ROLE SUMMARY The Compensation and Benefits Manager is an integral part of the organization and is responsible for ensuring our compensation policies and benefit offerings are competitive with the market and meet the needs of current and future Emerald Expositions employees.
The Compensation and Benefits Manager serves as a trusted advisor to our People & Culture partners and business leaders to inform and execute our Total Rewards strategy. Utilizing data analytics, expert-level knowledge of the market and trends, and internal partnerships with Finance, Human Resources, and the CSuite, you will mature our benefits and compensation strategy to ensure our rewards remain equitable, competitive, and aligned with Emerald’s strategy and business goals. In addition to informing our overall reward strategy, this role owns the day-to-day administration of benefits and compensation plans, and will support ongoing reward and recognition projects to ensure Emerald continues to attract, retain, and motivate the best people.
This position provides an opportunity for a strategic, hands-on, data-driven professional to influence significant change within our dynamic organization.
• Serve as administrator for benefit programs including medical, dental, vision, life, disability and other leaves of absence, flexible spending, commuter benefits, 401k, COBRA, and wellness programs • Lead annual plan renewal in conjunction with benefit vendors and broker, including integrating feedback from internal stakeholders, market research, and cost analysis into recommendations • Maintain expert level knowledge of trends and legal changes in the compensation and benefits, world with specific knowledge of regulations in the locations in which Emerald has employees (including California and New York City) to ensure plan and policy compliance • Serve as the main point of contact for employee inquiries related to compensation and benefits, including communication of relevant information and policies through trainings, intranet resources, and other means of internal communication • Maintain accurate and current records in all relevant systems • Compile data to satisfy all mandatory state and federal benefits reporting
• Develop, administer, and maintain compensation and incentive programs including base pay, short and long-term incentives, sales compensation, executive compensation, and other forms of variable compensation
• Leverage analysis of internal metrics and external market survey data to inform annual budgeting, career planning, new hire offers, and merit rewards • Conduct job analysis to create and maintain job classifications and associated compensation ranges, including supporting diligence required to integrate acquired companies into existing pay structure • Compile reports to satisfy requests for compensation related data from C-Suite, Finance, HR, and other business leaders • Manage special projects related to compensation
• 7+ years of compensation and benefits plan administration, with at least two years of functional ownership • Specific experience in the design and administration of sales incentive and executive compensation plans, with a strong understanding of the needs of a public organization • Research and analysis capabilities that support the creation of data-driven strategic recommendations • Clear, concise written and verbal communication skills that can flex to meet the needs of C-level executives, People & Culture team, Finance, and general staff • A diplomatic, professional approach to internal partnerships with an understanding of the interdependencies and data flow between relevant departments • Working knowledge of ADP, Salesforce, and/or related HRIS and reporting tools
Interested candidates should submit a resume here: https://emeraldexpo.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a226zsolvfkc. Please indicate where you heard about this role in your application.
ABOUT EMERALD EXPOSITIONS At Emerald Expositions, we create experiences and events that delight and inspire. Emerald is a leading operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States with a presence in multiple diversified industry sectors including sports, jewelry, photography, general merchandise, food, and hospitality & retail design. Our trade shows are complemented by industry analysis and market intelligence from our awardwinning publications and websites. Last year Emerald’s events connected over 500,000 executives, professionals, creatives, and entrepreneurs at more than 55 trade shows, as well as numerous other face-toface events.
Our team is comprised of over 500 innovators, creators, and influencers. We offer competitive rewards including a full suite of health and wellness benefits, flexible time off, and a generous parental leave policy. In addition, we have created an engaging, collaborative, and empowering work environment in each of our offices throughout the US. If you want to be challenged in an invigorating and dynamic environment where you can have a direct impact on the audience you support, you belong at Emerald.