Human Resources Assistant

MaineToday Media is seeking a Human Resources Assistant to join our team. This position will provide support to the Director of Human Resources in running our small and busy HR department.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is just getting started in their HR career and is eager to learn and grow.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Recruitment assistance – posting open positions and scheduling interviews
  • Personnel file creation and maintenance
  • Employment verifications
  • HRIS database maintenance and reporting
  • Administrative duties including filing, monitoring the HR email and phone line, participating in meetings, and taking notes.

Our Ideal Candidate has:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters discreetly and maintain high levels of confidentiality
  • Keen attention to detail and sense of urgency
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Previous HR experience preferred but not required

We Offer:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Short/Long Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k with company match

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. This is largely a sedentary role and requires walking, standing and extended sitting. The position requires extended periods of computer use. The position is responsible for helping with open enrollment, training, and other departmental initiatives, which may require occasional lifting, twisting, bending, and carrying of materials up to 20 pounds to/from a venue or between offices. Occasional travel required.

MaineToday Media is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer.