Are you excited about the opportunity to own and build out the entire people function at a fast growing startup? Do you believe that the most important decision that people make in terms of what job to take should be influenced not by the role or compensation, but by the people that they’ll be spending their time working with? Do you want to work alongside founders and leadership as a partner to make sure that the culture and processes within the organization enable an environment where people can be happy and do their best work? Are you excited by the challenges of recruiting and filling out a global team of both developers and business functions? Can you be creative and learn on the fly to figure out the right people policies for a company that operates at the intersection of traditional tech startup, and web3 blockchain powered global project? If it sounds exciting to you to join a company of 20 people and take on all of the above, then the Head of People role at Livepeer may be for you.
Livepeer’s mission is to build the world’s open video infrastructure, enabling instantly scalable, reliable, and affordable video streaming for a global audience. We are starting by creating the best video infrastructure for user generated content (UGC) video applications. Users of Livepeer can access instantly reliable and scalable video infrastructure while saving over 10x in cost compared to existing infrastructure providers. We accomplish this by using our open source distributed network that enables anyone to bring capacity to the network and get compensated directly by its users. In trying times like this, Livepeer is proud to provide an unique video solution that helps communities and businesses innovate, adapt, and grow through the power of video.
Livepeer is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We are committed to provide a community and environment for mutual respect, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe diversity and inclusion are crucial to our success and seek to recruit/develop from a diverse candidate pool.
About The Role
Livepeer is looking for an experienced leader to take on the role of Head of People, with the goal of ensuring that the company is a place where talented people love to work alongside one another. You will focus on building a team of dynamic, energized, entrepreneurial people who are driven by the mission of building the world’s open video infrastructure. You will be empowered to ensure that the culture and people processes within the company enable the team to do their best work and grow in a gratifying way. Creative problem solving and ability to learn on the fly is a must, as Livepeer operates at the intersection of a traditional technology startup, and a global, decentralized project, with team members and contributors all around the world working on disparate efforts. This role is a key strategic partner to the CEO and leadership team.
The following list is comprehensive, and represents the work of an entire built out HR organization. You are empowered to prioritize, staff your team, and resource using contractors and outsourced work as needed to ensure these functions get executed on as warranted over time.
Hiring / Onboarding
Employee Engagement & Culture
Payroll & Benefits
Global People Operations and Compliance
Training & Development
Performance Management & Compensation
How to apply
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an email containing your Resume and/or LinkedIn to [email protected] with the subject line: Head of People.
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How to Apply
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