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People Leader Job Openings

People Leaders are critical hires for any organization. They lead the investment in a company’s most valuable assets and help businesses grow faster. Here are handpicked People Leader opportunities within emerging tech companies:

Vice President of People

New York, NY
September, 2020

The Vice President of People will be a key partner in developing and executing a comprehensive human capital strategy for HelloFresh US.  Reporting to the SVP, People, you will be responsible for the management and oversight of all Business Partner teams supporting our HQ locations, our Customer Care Center, Sales Teams, as well as Office and People Operations, Special Projects, Project Management and Insights teams.  You will ensure these teams build strong business partnerships, operate efficiently and that they perform in accordance with our Company mission and vision.

At HelloFresh, we want to revolutionize the way we eat by making it more convenient and exciting to cook meals from scratch. We have offices all over the world and we deliver delicious meals to millions of people.

We are the industry leader in meal-kit subscription services and we’re growing all the time. We have distinct meal-kit services that cater to everyone with the most menu variety in the market, which allows us to reach an incredibly wide population of people.

The HelloFresh team is diverse, high-performing, and international, and our work environment is an inspiring space where you can thrive as a result.

Head of People

August, 2020
Hipcamp is looking for a Head of People to join our growing team. The role will be distributed, which means that we are welcoming candidates from across the United States to apply.
As Head of People, you will be responsible for partnering closely with our founder and CEO, Alyssa, as well as leaders across the company, to attract, develop, and retain the best talent in the world. This role combines  building our team (recruiting) with the responsibility to own the full lifecycle of our teammates (Human Resources).

Hipcamp unlocks access to private land, creating new places for people to get outside and go camping. We believe that spending time in nature is essential to a happy and healthy human life, and we are passionate about our mission to get more people outside. We are deeply proud of the impact Hipcamp creates by making nature more accessible, providing income to support the protection of private land, and creating community across the urban-rural divide.

VP of People

New York, NY
August, 2020

DataCamp is looking for an experienced and energetic VP of People who will be responsible for leading our international People Team to produce exceptional results in all areas of DataCamp’s employee experience.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious individual who wants to build a culture and employee experience that focuses on radical candor, truth seeking, transparency, and encourages and respects alternative viewpoints from our international employee base.

DataCamp is the leading online platform designed to teach modern professionals the data skills they need at their own pace. From non-coding essentials to data science and machine learning, all taught by leading experts in the field. DataCamp Enterprise gives you the power to upskill everyone on your team to make better data-driven decisions—faster.

Director of People Operations

New York, NY
August, 2020

We’re looking for a strategic, experienced and innovative leader to join as Director of People and play a key role as a member of the NYC leadership team. You’ll work with managers and employees to solve complex organizational challenges with people-related solutions that enable the company to thrive and employees to experience stensul as the best place for them to grow themselves and their careers. This includes contributing to the development and managing the execution of people programs such as talent planning, organizational design, new manager enablement, employee relations, coaching, employee engagement, change management, and diversity & inclusion. Your work will contribute to making stensul a compliant, engaging, and thriving place to work in an innovative people-driven way.

stensul is transforming the way enterprise marketers work. Our email creation platform is centralized, scalable, and pre-configured to each brand. By bypassing all of the back-and-forth with designers, developers and QA, marketers can focus on crafting content that inspires and delivers real results. Marketers build emails in our platform, and then instantly send them out through their ESP or Marketing Cloud. With stensul, marketers are reimagining what’s possible with email.

VP, People and Culture

August, 2020

Our success starts with an investment in and commitment to our people. The VP People & Culture is responsible for the strategic development of people and culture initiatives and organizational growth.

This is a unique opportunity to build out the People and Culture function in a growing organization. The VP People & Culture will manage and execute on all people operations arenas: Talent acquisition and onboarding, employee relations, performance management, and HR administration. Working closely with senior management and cross-functional partners, this person will lead the way in developing a unique culture that is a competitive asset for recruiting and retaining talent.

Maisonette is a curated marketplace that services a highly fragmented $300B+ children’s goods market. Maisonette was founded in 2017 and has raised $19.4M in total funding, led by venture capital firm NEA, and also backed by top tier investor Thrive Capital. We are at a pivotal point in our development and are primed for growth.

VP, People and Culture

San Francisco Bay Area
August, 2020

Our Management Team is seeking an experienced Head of People to join us as the key Human Resources and operational business partner for the organization.

