People Operations Coordinator

Human Resources Austin, Texas New York, New York


Position at Ziff Media Group

The Ziff Media Group HR team is looking for an eager People Operations Coordinator to round out their dynamic team to work in either Austin or New York. You will be a champion of employee engagement, a welcome partner at all levels of the organization, and a pillar of reliability. You understand the importance of hard work while maintaining a healthy work-life balance for yourself and those around you. You can deftly manage multiple priorities without becoming flustered and understand that HR is an ever evolving discipline that will both challenge and reward you on a daily basis. If you’re looking to be part of a smart, dedicated, and well-rounded team, then Ziff Media Group is the place for you to grow your career.


  • Promote a positive culture by embracing and promoting ZMG’s Core Values
  • Provide full HR lifecycle support from a candidate’s application to a role through an employees’ exit from the company by acting as an ambassador of our brand and a resource for all stakeholders
  • Hosting the new hires’ first day to make them feel welcome by managing the new hire onboarding experience  including welcome emails, IT logistics, onboarding instructions, I-9s, while partnering with key stakeholders to ensure a positive experience;
  • Connect new team members with key their colleagues, make sure they become well integrated
  • Facilitating a positive employee experience and enhance job satisfaction by ensuring employees have relevant information in a timely manner, encourage adoption of new perks and benefits, and organizing team building activities
  • Manage the offboarding experience to ensure proper closure as employees transition out of the organization
  • Create and maintain accurate employee records; ensure I-9 compliance and other applicable documentation to ensure compliance with federal and state laws
  • Support the HR team to enable everyone to reach their full potential by providing day-to-day support to employees and business partners, answering questions to make it enjoyable to work at ZMG
  • Provide ad hoc HR reports on request; maintain existing reports and dashboards with up to date information
  • Identify, create, and implement People Ops processes to help scale and optimize by building and maintaining internal process documentation
  • Assist with planning, promotion and execution of employee engagement events;
  • Maintain and administer pay plan, benefits, and bonus programs.
  • Use human resources HCM software, and other internal platforms to prepare and maintain records of employee hiring, promotion, transfers, or terms
  • Collaborate with key partners and stakeholders to build an outstanding employee experience: IT, Finance, Payroll, Recruiting, and Workplace Experience

Qualifications & Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 2+ years of HR or office support experience
  • Hard working and reliable with a results oriented approach
  • You are a self-starter that actively, takes initiative, and learns from mistakes; coachable
  • Superb interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills; straightforward
  • Resourceful, strategic & tactical thinker with well developed influencing skills
  • Good decision-making skills, knows when to ask for help and not afraid to do so
  • Positive and supportive, able to bring out the best in others around them
  • Outstanding knowledge of MS Office; Google Workspace; HRIS systems (added bonus if you have experience with Jobvite, ADP and Workday). Able to quickly develop key relationships  with the broader HR team and key business partners
  • Perpetually looking for growth within this position
  • You are a creative but grounded problem solver, team player and multi-tasker
  • Proven ability to organize, summarize, clarify, and communicate ideas simply, succinctly, and accurately
  • Attention to detail, highly organized and able to maintain confidential information
  • You focus on quality over speed, but are responsive and understand a sense of urgency
  • Your mind is a trap from which nothing escapes


ZMG, offers competitive salaries in addition to robust health and wellness focused benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability benefits; Flexible Spending accounts, 401(k) with company match, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Pregnancy and Parental leave, Family Planning Support via Maven,  Flexible Time Off, Volunteer Time Off, Fitness Reimbursement as well as employee-focused engagement and education programs, including Employee Resource Groups and company-sponsored events. If you’re seeking a dynamic work environment where you can see the direct impact of your performance, then this is the place for you.

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees.