People Operations Manager

Short Story

Short Story

51-200 employees

Modern ecommerce for petite women

Consumer Goods

$125,000 - $150,000


Mid, Senior

San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as an HR Manager or similar capacity in multi-state operations in a fast paced dynamic environment
  • Expertise in recruiting and partnering with hiring managers to expedite closing of all open requisitions. Assist in building a solid recruiting operation system
  • Experience in HRIS and running a metrics driven HR organization
  • Entrepreneurial drive, excellent communication, organizational, and project management skills
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong experience of wage and hourly compliance in the state of California
  • Experience supporting warehouse operations preferred
  • Conversational and written Spanish skills preferred
  • SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) or SPHR current certification preferred
  • Ability to work at our SF office in Mission Bay (preferred)
  • Direct all HR operations, including recruitment, selection, compensation, payroll, benefit administration, employee training/development, performance review management, and employee relations
  • Create and optimize the use of HR tools and processes, train management in best practices in all aspects of HR
  • Develop roadmaps and execute key programs on culture, engagement, and team building
  • Triage questions and support our employees to resolve any issues
  • Develop dashboards measuring the success of people operation by creating and maintaining metrics for every facet of HR
  • Wear many hats in assisting with other HR core competencies
  • Develop and implement programs in a manner that ensures cost effectiveness, market competitiveness and internal equity
  • Organize team-building events and keep company culture top of mind
  • Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in HR and employment laws
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance. Interpret appropriate laws and policies and advise management accordingly
  • Successfully deliver on all deadlines and flawlessly execute in a fast-paced, startup environment

Short Story's mission is to remove the “ugh” from the shopping equation and support petite women in telling their stories, stylishly and confidently. The average American woman is 5'4" and petite, yet this remains an enormously underserved segment. Short story is a style discovery platform to help petite women find clothes that fit. They are a team of curators passionate about finding style, quality, and fit for petite women.

Company Stage


Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Medical, dental and vision benefits

Unlimited vacation

Competitive startup compensation

Opportunity to work with a dedicated and experienced founding team

Company meals & events

Professional development resources

Opportunity to progress rapidly through your career