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HR Coordinator

  • Ref: 291913
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Industry: Fashion
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: $50,000 - $60,000

Opportunity Description

HumanEdge is partnering with a Luxury Retail/Lifestyle Brand client to hire an ambitious and driven HR Coordinator/Benefits Specialist to join their team to as they continue to expand. This role is responsible for a broad range of HR administration duties including but not limited to the new hire onboarding, job postings, benefits and payroll administration and will require someone who is passionate & dedicated to both helping people and the brand!   

Job Duties

  • Develop and update job descriptions, post opportunities, screen candidates, check references, and prepare offer letters.
  • Responsible for full new hire onboarding for corporate and retail employees.
  • Responsible for the administration of benefit enrollments, life qualifying events of corporate and retail employees.
  • Answer questions in a timely manner; provide guidance and assistance regarding benefit eligibility, levels of coverage for employees.
  • Review new hire 90-day evaluations for HR issues, ensuring thorough and timely completion.
  • Prepare, process, file and maintain governance of employee personnel documents.
  • Assist in various requests including timely responses to audit inquiries, assist in developing and preparing reports, letters, and spreadsheets.
  • Administer wellness programs.
  • Responsible for COBRA administration and off-boarding actions as needed.
  • Other projects as assigned by Senior HR Business Partner.

Experience & Skills Required

Ideal candidates have:

  • Bachelor's degree -2 years of previous HR experience is required.
  • Experience with Benefits Administration is a MUST. 
  • Health Benefits and 401k Experience with HR software (HRIS and/or payroll systems).
  • Highly organized and self-motivated, and thrives working in a fast-paced environment, start-up experience a plus.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Team player with a generous streak of curiosity and entrepreneurial disposition.
  • Knowledge of labor laws.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and highly discreet.
  • Calm under pressure, with a common-sense approach and flexibility.
  • Effective communicator in group presentations and meetings.
  • Clear business writing skills and ability to convey ideas in a concise and clear way.
  • An ability to contribute to a highly people-focused and engaging workspace.
  • Proficient in MS Office; Outlook and Excel a must.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

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