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Senior HR Generalist

TED currently seeks a Senior HR Generalist! The Senior HR Generalist is an HR professional responsible for all aspects of the employee lifecycle, to include managing the administration of benefits, policies and procedures, recruitment and overall support of all HR needs and projects.

This position is temp-to-perm and has a 60-day Introductory Period through Target CW (with full-time employment consideration after completion of the Introductory Period).


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree (Certification in Human Resources a plus)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as an HR Generalist
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written), able to interact professionally with staff, maintaining confidentiality and discretion
  • Working knowledge of NY employment laws
  • Experience using ADP Workforce Now for Time and Attendance
  • Experience using JAZZ Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
  • Recruitment experience (in Media a plus), to include key role in standardization of recruitment protocols
  • Must possess strong people skills
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to manage multiple projects at one time
  • Passionate, curious and excited by Ideas!


  • Benefits
    • In partnership with HR Generalist, act as day to day resource to employees addressing all employment, payroll, benefits, policies and procedural inquiries
    • Manage the administration of Benefit programs including health benefits, 401(k), and transit
    • Streamline and facilitate LOA process to include meetings with staff offering Benefits information and applicable FMLA documentation
    • Manage Open Enrollment process annually to include collaborating with Head of HR, CFO and Benefits Brokers to build recommendations for existing and potential products; coordinate Open Enrollment through ADP, track and process employee election changes and new product implementation; organize educational sessions re: Benefits and 401(k) annually
  • Recruitment
    • In collaboration with Head of HR, support Diversity and Inclusion initiatives by establishing a campaign to ensure TED jobs are reaching diverse talent in support of broadening representation at all levels of the org
    • Evaluate, streamline and standardize recruitment processes org wide
    • Draft all Offer Letters of Employment, administer Docusign Agreement execution, research market data around compensation
    • Oversee 3rd party Contingent Workforce by drafting and tracking Contracts through Target CW
    • Edit and approve job postings and descriptions to include posting all open positions within Jazz ATS
    • Conduct reference checks and participate in interviews or recruitment screenings as needed
    • Assist teams with recruitment efforts and maintain a job openings newsletter
    • Facilitate training for hiring managers on JAZZ ATS and Recruitment Best Practices
  • Onboarding / Offboarding
    • Act as Onboarding administrator in partnership with Cultural Events Producer, reconciling all new hire paperwork and employee enrollment + changes within HRIS and Target CW
    • Facilitate Offboarding process to include separation documents and Benefits wrap up for FTE’s and Target CW workers
  • Immigration
    • Assist Head of HR with Immigration processes as needed, to include coordination and preparation of documents working collaboratively with outside Immigration Counsel and In-House General Counsel to include H-1B’s, O-1’s, E-3’s, L-1B’s, other visas and PERM cases
  • ADP Workforce Now
    • Routine Time and Attendance auditing for PTO requests and approvals and non-exempt staff timesheet submissions
  • Payroll
    • Interface with outside payroll vendor in collaboration with CFO, Controller, and HR Generalist to ensure efficient payroll processing
  • General
    • Support Learning and Development initiatives in partnership with Head of HR
    • Support Performance Management process in partnership with Head of HR and HR Generalist
    • Support PayScale Comp project updates / compensation and budgeting process working with Head of HR and CFO
    • In collaboration with Head of HR, play an integral role in ensuring Federal Contractor compliance to include AAP development
    • Maintain and promote culture by supporting HR initiatives and events produced by Cultural Events Producer
    • Participate in Investigations and Compliance Trainings in collaboration with In-House General Counsel
    • Other duties and special projects as assigned
    • Willingness to contribute however possible to ensure overall effectiveness of position


  • General: Office environment
  • Physical: Repetitive movement of wrists, hands, and/or fingers
  • Mental/Visual: Concentrated mental and/or visual attention; work involves performing tasks to very close accuracy and quality specifications
  • Machines, Tools, Equipment, Electronic Devices, Computer Software, etc.:
  • Ability to use common office equipment such as telephone, computer and copier
  • Computer programs to include MS Office, Mac programs, Google Docs, functional related databases
  • Travel: Upon request

TED Conferences, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We invite all qualified candidates to apply online and submit their resume and cover letter.

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