Sr People Partner, Productions

WarnerMedia Burbank, CA

About the Job

Warner Bros. has been entertaining audiences for more than 90 years through the world's most-loved characters and franchises. Warner Bros. employs people all over the world in a wide variety of disciplines. We're always on the lookout for energetic, creative people to join our team.

Warner Bros. corporate functions provide specialized knowledge and expertise to support our vast portfolio of businesses like DC Comics, Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Bros. Television Group and Warner Bros. Consumer Products.

The Job

WarnerMedia seeks Senior People Partners to support our Productions. We currently have openings supporting the following functions:

  • HBO/HBO Max
  • Turner Networks (truTV, tbs, TNT)
  • Telepictures
  • WBTV
  • Warner Horizon
  • Shed

The Production HR team is newly formed and dedicated to providing hands-on HR support to cast and crew working on productions across WarnerMedia content businesses. The Senior People Partner supports the execution of HR programs and activities related to production including, handling employee inquiries, assisting with resolving issues, general project management, relationship management, etc.

The Daily

  • Initial HR point of contact for production cast and crew; serves as on-set/on-site HR presence for productions, both locally and on distant location.
  • Responds to production-related inquiries regarding crew/cast concerns.
  • Provides advice, coaching, counseling, and training to proactively create/maintain an inclusive, respectful and safe work environment.
  • Develops, delivers and facilitates training for productions on topics related to a respectful and harassment-free work environment.
  • Embodies our culture through behavior and interactions, and champions inclusion and diversity on the set.
  • Conducts surveys to gauge cultural climate and makes recommendations for appropriate action based on findings.
  • Partners with Employee Relations, Labor Relations and Employment Legal to deliver HR solutions on people related issues.
  • Partners with Safety and COVID Compliance Officers to support COVID policies and protocols, including tracking and tracing.
  • Keeps abreast of HR trends/practices, legislation and requirements to effectively manage and communicate to production workers.
  • Travels to productions on location when needed; last minute travel may be required.
  • Creates presentation decks, charts, graphs, and various materials, as needed.
  • Manages special projects, as assigned.

The Essentials

  • A Bachelor's Degree within a related field, preferred.
  • A minimum of 6 years of experience within Human Resources, preferably in a generalist, employee relations or training role, or a combination of the three.
  • Experience working in a television and/or film production environment, strongly preferred.
  • A collaborative leadership style with the ability to influence others into action and to think creatively about solutions.
  • Possess and engaging and innovative presentation style when delivering training.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • Current knowledge of applicable federal and local legislation and regulations pertinent to production. populations, ensuring compliance.
  • High ethical standards with demonstrated experience handling highly sensitive information.
  • Passion for this business; driven to accomplish and meet objectives.
  • Ability to travel - 25% of the role.