Human Resources Director

NEW HEIGHTS Business Marketing Consultants, LLC / NEW HEIGHTS BMC MEDIA Baton Rouge, LA. United States
JOB ID: EMP982022-29


NEW HEIGHTS BMC MEDIA guides brands, businesses, agencies and start-ups through the concept and development of user-friendly advertising & marketing products, promotions, and strategies that highlight the uniqueness of each brand’s proposition.


A Human Resources Director exists to direct and manage the Human Resources functions for a company. This includes, but is not limited to, supporting management by collating candidate requirements, consolidating references, contacting recruitment agencies and advertising available positions. Responsibilities also involves interviewing, recruiting and developing other employees and interns, shortlisting candidates (for both temporary and permanent vacancies), meeting and onboarding new starters, advising all level employees, overseeing work-experience applications, advising managers on performance issues, performance management, conducting exit interviews, confirming probation periods, liaising with payroll, as well as assisting in providing employment relations, negotiations, family-friendly and egalitarian benefits, and developing a proactive approach to diversity.

Due to the nature of the role, the HR Director position also requires a strong administrative focus, eye for detail, and a high level of accuracy. The role demands the individual to be discreet due to the handling of confidential information and requires a strong communicator who is able to liaise with staff across the entire company. In Human Resources, the nature of the queries received can range from the common to the unexpected.


The initial staff is expected to assume multiple roles while undertaking multiple responsibilities. Your duties may include:

  • Developing, recommending, and implementing policies and programs in areas of recruitment, employment, and training.
  • Human resources planning, development, and implementation.
  • Wage, salary, and benefits administration.
  • Assist with issuing 1099s annually.
  • Labor relations, communications and implementation/administration of compensation and benefits programs.
  • Recruiting and hiring talent in support of the ongoing and growth needs of the company.
  • Planning and conducting new employee orientation programs to foster positive attitudes toward company goals.
  • Creating and maintaining up-to-date policies and control documentation, recommending applicable changes as needed.
  • Providing advice and counsel in difficult and sensitive employee relations issues
  • Ensuring compliance with current legislation, and fair and equitable treatment practices.
  • Compiling HR metrics and other significant data on a regular basis to present to Management team.
  • Working with management to plan and implement programs to meet human resource requirements.
  • Conducting wage surveys within relevant labor markets to determine competitive wage rates.
  • Preparing the budget for personnel operations.
  • Evaluating and suggesting new benefit or compensation structures or changes to existing plans.
  • Supporting short and long-term business needs in order to align with profitability and strategic goals.
  • Keeping records of insurance coverage, pension plans, and personnel hires, promotions, transfers, and terminations.
  • Developing strategy and concepts for internal and external communications.
  • Assisting in the creation of a communication system between management and staff.
  • Investigating accidents and preparing reports for insurance carriers.
  • Attending various assigned business meetings and events.
  • Ensuring all employees are always maintaining the respect, confidentiality, and integrity of NEW HEIGHTS BMC.

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