People Operations Associate

Istanbul /
People /
Full Time
/ On-site
Aposto is a subscription-first news and lifestyle service designed to help readers discover modularized information effortlessly to have a satisfying, reliable and healthy digital media diet.

We write stories, build online publications, develop digital products in the intersection of journalism, publishing, technology and design.

About Aposto

Aposto's mission is building the most reliable, satisfying and convenient digital media service by reorganizing the way information is created, curated and circulated on the internet. 

We are a media service that helps readers make sense of the world by elevating the narrative capabilities of editorial teams and renovating discovery & reading experiences across a diverse range of written & audial content. We work in a hybrid, multidisciplinary environment bridging journalism, publishing, technology and design. 

About this role 

We are looking for a People Operations Associate who will join our People & Operations team and work with us to create the best digital media service in Turkey and beyond.


    • 1+ years of experience in a start-up and in a position related to People Operations or Company Culture is a plus,
    • We are looking for a candidate that has worked in a highly-demanding environment which includes meeting tight deadlines, operating multiple fields and communications of work, crisis management, and outside-of-the-box thinking,
    • Strong communication skills with a high variety of people. You’ll be a key person communicating all teams and colleagues in the company as well as  potential employees,
    • Improvement doesn’t come by itself. Ideating new approaches about culture, challenging and improving existing systems, and retrospecting processes in search for better are important,
    • Being passionate about meeting, understanding and approaching people from different backgrounds with the right attitude,
    • Fluency in English and Turkish is required.


    • Create, update and maintain personnel files, information and documents, 
    • Perform data entry and ensure the accuracy of data in People database and other People and recruiting systems,
    • Track, review, and improve digital workspace and communication through all channels, ensuring all systems are up-to-date and functional, 
    • Support the full employment lifecycle of teammates from onboarding through off-boarding while remaining communication with internal and external Accounting and Legal partners,
    • Help review, improve, and document People rules and policies, 
    • Support day-to-day key functions with People and Accounting team (financial operations, compensations, payroll, etc.),
    • Intake and address employee questions relating payroll, benefits, PTOs, company rules and requests regarding all things People,
    • Collaborate on researching best practices for improving existing systems, communications, culture and other internal operations,
    • Track company equipment, address requirements and maintain up-to-date company inventory,
    • Track software database and ensure all software are running well and functional,
    • Manage external recruitment communications through e-mail and other recruiting systems,
    • Operate interview scheduling, case study and offering processes while keeping all hiring managers and other stakeholders on track,
    • Support events, office and other physical operation processes as needed.
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