Trainee - Human Resources with Atlanta Hawks & State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA

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Human Resources: Human Resources Generalist
Here’s your chance to experience a bold and dynamic organization first hand.  The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club will be looking for passionate team players to participate in our 2019-2020 Trainee Program.  The program is designed to give top candidates real-life experience in the sports and entertainment industry, in addition to providing educational and networking opportunities. Any qualified applicant who has a college degree with a Bachelors or Masters is eligible to apply for the Atlanta Hawks Trainee Program. Trainees are expected to work at least 37.5 hours per week and may have additional game day/event responsibilities (depending on department assignments). Trainees are paid $13.50/hour and overtime if applicable. Trainees are benefit-eligible after 30 days (medical, dental, vision).

Responsibilities/Duties will be performed under the direction of the Sr. Director of Talent and Organizational Effectiveness
 
RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:  
  • Assist in posting employment opportunities & recruitment efforts
  • Schedule job interviews between candidates and hiring managers, communicating with them via email and phone
  • Assist in pre-hire process with running background checks, creating offer letters, sending out new hire checklist, and scheduling new hire orientation
  • Provide basic administrative and filing support to all Human Resource functions
  • Serve as a resource and point of contact for the HR department, answering questions and providing general information or follow up as needed
  • Update and maintain employee records via Workday HRIS
  • Compose and prepare clear and concise correspondence as requested or required
  • Respond to all Department of Labor request via phone and email
  • Support coordination of company events
  • Perform other related HR project tasks as required and assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-2 years of general human resources experience 
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), required
  • Workday experience a plus
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload, balance multiple responsibilities, and apply good judgment in a fast-paced environment
  • Basic Knowledge of Labor legislation is required
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels 
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality and interact with all levels within the organization

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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