We’re hiring a Director of Talent

About us:

As our Director of Talent, you will:

  • Advise CEOs and portfolio companies on hiring, organizational design, people management, and development practices.
  • Work hand-in-hand with portfolio companies on their first 5–10 hires.
  • Create talent networks and communities around specific functions while expanding Lerer Hippeau’s talent network through extensive networking and events.
  • Contribute to the platform of recommended People-related vendors, search firms, and resources, and produce educational content for Lerer Hippeau’s founders.
  • Create and manage Lerer Hippeau’s hiring pipeline and network.
  • Drive diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts across our portfolio and team.

About you:

  • Seasoned and senior business leader with expertise in HR, people ops, and recruiting.
  • Strong track record of successfully managing early-stage hiring and people practices including job scoping, sourcing, screening, and interviewing, as well as org design.
  • Experience working at a high-growth startup or VC in people ops, HR, or talent acquisition.
  • Relationship-builder and self-starter who can work across our portfolio companies with founders, chief people officers, and other execs.
  • Deep understanding of industry trends and best practices across the People org.
  • Experience managing search firms, both contingent and retained.
  • Strong knowledge of organization scaling, compensation philosophy, culture building.

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Lerer Hippeau

Lerer Hippeau

Lerer Hippeau is the most active early-stage venture capital fund in New York.