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Senior People Business Partner

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Employer Provided Salary: 178,500-287,500 Annually
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As a Senior People Business Partner, you'll create organizational success by aligning HR strategies with our business goals. Your responsibilities will encompass multiple aspects of HR, including strategic alignment, consultation with client groups, collaboration with the People Team, employee relations, talent management, change management, data & insights, and employee engagement.

You will report to the Senior Director, People Business Partners and be based in our NYC office.

You'll Get To…

Data & Insights:

  • Use data and analytics to identify trends and make informed decisions.
  • Leverage data to inform talent management strategies and support business goals.

Strategic Alignment:

  • Work with business leaders to understand organizational goals and align HR strategies accordingly.
  • Identify opportunities for efficiency improvement.
  • Build impactful partnerships with leadership and client groups.
  • Consultation with Client Groups:
  • Be a trusted consultant, providing HR expertise and insights on people-related matters.
  • Work cross-functionally to equip employees and managers with the necessary tools to achieve strategic priorities.
  • Collaborate closely with international People Partner to ensure alignment with organizational goals and foster a culture of inclusivity and collaboration across borders.

People Team Collaboration:

  • Collaborate with our People Operations and Technology, Total Rewards, Talent Acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion, and Learning and Development teams to provide comprehensive People support.
  • Address compensation practices, benefits, career progression, and recruitment strategies.

Employee Relations:

  • Provide guidance and coaching to promote inclusive leadership practices.
  • Act as tier 1 support, involve relevant stakeholders in more complex cases and escalate issues as necessary with the Employee Relations Manager to ensure resolution and adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Additionally, proactively identify trends and provide recommendations to mitigate potential risks related to employee relations.

Talent Management:

  • Collaborate on workforce planning, retention, and succession strategies.
  • Partner with recruitment on all business hiring needs.
  • Support professional development planning for individuals and teams.

Change Management:

  • Manage all stages of organizational change effectively.
  • Ensure employees are well-prepared for transitions and adapt to changes seamlessly.

Employee Engagement:

  • Partner with the business to develop and execute Employee Engagement Surveys and lead follow-up action planning.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to analyze survey results, identify areas for improvement, and implement strategies to increase engagement and foster a positive work environment.
  • Additionally, provide ongoing support and resources to managers and leaders to promote continuous improvement in employee engagement initiatives.

Who We're Looking For

  • A bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field is required.
  • 10+ years experience as an HR Business Partner or similar role.
  • Strong understanding of HR principles and practices.
  • Demonstrate clarity and effectiveness in expressing ideas both verbally and in writing.
  • Exhibits a strong ability to connect with others, fostering positive relationships while facilitating communication exchanges in diverse settings.
  • Progressive strategist with a proven track record of implementing transformative initatives and fosterinf innovation.
  • Proficient in data analysis and using insights to inform decision-making.
  • HR certification (e.g., SHRM-CP, PHR).

We'd love to hear from you if you're passionate about driving organizational success through strategic HR initiatives and fostering a positive work environment!

Benefits & Perks

  • A choice between medical plans with an option for 100% covered premiums
  • Fertility and adoption benefits
  • Access to supplemental insurance plans for additional coverage
  • Headspace mindfulness app subscription
  • Retirement benefits with employer match
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Up to 20 weeks of paid family leave
  • Equity plan for all employees
  • Pretax commuter benefit
  • Education reimbursement
  • Employee donation match to community organizations
  • 6 Global Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
  • Dog-friendly workplace
  • Free lunch and snacks
  • Private rooftop

Cash Compensation Range: $178,500 - $287,500 USD

The base salary for this position will vary based on job-related criteria including relevant skills, experience, and location, among other factors.

In addition to the cash compensation above (which includes base salary and, where applicable for eligible roles, may include on-target commissions or overtime pay), all Squarespace employees are eligible to receive equity in the company as part of their total compensation.

About Squarespace

Squarespace (NYSE: SQSP) is a design-driven platform helping entrepreneurs build brands and businesses online. We empower millions of customers in more than 200 countries and territories with all the tools they need to create an online presence, build an audience, monetize, and scale their business. Our suite of products range from websites, domains, ecommerce, and marketing tools, as well as tools for scheduling with Acuity, creating and managing social media presence with Bio Sites and Unfold, and hospitality business management via Tock. Our team of more than 1,700 is headquartered in bustling New York City, with offices in Chicago, Dublin, Ireland, Aveiro, Portugal, and coworking spaces in the UK, Netherlands, and Australia. For more information about our company culture, visit www.squarespace.com/about/careers.

Our Commitment

Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives and experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace and celebrate the diversity of our customer base, but we also strive for the same in our employees. At Squarespace, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.


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What are Squarespace Perks + Benefits

Squarespace Benefits Overview

Flexible PTO policy for full time employees
20 weeks paid leave to welcome a child through any of the ways to form a family for all genders
Up to 12 weeks paid personal care leave
Up to 20 weeks paid leave to care for a family member
Bereavement leave for loss of a loved one
$20,000 benefit for fertility planning & treatment, adoption & surrogacy
Unlimited free virtual family planning visits with OB/GYNs, doulas & midwives
Subsidized backup care for family, infant, child, adult, or elder dependents
Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) to support child care & parenting, helping aging parents & more
Virtual counseling sessions with licensed therapists fully covered with HealthJoy
100% paid Headspace app subscriptions
Access to mental healthcare apps, Talkspace & Ginger
100% paid premiums on health benefits for you, your dependent children & domestic partner
$5,000 tuition reimbursement per year
2 complimentary Squarespace sites & subscription to Unfold

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Squarespace offers virtual counseling sessions with licensed therapists fully covered with HealthJoy. 100% paid Headspace app subscriptions and access to mental healthcare apps, Talkspace & Ginger.
Transgender health care benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Hardship benefits
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free daily meals
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Pet friendly
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
All employees have full access to LinkedIn Learning.
Online course subscriptions available
Personal development training

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