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The Arbitrage Magazine is maturing in content, form, and visual appeal with each issue. As the Arbitrage Magazine’s readership continues to grow, it’ll need fresh, talented, reliable, and committed individuals to keep it running and evolving. This is your opportunity to join a growing and international team that works together to build something truly special (in addition to building your résumé and/or commercial portfolio), so do apply if you think you can contribute something special.
In fact, learn what working with the “ARB” is like from past team
Please read below for more details about the specific job ad!
Please forward your résumé & cover letter to:
Director, Human Resources
1) If you apply to the Arbitrage Magazine Journalism or Design departments, you must include a sample/portfolio of your work as well.
2) Presently, the Arbitrage Magazine is structured as a not-for-profit cooperative. All positions operate on a part-time, volunteer basis. Accordingly, only serious applicants need apply.
3) In your application, kindly mention where you located this job posting.
4) We receive quite a few résumés per week. We do make an effort to reply to all applications, but we are (very) SELECTIVE about who we invite to an interview. Please be sure to stand out by taking care to send us a professional and well written cover letter and résumé (and portfolio where applicable).
Job Title: HR Director
Department: Human Resources
Reports to: President and CEO
Start date: Immediately
End date: TBD, depends on your school schedule
Compensation: volunteer, freelance
Hours: 5-10 hours per week depending on projects assigned and their due dates
As an HR Director your position would mostly pertain to lead the recruitment and selection function of ARB and strategically partner with the President to understand their talent acquisition requirements, workforce forecasts and planning. Also, this position entails the recruitment of the candidates for vacant positions as well as conducting interviews with the applicants for the vacant positions. Additional responsibilities are, but not limited to, maintaining the HR databases for applicants and current volunteers.
- Develop and lead the Recruitment strategy and lead the tactical responsibilities associated with hiring
- Work with the President by conducting a thorough needs analysis of the recruitment needs and provide expertise and counsel in regards to their strategy
- Prepare job descriptions/job postings; provide interview coaching to HR Coordinators as and when required
- Post job vacancies, collect and screen resumes and conduct interviews with selected candidates
- Ensure all employee changes are tracked and documented using the internal systems and databases
- Lead the HR Team by example
- Other duties as assigned
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
By the time you leave the ARB, you’ll have gained the following transferable skills that you can use in many other employment settings. Specifically, you’ll learn how to:
- Manage and coordinate a large team that’s spread out internationally
- Partner with external recruitment partners and deal with a variety of requests from the public
- Recruit a large number of new volunteers and/or employees in novel ways
- Conduct interviews in an effective manner and how to process a new hire from application to orientation
- More effectively manage one’s time and workload
- Learn how to effectively work in a virtual environment (i.e. the future of work)
- All ARB staff members will receive a reference letter after four months of successful service to the publication. You will be able to use the founder as a personal reference after eight months of successful service.
- Be provided with a large orientation package and training process that will provide you with the tools to grow professionally.
- You’ll be a part of a (really big) team that’s doing great work!
- Understanding of and interest in Human Resource principles
- Must be comfortable with computers and have the ability to quickly learn online collaboration tools
- Strong communication, leadership and interpersonal skills
- Highly organized
- Ability to meet deadlines
- Excellent multi-tasking
- Must have team focus
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