Dow Jones Manager, People Business Partner in PRINCETON, New Jersey

Job Description:

We are seeking a Human Resources Manager. This role will report directly to an HR Director, and can be based out of either our New York City headquarters or Princeton, New Jersey campus, but will require time be split between the two offices.


  • Provide front-line of HR support to employees and managers and provide administrative and operational support to HR Director

  • Act as point of contact and liaison across HR specialty functions (compensation, recruitment, learning & development, global mobility, and legal)

  • Conduct new-hire orientations, HR informational trainings, and Exit Interviews

  • Analyze data, surfaces issues, and trends related to client groups/sites to HR Director

  • Counsel employees and provide support to managers concerning work related problems. Work closely with HR Director on sensitive ER matters.

  • Fosters and supports a positive, employee-oriented company culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, and high performance and employee engagement. Working alongside the leadership team to create and facilitate initiatives that drive culture

  • Organize and deploy change management programs for HR Director

  • Other projects, duties and responsibilities as needed

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Communications or related field

  • Around 2 to 5 years of relevant experience in HR; PHR qualification a plus

  • Ability to remain focused and confident in a fast-paced environment, when faced with ambiguous and delicate situations

  • Strong knowledge of HR practices and policies, industry trends and applicable state and federal laws

  • Well-developed decision making, prioritization and problem solving skills

  • Ability to exercise a high degree of professionalism and handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately

  • Strong initiative to work independently, be self-motivated and work to meet deadlines

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Expert in MS Office suite; knowledge of Workday a plus

  • Knowledge of a union environment a plus

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Business Area: PEOPLE

Job Category:

Human Resources Group

About Us

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).