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HR Representative (Contract position)
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Media Intelligence


Human Resources


Entry level

Location: San Francisco

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Contact Person
Brinda Ramamurthy

Job Description

Our HR team is a group that works closely with employees and managers throughout the Americas (US, Canada and Brazil) on people-related issues: talent management, employee relations, coaching/development, compensation, conflict management, organizational development and more.

We are looking for a HR Representative to support our daily HR operations tasks across the Americas. We are looking for somebody who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment with the ability to provide world class HR support to our employees, managers, and the HR group. This role will be providing support in: Onboarding, Off-boarding, Workday employee transactions, employee lifecycle changes, organizing new hire training, answering questions from employees and more.

The HR Representative role is a temporary contract role and will be reporting to the Senior Manager, Human Resources. The role is based out of San Francisco (currently remote).


  • Significant hands-on transaction processing (new hires, exiting employees, compensation changes) supporting Sr. HR Representative in supporting operations for all 3 regions in Americas (US, Canada and Brazil).
  • HR Administrative tasks (new hire orientation, HRIS support, admin support).
  • Processing salary increases, promotions, employee transfers and relocations and ensure accuracy in Workday.
  • Work closely with HR managers to support the immigration administration process.
  • Provide contractor agreements, onboard contractors and manage contract renewals.
  • Partner with the HR Team on priority projects and other day-to-day administrative functions.
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned by HR Management team.
Skills & Requirements


  • At least 3-4 years’ experience in a HR Administration or HR Representative role.
  • BS or BA in Human Resources preferred.
  • Prior experience with Workday as a user preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suites (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask.
  • Ability to keep and maintain confidentiality.
  • A good sense of humor, flexibility, and an ability to continuously innovate in the midst of a high paced work environment.
About the company

Why Meltwater?

Meltwater has gone from humble beginnings in Oslo, Norway in 2001 to the global leader in media intelligence with 30,000 global clients today. We provide solutions to help modern PR, communication, and marketing professionals better understand their current media landscape, both in the news & social media.

For almost 20 years, Meltwater has maintained a very unique culture based on a foundation and belief in people and the potential they possess, regardless of experience. Our motto? When you have the right people in the right working environment, great things happen. There are 2,000 members of the Meltwater family residing in 55 offices across 25 countries around the world. No matter what office you’re in, you’ll be surrounded by the best colleagues you’ve ever had.

Meltwater employees embody the work-hard, play-hard spirit through our 3 core values- Moro (fun), Enere (number one) and Respect (Respect). These founding principles stem from our Norweigan roots and are why Meltwater has been named a Great Place to Work in several markets across the globe. We have high energy, open concept offices that focus on teamwork and collaboration. We ensure our employees have easy access to management and learn quickly from those around them.

At Meltwater, the average isn’t good enough. Our goal is to build a groundbreaking company supported by a thriving culture in which our people aspire to exceed their personal expectations. We only promote our sales leadership team from within the company, and our goal is to facilitate your long-term professional growth.

Our work is fun, challenging and rewarding, and we’re looking for driven individuals, passionate about learning business by doing it.

Equal Opportunity

Meltwater is firmly committed to affording equal employment opportunities to all candidates and employees alike without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status disability, veteran status and we treat each individual with respect and dignity.

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