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People & Culture Specialist



People & HR
Washington, USA
Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2023
At MissionWired, we help our partners create revolutionary fundraising strategies that advance their mission, change our country, and have a positive impact on the world.
MissionWired is the only wholly integrated direct marketing agency for nonprofits and Democratic organizations. We help our partners tell big, ambitious stories that invite their supporters into communities to raise mission-changing revenue. Our results are unrivaled, having converted more than $3.1 billion in donations to the world’s most trusted philanthropies and groundbreaking campaigns. We do it over email and SMS, in the mail, across social media, everywhere. We don’t think in terms of channels; we’re single-minded in pursuit of your success.
We’re innovative, progress-obsessed, do-gooders who care deeply about social change and continuing to push the limits on what we can accomplish together. We’ve brought strategies to life for nonprofit organizations working around the world, including Sandy Hook Promise, Human Rights Watch, The Humane Society of the U.S., Save the Children, and Friends of the Earth, as well as progressive political organizations, campaigns and candidates like President Biden’s re-election campaign and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC). Each cycle is an opportunity for us to support organizations across the country and elect Democrats to legislative bodies up and down the ballot.
We’re an equal-opportunity employer and take seriously our commitment to equality and equity. Our efforts to be inclusive and create opportunity don’t end when someone joins us – they begin.
We’ve set our sights on changing the world through our work and with our clients, and representation is at the foundation of what we do. We know that diversity of thought and background makes us stronger. That’s why we’re committed to building and maintaining a diverse community.
Every new team member broadens our perspective and allows us to think bigger. We’ll be at our best when people from underrepresented communities and people with a range of perspectives and lived experiences want to come, stay, and push the boundaries of what’s possible.
As People & Culture Specialist, you will support managers and employees at MissionWired in all things people-related. You will be an integral part of the People team, seamlessly delivering all aspects of the employee experience to various teams across our digital and direct mail agency
business. Your deep understanding of people development and building engagement will empower leadership to attract and retain top talent. In your role you will report to the EVP People & Culture.

You’ll enjoy this role if you are...

  • Adaptable and flexible to evolving priorities and changing situations;
  • An inclusive operator that contributes to creating a sense of belonging and accountability;
  • Can work high and low, fluidly transitioning from being a part of strategy one moment to diving deep into details and working tactically in the next;
  • An effective communicator with ability to collaborate and influence at different levels in the organization; and
  • Are comfortable with making trend-based decisions on a case-by-case basis at times.

Your day to day is...

  • Proactively supporting managers and employees to enable them to make people-centric decisions while maintaining consistency across the organization;
  • Working side-by-side with your manager and the broader People team to deliver excellence in People programs, including performance management, talent development, compensation, and employee engagement;
  • Supporting the EVP People & Culture in coaching managers on how to develop their team members, navigate employee relations issues, and applying MissionWired practices and policies;
  • Being part of the team that is developing career path frameworks and supporting employee lifecycle changes post-onboarding, including exits;
  • Providing support on key people initiatives such as diversity and inclusion, manager enablement and organizational design; and
  • Regularly pulling data and updating standard reports in the People and DEIB space.

You’ll be successful in this role if you have...

  • A proven record of effectively supporting managers as they navigate complex people situations;
  • A high bar for all things talent-related, and you’re willing to stay-the-course when challenges arise;
  • Experience working with people at all levels across the organization, and you proactively work with partners to provide support when needed;
  • A clear affinity to data reporting and data informed decision making;
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent with 3-5 years experience in Human Resources, preferably with a focus in People Operations and/or culture & engagement;
  • Knowledge of HR policy and regulations; other relevant training or certifications welcome; and
  • Experience in an agency environment with 100+ employees (preferred but not required).
Salary range for this role is $60,000 to $70,000 per year, depending on experience.
If you feel you can do the job and are excited about this opportunity but are not sure if you meet all the qualifications, consider applying anyway. We’d love to hear from you!
*Supporting your team on some nights and weekends as we approach high-volume times such as elections may be required.
-100% employer-paid premiums for platinum-level medical plan on a national health care network
-100% employer-paid life insurance and short term disability
-50% employer-paid vision and dental insurance
-401(k) with 3% employer contribution
-17 vacation days in addition to 12 paid holidays, sick days, bereavement leave, and a volunteer day off.
-Paid parental leave at 100% of your salary
-Financial support for reproductive and transgender care
-Flexible telecommute and remote work policies
-Company issued Mac products for home offices
-Cell phone service reimbursement, meal and ride-share reimbursement, and other perks available
We are currently working remotely with no return to office date. Applicants may reside in the following states: CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, LA, MA, MD, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NM, NY, OH, PA, SC, TX, VA, WA, and WI. Due to FL legislation, MissionWired is required to participate in e-verify.