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HR Administrator

  • Moonbug Entertainment
  • London, UK
  • 15/12/2023
Human Resources

Job Description


Moonbug Entertainment is an award-winning global entertainment company behind some of the most popular kids’ titles in the world. Moonbug’s line-up includes global sensations CoComelon, Blippi, Little Baby Bum, Oddbods, Little Angel, My Magic Pet Morphle, Supa Strikas, Go Buster, Playtime with Twinkle, Gecko’s Garage, ARPO and many more. Moonbug’s shows are currently available in 32 languages and feature on more than 150 platforms globally, including YouTube, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Sky, Super RTL, BBC iPlayer, HBO Max, Tencent, Youku and Roku. The company’s portfolio currently stands at 29 IPs and 100+ brand partners. Moonbug is a subsidiary of Candle Media, an independent, creator-friendly home for cutting-edge, high-quality, category-defining brands and franchises. By bringing together elite talent operating at the intersection of content, community, and commerce, it helps to position leading entertainment businesses for accelerated, sustainable growth in the current market and beyond. Candle is run by its Co-Chairmen and Co-CEOs, leading entertainment executives Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs, and backed by investment capital from funds managed by Blackstone’s flagship private equity business.

The Role
This role will be responsible for the efficient and timely processing of HR administration of our busy London office. Working closely in all areas of the People team, this is a great role to learn about all aspects of HR and take ownership of projects such as company inductions and co-ordinating training and community outreach events.


  • Prepare employment contracts and liaise with new starters on pre-boarding, including Right to Work checks.
  • Maintain and update UK payroll, liaise with 3rd party.
  • Ensure all correct employee data is captured accurately and recorded at all times in the HR platform
  • Co-ordination of company induction events - 6 weekly events for all new staff inductions and weekly “first day” on-boarding events
  • Co-ordination with IT teams and speakers to present at induction events
  • Liaison and support with managers and employees for policies or other employment related queries eg employment benefits
  • Employee benefits administration
  • Preparation of ad hoc reports from providers or from HR platform
  • Preparation and updating of company organisation charts
  • Manage end of Probation by liaising with Line managers, updating the HR System and preparing letters
  • Preparation of ad hoc employee letters such as references, salary increases, promotions, etc


  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Calm and resilient
  • Ability to multi-task in a busy environment
  • A self-starter
  • Proactive, driven and motivated
  • Relationship builder
  • Experience in a HR or operations or administrative role within a fast paced environment
  • Able to be a great ambassador for Moonbug
  • PowerPoint, excel skills and an aptitude for systems and data