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Posted on Saturday, January 20, 2024

Quick take: Axios is a growth-stage media and technology company dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news and information in an audience-first format known as Smart Brevity ™

Why it matters: We’re looking for an HRBP to deeply embed within our growing newsroom to support the current talent challenges and future needs. As we continue our explosive growth and scale, you will help us preserve our award-winning culture as we tackle new business ventures.

Go deeper: In this role, you will:

  • Partner with leaders across your assigned business line(s) to anticipate future talent needs
  • Embed in the business to deeply understand its people, business objectives, structure, strengths, and challenges
  • Help build, support, and protect an inclusive culture across your team
  • Partner with our Employee Experience team to develop support and buy-in for our HR programs and policies within your assigned business lines
  • Support engagement work across your business line. Monitor and track engagement through surveys and conduct the necessary follow up to improve the employee experience.
  • Provide guidance to all employees and managers on employee relations/team dynamics
  • Evaluate practices to ensure a culture of inclusion and belonging, and thoughtfully intervene when needed
  • Conduct exit interviews for departing employees. Analyze data, identify trends, and make recommendations to inform our retention strategies.

The details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:

  • Experience in HR/talent management and in fast-paced environments
  • Experience working in a media/journalism environment preferred
  • Experience supporting product, design and technology teams a plus
  • Experience working with HR/People Ops in start up environments
  • Knowledge of and passion for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and a deep commitment to ensuring Axios is a happy, healthy place to work for employees of all backgrounds and identities
  • Proven experience collaborating and partnering with colleagues at all levels
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to project manage and juggle multiple priorities at once
  • Creative thinker and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Ability to have sensitive conversations and advise colleagues on HR related issues

The starting salary for this role is in the range of $90,000-$105,000 and is dependent on numerous factors, including but not limited to location, work experience, and skills. This range does not include other compensation benefits.

What Axios brings to the table besides salary:

  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Robust PPO and High Deductible health insurance options on the Blue Cross Blue Shield network
  • Employer Health Savings Account (HSA) contribution for the high deductible health plan option
  • Dental and vision coverage
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • Generous vacation policy, plus holidays
  • One mental health day per quarter
  • Annual learning and development stipend
  • $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
  • Tele-mental health services through Headspace
  • OneMedical membership, including tele-health services
  • Personal health advocacy resources through HealthAdvocate
  • Inclusive fertility, hormonal health and family forming benefits through Carrot Fertility
  • Access to the Axios “Family Fund”, created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies
  • Increased work flexibility for parents and caretakers
  • Virtual company-sponsored social events
  • A strong and positive work environment
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture