Senior P&C Business Partner



San Francisco, CA, USA · Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

The Role

Linktree is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior People and Culture Business Partner to join our team in California. In this role, you will primarily support the Product, Engineering and Design functions, providing expert guidance and support to ensure the success and well-being of our employees. You will work hand-in-hand with the CPO and CTO to build and execute on talent strategies, performance management, P&E policies, compliance, and employee relations.

Additionally, you will play a strategic role in shaping the direction of the people and culture function, specifically focusing on US people initiatives and policies.

What You’ll Own

  • Product & Engineering Business Partnering: Be a key strategic member of Product and Engineering, acting as a trusted advisor and partner to the functions and their executive leaders on all people-related matters. Develop a deep understanding of their teams, objectives, and challenges to proactively address any people-related needs, and to facilitate high performance with highly engaged and effective teams.

  • Talent Management: Collaborate with the Talent Acquisition team to attract, hire, and onboard top talent, with a specific focus on Product and Engineering. Work closely with managers to identify talent gaps, develop succession plans, and implement strategies for employee development and growth within P&E.

  • Employee Engagement: Develop and implement initiatives to drive employee engagement and foster a positive and inclusive work environment. Analyze the results of engagement surveys for your functions, and partner with functional leaders on recommendations for improvement.

  • Employee Relations: Handle complex employee relations matters, including performance management, disciplinary actions, and conflict resolution. Provide coaching and support to managers to embed and develop a culture of high performance.

  • Performance Management: Lead the performance management process for P&E, including goal setting, performance evaluations, and feedback. Train managers on effective performance management techniques and ensure alignment with company values and objectives.

  • Compensation and Benefits: Partner with the Head of People Operations and the Finance team to ensure competitive and equitable compensation and benefits programs. Provide guidance on compensation decisions, promotions, and salary adjustments, with a specific focus on the US market.

  • HR Policies and Compliance: Stay up to date on relevant employment laws and regulations, ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local requirements. Review and update HR policies and procedures as needed.

  • Strategic Planning: Collaborate with the Head of People Operations and SVP People & Legal to develop and execute the people strategy for the US region. Contribute to the development of global people initiatives and policies.

  • P&C team player: Help build a world-class people strategy that takes into account the unique challenges of both remote and hybrid work across multiple time zones and reflects our commitment to diversity of thought. Be a champion of Linktree’s values, working closely with the P&C team to develop and launch programmes that support all Linkies to be successful whilst bringing their whole selves to work.

Who We’re Looking For

  • An experienced People professional with a minimum 8 years of experience in a P&C or HR role

  • Well versed in Product and Engineering teams, with a minimum of 2 years supporting Product and/or Engineering.

  • Comfortable working within a tech startup or in a hyper growth environment. Thrive in a fast-moving, fluid environment.

  • Extensive knowledge of US employment laws and regulations.

  • Proven experience in handling complex employee relations matters and providing guidance to managers.

  • Strong understanding of talent management practices, including performance management, talent development, and succession planning.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships at all levels of the organization and to influence strong executive leaders.

  • Strategic thinker but willing to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with experience in change management

  • People-first approach but with an understanding of commercial needs

Linktree is committed to providing a competitive compensation package. Our cash compensation amount for this role is targeted at $150,000-$205,000 in the San Francisco Bay or Los Angeles area. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including candidate expertise, the scope of role and level, and may vary from the amounts listed above.

P.S. If you don’t tick every box in this ad, please don’t rule yourself out. We take pride in inclusion and hiring incredible human beings with great potential over ticking boxes – so if this role resonates with you, hit that apply button!

Where and How We Work

We are a global and diverse group offering a truly flexible and family friendly work environment. Kids, pets, and the occasional delivery person are all actively encouraged to appear on our Zoom screens. All of us at Linktree work either fully remote or a flex hybrid approach.

We offer autonomy and flexibility in how you structure your days and weeks. There will be the need for some collaboration outside of your usual 9-5 being a global company, but we aim to work asynchronously where possible.

How we’ll help you thrive

Our approach to benefits considers the whole person and the unique contributions they bring to Linktree. We want the experience at Linktree to be one that enables people to truly thrive so we can Go Further Together. Some ways we support you:

  • An annual wellbeing allowance to use on things like (but not limited to) fitness memberships, development courses, childcare, travel, charitable donations, pet insurance, home office set up - the choice is yours!

  • 100% coverage (and 80% for your dependents) of your monthly premiums for medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance for US-based employees.

  • Employer contribution towards your retirement.

  • Generous time off for vacation, holidays, parental leave, volunteer time and other categories.

  • Employee Stock Option Program - we want each and every employee to share in the company’s success as we go further together.

To learn more about our benefits, including our parental leave program, volunteering leave, DE&I initiatives, and more, click here!

Our Story

We're on a mission to empower anyone to curate, grow and monetize their digital universe. We created the "link in bio" category and are trusted by some of the world's biggest brands and celebrities including TikTok, The UN Environmental Program, The White House, F1, Manchester United, Olivia Rodrigo and Selena Gomez. With over 50M+ users and 40,000 new accounts created everyday, Linktree is the fastest growing leader in our category. Linktree has partnered with some of today’s biggest names like Amazon, TikTok, Snap, YouTube, GoFundMe, Spotify, Google, Stripe, Reddit and more to help unify users’ digital spaces— and we’re just getting started. Join us in empowering everyone from businesses to creatives in building their online presence.

At Linktree, we celebrate and support everyone’s perspective and background, and we’re proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We aim to foster a diverse and inclusive environment where all team members have a sense of belonging, because we believe in going further together. Linktree welcomes all people regardless of sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, disability, pregnancy, age, or other lived experience. If you require accommodations to fully participate in our opportunities, please don't hesitate to reach us at – your needs are important to us.