Human Resources Specialist

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AEW Capital Management has an exciting new opportunity for an HR Specialist. The Human Resources Specialist provides operational support to the department, with a focus on recruitment efforts. The person in this position will become an integral part of a small team, doing the following things:


  • Work with managers to develop compelling job postings and strategies for sourcing relevant candidates
  • Identify job posting strategies to gain the most relevant reach
  • Conduct phone screens and in person interviews for designated positions
  • Complete offer process for designated positions (extending offers, being the point person for background checks, sending offer letters, determining appropriate start dates)
  • Own the HR portion of the on-boarding process using ADP Workforce Now and Zen Desk
  • Shape and lead the annual internship process
  • Build relationships with relevant universities, agencies and other organizations to develop candidate pipeline for frequently filled positions
  • Support “first day” activities for new hires (relevant paperwork, participation in orientation program, etc.)
  • Represent AEW at relevant recruiting events


  • Ensure smooth administration for employees switching departments, changing
  • administrative support, joining or leaving the organization by collaborating with Office Management, IT and other relevant stakeholders
  • Work closely with Payroll Manager to support monthly payroll and end-of year processes including open enrollment, reporting and annual bonus & salary process
  • Ad hoc projects in the areas of performance reviews, training & development, compensation survey work, international HR work and other employee engagement initiatives


  • 2+ year of experience in HR or recruiting, BA/BS in related field
  • Technical proficiency (Excel, PowerPoint, ADP Workforce Now or equivalent HCM system)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to build internal and external relationships
  • Strong communication skills (written, on the phone and via formal or information presentation)
  • A passion and curiosity for the intersection of people and business
  • Desire and ability to work on multiple projects at once
  • Readiness to adapt to adjusted priorities as needed

AEW Capital Management, L.P. is an equal opportunity employer. 

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