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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 (people) and help businesses grow faster. Here are handpicked People leader opportunities within emerging tech companies*:
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VP of People

As a member of the core executive team, the VP of People plans and directs all aspects of Kustomer’s people & talent operations and holds the overall company responsibility for recruitment, employment, leadership development, retention, training, performance management, organizational development, succession planning, associate relations, compensation, diversity and inclusion, and benefits administration.

The VP of People will be a nimble, adaptive, “roll up the sleeves” business partner that can drive impact and shape a growing and successful business. This individual should possess strong leadership skills, sharp organizational EQ, have a sense of urgency and be proactive in their approach. They will demonstrate highly effective decision making, judgement, communication, and modeling of our company values.


Kustomer is the omnichannel SaaS platform reimagining enterprise customer service to deliver standout experiences– not resolve tickets. Built with intelligent automation, Kustomer scales to meet the needs of any contact center and business by unifying data from multiple sources and enabling companies to deliver effortless, consistent and personalized service and support through a single timeline view.

Today, Kustomer is the core platform of some of the leading customer service brands like Ring, Rent the Runway, Glossier, Away, Glovo, Slice and UNTUCKit. Headquartered in NYC, Kustomer was founded in 2015 by serial entrepreneurs Brad Birnbaum and Jeremy Suriel, raised over $113.5M in venture funding, and is backed by leading VCs including: Tiger Global Management, Battery Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Cisco Investments, Canaan Partners, Boldstart Ventures and Social Leverage.


New York City, NY
July, 2019
VP of People Operations

Litify is looking for an experienced VP of Human Resources to lead our People Operations team.T his role is expected to be hands-on and balance the strategic with the tactical while overseeing the full range of HR including: HR Operations, L&D, Experience across the employee lifecycle, Employee Relations and acting as a partner to our Talent Acquisition team.

The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills, empathy for others, and thrive at building solid relationships based on trust. This role functions as a Human Resources expert and a key business partner.


Litify aims to transform the legal industry through providing a trusted, intelligent, user-friendly platform for practice management


 Brooklyn, NY
July, 2019
VP People

We’re looking for a Vice President of People to lead Getaround in building a high performance organization as we continue to rapidly grow our global team. You will define and execute Getaround’s strategy across all disciplines within the People function, creating a best-in-class People experience to all Getaround employees.

The ideal candidate will have broad experience and be able to oversee our initiatives in diversity and inclusion, wellness, organizational strategy, performance management, learning and development, compensation and benefits, employee relationships and recruiting.


Getaround is an on-demand carsharing marketplace powered by our proprietary hardware technology, the Getaround Connect. Headquartered in San Francisco since 2009, we won TechCrunch Disrupt in 2011, and launched on-demand carsharing just two years later.

Getaround has grown to over 200,000 members across the US by allowing users to rent, unlock and drive — all with your phone. Rates start at $5/hour including insurance and no membership fees. Car owners conveniently share their cars earning $500-$1000 a month.


San Francisco, CA
July, 2019
VP of People & Culture

We are seeking a VP of People & Culture to partner with our Leadership team to champion a people-focused, solutions-oriented approach that allows our entire organization to run smoothly. This position requires experience guiding Leadership through successfully navigating the complex challenges of a fast-growing global company.

We are looking for a combination of Business Partnering and Executive Coaching skills to listen, mentor, and guide strategic investment in our talent, culture, and capabilities to fuel the international growth of our business. You will strategically partner with cross-functional leaders located in multiple offices and time zones to help our team build their organizations, working closely with the Head of People Operations to scale efficiently and achieve high performance. This position is located in our San Francisco headquarters.


Zendrive is leading the evolution of safety in an era of transportation innovation and mobile ubiquity. We’ve measured and analyzed 100-billion miles of driving data and are using it to better predict risk, reduce collisions, and save lives and money. Our transportation system is evolving. Car ownership in urban centers is peaking and consumers are increasingly choosing on-demand and shared ride services over driving themselves. At the same time, commercial and on-demand fleets are becoming increasingly reliant on mobile technology, and autonomous cars are making the move from science fiction to reality. As miles driven shift away from personal vehicles to commercial or shared fleets, a new framework is required for addressing safety. Through our product suite, we leverage mobile sensor data to provide actionable insights that improve safety for all road users worldwide. Launched in 2013 and based in San Francisco, Zendrive is a mission-driven company, dedicated to making roads safer through data and analytics.


