HR Business Partner
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 11/12/2019

Job Description

TEGNA is looking for a dynamic, culture-building, business-minded HR Business Partner for a great opportunity supporting an innovative and forward-thinking media company. You will support HR activities at our television station in Charlotte as well as other TV stations in the region, to include employee relations, talent management, performance management, and employee engagement.

The HRBP must be results-oriented and partnership focused, with an approach that is responsive to and aligned with business strategies. We want someone that is proactive in meeting business needs with HR solutions.  You will be instrumental in facilitating an employee-oriented, high performance, diverse and inclusive workplace culture. You will be based in Charlotte at our station WCNC – NBC Charlotte and requires moderate travel to support our other smaller market stations in the region.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with leadership teams on organization and culture change, transformation initiatives, succession planning, etc.
  • Provide guidance and coaching to managers and employees on employee advocacy/engagement, employee relations management, performance management, career development, talent assessment, acquisition and retention and workplace investigations as appropriate
  • Champion diversity; drive and lead efforts to promote a diverse and inclusive work environment.
  • Partner with the stations and TEGNA leadership to develop policies and programs to attract, retain and promote a high performing workforce and positive work culture.
  • Work effectively with Human Resources, business colleagues and leadership team regarding recruitment, performance management, restructuring, coaching, training and special projects.
  • Work collaboratively with Human Resources colleagues on special projects and initiatives and best practice sharing.
  • Coordinate station internship programs and early career recruiting through relationships with local schools
  • Coordinate workers’ compensation, legal issues and compensation claims
  • React productively to change, effectively work at an operational level with multiple stakeholders, and act quickly and confidently under pressure.
  • Understand and adhere to local, state and federal laws regarding employment, wage and hour, OSHA and related laws.
  • Provide excellent customer service in terms of responsiveness, time management and communication

Job Requirements

 Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Human Resources or related degree.  Master’s degree or HR certification is preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years of HR generalist/HRBP experience is required.
  • A working knowledge of employment laws and best HR practices
  • Proficient knowledge/ability with all Microsoft Office Applications and using social media applications in recruiting.
  • Record of success advising managers on the full range of HR/people issues.
  • Experience in managing organizational change.
  • Demonstrate professional presentation and conflict resolution skills.  Not afraid to have tough, yet constructive conversations with all employee levels
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly establish effective relationships, collaborate, lead and influence.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and deliver results for multiple stakeholders
  • Strong ethical standards and integrity. 
  • Travel up to 20% in support of other TV stations in the region

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About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 30 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

 

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

 

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About Us

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 51 television stations and four radio stations in 43 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 35 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest that reach more than 87 million U.S. television homes. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.