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Human Resources Assistant – L.A

Dear Media is seeking a Human Resources & Office Assistant who loves engaging with people, enjoys the work they do, and is looking to learn and provide human resources and operations support to a growing company. This person must be able to exercise good judgment, anticipate needs, and perform in a professional and discrete manner. The ideal candidate will bring a high degree of creativity, energy and passion for working with the HR Manager to increase organizational productivity through the following:


  • Handle Receptionist duties including greeting guests, answering, screening, and forwarding incoming phone calls, validating parking, setting up conference rooms for department or companywide meetings
  • Maintain the upkeep of the office common areas (reception, conference rooms, kitchen, etc.)
  • Handle processing employee life cycle events: new hires, terminations, leaves, etc.
  • Provide the best onboarding experience for new hires during set-up and new hire orientation
  • Keep HR records, personnel files, and various department trackers up to date
  • Post recruitment jobs to appropriate sites and help sort through incoming resumes
  • Assist in executing cultural and HR events
  • Partner with the HR Manager and team on project implementation and initiatives
  • Provide administrative support to the HR Manager (i.e. scheduling meetings and interviews) and maintain the utmost discretion with sensitive information
  • Assist with internal agency communications
  • Track and maintain inventory reports, order office supplies and snacks as needed
  • Act as initial contact for office operational issues
  • Assist with studio needs (i.e greeting talent, ensuring needs are met when on-site to record, being a go-to information resource, and troubleshooting as issues arise)
  • Manage assigned projects and tasks to completion in a timely manner
  • Additional duties, tasks, and responsibilities as assigned


  • Excellent customer service and follow up skills
  • Minimum one to two years of experience as an administrative assistant, preferably within an HR department
  • Previous media or talent agency or related industry experience is preferred but not required
  • Strong written, verbal, and visual presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to interact with all personality types and behaviors; flexibility
  • Experience and ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with a high-volume email/workload
  • Ability to meet deadlines and adjust to changing priorities
  • Ability to solve problems, take ownership and accountability
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Proactive, organized, and detail-oriented work style
  • Ability to work against deadlines
  • Ability to act professionally and with discretion and confidentiality


  • Strong interest in a career in Human Resources
  • Proactive, organized, detailed, and communicative
  • Team player with a collaborative disposition
  • Digitally savvy, hard-working, and culturally aware
  • Sharp and articulate
  • Discreet (working with confidential information & talent etc.)
  • On time and punctual
  • Entrepreneurial and innovative
  • Passion to constantly make the things around you better
  • Self-starter who enjoys an entrepreneurial work environment
  • Ability to act with integrity at all times and instill a sense of trust from our partners, clients, and customers


  • Google E-mail / Docs / Calendar (a must)
  • Presentation tools such as PowerPoint and Adobe Suite (a plus)

What You’ll Get:

  • Robust benefits package with employer contribution
  • Unlimited vacation time
  • WFH flexibility
  • Paid parental leave
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Casual dress code & open office environment
  • A rewarding career at an industry-leading company with a strong mission and passionate team

Dear Media is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Dear Media offers parental and family leave along with generous health and dental benefits for all employees.


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