Chief People Officer

People Operations – Human Resources /
Full Time/Salaried /
About Us:
Live experiences help people cross today’s digital divide and focus on what truly connects us – the here, the now, this once-in-a-lifetime moment that’s bringing us together. To fulfill Gametime’s mission of uniting the world through shared experiences, we make it easy for people to discover and access the live experiences that matter most.

With platforms on iOS, Android, mobile web and desktop supporting more than 60,000 events across the US and Canada, we are reimagining the event ticket industry in order to move at the speed of life.

The Role:
The Chief People Officer (CPO) is responsible for developing and overseeing the execution of  the people strategy in support of Gametime’s company’s mission, overall strategy, and business goals. The CPO reports directly to the CEO and specifically focuses on talent management, organizational design, training and development, performance management, employee experience, compliance, and global total rewards. This role is an ambassador of Gametime’s core values and a trusted advisor to the executive team, crafting strategies and policies to ensure innovative, effective people programming and performance.

What you'll do / own:

    • Develop and execute strategic People frameworks that support company expansion, focusing on scalability and agility through organizational design in a remote-first environment.
    • Lead organizational design and talent management to drive high performance and achievement of business objectives.
    • Serve as a strategic advisor to the executive team on executive development and leadership matters.
    • Spearhead global total rewards strategies that are aligned with business objectives.
    • Evolve the strategy for recruiting, developing, and retaining top talent.
    • Drive effective performance management and succession planning.
    • Foster a high-performance culture that aligns with our core values.
    • Develop and lead cutting-edge remote work policies and practices.
    • Translate executive decisions into clear messaging and communications that resonate with the entire company.
    • Establish compliance and policy frameworks to support multi-state and international operations and workforce diversification.

A little more about you:

    • 15+ years of relevant experience, with at least 5 years at the executive level, ideally in a company of 200+ employees.
    • Significant experience in people leadership, organizational design, professional development, total rewards, talent acquisition, and HR management.
    • SHRM-SCP or SHRM-CP certification preferred.
    • Expertise in organizational design, talent management, and performance management with a global perspective in a remote-first environment.
    • Proven track record of hiring, managing, developing, and leading high performance organizations and teams in a remote-first environment.
    • Strategic leadership skills with a track record of developing effective leadership and management development programs.
    • Deep understanding of HR practices, employment law, total rewards (including equity compensation at a private VC-backed company), and compliance standards across different regions.
    • Proven talent acquisition and recruiting management experience, including at the Executive level.
    • Experience setting goals and/or OKRs and leading processes that track individual and departmental performance against goals. Strong analytical skills for organizational needs assessment and strategic solution implementation including new workforce tools.
    • Exceptional ability to deliver values-aligned communications to key stakeholders.

A bonus if you have:

    • Experience in the consumer and/or marketplace industries.
    • Experience in M&A or IPO processes.
    • Live events aficionado.
    • Availability during West Coast working hours.

What we can offer:

    • Flexible PTO
    • Equity
    • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
    • Life insurance and disability benefits
    • 401K, HSA, pre-tax savings programs
    • New equipment setup provided
    • Diverse Family-forming benefits through Carrot Fertility
    • Wellness programs
    • Tenure recognition
$315,000 - $330,000 a year
At Gametime pay ranges are subject to change and assigned to a job based on specific market median of similar jobs according to 3rd party salary benchmark surveys. Individual pay within that range can vary for several reasons including skills/capabilities, experience, and available budget.
Gametime is committed to bringing together individuals from different backgrounds and perspectives. We strive to create an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive, feel a sense of belonging, and do great work together. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination against a job applicant on the basis of their race, color, religion, veteran status, sex, parental status, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. We respect the laws enforced by the EEOC and are dedicated to going above and beyond in fostering diversity across our company.