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Director of Human Resources

San Francisco

Director of Human Resources

Full-time | San Francisco | California | United States


Eventbrite has consistently been named one of the Best Places to Work. From being named one of the top companies in the Bay Area 7 years in a row  to one of Fortune’s best workplace nationwide, we are honored and thrilled to have created an environment that empowers our employees, otherwise referred to as “Britelings” to do their best work while having a great time.

We are looking for a world-class Director of Human Resources to join our People team to lead us through our next evolution. You will lead a team that builds upon a strong cultural foundation to ensure our HR practices, policies, systems, tools, and processes are well aligned with our philosophy of treating our Britelings with respect, dignity, and generosity.


Eventbrite’s People team is dedicated to providing a positive, helpful, and welcoming experience to everyone who enters the Briteland, from our employees to guests, vendors, clients, and customers. We strive to remove barriers and provide the tools and support to help our Britelings achieve great things. You will build a team to support our US-based Britelings.  The Briteling experience team includes Learning and Development, Recruiting, Facilities and our core HR team which you would lead and build.


Reporting to the VP of People,  you will have the  opportunity to build an outstanding HR team to scale our practices, policies, and execution. Leading by example, you will carefully curate and nurture a team of exceptional people to create the support network for our Britelings, scale our policies and practices, all while ensuring we’re compliant with local laws.  You have a unique blend of attention to detail, ability to evolve and overhaul processes end to end, a deep understanding of employment law coupled with compassion, trust, and a great sense of humor.   


  • Partner with the VP of People, to create strategies and programs to remove roadblocks for our Britelings, whether through organizational design improvements, fostering collaboration between teams, or identifying trends
  • Lead and develop a team of HR rockstars that are the face of Eventbrite for our Britelings. They will be ambassadors for employee relations, benefits and everything in between
  • Model and champion our award-winning company culture and values
  • Develop, influence, and execute on scale initiatives that support our short and long-term business goals
  • Help drive programs that help Eventbrite attract, develop, and retain top tier talent
  • Provide insight and analysis on the BX team’s various measures
  • Partner with key business stakeholders to ensure employee and business needs are met
  • Regularly review HR policies and practices, recommend improvements and ensure they are  compliant, fair, and reasonable
  • Provide counsel and guidance on people management and development  
  • Consult with legal counsel as appropriate on people matters, and work closely with our partners in finance
  • Lead cross-functional projects that support the People and HR team’s objectives
  • Provide insights across the HR team on people programs that meet the goals and objectives of both the broader team and our employees


  • 10+ years HR experience
  • A warm, engaging personality. You’re the type of person that anyone would feel comfortable speaking to about anything
  • Experience running HR organizations from talent strategies to policy improvements to benefits. You’ve seen it all.
  • A deep and up to date knowledge of industry trends, employment legislation, and organizational compliance requirements. This is the kind of stuff you get excited about!
  • You bring a systems thinking and thought leadership mindset to the table to support a high performance and growth environment
  • Ability to collaborate, inspire and transform
  • Strong leadership presence and communication skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • A strong moral compass and ability to approach potentially challenging situations with objectivity, compassion, grace, and attention to detail
  • Interest in leadership development


  • Prior experience leading HR at an organization admired for its culture
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and/or SPHR certification preferred
  • Workday experience


Eventbrite powers ticketing and registration for more than two million live experiences each year, hosting the world’s largest online selection of events. We build technology that allows anyone to create, share, find and attend events of all kinds. Music festivals, marathons, conferences, hackathons, political rallies, fundraisers, gaming competitions— you name it, we power it.


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