Senior HR Generalist
Who We Are
Pluto TV, a Viacom company, is the leading free streaming television service in America, delivering 100+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks, movie studios, publishers, and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile, web and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news, TV shows, movies, sports, lifestyle, and trending digital series. Headquartered in West Hollywood, Pluto TV has offices in New York, Silicon Valley, Chicago and Berlin.
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Pluto TV is searching for a Senior HR Generalist to join our growing People team. The Senior HR Generalist works closely with the Head of People and plays a critical role in the day-to-day people operations as well the employee lifecycle. From cultivating and fostering a stellar onboarding program, to handling HR compliance, and a lot of neat things in between, you will help ensure an engaging and rewarding employee experience.
The ideal candidate is a self-starter with an entrepreneurial mindset that is seeking an opportunity to broaden their skills in several areas of HR, including people operations, immigration, and employee engagement. If you find joy in helping others, like the challenge of wearing multiple hats in a fast-paced environment, then apply today! Bonus points if you have an Entertainment background and enjoy working with random 90’s HipHop playlists playing in the background!
This is a critical role with a wide range of responsibilities, including but not limited to:
- Partner closely with Head of People across many verticals with employee experience always top of mind
- Act as first point of contact for general HR-related employee questions
- Work closely with other members of the People team to facilitate all on-boarding activities, including pre-hire employee communication, background checks, data entry into systems, and first day orientation
- Taking ownership of employee data integrity, including necessary data entry, partnering with Viacom’s HRIS and Benefits teams on projects, updates and information requests
- Partner closely with outside attorney to handle all immigration cases in a timely manner
- Coordinate and hold employee exits, sharing trends and action plans with Head of People to proactively prevent regrettable attrition
- Ensure Pluto TV remains compliant with all required notices and state / federal submissions
- Help plan and execute employee events that encourage team building and fun
- Prepare ad hoc reports
- Other duties as assigned
Qualities / Experience We're Seeking
We believe the right individual will have the following skills and experience in order to be successful in this role:
- 5+ years HR experience, ideally in a start-up and / or Entertainment environment(s)
- Proven ability to successfully onboard new hires and support employees throughout the employee lifecycle
- Immigration experience is a plus
- Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills
- Solid organizational skills with the ability to meet multiple project deadlines with a focus on detail
- Successfully interacts with professionals at all levels
- Capable of maintaining confidential information and matters with discretion
- Thrive in a fast-paced environment where agility is required
- Bachelor's degree or the equivalent + PHR Preferred
Citizens of Pluto TV have the privilege of entertaining millions of people. We are entrepreneurs looking to revolutionize the future of TV. While our planet is small, our ambition is boundless. The stakes don’t get much higher.
Becoming a Citizen is hard work. We need self-starters that thrive in changing environments, who treat company resources like their own, and who deliver seemingly impossible outcomes at warp speed. It’s the only way we stay ahead of the giants looking to take the opportunity we have earned. We are selective but once chosen, you’re in.
Why You Should Become a Citizen of Pluto TV
As stated, becoming a Citizen is hard work but the rewards of citizenship are plentiful. Work with the smartest people on some of the most complex projects of your life, while profoundly impacting both Pluto TV and the broader world of entertainment. Share in the epic quest to define the future of television as we know it. Big commitment, big impact, lasting change.
As a Citizen, you will enjoy generously-sponsored medical benefits, a competitive vacation policy, 401K retirement plan with a match, monthly social and team events, and more!
We’re an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
At PlutoTV and Viacom, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Viacom is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.