HR Assistant

New York, United States Full-time

Our Company

IBISWorld is growing. Fast. And to keep up with our rapid growth, we’re looking to build on our biggest strength: our people.

IBISWorld is a global company with offices in Los Angeles, New York, London, Melbourne and Frankfurt. We are the world’s leading publisher of business research, spanning thousands of global and domestic markets across our target regions. Our success has created abundant opportunity and we’re looking for the best and brightest to join us as we continue to expand our operations.

Our mission is to be the premier provider of high value-added information to the largest and most influential enterprises in the nations where we operate. We do this while maintaining a culture where people are passionate about their work and are surrounded by like-minded, intelligent achievers. Your mission is to find out how you can be a part of our future.

The Role

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Human Resources Assistant to work in our New York office. This is an excellent opportunity to use your HR skills to learn rapidly in a growing organization. You will gain exposure to nearly every HR function and will learn directly from the senior HR team. You will support the New York office and assist with Intranet maintenance, compliance and training. Many people will rely on your ability to complete projects to a high professional standard.

Reporting to the Global HR Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing the company intranet platform, which involves maintaining the functionality of the current system, and also working with the team to develop fun and interactive ideas to drive engagement, and ensure user friendliness.
  • Ensuring background and reference checks are completed.
  • Ensuring compliance with company training/safety requirements, and I9 processes.
  • Ensuring all new employees complete the required onboarding assessments in a timely manner (OHS assessments, anti-harassment and cybersecurity)
  • Assisting with internal and external HR related inquiries or requests, as directed.
  • Providing clerical and administrative support to the HR team.
  • Keeping up-to-date with the latest HR trends and best practices.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 0-2 years of experience as an HR Assistant or Intern.
  • A Bachelor's degree in business or human resources preferred; related experience and degrees considered.
  • Experience writing for a professional audience.
  • Familiarity with online research techniques, including SHRM.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced professional environment, with the ability to work to tight timeframes.

Skills and Personal Traits

  • A deep interest in the Human Resources function.
  • This is a great position for anyone who is tech-savvy and has experience working with an Intranet database.
  • Must be able to effectively read and interpret information, present data in a resourceful manner, and skillfully gather and analyze information.
  • Must be a fast learner, dependable, able to follow instructions, and respond to management direction.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with an acute attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and adapt.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality when necessary.


  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Outstanding benefits: Medical insurance starting on Day 1, company-paid dental insurance, generous PTO accruals, 401K with matching, flexible savings accounts and more.
  • Great office environment, with a supportive and friendly work culture – check out our Instagram to learn more!

How to Apply

If you think you are the right fit for this role please apply by submitting your resume and a short cover letter addressed to Patty Corey. No phone calls please. If you would like to know more about IBISWorld please visit our Careers Page.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. You must be available to work full-time in our NYC office. IBISWorld does not pay relocation costs.

Equal opportunity employer

IBISWorld provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, IBISWorld complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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