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:
The People Team’s mission is to exemplify and promote Quartet’s values with integrity and authenticity in order to foster a welcoming environment and rewarding experience where people can thrive and find joy as their best and most productive selves. The People Team oversees HR, Recruiting, Learning and Development, and Workplace at Quartet. This role will oversee the Human Resources function of the People Team, report to the Chief People Strategy Officer (CPSO), and serve on the People Operations Leadership Team as a peer to the VP of Recruiting and Head of People Enablement, Training and Wellness.
You are the steward of our company’s people and talent. You will lead the People function in a growing company, from talent acquisition to onboarding, performance management, career development, and culture and cohesion.
You’ll help bring the best people in the market into the company, and propel their performance and careers for years once they’re inside. Building a best-in-class team will take vision, strategy, and organization to pull off. You have a strong understanding of what makes people and organizations think and are a thought partner to the whole leadership on how to bring out the best in their team, and bring out the best in each other. You are hands-on -- willing to get into the nitty gritty of benefits, while also developing the culture and practices for the whole company.
Our people are our greatest asset in helping us grow and achieve our ambitious mission to improve human and environmental health. As our Head of People, you will shape the vision and strategic direction of our culture while driving the growth, development, and retention of our world-class team. Partnering with our leadership team, you will help us grow and scale, while sustaining our focus on impact, innovation, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.
While we’re exceptionally proud of the team and culture we’ve built to-date, we also understand that the next phase of growth will challenge our current hiring and HR infrastructure and test our culture in new ways. We’re looking to hire an experienced People Leader to own everything People related. You will report directly to the CEO and serve as a partner to all levels of the business. You will be a hands on leader with the potential to build on to your small team as the company scales.
We are looking for our first people operations leader to build the people operations function and enable our next stage of scale. Reporting directly to the VP of People, you will develop, iterate, and own the strategy and implementation of key processes, programs, policies, and HR technology stack. This will be a critical role in delivering our promise to be the best place to work by providing a world-class employee experience end to end.
We’re looking for a Head of People to help drive the company’s infrastructure on hiring, developing and retaining world-class talent in the US & Egypt to support Tempo’s growth. This role will report directly to the CEO and work closely with the leadership and department managers to help build and support their teams. You will be responsible for all human resources, recruiting, training/development activities, and building a strong culture at Tempo. If you’re passionate about fitness and want to join a fast growing startup, then we would love to meet you!
Ethos is seeking a dynamic business leader as our Head of People. In this role, you will be an executive business partner to the leadership team and will manage all aspects of recruiting and people operations while leading and supporting Ethos’ culture and values as we scale our company.
This person will partner with team leaders to develop and implement a people strategy that is aligned with each team’s objectives. This means recruiting top talent, implementing training programs, developing career ladders, and providing people operations support as we scale. As our People Leader, you will have a front row seat within a rapidly scaling startup and be asked to tackle the most interesting and critical recruiting and people operations challenges.
We’re looking for someone who’s willing to “roll up their sleeves” and drive building policies around employment, people development and happiness, operationalization of cultural values, compensation and benefits. This is a hugely impactful role that will define the placement, productivity, and happiness of an all-star team that’s making a large impact on millions of English learners around the world. We have a global team, so you should be excited about scaling our culture to teams in 8 countries. As our first people leader, you’ll be in charge of the entire people function of the company. You’ll work closely with our founders to develop and lead all people efforts as well as our technical recruiter to recruit new teammates to hit our hiring targets. You’ll build the associated teams as needed to scale our people operations.
Virtuous is hiring a Director of People Ops to lead recruiting, hiring and culture building. Virtuous is fast growing, highly collaborative software company helping nonprofits raise more money and do more good. If hired, you will help build the team and steward culture at one of Phoenix’s fastest growing tech startups.
The People & Culture Business Partner drives our mission by working with leaders across the business to ensure Visby is a great place to work for all our employees. This role is both hands-on and strategic and provides expertise in the areas of employee relations, workforce planning, performance management, compensation, employee retention, coaching/development, conflict management and ad hoc projects as necessary.
At Substack, we’re building a better future for writing, because we believe that what you read matters and good writing is valuable. Our team is an eclectic group with experience from across the technology industry and with a deep interest in reading and writing. We’re hiring a Head of People to help nurture and sustain our culture, to help everyone feel challenged and fulfilled at work, and to set us up for rapid organizational growth. We’re looking for someone who is experienced in HR and combines an ability to lead with eagerness to do the work an early-stage company needs to build a foundation for future growth. This is an important role at a formative time in Substack’s evolution – the Head of People will set a tone and example that will be followed for many years to come. This full-time position will be based in our San Francisco office.
Octave is hiring our first Head of People Experience. This person will join Octave’s leadership team and build an outstanding People Experience function to support Octave’s mission and vision. As a change management leader, the Head of People Experience will set the vision and direction for the department and partner with other leaders to nurture a strong, inclusive, and people-focused culture.
We’re looking for someone who is passionate about doing the right thing and making things better for not only our company but everyone who uses our technology. Reporting to the VP of People Operations, you will collaborate with our Executive Team and the Compensation Committee. We are looking for a hands-on leader to develop, design, and execute on our Total Rewards roadmap and oversee our HR Operations team. You will be given the opportunity to do some really great work, so we need someone excited about doing great things, who can bring in new ideas and new ways of doing things, who knows when to go with best practices and when to go and create them yourself. We are not satisfied with the status quo, and neither should you.
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.
In partnership with Atomic, and 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.
We’re currently in search of a strategic and operational leader to design a top-notch global compensation program for our employees. In this role, you will drive the development and execution of our global compensation needs. 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.
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.
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).
Bonusly is looking for an experienced, innovative and results-oriented VP of People Operations. Reporting to the CEO, this person will support a rapidly-growing team and drive continuous improvement for the culture and people of the organization. We need someone who is empathetic, skilled, and has a track record of building teams that deliver value with urgency. The opportunity for impact in this role is enormous. Bonusly is an HR technology company, and as our first HR executive hire you will be able to use our products and data to inform your work, as well as provide input on our product roadmap.
DataCamp is looking for an experienced and energetic Vice President 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.
FiscalNote is looking for a Senior Manager of People Operations to help propel our organization to new heights! In this role, you’ll be part of a small and mighty team charged with engaging & enabling our people and growing and scaling our business. You’ll lead with your head and heart and leverage your experience in new and creative ways.
In this role you will partner with VP of People and key stakeholders to shape and implement organizational and business strategies for a values-driven, global, growing, and dynamic organization.