People and Culture Manager

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Job Type

Part Time

About the Role

We’re looking for a HR professional with 3 years + experience in a people and culture role, with some experience spent ideally at an advertising or media agency, a tech / startup or media environment.

You will work closely with our leadership team to plan and implement a people and culture programme aligned to our strategy. We are a start up of 2 years which has scaled to 15 people in that duration, with ambitious growth plans. You will be joining as the sole HR role in the organisation, with the ability to grow the team as the business scales.
We’re a small but fast growing, ambitious business with a diverse team, and we are looking for someone who can help us scale our business as we grow our team of “Snackies” significantly in the next 3 years.
We encourage people of all marginalised identities to apply for this role


Roles and Responsibilities

You will be responsible for:

  • Creating and implementing people and culture plan aligned to our strategy

  • Promoting our Good Sugars strategy internally and externally

  • Working with recruiter partners as we scale our business

  • Creation and publishing of Employee Handbook

  • HR point person for staff

  • Undertaking job interviews and candidate screening

  • Implementation of our diversity and inclusion policy

  • Designing and implementing on objective or OKR setting programming

  • Overseeing people reviews

  • Overseeing back office matters such as leave, contracting etc

Experience and requirements:

  • We’re looking for around 3 years experience within the advertising / media or tech / start up world.

  • Tertiary qualified in a Human Resources, Psychology, or Business field;

  • Natural management skills, plus default ability to engage with people at all levels

  • Experience of HR processes

  • Presentation and commercial skills


  • Reporting to Managing Director

  • Flexible Contract role 3 days per week

  • Located: Melbourne (Hybrid)

  • Office Hours: Flexible - we will typically do 3 days in office, 2 days at home.

  • Laptop

  • Competitive Salary

About the Company

We’re an award-winning internet-first creative agency.

Our ‘Good Sugars’ Model helps brands create content for the internet that works harder, goes further and tastes better. We’re set up to meet the needs of the online environment, with an agile internet-first production model, hardworking distribution strategies and deep connection to pop culture.

Our growing portfolio of clients include Netflix, NBCUniversal, Eucalyptus, Smiling Mind, Swinburne University and Wanderlust. Our work saw us recognised as Best Boutique Agency 2021 and also took out the pinnacle award of Most Influential 2021 at the inaugural AiMCO Awards held in February 2022, as well as receive 4 nominations for the 2021 Mumbrella Commscon awards including Best Social Media or Digitally Lead Campaign.

Our philosophy is not just to take from culture but to be part of it, which is why we create our own shows and channels including Rainbow History Class (The Queer and Trans history you don’t get at school) which has 400k followers across TikTok, Instagram and Snapchat and the Screen Australia / TikTok funded Docu-Series TransAthletica - which will be released in June 2022.

Diversity and inclusivity is at the heart of everything we do, including our employees and company culture. Since launch we have created work for our clients tackling LGBTQIA+ inclusion, sexual health and education, positive masculinity, youth mental health, disability rights, anti-racism, gender equality, careers and education.

We are a high performing, dynamic team who pride ourselves on our supportive, open and considerate work environment and prioritise our mental and physical wellbeing.

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