Director of People

| Richmond, VA, USA | Remote
Employer Provided Salary: 120,000-130,000 Annually
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This is a Hybrid position based in Richmond, VA*

Who We Are

Workshop is a growing digital marketing agency championing creative, customized, and measurable client strategies. True to our core value to be awesome in work and life, Workshop Digital offers a flexible, hybrid work environment for Richmonders, along with remote opportunities for team members all across the country.

Ethical, Accountable, Transparent - it’s part of who we are.

Position Overview

Our Director of People is focused on empathy, inclusion, and aligning employee’s needs with the company vision. We understand that our business thrives when our people thrive. As Director of People, you will be responsible for the day-to-day human resources functions to ensure Workshop Digital continues to stand out as a great place to work. This position reports directly to the CEO. 

About You

  • 2+ years of experience in a Director of HR/Director of People role and 6+ years of total Human Resources experience
  • Experience in providing HR support for remote teams
  • Experience in a services business where people are at the core of the business
  • Entrepreneurial drive, problem-solving mindset, and a desire for continuous learning
  • Display an ability to improve, manage, and deliver change initiatives (succession planning, career development, knowledge sharing)
  • Have a proven ability to improve processes and performance
  • Demonstrate outstanding communication and relationship-building skills
  • Excited by the idea of being  both a thought leader who anticipates future people trends and can execute strategies and plans accordingly
  • Possess a strong leadership presence with exceptional people management & coaching ability
  • Passionate about building and supporting a diverse workforce and fostering an inclusive culture
  • Skilled business leader that is able to draw clear connections between people efforts and business goals
  • Strong understanding of benefits administration, payroll, and other HR operational functions. Experience with ADP, BambooHR, and/or Lattice is a plus.
  • Knowledge of employment laws and regulations
  • Able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and on multiple projects
  • SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR, or SPHR strongly preferred 

What You’ll Do

  • Act as an advisor to the CEO and leadership team to ensure that our people, and their ongoing development, are priorities that are clearly articulated across the company
  • Oversee, manage, and enforce all HR policies and processes from onboarding to offboarding
  • Provide leadership and guidance on all people operations through reports and analytics
  • Lead employee engagement initiatives, including culture and retention in a hybrid/remote environment
  • Contribute to a people strategy that helps the business achieve its objectives and establishes the business as a 'best place to work' in the market
  • Ensure the full employee lifecycle is best in class, from Learning and Development to performance reviews, progression, and everything in between
  • Build an industry-leading approach to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging
  • Oversee the organization's compliance with all legislation pertaining to personnel matters. Maintain knowledge of industry trends, employment legislation, and cost-efficient solutions
  • Regularly identify gaps where processes should be updated or formalized, maintain and improve key systems, tools and technology
  • Create policies that provide guidance to employees at all levels in the areas of career development, organizational management and leadership, and employee relations issues
  • Assist in the development of guidelines around compensation management to ensure the company is fair in matters related to pay
  • Facilitate training and development programs that ensure our managers are equipped to lead their teams in a manner consistent with our values
  • Inform our talent acquisition methods, enabling us to work with the right partners in the sourcing & hiring of top talent
  • Oversee the performance evaluation process across the company
  • Manage a small team of two currently (Office Administration and Recruiting function), with plans to build in the future


Workshop Digital is an Inc. Best Workplaces 2023 and Virginia Best Places 2024 award winning company where we offer:

  • Competitive salaries 
  • Hybrid work option in Richmond
  • 3 months fully paid Parental Leave
  • 8 hours of paid volunteer time per quarter
  • Profit sharing 
  • 401k with 3% non-elective contributions
  • A comprehensive health and wellness benefits package including 3 medical plans (with dental and vision insurance)
  • Life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and parental leave

We are conducting a 6-month trial period of a Four-Day Work Week (4DWW) (January 1 through June 30, 2024). While our goal is to continue with the 4DWW, Workshop Digital is monitoring key performance indicators and will make a final decision closer to the trial’s end. 

In addition to the 52 shortened weeks from the 4 Day Work Week trial, Workshop Digital provides: 2-3 weeks personal vacation time off, 5 sick days, and several holidays including MLK Day, Labor Day, Memorial Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and your birthday. 


  • Expected base salary range is $120,000-$130,000 annually, based on experience 

Equal Opportunity & Inclusion Statement

Individuals seeking employment at Workshop Digital are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, presentation, or sexual orientation. All individuals should apply.

More Information on Workshop Digital
Workshop Digital operates in the AdTech industry. The company is located in Richmond, VA. Workshop Digital was founded in 2015. It has 34 total employees. To see all 1 open jobs at Workshop Digital, click here.
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