Director, Human Resources

Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
ID 2023-1668
Human Resources
Regular Full-Time


Concord is the independent, worldwide leader in the development, management and acquisition of sound recordings, music publishing, theatrical performance rights and narrative content.


Headquartered in Nashville with additional offices in Los Angeles, New York, London, Berlin, Melbourne and Miami, Concord also has staff in Auckland, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto. The Company’s catalog consists of more than 1 million songs, composed works, plays, musicals and active recordings which are licensed in virtually every country and territory worldwide.


As the Director, Human Resources, you will partner with various business leaders and Los Angeles based employees with a focus on ensuring that HR strategies, processes and practices align with the company’s business goals. You’ll play a key role in translating strategic objectives into meaningful HR & talent initiatives and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic and fun work environment. Above all, we strive to exemplify Concord’s core values: To celebrate artistry, act with integrity, empower our community, and create opportunity.


What you’ll do:

  • Provide day-to-day direction on the interpretation of our policies, procedures, and programs; Serve as trusted HR Business Partner to business leaders on people initiatives.
  • Manage HR and Employee Relations issues with people managers, provide guidance on employee relationship management and coaching while applying best practices and your expertise about laws and applicable regulations.
  • Conduct thorough and in-depth investigations with timely resolutions.
  • Main contact for employees to inquire about HR policies/programs.
  • Collaborate with the Director, Learning & Development to support learning strategies and experiences that facilitate and encourage internal mobility by preparing our employees for growth opportunities.
  • Partner with business leadership to advance change management initiatives as needed.
  • Manage employee lifecycle events as required, including 90-day check-ins and offboarding processes.
  • Support client groups in all annual HR initiatives: performance evaluations, mid-year check ins, etc.
  • Analyze HR data trends, onboarding/offboarding, term data themes for business leaders
  • Support diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives by helping to ensure that our company’s core values are integrated into everything we do.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


What you’ll need:

  • BA/BS Degree in Human Resources, Business or related discipline or equivalent work experience required.
  • 8+ years’ experience providing direct client support as an HR generalist, with an emphasis in Employee Relations.
  • Prior experience working in Music, Entertainment/Creative, or Tech industry is strongly preferred.
  • A demonstrated ability to work successfully in a rapidly growing and fast-paced environment and with leading any corresponding change management initiatives.
  • Good judgment in maintaining confidentiality of employee and company information as well as understanding appropriate escalation.
  • Ability to partner with, coach, and appropriately challenge senior business leaders.
  • High attention to detail, excellent organizational and prioritization skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Sound analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software and HRIS systems
  • High accountability, proactive approach

*This is a hybrid role requiring 3 days minimum on-site.


Salary range: $110,000 - 140,000


At Concord, we offer comprehensive medical and wellness benefits, generous time off, parental leave, charity match, paid time off for volunteering, and other fun company perks. We have beautiful new offices and a culture committed to supporting everyone’s growth and development.


Concord is an equal opportunity employer. We employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. We believe that diversity, inclusion and equity is paramount for the creation of music, theater and film that celebrates and empowers all cultures.


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