VP of People
Posted on 11/9/2023
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
Finance & Banking
  • Experience leading people at a venture-backed startup of similar scale
  • 15+ years of progressive People leadership experience in fast-paced and innovative environments
  • Strong understanding of remote work dynamics and best practices
  • Demonstrated success in building and implementing talent development programs
  • Excellent knowledge of HR laws and regulations across North America
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Professional HR certifications (e.g., SHRM, HRCI, CHRP) preferred
  • Lean in with senior roles to help ensure we are hiring the best person for the role
  • Oversee the end-to-end recruitment process, from job postings to onboarding
  • Develop and maintain a strong employer brand to attract the best candidates
  • Ensure employees have access to resources and opportunities for career growth
  • Support managers in talent development and succession planning
  • Build a high performing company culture that rewards results. Design processes and systems which reinforce our goals and are efficient
  • Support executives and departmental leaders in fostering and developing talent
  • Implement performance improvement plans as necessary
  • Cultivate a remote work culture that is inclusive, vibrant, and celebrates diversity
  • Organize virtual team-building activities and initiatives to enhance employee engagement
  • Address employee concerns and proactively work to resolve issues
  • Ensure company compliance with all federal, state, provincial and local employment laws
  • Update and maintain HR policies and procedures to reflect best practices and evolving remote work standards
  • Collaborate with leadership to design competitive compensation and benefits packages
  • Manage and optimize employee benefits programs, including healthcare, 401K / RRSP plans, and more
  • Utilize data-driven insights to make informed decisions and improve HR processes
  • Regularly report on key HR metrics to the executive team
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience leading people at a venture-backed startup
  • Experience in the entertainment industry
  • Experience with remote work
  • Experience with talent acquisition and recruitment
  • Experience with performance management
  • Experience with employee engagement and culture
  • Experience with HR compliance and policy management
  • Experience with benefits and compensation
  • Experience with data and analytics
  • Experience with talent development and training