Director of People at OutboundEngine

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OutboundEngine is seeking a Director of People who is a seasoned, strategic leader to take the employee experience to new heights. The successful candidate is a learner and achiever, who is an expert in business operations and HR’s impact on the bottom line. The Director motivates with integrity and kindness and tackles opportunities with responsible, innovative solutions. This position reports to the CFO. 

Since 2012, OutboundEngine has helped over 10,000 small business owners market themselves by doing it for them. We create original content for our clients, automate their email campaigns, update their social media profiles, and ultimately help them drive repeat and referral business as well as new business.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Develop OE’s employer brand, implement an enviable “total employee experience,” and further enrich our fantastic culture
  • Ensure talent remains a top priority and a major strength of the company while fostering a sense of ownership and accountability throughout the business
  • Partner with senior business leaders to understand business strategy, and develop, define, and align HR priorities to support the achievement of business goals
  • Promote a culture of engaged growth and professional development by coaching leaders on D&I, employee communication, and development and performance management strategies and tactics
  • Oversee the build-out and realization of a successful succession planning program, including providing the tools and resources necessary for optimizing employees’ trajectories within the organization
  • Research and introduce new tools, technology, and ideas to address strategic, operational, and fiscal challenges from the HR perspective
  • Ensure every aspect of recruiting exudes the culture of OE, providing an enjoyable, satisfying, and thought-provoking experience
  • Collaborate with the leadership team to achieve a work environment in which all individuals are treated fairly and respectfully, have equal access to opportunities and resources, and can contribute fully to the organization’s success
  • Build efficient and cross-functional talent pipelines
  • Leverage technology to improve operational efficiency, enhance the employee experience, and ultimately maximize revenue
  • Maintain a robust understanding of OE’s ATS, HRIS, and Compensation analysis tools; analyze national trends, anticipate organizational needs, and when appropriate, present data-based recommendations
  • Continually assess and mitigate financial, legal, operational, reputational, safety, and health risks
  • Maintain proficient knowledge of HR policies, programs, and laws, and implement programs that train leaders to understand and comply with necessary rules
  • Address ongoing training requirements related to the maintenance of accreditation qualifications for instructional, operations, admissions, and other staff
  • Commit to lifelong learning and engagement with our industry

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, psychology and/or human resources or related field (master’s preferred)
  • A minimum of ten (10) years’ management experience with operational and fiscal responsibilities in an organization with a minimum of 200 employees and $25 million in revenue
  • OR an equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Background in workforce recruiting, development and training
  • Leadership experience in a technology company 
  • Extra points for SPHR and/or SHRM-SCP

The successful candidate will have the following personal characteristics:

  • A driven personality with a history achievement
  • Ownership mindset, driven by a standard of excellence
  • Flexible thinking, creativity, judgement, and logical problem solving
  • Full grasp of business and accounting impacts of HR decisions
  • Ability to initiate and lead continuous improvement efforts in a fast-paced, rapid-change HR environment
  • Extraordinary interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to impactfully present and interpret data at every level of the enterprise
  • Makes work fun, with mature perspective that brings lightheartedness and humor into a high-demand workplace
  • Demonstrated skill at applying innovative technological solutions to increase operational productivity, without losing focus on the “human” element
  • Strong time management skills, with disciplined self-mastery and ethics so professionalism and “leading by example” are present at all times

What's in it for you:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 100% Paid Insurance (medical, dental, vision, life and disability) - active the first of the month following, 30 days of employment
  • Open PTO policy, plus a paid extended holiday break at the end of the year
  • Company-paid downtown parking, bus or metro pass
  • Casual dress and music rocking all day
  • An awesome work environment and culture
  • Company events, such as private concerts, happy hours, team outings, holiday parties and more
  • Voted Top 10 Best Places to Work in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018
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Downtown Austin, great views of the city and close to everything you could possibly need!

What are OutboundEngine Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Intracompany committees
Outbound Outreach: Our commitment to helping the community one cause at a time. This committee helps to organize all volunteer work done by OE throughout the year!
Daily stand up
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program.

Additional Perks + Benefits

Competitive benefits. Company events, such as private concerts, happy hours, team outings, holiday parties and more. Generous PTO policy. Company-paid downtown parking. Catered lunches monthly. Fully stocked kitchen with snacks and beverages. Sales team spiffs, ranging from spot bonuses to all-expenses-paid trips.

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