We’re hiring a Head of People

As our Head of People, you will:

  • Advise CEOs and portfolio companies on hiring, organizational design, people management, and development practices.
  • Work hand-in-hand with portfolio companies on building their teams from day 1.
  • Create talent networks and communities around specific functions while expanding Lerer Hippeau’s talent network.
  • Create and manage Lerer Hippeau’s hiring pipeline and network.
  • Drive diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts across our portfolio and team.
  • Contribute to the platform of recommended people-related vendors, search firms, and resources.
  • Work with the partnership to establish strategic people plans and internal processes across the firm.
  • Lead the development and implementation of firm-wide people strategies.

About you:

  • Seasoned and senior business leader with 10+ years of experience in HR, people ops, and recruiting; experience working at a high-growth startup or VC is a plus.
  • Strong track record of successfully managing early-stage hiring and people practices.
  • Creative; you look at things from a unique perspective and don’t just stick to the status quo
  • Relationship-builder, self-starter, and natural leader 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.
  • Ability to collaborate well with others across the organization and thrive in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.

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