relations matters
  • Update all HR / Financial reporting documents
  • Maintain HR files and databases
  • Assist with administering various HR processes– performance planning, Visa process, leave of absence and others
  • Provide support to the Senior Vice President, Vice President and Manager of Human Resources on daily tasks
  • Perform any other duties and tasks related to the Department’s role and responsibilities that might be assigned

About you:

  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive approach 
  • Detailed-oriented and focused
  • Results-oriented, have strong execution and follow-up skills
  • Multi-tasking skills in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment
  • Accountability, critical thinking skills, and confidence when presenting ideas
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with many different personalities
  • Be adept at problem-solving, including being able to identify and resolve issues in a timely manner

We’d love it if you also had:

  • 1+ years of experience in Human Resources
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Psychology, Business, or related field
  • Ability to forge outstanding working relationships across a large team
  • Experience in working with the Workday system and/or other HRIS systems
  • Proficient in MS Office suite (MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)

About us:

As the home to Asylum, Atlantic, East West, Elektra, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Records, Warner Classics, and several other of the world’s premier recording labels, Warner Music Group champions emerging artists and global superstars alike. And our renowned publishing company, Warner Chappell Music, represents genre-spanning songwriters and producers through  a catalogue of more than one million copyrights worldwide. Redefining what it means to be a music company in the 21st century, our consumer brands include trend-setters like UPROXX, Songkick, HipHopDX, and EMP. We’re the home to WMX – the next generation services division that connects artists with fans and amplifies brands in creative, immersive, and engaging ways – and Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) – the ground-breaking global distribution company for independent artists and labels. Together, we are Warner Music Group: Music With Vision & Voice.

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Don’t be discouraged if you don’t hear from us right away. We’re taking our time to review all resumes, and to find the best people for WMG.Thanks for your interest in working for WMG.  We love it here, and think you will, too.


WMG is committed to inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and will evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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