Culture & Engagement Partner at WP Engine

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It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!
We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.
We're seeking a Austin based Culture & Engagement Partner to join our team! This person will have the opportunity to work with our team and community councils to improve engagement through events, programs, our new hire orientation, and employee recognition. To be a fit for this position, you must operate and thrive in a fast-paced environment that's ever changing with the needs of the company and regularly take the initiative to do the right thing.
What is Cool About This Job
Our people are our customers. The Culture & Engagement team coordinates with various functions within Employee Experience and the Company to build local communities and grow a global company culture that makes all employees feel seen, connected and appreciated.
Our team reinforces the foundation of our culture through New Employee Orientation (NEO). We build upon that foundation with meaningful and dynamic events and programs that bring us together, celebrate our employees and help reiterate the importance of health and wellness.
The Day to Day
This is very much a hands-on role, relying on you to execute and manage multiple projects at once. The ability to multitask and take an idea from concept to execution is key! As a member of the Culture & Engagement team, the Community Partner will:
  • Contribute to strategic planning for C&E pillars, NEO, Wellness, Employee Recognition, and Community Programming
  • Support the employee journey, starting with NEO and coming up with dynamic ways to keep them engaged.
  • Execute and support NEO while working collaboratively to continually evolve the program in the best interest of our employees
  • Partner with Site Leaders to celebrate and support regional/hub based events and town halls.
  • Collaborate with Site Leaders on regional/hub budgets while maintaining primary ownership.
  • Attend community council meetings consulting and offering support when needed, and assist in the design and branding of regional events.
  • Maintain stakeholder partnerships working with key contributors within your communities
  • Partner and work with regional ERGs for local programming
  • You'll be an active member of the DEI council helping bridge knowledge and information across the business
  • Vendor management and onboarding of new and existing partners such as Wellable, Thrivepass and Calm.
  • Maintain an ongoing relationship with the Procurement team in order to onboard vendors and complete the procurement process
  • Manage the local swag, care packages and recognition process.
  • Support EE cross functional initiatives and other duties as assigned

Your Experience, Expertise and Passion
Minimum qualifications include:
  • Strong and effective communication, both written and verbal (proposals, reports, presentations)
  • Agility, flexibility, consistency and accountability to achieve a positive outcome. Relationship builder, self-starter with ability to operate collaboratively, independently and asynchronously across time zones. Thrives in an autonomous environment and just knows how to take ownership and get things done!
  • Strong project and time management skills with the ability to multitask and context switch.
  • A natural "people person," with genuine care and passion for culture, community, and elevating the experience of our employees at WP Engine.
  • Creative Problem solving skills, thrive in a fast paced environment.
  • 1-3 years of related experience

The Perks and Benefits
  • Stock Options (Every employee is an owner in the company)
  • Health Benefits (100% Paid Employee Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • Fertility Benefits (IVF/Fertility drug coverage)
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a match
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Paid Family and Caregiver's Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Generous Vacation Time (Who doesn't like time off)
  • One-time $500 Home Office Stipend
  • Company Wellness Days
  • Wellness Program

Our company strives to have the broadest possible view of diversity, going beyond visible differences to include the background, experiences, skills, and perspectives that make each person unique. WP Engine is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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WP Engine is on the corner of 5th and Lavaca, blocks away from the Colorado River and Congress Avenue.

What are WP Engine Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

100% Employee Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision. Lunch provided Monday - Thursday. Equity - Every employee is an owner in the company. Paid downtown parking.

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