Sony Music Entertainment

  • Human Resources Assistant

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 5 months ago(9/4/2018 11:01 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Human Resources - Other
  • Overview

    Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.


    Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


    The HR Assistant is responsible for meeting and greeting employees and guests to the HR department (HR, Talent Acquisition, Learning & Development and Global Compensation teams). A key ambassadorial role for the function which has visibility and interacts with every functional area of the Sony Music business.



    • Reception and greeting of candidates and visitors to the HR floor/department
    • First point of contact face to face or via phone for HR team
    • Key project manager for the background check process
    • General admin support for the HR team as needed and requested
    • Perform work in compliance with applicable federal, state and local regulations pertaining to equal employment opportunity and OFCCP
    • Represent the company in escorting guests and visitors around the facility as well as making introductions to clients on behalf of HR



    • One year of prior administrative experience is required
    • Strong computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook) and a strong knowledge of the Internet (search tools, social networking tools, etc.) as well as the ability to pick up new computer programs/systems/applications quickly
    • Other Skills/Traits:
    • Interest in and understanding of both the HR industry as well as the music business
    • Ability to engage with creatives and individuals at all levels from entry to professionals and senior executives
    • A “can do” customer service attitude while maintaining tact, discretion, sensitivity and diplomacy
    • Effective oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and work efficiently
    • Detail oriented and enjoys research required to successfully support the new employee background check process
    • Excited about being in a Company ambassadorial role both for prospective executives, employees, vendors, and guests of HR as well as broader company 


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