Posted on February 11th, 2019
We are looking for a VP of People to help us grow our People team and play a critical role in shaping the culture of a 100% remote team. Interested in heading a remote team on a mission to help everyone be more productive at work? Then read on…
We know applying for and taking on a new job at any company requires a leap of faith. We want you to feel comfortable and excited to apply at Zapier. To help share a bit more about life at Zapier, here are a few resources in addition to the job description that can give you an inside look at what life is like at Zapier. Hopefully, you'll take the leap of faith and apply.
Zapier is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce.
Even though our job description may seem like we're looking for a specific candidate, the role inevitably ends up tailored to the person who applies and joins. Regardless of how well you feel you fit our description, we encourage you to apply if you meet these criteria:
You’re a People Pro. You are a seasoned professional with a passion for building and growing people teams and companies. You have 10+ years of senior people operations experience including 8+ years of leadership and management experience in high growth environments.
You have scaled a global team. We are a remote company with people in more than 18 countries around the world so it’s vital that you have experience managing people on a global scale. A successful applicant will have a proven track record scaling an organization to over 500 people.
You have experience developing cutting edge people operations programs. Proven track record crafting engaging employee experiences and developing employees while growing high-performance organizations. You have developed and delivered high-impact programs around L&D, performance management, employee engagement, employee retention, and talent acquisition.
You’re a “hands-on” leader who enjoys being in the trenches with the operating team. You thrive in a fast-paced environment where the decision-making process is quick and expedient.
You have strong leadership skills with the ability to foster high levels of accountability through coaching, career development, and performance management.
You’re experienced at building diverse teams. You have experience building high performing inclusive cultures and have helped to create flourishing and diverse teams.
You’re an expert at coaching and mentoring. You have experience creating a strong learning environment within a growing organization including developing and implementing successful initiatives for performance management, coaching, learning and development.
You're data-driven. You have an analytical mindset and you know that you have to use data, metrics and analytics to measure success and make better decisions.
You're a skilled written communicator. Zapier is a 100% remote team and writing is our primary means of communication. You'll use written summaries and reports to communicate vision, strategy, plans, findings, and results to the Ops and full Zapier team.
For the past seven years, Zapier has been helping people across the world automate the boring and tedious parts of their job. We do that by helping everyone connect the web applications they already use and love.
We believe that there are jobs a computer is best at doing and that there are jobs a human is best at doing. We want to empower businesses to create processes and systems that let computers do what they are best at doing and let humans do what they are best at doing.
We believe that with the right tools, you can have big impact with less hassle.
We believe in small teams. Small teams are fast and nimble. Small teams mean less bureaucracy and less management and more getting things done.
We believe in a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment. All teammates at Zapier agree to a code of conduct.
Location: Anywhere in the U.S. or Canada
If you want to work remote, that's great. If you want to work near others, that's cool too. Our team of 180+ is distributed because it lets us work with the best people. You don't have to be located in the USA either. Some team members live in the United Kingdom, Thailand, India, Nigeria, Taiwan, Guatemala, New Zealand, Australia, and more! You just need the skills and drive to succeed in this role and the ability to work from anywhere.
*While we take care of our international folks as best we can, currently, healthcare and retirement plans are only available to US-based employees.
We have a non-standard application process. To jump-start the process we ask a few questions we normally would ask at the start of an interview. This helps speed up the process and lets us get to know you a bit better right out of the gate. Please make sure to answer each question.
After you apply, you are going to hear back from us, even if we don't seem like a good fit. In fact, throughout the process, we strive to make sure you never go more than seven days without hearing from us.
Optional: Share anonymously some demographic information about yourself to help us better track trends related to the backgrounds of candidates interested in working at Zapier in order for us to build a team that represents the users at Zapier and the broader world population.
Zapier is an equal opportunity employer. We're excited to work with talented and empathetic people no matter their race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, or age. Our code of conduct provides a beacon for the kind of company we strive to be, and we celebrate our differences because those differences are what allow us to make a product that serves a global user base.