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We are looking for a Vice President of People to join our team at Snapsheet!


Reporting to the President of Snapsheet, the VP of People will be an authentic business leader with a vital role in continuing to build and shape the organizational culture, drive engagement, and develop talent. With full accountability for all Human Resource, Talent Acquisition and internal communications, this individual will provide consultative HR support and counsel, align business needs to drive the human capital strategy and determine how to best use their talent-base to innovate and support business objectives. 

The VP of People will demonstrate decisiveness and model the organization’s cultural values and attributes. They will focus on driving great culture and engagement while balancing necessary human capital decisions to ensure the best long-term outcome for the business.

Key Accountabilities 

• Provide leadership in developing and executing on Snapsheet’s people strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization. 

• Directly oversee and accountable for all aspects of HR, ER, Comp and Benefits, Talent and Performance Management, Recruiting, Employee Engagement, Internal Communications and Events.

• Develop and execute talent plan. Implement metrics, reporting and analytics to measure effectiveness of programs and processes. Benchmark best practices and elevate as needed/when appropriate. 

• Constantly assess the talent landscape, identify areas of opportunity, gain buy-in on the solution if it involves others’ commitment and execute efficiently.

 • Drive Snapsheet’s culture by understanding the needs of the organization and evolving programs to fit those needs. 

Knowledge Base 

• Senior people leader with a demonstrated track record in delivering sustainable business results through best-in-class people practices. 

• High energy, outward people person—driver of communication, culture and engagement. 

• Familiarity with world-class organizations, understanding dimensions of a healthy, vibrant culture. 

• Solid HR functional experience in the areas of talent acquisition, compensation, benefits, organizational effectiveness, employee engagement and leadership development to help bring solutions to business needs.

• Experience overseeing the People function in a remote work-force spread across multiple geographies and a mixed population of exempt and non-exempt employees

• Strong strategic and analytical skills. Ability to assess processes and outcomes by establishing solid metrics of performance. 

• A non-political team player who can quickly establish him/herself as a valued member of the senior leader team. Collaborate well across all areas of the organization. 

• Superior communication skills with an ability to articulate a clear and compelling vision. 

• Ability to effectively balance competing priorities to fulfill all business partner expectations. 

Professional & Cultural Characteristics 

• 15 years experience with a demonstrated track record of increasing responsibilities across a variety of functional experiences in a venture backed, high growth environment with expertise managing the People department, a function within the department and ideally Executive and Board of Directors level engagement

• Authentic individual with impeccable integrity whose personal and professional values are consistent with Snapsheet’s mission, vision and values. 

• Change leader and manager who thrives on continuous improvement. This person will be laser-focused on exceptional business partnering while driving innovation to create an atmosphere that supports problem-solving and initiative. 

• Knows how to keep messages tuned to right level, whether with leaders or more junior employees. 

• Strength in providing leadership and driving team alignment while being fully capable of making tough decisions and acting on them as appropriate. Able to articulate clear and meaningful goals and focus people’s efforts to deliver results. 

• Bright individual with strong ability to combine analytical reasoning, creativity and judgment. Experienced manager of people, programs and ideas.

• Contributes to an atmosphere in which people work together, enthusiastically and effectively, in producing outstanding results. Strong ability to promote meaning in the workplace and raise performance levels of others. 

Location Requirement

• This position will be based in Chicago (flexible home and office as needed)




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What are Snapsheet Perks + Benefits

Snapsheet Benefits Overview

Snapsheet promotes employees’ well-being with competitive compensation and benefits packages that include generous paid time-off, flexible scheduling, remote opportunities, parental leave and a 401K match program. Through Snapsheet’s annual company survey, we are able to keep a pulse on the benefits most important to employees and pivot where needed. Snapsheet fosters a team-oriented community by offering various social opportunities with regular Friday happy hours, milestone celebrations, team outings and company sponsored sports leagues.

