Employee Relations Partner (Remote) at Cision

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Cision employs the brightest, most passionate people in the tech industry. We’d love for you to join our growing team! We invest in our people through training and professional development while supporting you along the way—all so you can meet your career goals. To us, the most important measure of our success is yours.

Cision is seeking a collaborative, growth-oriented Employee Relations Partner to join our human resources team. This individual will be responsible for understanding and responding to employee needs and concerns, consulting and providing guidance to managers, and ensuring a positive, inclusive environment and equitable outcomes for all employees.


· Providing thoughtful consultation to managers on performance issue management; helping them strengthen their people leadership skills to promote employee engagement and working to ensure robust and equitable outcomes
· Intake employee concerns and conduct timely, thorough investigations into a range of employee concerns, including harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and other violations of workplace rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
· Identify the root cause of concern by methodically organizing, comparing, and analyzing all aspects of a situation and environment
· Recommend equitable outcomes intended to promote a positive, inclusive environment and uphold company values
· Collaborate and effectively communicate among the team, cross-functionally, and with stakeholders at all levels of the organization
· Execute projects quickly, with strong attention to detail and follow-through


· Apply strong knowledge of and stay current on developments related to company policies and practices and federal, state, and local employment laws, including Title VII, ADEA, FLSA, ADA
· Recommend and ensure completion of required training
Process and Innovation
· Create mechanism for analysis of casework trends and produce strategic, proactive recommendations to People team leadership and the business to address and mitigate systemic issues
· Partner with People team leadership on the creation and/or revision of people programs, policies and practices to sustain a positive work environment
· Help design and implement training based on analysis and key ER themes to build Manager capabilities

Critical Success Factors:

· Passionate about enhancing the employee experience, being a people advocate, and improving culture
· Gains trust by creating positive relationships, understanding business objectives, exercising good judgment, and delivering on commitments.
· Effectively manages multiple high-priority tasks and works well under heavy deadline pressure in a fast-paced, high growth environment
· Learns quickly, independently acquires knowledge on new subjects in a short timeframe, knows when to ask for help
· Communicates information in a clear and concise manner, orally and in writing, in a style, tone, and manner appropriate for the audience
· Resourceful and energized by new challenges and opportunities
· Performs with the highest degree of integrity and confidentiality
· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills


· Minimum 5 years of previous experience in ER positions with increasing scope of influence
· Demonstrated passion for employee relations, investigations and employment/labor law
· Strong interpersonal skills including emotional intelligence; thoughtful, thorough, and empathetic
· Strong interpersonal skills, can effectively interface and collaborate with employees at all levels of the organization
· Results-oriented; takes ownership of and drives clients and stakeholders towards an appropriate resolution of issues
· Exceptional communication in difficult situations; ability to flex intervention style based on the needs of the situation and succinctly present balanced feedback and influence stakeholders at all levels driving successful execution of resolution
· Easily identifies issues and anticipates downstream consequences; examines root cause and provides recommendations to mitigate repeat issues, as well as balance employee experience and risk to the organization
· Bilingual or multilingual verbal and written communication skills a plus
· Solid understanding of federal and state employment and labor laws
· Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related discipline with experience in Employee/Labor Relations
· Advanced degree, such as a JD, or other specialized training in employee/labor relations is a plus

As a global leader in PR, marketing and social media management technology and intelligence, Cision helps brands and organizations to identify, connect and engage with customers and stakeholders to drive business results. PR Newswire, a network of over 1.1 billion influencers, in-depth monitoring, analytics and its Brandwatch and Falcon.io social media platforms headline a premier suite of solutions. Cision has offices in 24 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA and APAC. For more information about Cision's award-winning solutions, including its next-gen Cision Communications Cloud®, visit www.cision.com and follow @Cision on Twitter.
Cision is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where all employees can be their authentic selves and perform at their best. We believe diversity, equity, and inclusion is vital to driving our culture, sparking innovation and achieving long-term success. Cision is proud to have joined more than 600 companies in signing the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ pledge and named a “Top Diversity Employer” for 2021 by DiversityJobs.com.
Cision is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or other protected statuses.
Please review our Global Candidate Data Privacy Statement to learn about Cision’s commitment to protecting personal data collected during the hiring process. 

More Information on Cision
Cision operates in the Software industry. The company is located in Chicago, IL and Houston, TX. Cision was founded in 1867. It has 2736 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 105 open jobs at Cision, click here.
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