Neurona Therapeutics is a biotechnology company based in South San Francisco created to develop cell-based therapies for neurological diseases.

VP, People and Places

Redwood City, CA
August, 2020

We are looking for a highly qualified HR leader that will report directly to the CEO, Caffeine’s VP, People & Places will be responsible for the people function, including Recruiting, People Ops, and Business Partners, as well as Facilities and IT encompassing the employee lifecycle completely. They will drive the vision and strategy of the People function, and related implementation, ensuring Caffeine has the team in place to deliver on our goals and long-term vision.

At Caffeine, we want to change how people consume live television – making it more friendly, connected, and fun. To do this, we’re building a new social broadcasting platform that features world-class content, easy-to-use broadcasting tools, a social and fun viewing experience, and an engaged broadcaster community.

HR Director

San Francisco, CA
June, 2020

You’ll help expand our HR & Operations systems from the ground up to support our growing team and business for scale.  You’ll partner with both senior leaders and individual contributors to help educate, advise and influence our ability to hire, motivate, and retain amazing teammates.


This includes areas of focus like: organization strategy, manager training, people development, total rewards, benefits, career architecture, compliance, people-related policies, system and process roll out, and change management.  You’ll look ahead to keep us compliant as we add new employees, customers, and offices while ensuring we continue to be a leading place to work.

Ironclad is the leading digital contracting platform for legal teams. By streamlining contract workflows, from creation and approvals to compliance and insights, Ironclad frees legal to be the strategic advisors they’re meant to be. Ironclad is used by modern General Counsels and their teams at companies like Dropbox, AppDynamics and Fitbit to unlock the power of their contracts data. Ironclad was named one of the 20 Rising Stars as part of the Forbes 2019 Cloud 100 list, the definitive list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world. The company is backed by investors like Accel, Sequoia, Y Combinator and Emergence Capital.

Director, Global People Rewards

Mountain View, CA
June, 2020

We’re currently in search of a strategic and operational leader to design a top-notch global benefits and compensation program for our employees. In this role, you will drive the development and execution of our global rewards and recognition practices. You will build our compensation philosophy and strong and scalable processes together with the Executive team. These programs are core to our employee value proposition and not only enable us to attract excellent talent, but retain our world-class team. You will be a key member of the People Leadership team, reporting to our VP of People and Places.

Udacity’s mission is to power careers through tech education. We’re an immersive online learning platform offering practitioner level education in fields such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science, Autonomous Systems, Cloud Computing and more. We are backed by some of the best known investors – Andreessen Horowitz, Charles River Ventures, Bertelsmann and Drive Capital to name a few.

VP, Global Total Rewards & People Operations

San Jose, CA
April, 2020

The strategic evolution of the organization requires a strong Vice President, Global Total Rewards & People Operations leader to drive strategy, development, planning and execution of the GTR & PO function. Reporting to the Chief Human Resources Officer, this role is responsible for the continuous development, implementation, communication and maintenance of the following functions, which includes Compensation, Benefits, Total Rewards strategy, Equity Design and Administration, Wellness, HR Operations, HR Systems, Global Mobility and Contingent Workforce Management. This role will work closely with the CHRO, CEO and Board of Directors Compensation Committee members regarding executive and Board of Director compensation matters. Ideally, this role will be based in our Silicon Valley – San Jose, CA Headquarters.

The future. It’s on you. You & Western Digital.
We’ve been storing the world’s data for more than 50 years. Once, it was the most important thing we could do for data. Now we’re helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.
The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and governments come to us for the technologies and solutions they need to capture, preserve, access, and transform their data.
But we can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your exceptional skills. It’s You & Us. Together, we’re the next big thing in data.
Western Digital® data-centric solutions are found under the G-Technology™, HGST, SanDisk®, Tegile™, Upthere™, and WD® brands.

Head of Talent & People

San Diego, CA
April, 2020

As our first Talent/People (HR) hire, you’ll help build our Talent & People Operations systems from the ground up to support to our growing team and business for scale.  You’ll partner with both senior leaders and individual contributors to help educate, advise and influence our ability to Hire, Motivate, and Retain amazing teammates.