Volunteer in local community
Snapsheet hosts and participates in charitable events and volunteer opportunities throughout the year. In addition, each employee can take a day to give back to their community in their own way.
Partners with nonprofits
Snapsheet partners with Non Profits such as Gift Giving with Hunter Perkins Elementary School for the holiday season, Make-A-Wish Walk For Wishes and local Food Drives.
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Quarterly engagement surveys
Summer hours
Flexible work schedule
Our core hours are 9:00 AM CT - 5:00 PM CT, but we understand that things happen and encourage our employees to chat with their manager to allow for flexibility.
Remote work program
Our estimators and estimating managers work from home all across the country. At HQ, employees have the opportunity to work from home if it makes sense for their role/team.
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
FSA allows you to save up to 30% on your eligible healthcare and/or dependent care expenses every year.
Disability insurance
Employees can elect to enroll in Voluntary Life Insurance, Short Term Disability and/or Long Term Disability.
Dental insurance
Snapsheet offers a free dental plan along with a more robust paid plan.
Vision insurance
Snapsheet offers a free vision plan along with a more robust paid plan.
Health insurance
Snapsheet offers two PPO plans and an HMO through BCBS. Additional offerings include domestic partner coverage and up to 6 infertility treatments.
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Annually we offer a wellness week as a jumpstart for employees to make healthy choices in their everyday life. Employees can catch some vitamin D on our beautiful rooftop or relax in our nap room.
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
Our 401(K) plan offers a broad selection of stocks, bonds and international index funds to choose from as well as Target Date Funds for those who prefer a simplified, age-based investment solution.
401(K) matching
Snapsheet will match 100% of the first 3% of compensation and 50% of the next 2% of compensation. For example, if an employee contributes 5% of their salary they will receive a 4% match from Snapsheet
Company equity
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Our Baby On Board Program includes a nesting work from home period, paid parental leave, and a flex back period to help return from leave.
Family medical leave
Snapsheet offers up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year, as well as maintained health benefits, for any employee eligible under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Snapsheet holds an annual company picnic.
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Non-exempt employees start with 10 days of paid time until they reach their 1-year anniversary when it increases to 15 days. At year 3, employees are eligible for 18 days of PTO.
Paid volunteer time
Each employee receives an extra day to take the time to give back to their community.
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Snapsheet offers 7.5 sick days to employees.
Flexible time off
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Snapsheet offers pre-tax transit and parking benefits including Ventra, Metra, and ParkChek Pre-Tax Programs. We also provide discount parking with Parkwhiz.
Company-sponsored outings
We believe it’s important to take time out to celebrate as a team, whether it be quarterly team outings, the company-wide summer picnic or the annual holiday party.
Free snacks and drinks
Snapsheet has two fully stocked kitchens including unlimited snacks, cereal, coffee, tea, soda and of course la croix.
Some meals provided
Once a month Snapsheet provides a catered ‘Fun Lunch’ with exciting themes and unique caterers so our employees can experience foods from all different cultures.
Company-sponsored happy hours
Snapsheet has weekly happy hours every Friday. Employees are encouraged to head into the kitchen to enjoy chatting with their coworkers over a beer or glass of wine.
Recreational clubs
Snapsheet sponsors office sport leagues year round including bowling, kickball, and beach volleyball.
Relocation assistance
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Snapsheet offers a wide range of training programs to all employees including management and leadership development.
Lunch and learns
At monthly Snippets we deep dive into each department, quarterly town-halls keep everyone in the know, and breakfasts with execs allow employees a chance to ask questions to leadership in small groups
Promote from within
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

At Snapsheet, we keep our perks & benefits useful and simple because what matters most to us is creating a work environment where our people feel empowered to create, build and innovate. We think the biggest perk to working at Snapsheet is that cultivating an inclusive and supportive work environment for all is our top priority. At Snapsheet we have made a commitment, The Snapsheet Promise, to “create a working culture that respects the differences among colleagues and encourages individuals to contribute their best within an environment that is inclusive, open, flexible and fair….” We launched the Snapsheet Promise with an executive workshop for managers and an Unconscious Bias training for employees. To ensure everyone has a say in Diversity & Inclusion, Snapsheet created an employee run D&I Committee, which develops and drives initiatives to educate, celebrate and recognize employees from all walks of life.

Every single employee is encouraged to contribute to Snapsheet’s future. We give employees the tools to make an impact from sharing ideas at breakfasts with Executives, to living values that urge action and creativity, employees take pride in knowing they make an impact.

We promote employees’ well-being with competitive compensation and benefits packages that include generous paid time-off, flexible scheduling, remote opportunities, parental leave and a 401K match program. Through our annual company survey, we keep a pulse on the benefits most important to employees and pivot where needed. We foster a team-oriented community by offering various social opportunities with regular Friday happy hours, milestone celebrations, team outings and company sponsored sports leagues.

The spirit of hard work and empathy go beyond the walls of the office, as our Community Outreach Committee drives initiatives that positively impact local and global communities. From an annual canned food drive, to a company bike-a-thon to support autism research, we encourage employees to volunteer on a regular basis. Beyond the local community, we developed a partnership with Ignite, sending three employees to a developing country every year to give employees experiences that blend cultural immersion, community engagement and adventure.

At Snapsheet we believe that no matter the process, it can be improved until it makes life easier. Through a supportive work environment and philanthropic outreach, we will continue working to make the world better - starting from inside the office.

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