San Francisco Bay Area
July, 2019
Senior Director, People

Morning Consult is looking for a Senior Director, People who will manage and own the talent management function for the company. Reporting to the Vice President of Talent & People, this role will supervise a small team of professionals. The Senior Director will also serve as a business partner to all departments and to all employees, with a specific focus on the Senior Director level and below.

Morning Consult

Named one of the fastest growing technology companies in North America by Deloitte, Morning Consult is revolutionizing ways to collect, organize, and share survey research data to transform how global leaders in business and government make decisions.

With offices in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, and Washington D.C., Morning Consult provides research, news, and brand-tracking technology for over 200 of the world’s biggest companies and industry associations. Additionally, Morning Consult conducts regular surveys for major media organizations including POLITICO, The Hollywood Reporter, Bloomberg, and The New York Times.


Washington, D.C.
June, 2019
Sr. Director, Global Total Rewards

As the leader of our total rewards programs, you will lead a global team which owns compensation, benefits and rewards strategies for the company, with a goal of enhancing our ability to attract, retain and engage. This is a critical, visible role, with a focus on driving total rewards programs end-to-end. You’ll report directly to our incredibly talented Vice President of People Operations, Robert Coleman.


Genesys is probably the biggest Silicon Valley software company that you’ve never heard of. We have an authentic, transparent culture, with engagement activities very much employee driven. With people in over 50 countries, we are very passport diverse and truly global. Our HR leadership team has been together for 6+ years. We have long tenure because we create an environment that is fun to work in – we have an experienced, open, execution-oriented team that loves a good debate – and a good party! We’ve all basically had new jobs every two years given our massive growth which is what keeps our jobs interesting. If you join us, you’ll be joining a fast paced, high performing team with a modern sensibility and approach towards HR.


Daly City, CA
June, 2019
Director, Total Rewards

Samsara is looking for a Director, Total Rewards to orchestrate industry leading and innovative rewards programs to ensure that Samsara continues to hire and develop the best talent in the world. This is a full time position at our office in Potrero Hill, and includes commuter benefits, equity compensation, 401k match, medical, dental, vision benefits.


Samsara’s Internet of Things solution – which includes fleet technologies ranging from GPS tracking to route optimization to AI-powered dash cameras – is being adopted by thousands of new customers every quarter, helping them improve the safety, efficiency, and quality of their operations.


San Francisco, CA
June, 2019
Vice President, People

Reporting directly to the CEO, Grammarly’s VP People will be responsible for the people function globally, including both recruiting and engagement/HR. They will drive the vision and strategy of the people function, and related implementation, ensuring Grammarly has the team in place to deliver on our goals and long-term vision.


At Grammarly, we believe that everyone should be heard and understood. We know that clear and effective communication improves people’s lives, and we want to help everyone improve their communication. That’s why we’ve built an AI-powered communication assistant—to help the world’s 2 billion English speakers communicate what they mean and be understood as they intend. So far, we’ve created a product that reaches 20 million people every day. Join us to help reach the next 100 million people.


San Francisco, CA
May, 2019
VP of People

Are you an innovative and strategic People leader?  As the VP of People, you’ll create a progressive corporate culture that will attract and retain employees. You’re creative, think outside of the box, and are not risk-averse in developing new programs and processes.


Narvar offers an enterprise SaaS platform that helps leading brands and retailers build lifelong relationships with their customers beyond the “buy” button. More than 300 leading retailers worldwide–including Anthropologie, Bonobos, Nordstrom, and Sephora – use Narvar’s shipment, tracking, returns, and analytics products to transform their customers’ post-purchase experiences.


San Francisco, CA
May, 2019

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