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JOB ALERT: JBH are hiring a People & Culture Manager

Written by JBH - The Digital PR Agency

Role: People & Culture Manager
Location: Ancoats, Manchester
Job Type: Part-time
Hours: 20–25hrs per week (hours to suit applicant’s schedule)
Salary: £40,000 (pro-rata + benefits)

Read this first: Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalised people tend to only apply when they tick every box. If you think you have what it takes, but don’t necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We’d love to have a chat and see what skills and experience you can bring to the team.

JBH is an award-winning digital PR agency making its mark in the industry and is working with many well-known brands.

JBH has experienced rapid growth over the last few years, and we require an experienced People and Culture Manager who can contribute to the overall success of our people strategy of our 30 strong team. A role that requires someone capable of staying calm and diligent, delivering a comprehensive HR service to support the agency with overseeing the numerous day-to-day HR activities across the agency.

So who are we looking for?

We’re looking for a People and Culture Manager with 2-3 years of experience – who is confident and approachable! You should have experience in delivering HR services within a fast-paced agency or similar business.

Excellent communication and reporting skills are a MUST, and you should be proficient and timely with your use of HR reporting software and capable of keeping up to date with the latest HR trends, skills and employee relation changes.

Your opportunities include:

  • Build upon our modern and inclusive culture that puts employee wellbeing and mental health at the front of everything we do
  • To play a big role in the growth and success of the largest specialist digital PR agency in the world
  • Implement new strategies and technologies alongside the directors including Work From Home engagement and HR processes
  • Enter and win (hopefully!) awards for Best Workplace

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Provide direct support to Directors in various HR processes/programs, including performance management and exit management
  • Advise members of the business on HR law and new legislation
  • Partner with the wider team to resolve employee/manager questions and support service delivery including the resolution of employee payroll enquiries, data issues and schedule changes
  • Manage employee sick days and HR requests
  • Work with directors to identify and validate job requirements and support the talent acquisition process
  • Ensure agency-wide policies and hiring practices are diverse and inclusive
  • Develop diverse talent pools, maintain university relationships, secure resources for and participate in recruiting events in collaboration with the wider team
  • Conduct in-person/agency-specific onboarding program activities
  • Coordinate resolution of disputes, appeals and grievances
  • Schedule required training/learning sessions and follow up as needed
  • Coordinate HR reporting and analytics requirements and maintain employee records in compliance with GDPR
  • Ensure consistent application of HR policies and programmes in compliance with applicable laws
  • Plan, manage and implement social events and activities that would suit a hybrid and remote team and help shape our culture

If you have the following then we want to hear from you:

  • Have 2/3+ years of HR experience
  • ​​CIPD qualified
  • Have experience delivering HR services to a fast-paced agency or similar
  • Have experience working with a hybrid team
  • Have excellent communication skills across ALL areas.

What can we offer the right person?

As well as some great perks like Friday afternoon’s off and bringing your dog to work, we are a boutique agency with a people-first attitude. We regularly have social events, and there are always plenty of treats to get you through the day.

  • Training and development opportunities
  • Flexible hours
  • Birthday’s off
  • Apple laptop
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro-rata)
  • Company pension

Want to come and join us?

If this sounds like the kind of position that excites you and you think you’d make the difference we’re looking for, please send your CV to us at

Due to the expected volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted. (No recruiters or agencies please…don’t do it to yourselves!).

JBH – Where everybody’s welcome.

JBH is an inclusive agency that welcomes candidates from all walks of life, because imagine just how boring it would be if we were all the same?

We believe an agency really thrives when a mix of unique minds come together, bringing different ideas, outlooks and voices to the table.

That’s why we encourage applications from people of different backgrounds, beliefs and identities, as we continue to hire data whizzes, creative thinkers, wordsmiths and top-notch designers.

We’re also aware that one size doesn’t fit all when it comes to the way our colleagues work. Our flexible home/office working is entirely on your terms and designed to fit in with your life…and did we mention a dog-friendly office?

Post published on Friday February 25, 2022