People Operations Partner
Washington, DC People
Job Type

Who We Are:

Streetsense is an experience-focused strategy and design collective that creates brands people love and places people love to be. We are home to 160+ diverse and creative thinkers and doers around the globe; headquartered in Washington, DC, with offices in New York City, Los Angeles, London, and Madrid. Unified by an approach that is people-centered and strategy-led, we create meaningful connections between our clients, their consumers, and the communities we engage and celebrate through our work. Our concepts and campaigns are left and right brained. We move people--and the needle. 

Who You Are:

You are a compassionate, intentional, and collaborative HR professional with 5-8 years of experience who sees the glass half-full, uses data to corroborate insight and intuition, understands the value of laughter and listening, and is dedicated to elevating the employee experience at Streetsense. You are committed to fostering a culture of inclusivity, innovation, curiosity, kindness, empathy and service—in equal measure toward our colleagues, our clients, and the communities we serve. As we reimagine the way we work in a post-pandemic era, the People Operations Partner will be integral to efficiently scaling and driving forward outcomes as we revamp our people-related operations. Working directly with our Chief People Officer, you will be responsible for deploying a learning mindset to design, implement, and reinforce the people technologies, systems, and protocols that optimize and propel development of expansive operational and cultural programing agendas for a growing staff of 160 employees.  Our People Team goals for 2022 and beyond are nothing short of transformational. This role will be positioned to catalyze these aspirations, and you will experience tremendous opportunity for professional development within our vibrant and growing people team and organization.

Optimizer + Leader: Streetsense is changing rapidly and your leadership will help guide this transition. You will help to improve our HRIS, support business operation tools, as well as provide effective training and reinforcement systems for users. You maintain and improve People-related policies (e.g., Handbook), procedures and practices to ensure compliance. You will operate and champion our current and evolving organizational mission, vision and values, integrating these concepts into the fabric of all employee processes and experiences. 

People-Person: You are an empathetic and people-forward leader. You manage the cadence of People-related activities, milestones and celebrations, and maintain the company calendar. You appreciate and enjoy human fallacies and strengths alike. You are a critical member of the talent processes. You are a partner to other members of the People team and throughout the organization to support the needs of a rapidly growing business. 

Subject Matter Expert: We are a global agency, so deep knowledge of compliance and regulations is crucial to your success here at Streetsense. The person behind our People Operations strategy will be continuously improving efficiency, quality of service and delivery at scale for our teammates. Your recommendations are corroborated by data and evidence-based research and strategy. You know the processes, policies and tools that keep us running and our team fulfilled.

Organized and Thorough: You lead the day-to-day processes including onboarding, offboarding, promotions, performance and development programming and career mapping, skills and leadership training programs, benefits administration and open enrollment, records updates and compliance matters. You have excellent writing and communications skills and are excited to collaborate with our CPO and other leaders.

Our Promise to You: 

  • Provide an inclusive, respectful and engaging employee experience where your individuality is celebrated and your professional growth is deliberate. 
  • Cultivate engagement with our organizational DEIB and community service missions.
  • Value employee wellness and a culture of flexibility to support your physical, mental, and emotional health.  
  • Provide you with benefits that support your life; like medical, dental and vision insurance, time off, flexibility, 401(k) matching, financial wellness and advisement services, paid family leave, paid membership to all Calm resources (Meditation, Masterclass, Body, Sleep, Work, Music). 
  • Virtual and in-person experiential opportunities to engage with your colleagues and our local/global communities through social and service event activations.
  • Provide a flexible remote/hybrid work environment. 
  • Promote a culture of kindness, accountability, and respect
  • Encourage you to share your ideas, engage in radical collaboration, and have fun building a world class program