Franklin Sports

Franklin Sports

Human Resources Assistant

Franklin Sports - Entry Level
Memphis · TN
Human Resources: Human Resources Generalist
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Who we are: At Franklin Sports, Inc. we believe that sports make life better. Driven by our passion to get people moving, playing, and competing, we bring sports to life for athletes of all ages. Whether our job is designing a product for a World Series MVP or a child enjoying their first swings of the bat, we are dedicated to make sports inspiring, fun and accessible for all. Every day, we collaborate to bring innovation and quality craftsmanship across the world of sport. We are super proud of our partnerships with Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer, the National Basketball Association, the National Football League, the National Hockey League, USA Pickleball, and Hasbro’s Nerf brand which bring energy, strength, and joy to our products. We are family owned and family driven. To join Franklin Sports is to join the #FranklinFam.

Franklin Sports, Inc. is looking to hire a passionate, high-energy individual to support our Memphis Operations.


What you will do: We are looking to hire a Human Resources Assistant to support our HR team and Memphis, TN distribution operations, performing assigned clerical and administrative activities. The ideal candidate will have prior HR support experience, including experience with ADP Workforce Now, and must have excellent computer skills. This critical role requires a detailed person to ensure all items are handled in a timely manner and a person who understands the confidentiality of this role.


Bilingual (English and Spanish) candidates are highly desired.


The position is an on-site position, located at our Distribution Center in Memphis, TN, and will report to the Human Resources Manager.






  • Perform assigned clerical and administrative activities to support the Human Resources Manager
  • Maintain employee records and HR document files, ensuring electronic files are up-to-date and in compliance with HR policies and procedures
  • Assist temporary associates with onboarding activities
  • Perform HRIS data entry and file maintenance for employees and temporary associates
  • Assist with posting jobs, screening applicants, and scheduling candidate interviews
  • Enter information and required documents to begin pre-employment verifications
  • Coordinate the new hire onboarding process, internal systems setup, and prepare and administer new hire orientations
  • Support HR Manager by providing general HR guidance to employees regarding employee benefits and assist employees with navigation within ADP and other benefit systems
  • Assist with incident reporting protocols, including work-related injuries/illnesses
  • Reconcile weekly temporary agency invoices 
  • Assist with HR projects and coordinate employee events
  • Must be able to work overtime hours, including evening and weekend hours, as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate’s degree preferred
  • One (1) to three (3) years of related HR support experience strongly preferred
  • Bilingual abilities to read, write, and speak English and Spanish, highly desirable




  • Strong proficiency with all Microsoft applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Customer service-oriented personality
  • Understanding of legal compliance in a Human Resources environment 
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information
  • Prior experience with an HR and HRIS system, ADP experience, highly preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to work independently and in a group environment
  • Strong detail orientation, organizational skills, and follow-up skills
  • Ability to work evening or weekend hours on an as needed basis
  • Ability to work cross functionally with internal and external parties at all levels
  • Understanding of following safety protocols and work in a safe manner
  • Ability to work cross functionally with internal and external parties at all levels



Interact regularly and follow up with internal and external parties based on direction of management, presents information for decision making to manager, and the requires ability to independently follow up on pending items and to manage their own daily tasks and projects as assigned by management.  



This position does not supervise employees.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit/stand; use hands or fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; and talk and hear.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job the employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 



If you are interested in joining the #FranklinFamily, please apply.  

We also want to share with you our benefits at a glance:

  • Employee Discounts
  • 401K with immediate participation and a 1% match, a retirement 401(K) match of 3% safe harbor match, plus a potential profit-sharing retirement contribution of 1% after a full calendar year of employment

After 30 Days Waiting Period: 

  • 20 days PTO program/10 Paid Holidays (prorated)
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid AD&D and Life Insurance (3 times Base Salary)
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Company Paid Short- and Long-Term disability plans
  • Flexible Spending with $640 Carry Over and Dependent Care Account Plans
  • Employee Life Assistance Plan and Identity Theft Protection Support
  • Tuition Reimbursement after waiting period

Franklin Sports is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.