Hopkins and Company is hiring a Benefits Manager

Hopkins and Company - Atlanta, GA 30318

Hopkins and Company is hiring an experienced and highly organized Benefits Manager

Why Us? 

At Hopkins and Company our vision is to create an environment that inspires our team to be their best, have a hunger to learn, support local farmers and artisans while having a kind heart. 

We love our community, our city and especially our employees. We believe success is a collaboration among everyone that works for Hopkins and Company– our mindset is team focused.

We foster an environment that nurtures, cultivates and encourages individual success. We encourage everyone to openly share suggestions, ideas, information and knowledge. If we hire you, it's because we want to invest in you, your personal growth and your future.  


Summary of Position

The Benefits Manager is responsible for the planning, directing and coordinating of all employee benefit programs, both internal and external. The Benefits Manager recommends changes to keep all programs current based on cost per program and changes in applicable laws and regulations. This position develops and implements new or modified benefit plans and policies and oversees administration of existing plans for all aspects of the health and wellness of our employees.

The Benefits Manger will communicate and guide employees through the benefits experience, advocating for work/life balance and encouraging participation in the available programs.


Responsibilities will include:

  •  Designing, evaluating and updating benefits policies to ensure that programs are current, competitive and in compliance with legal requirements.
  • Advises Senior Leadership decision making by analyzing benefit options and predicting future costs
  • Administers employee benefits programs including Medical, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, FMLA, Worker's Compensation and internal and external voluntary benefit programs
  • Maintains all benefit records, enrollment applications and other similar confidential documents
  • Ensures compliance with all governmental laws and regulations
  • Develops pathways for new plans or modifies existing plans to maintain company's competitive position in the labor market
  • Manages open enrollment process annually
  • Installs approved new plans and changes by developing announcement material, booklets and other media for communicating new plans to employees
  • Conducts employee meetings and arranges for enrollment of employees in optional plans and programs
  • Responds to benefit inquiries from employees ensuring prompt, equitable and courteous resolution

  • 2-5 years of Benefits Management experience; restaurant or hospitality experience preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning
  • Ability to analyze and interpret benefits costs and trends
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, decision making and problem-solving skills; ability to resolve conflict and deliver results
  • Strong interpersonal, team building and leadership skills; ability to collaborate and work effectively with others
  • PHR or SHRM-SCP strongly preferred

What Hopkins and Company Provides You 

Our employees at Hopkins and Company are the most important part of making our organization successful. We want to offer our employees the best benefits so they know how important they are to our company as a whole. 


We Offer:  

  • Paid time off
  • Ongoing training and education opportunities
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Benefits
  • Employee discount at all Hopkins and Company locations

COVID-19 Measures 

Our top priority is the safety of our staff, community, and guests as we navigate day to day health measures. As a company, we continuously evaluate recommended safety and health procedures to ensure the wellbeing of our team and our guests. 


We currently require masks for all employees and we evaluate this policy twice a week. There are also daily health and safety checks conducted at all locations to ensure every possible step is being taken. 


About Hopkins & Company:  

We are a family-run hospitality group in Atlanta, Georgia founded in 2002 by husband and wife duo Chef Linton and Gina Hopkins.  Hopkins and Company owns and operates Holeman & Finch Public House, Holeman & Finch Bottle Shop, Eugene Kitchen, H&F Burger, Hop's Chicken, and C. Ellet's Steakhouse, Holeman & Finch Asheville, and Th
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