G/O Media is the publisher of the web’s most original media brands, including Gizmodo, Kotaku, Lifehacker, Deadspin, Jezebel, Jalopnik, The Root, The Onion and The A.V. Club, and reaches over 100 million unique visitors a month—more than one-third of all Americans.  We connect with the young, diverse audiences that are shaping our future. Through fearless journalism, provoking comedy, and high-impact storytelling, we elevate the stories and issues our readers and viewers are passionate about.

About the Role:

G/O Media is looking for an energetic HR Coordinator to join our growing People team. As our HR Coordinator, you should display strong problem solving and decision-making skills, and have a passion for the brands that are housed under the G/O Media umbrella. You should be willing to step up when needed, and act as a resource for employees who have questions that center around things like employee relations, payroll and benefits. The HR Coordinator should thrive in a fast-paced environment and be proactive in searching for answers.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with all internal and external HR related inquiries or requests
  • Input data into HRIS system & directory related to employee actions (new hires, promotions, transfers, contract increases, terminations etc.)
  • Runs reports and gathers data as needed to support the HR department
  • Maintains and is responsible for onboarding (including the new hire process), off-boarding, promotions and transfers and various other checklists and activities for assigned business units
  • Responds to and answers day-to-day questions from new hires and employees
  • Serves as the point person between employee and payroll department (i.e. tax documents, employee timesheet matters, etc.)
  • Assist with the recruitment process by identifying candidates, performing reference checks and issuing employment contracts
  • Assist with performance management procedures
  • Schedule meetings, interviews, HR events and maintain agendas
  • Coordinate training sessions and seminars
  • Perform orientations and update records for new staff
  • Assist with payroll and other ad hoc HR projects


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related field
  • 2 years’ experience as an HR Coordinator, ideally in the digital media or related industry
  • Exposure to Labor Law and employment equity regulations
  • Effective HR administration and people management skills
  • Exposure to payroll practices
  • Full understanding of HR functions and best practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Works well under pressure and can meet tight deadlines
  • Highly computer literate with capability in Gmail, MS Office Suite and experience with Slack preferred
  • Fantastic organizational and time management skills
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Meticulous attention-to-detail


G/O Media is deeply committed to fostering a transparently inclusive workplace environment and people of color, women, people with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQ candidates are very strongly encouraged to apply. Our company-wide mission is to reach very diverse audiences and so, we are deeply committed to having teams and leaders that reflect this mission.

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