Hearst is a leading global, diversified media, information, and services company. Its major interests include ownership in cable television networks; global financial services leader Fitch Group; Hearst Health; Hearst Transportation; 33 television stations; 24 daily and 42 weekly newspapers; more than 300 magazines around the world; digital services businesses; and investments in emerging digital entertainment companies.
What You’ll Do
We are seeking a Senior Analyst, Benefits & Wellness Strategy to join our Benefits team. In this role, you will play a key role in supporting our benefits strategy by analyzing and recommending changes to our benefits plans. Your work will ensure that our programs, processes, and policies align with our overall benefits strategy.
At Hearst, we offer all the industry leading benefits you need to both feel and be your best. From financial wellbeing to personal care, our programs are modern, flexible, and designed to focus on the whole person. We want our employees to have a healthy, rewarding, balanced and meaningful experience — both at work and in life.
Determine the competitiveness of our benefits programs through benchmarking, assessment of gaps, and identification of areas of opportunity to maintain Hearst’s position as an employer of choice.
Conduct cost analyses and recommend associated benefits design changes (e.g., medical, dental, etc.) to ensure competitive, effective, and efficient benefit programs and benefits management.
Develop recommendations that improve management of financial strategy, specifically around rates and contributions.
Manage strategic vendor relationships, ensuring accountability for delivery, and overall satisfaction with programs and outcomes.
Develop materials for executive leadership meetings, including those with the Senior Vice President, Global Benefits and the Chief Operating Officer.
Deliver oral presentations, educational materials, and ongoing training broadly to Hearst business units and their employees.
Partner with Hearst’s vendor management lead and/or external consultants to develop requests for proposals or information for benefits plan bids.
Serve as project leader to ensure all stakeholders and team members are apprised of progress on various initiatives and deliver required elements in a timely manner.
Utilize Hearst’s internal data warehouse to develop insights and make recommendations to better manage, monitor, and report on our health and welfare plans.
Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.
Strong analytical and financial insights skills.
Strong project management skills, helping to bring projects to completion.
Excellent interpersonal, public speaking, communication, and presentation skills.
Ability to thrive in environment with shifting priorities.
Proactive team player who likes to work collaboratively.
Advanced proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Actuarial or financial accounting knowledge is a plus.
Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, finance, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
Minimum five years of experience in project management, benefits consulting or benefits administration.
Experience working with business unit human resources, payroll, outside vendors, and other benefits functions.
Hearst is a leading global, diversified media, information and services company with more than 360 businesses. Its major interests include ownership in cable television networks such as A&E, HISTORY, Lifetime and ESPN; global financial services leader Fitch Group; Hearst Health, a group of medical information and services businesses; transportation assets including CAMP Systems International, a major provider of software-as-a-service solutions for managing maintenance of jets and helicopters; 33 television stations such as WCVB-TV in Boston and KCRA-TV in Sacramento, California, which reach a combined 19% of U.S. viewers; newspapers such as the Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle and Times Union (Albany, New York); more than 300 magazines around the world, including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Men's Health and Car and Driver, and digital services businesses such as iCrossing and KUBRA; and investments in emerging digital entertainment companies such as Complex Networks. To learn more about Hearst, visit hearst.com.
Hearst is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.