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Human Resources Manager

Department: WDJT G & A
Location: Milwaukee, WI

Weigel Broadcasting Co.

Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a Chicago based business, family owned since 1965. Weigel and its affiliated companies own and operate network and independent television stations in Chicago, Milwaukee and South Bend, Indiana. In addition, Weigel is the leader in the multicast television network space with MeTV, Memorable Entertainment Television being the number one rated and distributed network in the space, as well as the Movies! Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, H&I Heroes & Icons, plus the new Decades Network in partnership with the CBS Television Station Group.

Human Resources Manager

General Job Description:

CBS 58, part of the Weigel Broadcasting Co. family, has an immediate opening for a Human Resources Manager. Ideal candidates will have excellent attention to detail, be good with data, have solid written and verbal communication skills and be able to multi-task with the best of them. This person will be responsible for being the sole HR representative on site partnering with the General Manager and department heads but will also work closely with HR in the Chicago office to shape and deliver strategic HR initiatives. Candidates with previous experience working in a creative industry are strongly encouraged to apply.

This is a great opportunity to join a team and craft your future. We are a dynamic, forward thinking company looking for someone who wants to do more than act like a company policy officer. If you are ready to say yes instead of no and help onsite managers craft a plan to succeed, this may be the job for you. The current HR team has earned their ‘seat at the table’ and is looking for someone to join them as Weigel continues to grow.


Act as the sole HR representative to 100+ on site staff

Be able to manage up and coach managers to build their best teams

Your usual suspects for an HR generalist - benefits administration, recruitment, employee relations and other duties as required.


5+ years of progressive Human Resources experience required; experience with ADP WorkforceNow a huge plus.

Previous benefits administration experience strongly preferred.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office including advanced knowledge in Excel.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Our Perks & Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance Package

Long Term Disability Insurance

HSA and HRA Plans

401k with Company Match

Vacation/PTO/Sick/Paid Holidays

Paid Qualified-FMLA Leave

Open air office environment

Weigel Broadcasting Co. maintains an Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for all applicants and employees. We give fair consideration to all qualified persons and afford all our employees opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex, or other protected categories. No opportunities for promotion, transfer or any other benefit of employment will be diminished through discriminatory practices. Employees or prospective employees have the right to notify an appropriate local, state or Federal agency if they believe they have been discriminated against.

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