Human Resources Assistant

New York City, New York (US)
Up to $50,000 + benefits
21 May 2022
21 Jun 2022
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time



The Human Resources Assistant will assist in the daily functions and activities within the HR department. This candidate will be an integral point person and provide support for the various employees and stores across the country. Responsibilities and scope of work include HR administration and recruitment.


Key Responsibilities

HR Administration

  • Respond to internal and external HR related inquiries or requests and provide assistance
  • Strong understanding of all company policies and handbooks in order to effectively communicate policies and guidelines to employees
  • Complete employment verifications
  • Oversee onboarding of all new employees including initiating correct system access and set up
  • Act as HR point person for all new hires to ensure a smooth transition into the business
  • Train employees to use Paycom
  • Maintain employment files and e-records


  • Manage the recruitment process – posting jobs, reviewing resumes, facilitate and coordinate initial interviews, and check reference checks
  • Make recommendations on recruitment ideas and initiatives
  • Attend recruitment fairs as needed


Experience and Skills:


  • 1-2 years’ HR retail/fashion recruitment experience is required
  • Knowledge of human resources processes and best practices
  • Strong ability in using MS Office (MS Excel in particular)
  • Experience with Paycom is a plus
  • Ability to work with ATS software
  • Understanding of sourcing tools, like resume databases and online communities
  • Familiarity with social media recruiting
  • Well-developed interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, agile environment with multiple overlapping priorities.
  • Must be flexible, compassionate, and seek to be innovative in their approach to problem solving.
  • A highly motivated individual with a strong sense of ownership and responsibility and the ability to converse with all levels both internally and externally.
  • Must be energetic and self-motivated. Willing to do whatever is required to get the job done.