Quick take: Axios is a 4.5 yr. old growth-stage media and technology company dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news and information in an audience-first format known as Smart Brevity ™

Why it matters:  We’re looking for an experienced People Ops professional (HRBP) who is passionate about supporting and embedding within one of our business lines to manage all aspects of the employee experience: onboarding, integration, development, performance, engagement, support, retention and transition. 

Go deeper: In this role, you will:

  • Partner with leaders across a business line to anticipate the organization’s needs 
  • Embed in the business to deeply understand its people, business objectives, structure, strengths, and challenges 
  • Help build, support, and protect an inclusive culture across your team 
  • Take our HR practices and policies and ensure they run smoothly - from onboarding, integration, development, performance, engagement, retention and transition
  • Lead engagement work across the business line. Monitor and track engagement through surveys and conduct the necessary follow up to improve the employee experience 
  • Provide guidance to all employees and managers on employee relations/team dynamics 
  • Evaluate practices to ensure a culture of inclusion and belonging, and thoughtfully intervene when needed
  • Conduct exit interviews for departing employees and collect data to better understand themes and inform our long-term retention strategies

The details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:

  • Proven leader in the HR/People Ops field with experience working in fast-paced environments
  • Experience working with HR/People Ops in start up environments 
  • Knowledge of and passion for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and a deep commitment to ensuring Axios is a happy, healthy place to work for employees of all backgrounds and identities 
  • Proven experience collaborating and partnering with colleagues at all levels
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to project manage and juggle multiple priorities at once  
  • Creative thinker and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Ability to have sensitive conversations and advise colleagues on HR related issues 

Don’t forget:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter and cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture
  • Annual learning and development stipend

Additional pandemic-related benefits:

  • One mental health day per quarter
  • $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
  • Company-sponsored access to Ginger coaching and mental health support 
  • OneMedical membership, including tele-health services 
  • Increased work flexibility for parents and caretakers 
  • Access to the Axios “Family Fund,” which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies 
  • Class pass discount
  • Virtual company-sponsored social events


Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Axios is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Axios makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

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