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HBO Employee Relations Associate

Job Title
HBO Employee Relations Associate Time Warner
HBO Industry Cable/Broadcast Television Networks
Film Production and Distribution
Television Program Production and Distribution
Area of
Human Resources Location United States - New York - New York Requisition # 163601BR Position
Full Time Posting Job Description


HBO is looking for a dynamic Human Resources professional to proactively engage managers and employees on all issues related to employee relations and performance management.  Responsible for delivery of high caliber service and solutions that reflect the business objectives of HBO across a broad group of clients.


  • Act as primary point of contact for managers and employees in assigned business areas to provide guidance on HR policies, programs and initiatives

  • Handle various types of employee relations matters and develop solutions in collaboration with manager focused on: providing counsel on performance management issues (coaching, counseling, disciplinary actions, terminations and performance feedback) and career development

  • Participate in internal investigations as needed and conduct intake on employee issues and concerns

  • Support and direct promotions, salary adjustments, headcount planning, and terminations

  • Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, increase productivity and retention

  • Foster close partnership and collaboration with all HR partners: Talent Acquisition, Compensation, Benefits, Organizational Effectiveness and HRIS teams

  • Provide and ensure compliance of HR policy and practices


  • Bachelor’s  degree required

  • 3 -5 years progressive human resources experience, preferably in employee relations

  • Strong foundation in performance management, compensation administration and knowledge of employment laws

  • Ability to perform as a trusted advisor and to build partnerships at all levels

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Sound judgment, business acumen, influencing skills, and the experience and confidence to effectively address sensitive HR issues

  • Ability to plan, prioritize, execute, and follow-up in a timely manner

  • Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills

  • Self-starter; results-oriented; ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Solid PC skills with proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint; experience with Workday preferred

About Us It's HBOSM

America's most successful premium television company, Home Box Office delivers two 24-hour pay television services—HBO®and Cinemax®. HBO continues to take advantage of the latest technological innovations with advancements that include the availability of HBO programming online though HBO GOSM and MAX GOSM, as well as HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand® in HD. Just as HBO is a company noted for its commitment to excellence in the products and services it delivers to consumers, it makes the extra effort to create a work environment in which fairness, equity, trust, and individual responsibility are valued. HBO is committed to retaining and recruiting skilled and motivated employees, placing a priority on qualified team players who contribute to the diversity of their workforce. HBO offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, flexible spending, a commuter benefit program and tuition reimbursement.

HBO is an equal employment opportunity employer. HBO does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. HBO also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.