HR Production Partner

Avispa Technology

Job Description

HR Production Partner 1176303

A leading digital streaming network is looking for an HR Production Partner. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the team’s Directors and VP in day-to-day HR management of the production. The ideal candidate has employee relations, critical thinking/expert decision-making, issue spotting, relationship building, and conflict resolution skills. The company offers a great work environment!

HR Production Partner Pay and Benefits:

  • Weekly pay: $2200-$2800/week
  • Worksite: Leading digital streaming network (Los Angeles, CA 90028, Will visit different sets – will vary depending on shows assigned (Mostly LA area))
  • W2 Employment, Group Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Retirement Savings Program, PSL
  • 40 hours/week, 3 Month Assignment, Possible conversion

HR Production Partner Responsibilities:

  • Support the team’s Directors and VP in day-to-day HR management of the production
  • Provide HR support to Producers, POC, APOC, & Keys, as well as front line support for all line-level crew
  • Handle routine to moderately complex employee relations matters in consultation with and at the direction of the Director and VP, along with Labor and the centralized Employee Relations team, for investigations into harassment, discrimination, or other complex or legally-based allegations
  • Partner with Labor Relations and Employment Law for performance issues, staffing change/termination requests, and incident-based behavioral concerns, as needed.
  • In conjunction with the Org & People Development COE and Production HR leadership, develop and facilitate customized classes, sessions, and programs for productions (i.e., leadership training, unconscious bias, career pathing, etc.)
  • At direction of HR leadership, ensure all assigned productions, writers’ rooms, and post facilities timely receive all company-required trainings; may involve directly organizing and delivering, or directing the HR Coordinator to organize training and development offerings
  • Responsible for generating timely and thorough periodic (weekly, monthly, etc.) reporting as required by leadership Consult with and advise employees on various benefits issues, including eligibility, plan provisions, procedures, questions, and claims appeal procedures.
  • Provide guidance regarding benefits plans and policy interpretation.
  • Process FMLA leaves and coordinates paperwork.
  • Operate and/or pivot, as necessary, into generalist-type duties where needed, and manage projects with the group’s senior leader.

HR Production Partner Qualifications:

  • 6-8 years of experience in a high-volume, ER-intensive production-related environment, preferably entertainment.
  • Experience in TV, Film, or Media Production is a plus.
  • Excellent initiative, problem-solving, and “ownership” of issues from initiation to conclusion with a spirit of “arriving with solutions” in mind and providing affirmative reporting on the issues rather than requiring more-than-occasional follow-up a positive.
  • Collaborative, team-oriented approach with an eye towards pitching in and volunteering to help teammates get the job done a strong ability to “operate in the grey.
  • Ability to manage HR communications and efforts consistent with the spirit of company directives while applying the appropriate tone, business judgment, and diplomacy to each unique creative, technical, and operational production environment they support “above and beyond” client-centric approach.
  • Expertise and strength as a technician in HR-related law, policy, and practice in their local jurisdiction with the sufficient core knowledge to learn other jurisdictions as assigned.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of at-least-intermediate-level HR and employment concepts relating to ADA, FMLA, and other local, state, and federal employment law and practice, labor relations, and other HR disciplines.
  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM, or other certifications are highly preferred.
  • Master or higher work in HR, labor relations, business, or related fields is also a plus.
  • Employee relations, critical thinking/expert decision making, issue spotting, relationship building, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Builds trust; communicate with all levels, from C-Suite (Executive Producer) to line-level employees.
  • Approachable; neutrality.
  • Can handle the pace and heavy employee relations (even though we have an ER team).


  • From 9 AM to 6 PM.
  • Must remain connected and available to do business consistent with the schedule of their television productions, which typically may involve considerable off-hours support.
  • Must be able to be on set.


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