HR Generalist

Operations (Finance, HR, IT, Administration)
US-NY-New York
Position Type
Full-Time Salary


Daggerwing - Recruitment Banner

We are seeking an HR Generalist responsible for the creation and implementation of HR plans to attract, develop and engage. She / he must be a high-energy professional, who is responsive and supportive of staff at all levels to help them be more productive and successful in their jobs. The HR Generalist will be a key role, helping to manage, grow, retain, and bring new talent into the company. It is essential that the HR Generalist is a positive and solutions-oriented role model who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have a passion and interest in HR as a profession, have working knowledge of the human resources function, strong attention to detail, and excellent organizational skills.

About the Job

This role will be responsible for the HR function for Daggerwing Group, serving as the primary lead for the US and Canada, while supporting UK and Singapore offices. She / he will achieve success by:

  • Building strong relationships with employees and helping manage all dimensions of employee relations
  • Optimizing resource levels through creation of new positions, recruitment of new hires, and processing of terminations; partner with talent recruiters for new hires, as necessary
  • Proactively building talent pipeline using LinkedIn and other online recruiting tools
  • Supporting employee Health and Welfare benefits programs, assisting with annual rollout and helping to trouble shoot issues with plans, as needed
  • Understanding regulatory, legal, and administrative changes impacting employee benefits programs; liaise with parent company to further knowledge
  • Implementing and coordinating employee performance review process for all staff and senior leaders, ensuring performance standards and evaluations are effectively conducted
  • Providing coaching and counseling to employees in areas such as conflict resolution and career development; serve as objective ombudsmen to field employee concerns and raise to senior leadership, as appropriate
  • Completing new hire administration and assisting with payroll process
  • Overseeing on-boarding process and new hire integration into organization  
  • Communicating internal policies and procedures, as well as HR standards to all employees
  • Overseeing the exiting process of employees leaving the company
  • Maintaining and safeguarding all employee files
  • Fielding requests from parent company as appropriate
  • Working with senior leadership to establish career development plans for all employees
  • Developing and promoting Daggerwing’s values and reinforcing such values across relevant touch points in the organization
  • Ensuring compliance with all federal, state and local employment laws
  • Processing of immigration documentation (i.e. working Visas), as needed



  • 5 years’ experience in Human Resources and Recruitment
  • Experience at an advertising agency/ marketing communications consultancy or similar fast-paced professional services setting is a big plus
  • Omnicom agency experience is preferred
  • Experience in talent acquisition
  • Ability to build relationships with all levels of employees and deal with complex employee relations
  • Knowledge of US Health and Wellness benefits
  • Familiarity with all federal, state and local employment law
  • Experience with Visas and immigration laws is a plus
  • Strong influence management, problem solving, mediation and decision making skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong presentation skills
  • Stellar interpersonal and coaching skills
  • Ability to work with various departments and foster teamwork
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to maintain highly confidential nature of human resources work
  • Superb organizational skills
  • Excellent computer skills with Microsoft Windows in a Mac environment – preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business, Communications or related fields; PHR/SPHR certification is a plus
  • This position will be based in New York and may require occasional travel


About Daggerwing

Daggerwing Group is a global management consultancy helping executives accelerate growth by optimizing the intersection of business goals, customer needs and employee experience. Created through a merger effective as of January 1st, 2017, the firm integrates Ketchum’s leadership and change management consultancy, Ketchum Change, and Daggerwing Group, Omnicom’s management consulting resource for executives. Daggerwing Group’s end-to-end capabilities are focused on operationalizing behavior change of customers and employees through three areas of service:

  1. Facilitating Executive alignment on a business vision centered on customer needs
  2. Organizational, operational and cultural change
  3. Creatively-inspired employee engagement and communications

Operating in North America, EMEA and Asia Pacific, Daggerwing Group has the ability to create a customized, global team of strategic expertise in Executive facilitation, enterprise-wide customer experience design, organizational change, research and analytics and creative employee communications campaigns.



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