Head of Total Rewards, Americas

Edelman – People /
/ Hybrid
This role is open to be based from: Washington, D.C.; New York, NY; Atlanta, GA;  Miami, FL; Orlando, FL; Chicago, IL; Austin, TX; Dallas, TX; Houston, TX;  Los Angeles, CA; Sacramento, CA; San Francisco, CA; Portland, OR; Seattle, WA

This role is open to be Remote

We are looking for Compensation & Benefits expert to join our growing Global Total Rewards team.  Our ideal teammate has strong industry experience with deep knowledge of market data and trends across the Americas who is also comfortable leading programs and projects across the globe.  This is a unique opportunity to roll up your sleeves and get to work supporting a well-established business with a growing and evolving focus on People Strategy and Global Total Rewards.  This role requires strong leadership and communication skills, as well as the ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders. 

Key Responsibilities:

    • Act as a Compensation Business Partner, applying advanced knowledge of compensation principles to influence and educate People Partners and Business Leaders on the Edelman Global Compensation Philosophy
    • Drive the creation of a state-of-the-art Global Benefits Strategy and own the implementation of innovative solutions in Canada and Latin America
    • Manage Benefits administration in coordination with People Operations and People Partners across Canada and Latin America
    • Conduct competitive market pricing analyses of both Compensation & Benefits through participation in and analysis of surveys, turnover data, Talent Acquisition intelligence, and industry networking
    • Participate in and contribute to other projects and initiatives related to Compensation, Benefits, Global Total Rewards, and the People Team.

About You:

    • Minimum of 12 years of relevant experience
    • Significant experience with Compensation & Benefits in the US, preferably in large, complex global organizations
    • Diverse knowledge of salary surveys, benefits benchmarking, and Total Rewards strategy
    • Broad experience in project management and process improvement
    • Strong analytical skills using both qualitative and quantitative data to understand and summarize data for recommendations
    • Highly proficient at Excel and various HRIS platforms
    • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate technical information to various audiences
    • Thorough understanding of Compensation & Benefits practices, trends, and legislation 
    • Hold bachelor’s degree
    • Previous agency experience preferred but not required
$122,000 - $210,000 a year
An employee’s pay position within the salary range will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, geographic location, performance, travel requirements, revenue-based metrics, any contractual agreements, and business or organizational needs. The range listed is just one component of DJEH’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, a Paid Time Off policy, and region-specific benefits.

Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead and act with certainty, earning the trust of their stakeholders. Our honors include the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for PR; Advertising Age’s 2019 A-List; the Holmes Report’s 2018 Global Digital Agency of the Year; and, five times, Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work. Since our founding in 1952, we have remained an independent, family-run business. Edelman owns specialty companies Edelman Data & Intelligence (DxI) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, lifestyle).

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