AlertMedia helps companies keep their people safe, informed, and connected during emergencies and other critical events.
Austin, TX

Senior Director, Total Rewards at AlertMedia (Austin, TX or Remote)

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The Role:

The Senior Director Total Rewards will partner with the Chief People Officer to develop a Total Rewards philosophy/program. In this role you will be responsible for all aspects of design, implementation, administration and communication of all company compensation and benefit programs for the company.  

As one of the most exciting start-up companies in Austin, we are focused on finding the best talent and building the best team to continue accelerating our rapid growth. 

Who you are:

You have extensive compensation and total rewards experience and can quickly take in information to make data-driven, sound decisions. You are self-motivated and thrive in a fast-paced environment. You are great at explaining things in a clear, concise, and engaging manner, and are passionate about being a part of a team and organization that delivers results and desires to be an amazing place to work.  

Who we are: 

AlertMedia is leading the evolution of employee safety for a modern workforce. We offer the most intuitive emergency communication software on the market with fully integrated threat warnings and employee safety monitoring. We believe any organization can improve safety and business outcomes during critical events by quickly identifying threats and simplifying fast, reliable communication to impacted audiences. We are headquartered in Austin, TX, and trusted by thousands of customers in over 100 countries—including DHL, British Petroleum, SurveyMonkey, and Walmart—to keep their people safe and connected anytime, anywhere.  

We are an equal opportunity employer focused on creating a collaborative and exciting place for all to work. Ensuring a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace for all people is key to our success and core to our values.   

Come join us in our mission to save lives and minimize loss through effective communication. 

This is an amazing opportunity to be part of our wave of momentum and take our company, and your career, to the next growth stage. We'd love to get to know you better and share how we serve our amazing customers. For more information, please visit

What you will do:

  • Drive the strategic development, design, implementation, communication, maintenance and compliance of all compensation programs to align with the company’s Total Rewards philosophy and business objectives. 
  • Identify, develop and deliver strategic compensation programs that meet and anticipate the internal needs of the organization while monitoring external trends in the marketplace. 
  • Manage and communicate all compensation programs, including the development/maintenance of base salary ranges and other compensation practices for the company’s various business units. 
  • Analyze jobs, salaries, and incentives in order to evaluate internal equity, external competitiveness, and legal compliance of pay practices.  
  • Plans, develops and/or participates in area and industry compensation surveys or special compensation studies, including market-based pricing, to ensure the company’s competitive position within the marketplace. Review and analyze findings, assess unique company needs and develop specific recommendations to management with respect to the compensation structure. 
  • Partner with Finance on annual compensation budget. 
  • Establish, build and maintain strong relationships with leaders and managers across the organization to ensure our compensation structure supports our strategic objectives. 
  • Educate leaders, managers and employees on the company’s Total Rewards philosophy


  • 10+ years working in Compensation/Total Rewards positions with increasing levels of responsibility 
  • Experience with various HRIS systems 
  • Experience creating job levels, leveling guides 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; clear and concise written and oral communication skills 
  • Comfortable building rapport, negotiating, and setting expectations with stakeholders, including those at the executive level 
  • Exceptional leadership, communication and influencing skills 
  • Excellent verbal, written and analytical skills, strong attention to detail 
  • Experience in complex project management with the ability to deliver quality recommendations and solutions 
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment; ability to work well under pressure and to manage multiple priorities 
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s degree preferred 
  • Position is open for remote location except for in the following states: Alaska, Colorado, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, Washington, West Virginia, US territories 
  • This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

What we offer:

  • Base salary + Company-Wide Bonus program
  • Competitive PTO + holidays to enjoy balance
  • Health benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance 100% paid for employees
  • Amazing rewards and incentives
  • An exciting and positive work environment
  • Commitment to community service with opportunities to give back 
  • A Best Places to Work company 5 years in a row

AlertMedia is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

AlertMedia does not currently sponsor applicants for work visas.

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What are AlertMedia Perks + Benefits

AlertMedia Benefits Overview

AlertMedia has a comprehensive benefits package in order to take care of our employees, including 100% paid medical, dental, vision and life insurance for employees and a significant contribution to dependent coverage. We take pride in giving back to our community through quarterly give-back opportunities and enjoy quarterly team-building both team specific and company-wide.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Quarterly engagement surveys
Hybrid work model
President's club
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
AlertMedia offers both an FSA and HSA options. AlertMedia offers a matching program for our HSA plan option.
Disability insurance
AlertMedia pays 100% of short and long term disability insurance coverage for full-time employees.
Dental insurance
AlertMedia pays for 100% dental coverage for its full-time employees as well as a percentage for dependents.
Vision insurance
AlertMedia pays for 100% vision coverage for its full-time employees as well as a percentage for dependents.
Health insurance
AlertMedia pays for 100% medical coverage for its full-time employees as well as a percentage for dependents.
Life insurance
AlertMedia pays 100% of life insurance coverage for full-time employees.
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
AlertMedia offers a comprehensive 401k plan for our team members.
401(K) matching
AlertMedia's 401(k) retirement plan matches 50% of an employee's contributions up to 6% of their annual base salary.
Performance bonus
AlertMedia is proud to offer a generous collective success annual bonus to all of its full-time employees.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
AlertMedia offers 12 weeks paid in full for primary caregivers and 4 weeks paid in full for secondary caregivers.
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Fertility benefits
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
AlertMedia has a strong commitment to serving our community, with opportunities to get involved at quarterly give-back events.
6 weeks of paid sabbatical leave after 6 years of service allows our employees to rejuvenate and pursue their interests whether it’s volunteering, travel, research, or spending time with family.
Paid holidays
AlertMedia offers 11 company paid holidays for full-time employees.
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
AlertMedia puts a huge emphasis on team-building. Q1/Q3 are dedicated to team-specific events while Q2/Q4 are company-wide events including our always amazing holiday party!
Free snacks and drinks
AlertMedia has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and all of the flavored LaCroix you can handle.
Some meals provided
AlertMedia has a Tuesday lunch tradition. We bring in delicious catered food and introduce new hires, share product updates or customer stories, and even get to see our board deck via our CEO.
Company-sponsored happy hours
AlertMedia enjoys Friday happy hours after a week of hard work.
Onsite office parking
AlertMedia offers free parking to all employees.
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
AlertMedia offers a wide range of training programs to all employees through our dedicated learning & development teams.
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Leadership series with all of our new hires, as well as continued engagement through paired virtual coffee sessions.
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Personal development training

Additional Perks + Benefits

In addition to our other fantastic benefits, AlertMedia shares in an annual company-wide, collective success bonus! This includes sales and all other full-time team members.

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