People Partner (Kazan)

TheSoul Publishing is one of the largest worldwide digital-born media publishers in the world.  We are the parent company behind wildly successful DIY videos 5-Minute Crafts, inspiration and creative channel Bright Side and other tremendously popular channels across YouTube, Facebook and Instagram. We have a global presence with over 800 million subscribers and followers.


We are looking for an experienced People Partner to provide strategic and hands-on support to our Kazan Video Studio team. Kazan is the heart of our company and it’s a key location for creative leadership and video production talent. It’s both a business-driven and an artistic environment: you will work with true YouTube stars who care about numerous production KPIs. 


People are our most important asset and a People Partner will be the one to ensure we have a happy and productive workplace where everyone strives for great achievements and constant development. 


The role is based in Kazan (Russian Federation), we are ready to provide a successful candidate with a full relocation package (family included). 



  • Manage all employee-related activities such as job design, onboarding, employee relations, engagement, succession planning, performance management, training and development, talent management.

  • Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships and increase productivity and retention.

  • Develop, implement and monitor HR strategies, processes and initiatives aligned with the overall TheSoul Publishing business strategy.

  • Nurture a positive working environment.

  • Support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation and preservation of human capital.

  • Ensure legal compliance throughout human resource management.

  • Report to management and provide decision support through HR metrics.



  • 5+ years of proven working experience as HR Manager/ HR Business Partner/ HR Generalist/ HR Executive

  • Native Russian and a working level of English language (Intermediate +) 

  • Strong knowledge of modern HR tools, methods and best practices

  • People-oriented and results-driven

  • Excellent active listening, negotiation and presentation skills

  • Team-player

  • Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company


We provide:

  • Great opportunity to participate in building global HR processes from scratch both for office-based and remote teams: engagement, succession planning, onboarding

  • Positive and professional HR Department – we share knowledge and best practices, constantly learning from each other

  • Truly international and talented team – 90% of the company team consists of creators

  • Competitive salary and benefits, relocation package, new amazing office, lunches, free parking and other perks 

We appreciate your interest to our roles and the company. Your CV will be reviewed carefully by our team, and if we are ready to move forward with your application, one of our Recruiters will contact you and explain the next steps.


TheSoul Publishing is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We celebrate diversity and we do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We care about the privacy of our candidates and all the data you provide to us is maintained in a secure manner and kept confidential.

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