Human Resources Manager, Sales & Marketing

Location: Batesville, IN 47006, USA

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At Batesville, you will be a part of a dynamic team committed to excellence and innovation. A recognized leader in the death care industry in North America, we are committed to our mission of helping families honor the lives of those they love®. We are currently seeking a Human Resources Manager to join our team within commuting distance of Batesville, Indiana in a hybrid setting. With a remote-first work culture, this will allow flexibility to work from home with a regular cadence of in-person office work as well. 

Your Role at Batesville: 

As a Human Resources Manager, you will be responsible for partnering with the Sales and Marketing teams to identify, develop, and execute solutions in the full spectrum of Human Resources disciplines to promote a culture of high performance, strong engagement, and consistent growth. Key initiatives include performance management, compensation, associate relations, organizational development and talent management.  

How You’ll be Rewarded: 

  • Batesville is a family. You will be part of a family of highly committed associates who are passionate about our company, committed to our customers and excited about our future.
  • Competitive pay
  • IMMEDIATE ELIGIBILITY – Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance, as well as prescription coverage, short-term disability, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and more.
  • Generous 401K Matching Program
  • Paid time off
  • Opportunities for development and advancement

What You’ll Do: 

  • Serve as strategic HR advisor, coach and partner to the Sales and Marketing management teams, providing HR expertise and raising effectiveness in matters related to career development, staffing initiatives, associate relations, and performance management.
  • Partners with HR team to drive execution against the HR strategy within the Sales and Marketing teams.
  • Creates an environment of positive associate relations and open communication.
  • Provides guidance and input on business function structure, workforce planning, and succession planning.
  • Manages and resolves complex associate relations issues, conducts effective, thorough, and objective investigations, and provides recommendations for resolutions considering legal and compliance.
  • In partnership with HR leadership, administers compensation program including market pricing, program evaluation, compensation structure maintenance and provides guidance on compensation strategy & pay mix.
  • Manage large company-wide initiatives for Sales and Marketing (e.g., salary reviews, organizational change, workforce planning, succession planning, performance management, etc.)
  • Works closely with all HR functions to provide seamless HR support and guidance to the business.
  • Assists management in the development of solutions through process redesign, change management and culture change.
  • Proactively looks for way to improve the function’s effectiveness and enhance organizational impact.
  • Assists in development, implementation as well as maintaining human resources policy and procedures.
  • Prepares employee separation notices and related documentation, conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations; partners with managers to make improvements based upon constructive feedback.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

What You’ll Bring: 

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Human Resources, Business, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience with an emphasis in Human Resources.
  • A minimum of five (5) years progressive, professional HR experience including: 2+ years’ experience working with Sales teams. Experience leading sales compensation programs.
  • Knowledge of state and federal employment law and HR best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple and complex administrative processes, projects, with many initiatives taking place simultaneously in conjunction with day-to-day activities.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A passion for nurturing a positive workplace culture.
  • Motivated, goal/results oriented, adaptable, self-starter, and analytical.
  • Demonstrated computer skills, including MS Office Suite
  • Ability to travel approximately 10% of time.

Nice to Haves: 

  • PHR/SPHR certification preferred.
  • Experience with ADP system is a huge plus. 

Physical Requirements: 

To perform this job successfully, the physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee. Reasonable accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee may occasionally be required to crouch, or lift items as heavy as 25 lbs. This job may require the employee to see with clarity at both near and far distances.



Join the Batesville family and apply today! 

Who We Are: 

A cornerstone in the death care industry, Batesville has distinguished itself from all others through our commitment to quality, service, and innovation. For more than 115 years, Batesville has been dedicated to serving the needs of licensed funeral professionals and helping families honor the lives of those they love.® With annual revenues of approximately $600 million, Batesville is a leader, providing a comprehensive portfolio of burial and cremation products, memorialization offerings, profit-enhancing merchandising systems and leading-edge technology solutions. 

At Batesville, our associates are our strongest asset. We strive to attract, hire, and develop the best and brightest to ensure our place in the future. Batesville has a strong culture of achievement, which is underpinned by these five core values:

  • Individual worth and integrity
  • Excellence in execution
  • Spirit of continuous learning and improvement
  • Courage
  • Customer focus and partnership

What Sets Us Apart: 

Making a difference: Helping families honor the lives of those they love® isn’t just our mission. It’s why we do what we do every day to make every Batesville product the best it can be. 

Development is a priority: We promote learning and development from Day 1. From our Experience Batesville onboarding program to self-guided courses on Batesville University, there are numerous opportunities to advance your skills. We encourage associates to create Individual Development Plans (IDPs) to help drive career-focused discussions and advancement. 

Putting customers first: We value the funeral professional’s role in serving families and are committed to doing our part to ensure their success. 

We Have Fun! We work hard, but when it’s time to play, we get creative – and competitive. We provide numerous engagement activities to bring people together across the organization. 

We Give Back: We support our communities by assisting in fundraising events and volunteer programs to help those in need. *These services are not available at all Batesville locations.  

DISCLAIMER: The above information in this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of any employee assigned to this job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

At Batesville, we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal-opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans.