Posted/Last Revised: 27th Jun, 2019

  • Company/Organization
  • ZGM Modern Marketing Partners
  • Website
  • Location
  • Edmonton or Calgary
  • Salary
  • TBD
  • Educational Req.
    • Post-secondary degree or diploma preferred
    • Minimum 3-5 years experience in a diverse HR Generalist role
    • Strong knowledge of AB Employment Standards, AB Human Rights and OHS
    • Self-motivated, energetic team-player with ability to work well under pressure
    • Knowledge of all relevant trends and legislation relative to the management of human resources
    • Ability to build relationships on all levels of the organization
    • Approachable, friendly and supportive
  • Contact Name
  • Penny Charron
  • Contact Phone
  • (780) 428-0411
  • Contact Email
  • Closing Date
  • Jul. 31, 2019


ZGM wants your exceptional communication skills! We are hiring an HR Manager to provide generalist services to our Calgary and Edmonton offices, totalling over 80 team members. Reporting to the COO, but interacting with every person, you will provide HR support to the partners and internal stakeholders of ZGM, overseeing employee relations, recruitment, talent retention, professional development, benefits administration, on-boarding, performance management, and culture management. And, while you’re doing all that, you’ll never forget that you’re here to support ZGM’s most valuable asset, our people.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide general HR guidance and support to partners, management and employees as required
  • Work with partners to develop and execute an HR strategy to attract and retain talent based on established goals and objectives
  • Maintain and keep current all employee records, manual and electronic, to ensure all employment standards are met
  • Full cycle recruiting from sourcing, pre-screening, reference checks and on-boarding
  • Prepare team member contracts and job descriptions
  • Professional development and performance management
  • Administer Canada/Alberta Job Grant when applicable
  • Manage terminations and exit interviews
  • Assist team members and managers with conflict resolution/difficult conversations
  • Ensure our workplace is safe, inclusive and harassment-free
  • Update and maintain employee handbook and company policies and procedures
  • Identify and address issues that impact morale, engagement, turnover, absenteeism and productivity
  • Foster and maintain a positive culture

ZGM is all about finding the right balance between humanity and technology. Our HR Manager will be responsible for demonstrating and ensuring our entire team understands and lives by ZGM’s core values – humanity, curiosity, generosity, go-for-it-ness, and swing for the fences!

ZGM is the largest full-service marketing agency in Alberta with over 80 employees in Edmonton and Calgary.

To read more, check out our employee handbook here