Kandji is a venture-backed software startup headquartered in downtown San Diego. Drawing on decades of experience in Apple IT, we saw a dire need for a device management platform that could accommodate growing businesses and increasing regulatory demands. Existing solutions were either overly simplistic or mind-numbingly complex and didn’t meet the needs of today’s organizations. We knew there had to be a better way — so we built Kandji. Behind our business is a handful of the best investors in tech. Together, we are creating a new category of device management that can better serve modern businesses.

Vice President of People & Operations

New York, NY
April, 2020

Global Health Corps (GHC) seeks a strategic, nimble, systems thinker and executor to join us as our Vice President of People & Operations (VPPO). Our VPPO will oversee and manage our finance, compliance, human resources, fellowship admissions operations, technology, and office administration functions. They will ensure our organization’s resources are effectively managed and strategically deployed as we pursue our mission and strategic priorities.

Global Health Corps (GHC) recruits and mobilizes a global community of emerging leaders to build the movement for health equity. Passionate young leaders enter the GHC community by participating in a year-long, paid fellowship with an organization in sub-Saharan Africa. During the fellowship, they work in cross-national pairs on a wide range of areas that improve healthcare access and health outcomes for the poor. Fellows have built financial management systems for grassroots HIV organizations in Uganda, supported district pharmacies in Rwanda in rolling out new supply chain management tools, and conducted research on adolescent sexual and reproductive health services in Zambia. They also engage in intensive training, professional development, mentorship, and thoughtful community building. Each of our fellows has the capacity to change the world – and many already are. We are grateful to work closely with them to amplify their impact.

Director, People Partner

San Francisco, CA
April, 2020
We are seeking a Director, People Partner to join our People Team in creating best in class employee experiences and scaling our organization thoughtfully and inclusively. You will act as a strategic thought partner to our Leaders and use a business-focused, people-centric mindset to help translate business objectives to people strategies.
This position will be based in San Francisco, CA.

At Volta we’re on a mission to accelerate the adoption of the electric vehicle. Volta creates city-wide free electric vehicle charging networks in major metropolitan areas. Our charging networks are free-to-use, free to our property partners, and monetized through brand sponsorships and digital media content.

Head of People Operations

San Francisco, CA
March, 2020

As the founder of Homebound’s People Operations Team, you’ll be the architect of the systems, process and teams that we need to scale the incredible team + culture that we’ve built to-date. You will establish and oversee People Operations, including Recruiting and HR functions, to ensure that we’re set up to succeed in a business where homebuilding meets technology. Navigating that intersection is one of the most critical innovations that we’re tackling, and it starts with People, making your job core to the success of our company. You’ll help us build #oneteam that works together across diverse industries, backgrounds, skill sets, geographies, and more to drive change in one of the largest and least tech-enabled industries in the world. You will get to both build toward the long-term, while also supporting the team through the challenges of scaling today.

The core mission of our Head of People Ops is to build the support functions needed to enable our team to scale successfully – from recruiting and onboarding, to ongoing training, culture-building, and human resources. This role will partner closely with the CEO and full leadership team to develop and implement our People Ops strategy.

Homebound’s mission is to create a better way to build a home leveraging technology, and we’re already delivering on that mission on places that need it the most: communities impacted by devastating natural disasters.

With a better labor model, a more efficient building process, and a delightful homeowner experience, Homebound will transform the single family home market, and rebuild communities along the way.

We are already helping over 150 homeowners in Sonoma, Napa, Ventura and Los Angeles counties, and with over $50M funding from Google Ventures, Thrive, Khosla and more, we are rapidly expanding to new markets. Join us.

Head of People

San Francisco, CA
February, 2020

We are growing quickly and looking for a leader to manage our most valuable asset – people. You’ll play a critical role in defining Forward’s strategy, culture and values as we expand nationally. Alongside our founders, you will create scalable processes across all people ops functions: company culture, talent strategy, compensation + benefits, human resources, learning + development, and more.

Forward is redesigning the way we deliver healthcare using all the technologies healthcare has neglected: sensors, mobile, and AI. We were founded in January 2016 by former executives and engineering leaders from Google and Uber. We are funded by some of the world’s best investors and entrepreneurs including Founder’s Fund, Khosla Ventures, First Round Capital, Eric Schmidt (Google/Alphabet Chairman), Marc Benioff (Salesforce Founder), Joe Lonsdale (Palantir Founder), Joshua Kushner (Oscar co-Founder) and Garrett Camp (Uber co-Founder).
You can read our story here and some recent press: New YorkerTIMEUSA TodayForbes & TechCrunch.

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