10 days old

HR Generalist

Arlington, Virginia 22304
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

POLITICO’s mission from the very beginning was to win the audience. We dedicate ourselves to providing accurate, non-partisan, impactful information to the right people at the right time so that they can act with confidence and speed. We experiment to avoid being disrupted and we have fun disrupting others. And we are not afraid to risk failure if it means being the best at what we do.

As a POLITICO HR Generalist, you will be instrumental in facilitating our employee-oriented, high performance workplace culture by taking the lead on HR communications, policy & compliance and key employee engagement initiatives. 

What you'll do:

  • Coordinate new hire on-boarding and new employee orientation module
  • Manage off-boarding process (exit survey, exit interviews)
  • Orchestrate Annual Employee Engagement Survey and action planning
  • Administer all matters of employment policy and compliance including: Employee Handbook, federal/state employment laws; as well as developing new policies for our changing workforce
  • Create and distribute HR communications (open enrollment, employee recognition)
  • Performs activities to develop, implement and apply compensation policies and programs
  • Help administer benefits and paid time off programs and answer general inquires
  • Manage data entry and paperwork associated with employment actions (offer letters, employment agreements)
  • Act as Project Manager for other one-time employee engagement activities or trainings


What you'll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience in HR or a related field
  • 1-3 years of progressive Human Resources experience; benefit and compensation experience preferred
  • Broad business and financial understanding and ability to apply to human capital implications
  • Ability to work in a team environment and manage multiple clients
  • Adept at communicating effectively across all levels of internal and external stakeholders while inspiring confidence
  • Strong project management skills with an ability to identify and analyze business and organizational needs

We are driven by our values. We are relentless contributors, disruptors, collaborators, and talent cultivators. Our culture is defined by grit, total integrity, and a prioritization on innovation.

We value our people. We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package, including health and wellness benefits, commuter benefits, and retirement plans. In our commitment to work-life balance flexibility, we offer 12 weeks paid parental leave and flexible vacation.

Let’s keep in touch. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @politicocareers and #meetPOLITICO for a deep dive into what makes us POLITICOs and our adventures. We’d love to hear from you!


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