Senior Human Resources Business Partner - CEO's Office
Note: The following is an opportunity for volunteer, part-time, remote opportunity.
WhoWhatWhy.org is a nonpartisan, agenda-free news organization. Not left-wing, not right-wing, not consensus-seeking, we report the truth, whatever it is. We approach each story with an open mind, boundless curiosity, and a willingness to dig deep beneath the surface — and don’t back away in the face of pressure from powerful institutions and groupthink.
We are a nonprofit. We are not funded by a zillionaire. We do not accept corporate ads. As such, we are only currently able to pay a small core team, as well as experienced professional freelancers — and rely primarily on skilled volunteers to fill out our growing organizational infrastructure.
We are looking for an experienced Human Resources Business Partner with a focus in Talent Acquisition to help us build the CEO's office. As a new department, this HRBP will pioneer workforce development, organizational structure, and policy development for the executive department.
- Lead planning, developing, writing, and maintaining procedural documents, instructions, and guides for new or modified HR processes
- Partner with CEO department leaders to develop the talent strategy needed to support our tremendous growth and build a collaborative work environment
- Work cross-functionally with their department to understand current and future organizational needs
- Monitor key recruitment metrics and interpret data for strategic recruiting
- Manage or guide a team focused on talent acquisition, data tracking, reporting, and interviewing
- Function as a consultant to key leaders, engage in strategic planning meetings to translate business needs into HR plans
- Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
- Identify creative sourcing techniques and strategies to find, connect with, and recruit top talent
- Assist in skill assessment, development, and career trajectories within the organization
- Familiar with HR processes and best practices
- Knowledge of recruitment processes, creative/strategic talent sourcing techniques
- Ability to quickly build relationships with hiring managers, colleagues, and candidates, to meet hiring objectives
- Strong understanding of HR-related metrics and reporting
- Exceptional communication skills, time management, and attention to detail are key attributes in this role
- Work in an exciting, up-and-coming organization in a crucial and societally relevant field
- Interact with people at all levels
- Learn the nuts and bolts of nonprofit operations
- Collaborate with smart, accomplished coworkers
- Have fun and make a difference
You can work remotely and on your own schedule. We ask for a minimum commitment of 10-15 hours a week. Because our staff is spread throughout the world, we communicate mostly through Slack and email, and team members are requested to be highly responsive in a timely manner. We primarily work in the Eastern Time Zone but anyone, anywhere is welcome.