HR Coordinator

New York, NY

As an HR Coordinator at Yext, you will be responsible for delivering HR operational/administrative support for assigned business units and will assist the HR team in every aspect of human resources at both a tactical and transactional level, with regards to on-boarding, employee engagement and recognition, employee development, communication of HR best practices, policies, and procedures. 


The ideal candidate will strongly identify with our culture of being people-oriented, adaptable, and creative. You’ll be perfection-driven and a powerhouse. One who is quick, thorough and takes ownership over anything on your plate. You’ll leverage your ‘Bring It On’ attitude to juggle a variety of projects and you’ll juggle them well. You're nimble and eager to grow. But most of all, you're excited to join a high-functioning team and together will strive to build the most amazing employee experience. 


What You’ll Do 

  • Manage coordination and execution of all aspects of employee on-boarding, including scheduling first day activities, new hire orientations, collecting and processing new hire paperwork, managing the background check process, administering Form I-9 
  • Manage the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Greenhouse and HRIS and ensure accuracy of the data 
  • Engage with the Recruiting Operations team to promote our awesome culture internally and externally                
  • Be an employee ambassador; assisting with employment verifications, answering general inquiries and proudly communicating the incentives of the company and initiatives of the HR team 
  • Provide exceptional support to fellow 'Yexters'; recruiters, hiring managers, HR Business Partners, and internal and external clients 
  • Be readily available to employees when they have questions and proactively check on employees if you anticipate them needing support 
  • Maintain appropriate level of process, program and policy knowledge to help employees perform at their best 
  • Proactively identify process improvement opportunities to better leverage technology and help the HR team scale  


What You Have 

  • A Bachelor's Degree or similar college level education 
  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant HR administrative/coordinator level experience 
  • Prior HRIS experience, Workday desired 
  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail 
  • Superb organizational skills 
  • Proficiency in Excel 


Bonus Points

  • A self-starter; one who raises their hand for new opportunities, loves learning and is eager to try new things 
  • One who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is able to manage multiple projects simultaneously 
  • A strong belief in diversity, innovation, and making all employees feel welcome and included 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a true customer service orientation towards internal clients 
  • Discretion and sensitivity to confidential company and employee information 
  • Strong interest and discourse competence around technology 


Yext is committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture where every person is seen, heard and valued. We believe in equal employment opportunity and welcome employees and applicants of all races, colors, ethnicities, religions, creeds, national origins, ancestries, genetics, sexes, pregnancy or childbirth, sexual orientations, genders (including gender identity or nonbinary or nonconformity and/or status as a trans individual), ages, physical or mental disabilities, citizenships, marital, parental and/or familial status, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. It is Yext’s policy to provide reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities as required by law. If you have a disability that requires an accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, or participating in the employee selection process, please complete this form.

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