Senior Compensation Manager

Website Dotdash Meredith

Position Summary:

The Senior Compensation Manager is responsible for leading complex multivariate analyses across Dotdash Meredith. The Senior Compensation Manager will be involved in plan design, managing the annual compensation cycles, data management, modeling financial impacts of compensation programs and complex financial projections.

Responsibilities include:

  • Partners closely with the VP, Total Rewards to design, build and implement compensation programs and update job levels and salary ranges.
  • Manages the annual salary budget and compensation planning process. Develops and presents annual salary budget recommendations that are internally equitable, externally competitive, and fiscally responsible.
  • Serves as the primary resource for modeling compensation programs. Prepares the compensation forecast and planning processes and partners closely with Finance.
  • Conducts regular market analyses to track industry trends and recommends adjustments to compensation programs accordingly.
  • Prepares reports and presentations for management, and also educational resources including guidelines and training materials.
  • Confirms accuracy and integrity of data through audits, query generation and coordination of data cleanup as necessary.
  • Manages assigned functional areas for compensation guidance, including support to Talent Acquisition, HRBPs and managers.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration, Human Resources, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 6 years working in Compensation, or a related field.
  • Experience in compensation program design, building salary ranges and managing the year-end cycle in a complex environment.
  • A strong business partner with strong collaboration and influencing skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail and high sense of urgency for critical timelines.  Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Extensive experience with Excel & Google Sheets. Workday experience preferred

It is the policy of Dotdash Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, the Company will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Accommodation requests can be made by emailing

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Pay Range

Salary: $125,000 – $140,000

The pay range above represents the anticipated low and high end of the pay range for this position and may change in the future. Actual pay may vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to work location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Dotdash Meredith’s total compensation package for employees. Other compensation may include annual bonuses, and short- and long-term incentives. In addition, Dotdash Meredith provides to employees (and their eligible family members) a variety of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, prescription drug coverage, unlimited paid time off (PTO), adoption or surrogate assistance, donation matching, tuition reimbursement, basic life insurance, basic accidental death & dismemberment, supplemental life insurance, supplemental accident insurance, commuter benefits, short term and long term disability, health savings and flexible spending accounts, family care benefits, a generous 401K savings plan with a company match program, 10-12 paid holidays annually, and generous paid parental leave (birthing and non-birthing parents), all of which may vary depending on the specific nature of your employment with Dotdash Meredith and your work location. We also offer voluntary benefits such as pet insurance, accident, critical and hospital indemnity health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance.


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