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Hall & Partners US People Advisor in New York, New York

Who we are

We help our clients build brand relationships that matter, that are commercially and emotionally rewarding. We do this by understanding people and closing the relationship gap between businesses and people. Our positioning is as a strategic brand consultancy, powered by data and insight. We work with some of the world’s biggest companies shaping their brand relationships for them.

We do this through disciplined strategic thinking. This then acts as a driving force to extract hidden insights from further research investigation and data analytics.


We are seeking a US People Advisor who is passionate about everything People! As the US People Advisor, you will be responsible for providing proactive and high quality administrative and HR support across all aspects of the employee lifecycle. You will work closely with our US People Director and other member of our Global People team. Since we are a global team, there are many opportunities to work on projects both globally and locally to create positive workplace experiences and support our company culture. This is a true generalist role with plenty of opportunities to be involved in various areas of the HR function.

Below are some of the key responsibilities our US People Advisor is expected to perform:

  • Oversee the onboarding and offboarding processes for all new hires and leavers.

  • Assist finance with processing of twice monthly payroll and assure all necessary HRIS systems are kept updated.

  • Ensure all people records are accurate, provide data and reports as required and generate routine reports in a timely, efficient, and user-friendly manner

  • Ensures employees are kept in the loop about important updates. Ensuring that internal comms go out as planned e.g. trainings, open enrollment announcements, etc.

  • Provide administrative support for the US team.

  • You will be the first point of contact for day-to-day questions pertaining to policy & employee relations, benefits, training, etc.

  • Keep up to date with employment law and latest developments in HR.Assist with Employee Relation matters; including flexible working requests, reasonable accommodations and performance management issues. You will also take ownership of some of these matters (when appropriate).

  • Support US People Director to execute processes around employee lifecycle; eg Talent Mapping / Salary review / Peer Forums

  • Assist our Senior Director of Talent Acquisition with the co-ordination of interviews, administering of testing and collecting of interview feedback.

  • Keep temp and freelance employee trackers up to date and handle the necessary paperwork and account set up.

  • Assist with and attend career fairs when needed.

  • Manage junior level roles from start to finish (when needed).

  • Help with coordination and implementations of internal and external training sessions.

  • Get involved in and take ownership of global HR projects and initiatives

  • Assist with our global DE&I initiatives and trainings.

Key attributes

The ideal candidate has 2+ years of relevant HR experience. Previous experience using Success Factors and other HR related systems is a plus. Other key attributes include:

  • Gets stuff done: Is focused and can work independently to manage workload. Flexible, proactive and open-minded work style; ability to ‘roll up sleeves’ and problem solve effectively and creatively. Excellent organizational and planning skills with a keen attention to detail: ability to effectively multi-task and manage a broad spectrum of detail-oriented responsibilities with the appropriate sense of urgency

  • We not me: Builds great relationships across the business and within the People Team, ability to work productively in a team.

  • Delights and surprises: Is highly organized, efficient and accurate with a customer service focus. A strong contributor to the People team. Goes above and beyond.

  • Embraces the new: Able to manage systems and processes and seeks improvements in the things we do

  • Does the right thing: Deals with data and information confidentially and sensitively. Demonstrates the ability to use sound judgement and discretion

  • Loves people: Is passionate about people and a keen ambassador for the brand

  • Lives our core values: creative, collaborative, courageous and curious

  • Highly adept in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Excel

  • Desire to gain knowledge and understanding of HR practices and benefits programs

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work effectively and communicate with employees at all levels of the company

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

What we offer you

We believe we have a unique culture. It’s a difficult thing to put into words but it’s all about being challenging yet treating each other with respect. We are naturally curious and we love to learn and discover new things.

We nurture opinions and really respect people who have a point of view and aren’t afraid to share their thinking. We work as teams and responsibilities sit with everyone in that team, whatever their job title. A can-do attitude goes a long way in our business and we don't tolerate egos!

We are passionate about helping our people to learn, stretch and grow. We want this to be a place where people feel challenged, as well as guided and supported. They learn a lot from the people around them and taking on new challenges or stretch projects.

We have a Learn calendar packed with opportunities to attend interactive training sessions. From OutsideIn sessions with industry experts to 15 minutes of Fame sessions with colleagues to share the great work we do- there are lots of ways to build your skills for the future.

This is key as we pride ourselves on offering strategic thinking and advice to clients that is creative and insightful.


We want our people to feel rewarded for the great work they do. Here are some of the benefits we offer.

Comprehensive benefits program (including medical, dental, vision and family planning coverage)

401k program

Group life insurance

Generous vacation policy

Discretionary summer Friday bonus days

Employee Discount programs

Hall & Partners is an equal opportunity employer and are strongly committed to promoting equal opportunity. We maintain an Equal Opportunities, Diversity and Anti-Harassment Policy to inform, guide and encourage equal opportunities practices within the Company. We are also part of the Omnicom group and together we promote and embrace equality and diversity through a number of initiatives such as Omniwomen, ADCOLOR and Open Pride. You can read more about our commitment to do equality and diversity here:

ID: 2021-1835

Street: 75 Varick Street