HR Business Partner


Gannett Co., Inc. seeks a Human Resources Business Partner.

This position supports multiple locations and their leadership teams in

Wisconsin. Based in Appleton, this position will work with a team of HR

Business Partners to support all of Wisconsin, with primary responsibilities

for 10 markets in Wisconsin: Appleton, Green Bay, Manitowoc, Sheboygan, Fond du Lac, Oshkosh, Wausau, Stevens Point, Wisconsin Rapids, and Marshfield. In addition to the markets with a daily media presence, responsibilities will also include a small group of weekly papers in Door County, Action Printing, a commercial printing facility in Fond du Lac, and two production facilities in Appleton and Wausau.


Be a trusted advisor, thoughtful sounding board and business partner to senior leaders and

their teams, functioning as the expert of people and organizational issues.

Provide leadership and expertise for the full scope of Human Resources functions

including all aspects of recruitment, employee engagement, coaching and

development, policy administration, performance management, and employee


Help lead clients through the continuing evolution/transformation of our organization.

Involved in driving HR strategies and supporting change management and productively

supporting employees through change.

Work with leaders and employees to establish and maintain a positive work environment,

which encourages the full use of diverse talents and abilities.

Provide excellent customer service; have outstanding interpersonal and conflict

resolutions skills.

Prepare deliverables and reports accurately within a deadline driven environment.

Effectively manage multiple projects and several tasks simultaneously.


Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Human Resources or equivalent. HR certification

is a plus.

A minimum of four years of experience as an HR generalist required.

A working knowledge of local, state and federal employment laws and multi-level

recruitment experience.

Demonstrated human resources experience, with emphasis on recruiting, training and employee


Excellent time management and communication skills; must be detail oriented.

Proficient knowledge/ability with Microsoft Office Applications.

Must be able to demonstrate professional presentation and conflict resolution skills.

The ability to react productively to change and effectively multi-task is critical.

Ability to prepare deliverables and reports accurately within time deadlines.

Experience working within a production environment is a plus.

Experience working in an information/publishing/media field is a plus.

Strong ethical standards and integrity are a must.

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