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SVP, HR

San Francisco, California, United States

SVP, HR

Full-time | San Francisco | California | United States

Eventbrite is the world’s leading event technology platform, powering over 39 million events in more than 170 countries in 2018.  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.  


Last year, our platform enabled over 795,000 event creators to sell over 65 million tickets.  Customers include Tribeca Film Festival, Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals, Maker Faire, Wanderlust, and many more. We have processed over $10B in gross ticket sales since launching over a decade ago.  The total gross global market opportunity has been sized at $350B annually, which means we are just getting started in our pursuit of building the global platform for live experiences.  


THE ROLE

Eventbrite has been named one of the Best Places to Work by Fortune, Glassdoor and the San Francisco Business Times for 10 consecutive years.  In that time, we have scaled to ~1,100 employees in 14 offices in 11 countries. With a keen focus on people and culture, we are looking for a Senior Vice President of Human Resources to lead our Briteling Experience department, which is responsible for recruiting, developing and motivating our global team.  In this role you will build a high functioning, strategic, service-minded team that every leader partners with to drive excellence and performance.

YOU WILL

  • Serve as a key member of the leadership team and provide expertise in motivating, developing, and retaining people across the organization
  • Collaborate with the senior leadership team to align human capital strategy with the organization’s strategic plan and growth targets
  • Build, manage and coach department staff, ensuring alignment of team and department objectives to overall organizational objectives and standards
  • Possess deep working knowledge of various HR systems and identify key systems to improve efficiency and employee experience
  • Create the plan to support a distinctive, enduring and inspiring value proposition and culture
  • Play a key role in leading organizational culture initiatives that ensure a high-performing organization overall, including putting systems and processes in place that value and leverage skill and expertise across the organization
  • Lead processes and plans to facilitate frequent, open and honest internal communication up, down, and across the organization
  • Continue building our diversity and inclusion framework and infusing diversity inclusion throughout Eventbrite’s global business

THE SKILL SET

  • 12+ years of management experience, with at least five years in a senior leadership role in human resources
  • Track record of achieving strong results while building and fostering an inclusive, collaborative, and high-performance culture
  • Excellent relationship-building skills with a demonstrated ability to work well with people with a wide diversity of demographic and professional experience levels across a decentralized work environment
  • Strong strategic thinking skills with an ability to articulate a clear, compelling vision, use data to inform decisions, and execute on strategy
  • Strong project management skills with significant experience leading change management
  • Ability to coach and mentor direct reports, peers and executives on sound talent management practices; track record of driving organizational results through coaching and mentoring
  • Proven ability to recruit, hire, develop and retain effective, diverse teams and to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Demonstrated success in staff leadership, management, and development
  • Demonstrated ability to manage large and complex operating budgetsExceptional communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated creativity when addressing challenging situations with limited resources

ABOUT EVENTBRITE

Eventbrite is the world’s leading event technology platform, powering more than two million live experiences each year. 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. Meet some of the team. 


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