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Human resources Manager


Are you by the book? And when there is no book, you have no problem writing one yourself.

Then, we need your can-do attitude! Despite our name, we’re looking to keep our DEVIANTS in line. 


SOCIALDEVIANT is looking for a full-time Human Resource Manager to join our ambitious team of DEVIANTs in our West Loop Chicago office. At SOCIALDEVIANT, we’re obsessed with helping our clients grow their brands faster with bigger impact, by creating magnetic brands (aka passionate brands that attract the right audiences).  

We are looking for a full-time DEVIANT to help us build this audacious company and work with an ever-growing roster of fascinating brands. We offer incredible benefits, a fantastic work location and space, forward-thinking work philosophies, and a chance to make a huge difference.

Up to manage our crew of SOCIALDEVIANTs? Great. Let’s get down to business.

Role Description

  • Manage and implement human resources initiatives and programs and execute internal priorities.  

  • You’ll be expected to work independently to execute against existing policies while also proactively recommending new, cutting edge programs.

  • Advising employees and leaders on HR-related policies, programs, and procedures

  • Managing compensation and performance management systems and the link between the two

  • Ensuring the benefits offerings remain competitive, compelling, and progressive

  • Support payroll, approvals, HRIS and auditing

  • Oversee the talent acquisition function to include sourcing and screening candidates, interview strategy, offer processing, on-boarding, and more

  • Ensure accurate job descriptions are available and updated

  • Ensure employees are aware of company programs, company culture and priorities

  • Identify and manage training for employee development, to include technical and professional development

  • Build out and support career development and career-pathing

  • Stay abreast of HR trends and areas of knowledge to best leverage at SOCIALDEVIANT

  • Develop workforce planning strategies and plans to ensure available talent matches client and new business needs. Maintain a proactive pipeline for future hiring

  • Ensure external-facing social media and other outlets are updated effectively to drive potential candidate flow and employer brand awareness

  • Research the effectiveness of HR programs and propose improvements to policies, programs, and procedures to improve human resources effectiveness and operations


  • Bachelor’s Degree, a PHR or SPHR certification preferred

  • Five years of experience in a human resources generalist role within a      progressive and entrepreneurial environment

  • Passion for recruitment and the acquisition of great talent

  • Understanding and love of a “kind” culture and ability to identify DEVIANT talent

  • Ability and willingness to be a strategist but also the executor of many programs

  • Strong reputation as an effective HR professional

  • Excellent presentation, public speaking, interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Ability and willingness to be a thinker and leader but at the same time a “doer” and idea generator

  • Above all, kindness, composure, and relentless curiosity



Here's how to apply.

This position is based in Chicago. Please email with your résumé / CV, and Human Resources Manager 2018 in the subject line. In the body of your email, please let us know why you're interested in the role, and what makes you a good fit. Thank you for your interest and for helping us spread the word!