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HR Director (Remote)

vidIQ · Oct 23rd 2020

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Imagine a product that has reached over a million users without a sales team. That same product is at the edge of where careers are headed and where every person becomes their own brand with limitless growth potential ahead. That's the opportunity at vidIQ – an infinite market, a large and highly engaged customer base, and the chance to help shape the future direction of a rapidly evolving product.


Why vidiQ?

  1. Join a truly global, remote team: Work from anywhere! Have co-workers all around the

world. Get the opportunity to travel for events and company meet-ups.

  1. Build a product people love that solves real problems: Creators around the world use vidIQ to manage huge 8 figure subscriber YouTube channels – but your friends and family just starting out on YouTube use it to gather ideas, find opportunities, and dig into what's working for these mega channels.
  1. Meaningfully shape our future product: As you engage with customers, you'll gain insights to help us serve them better — and work with products to inform what we do next.
  1. Join a fantastic team at a magical time: We've hit profitability and over a million users with a small team, which gives us a huge green field to work with. You'll join at the perfect time to shape how we grow from here.
  1. Elevate your skills as we tackle our most impactful challenges: We continually re-invest back into our company and our team members we practice continuous never ending improvement— and there's so much more to do and learn.

Company Mission

Empower Creators to grow through exceptional tools and training.

Just about every single human on this planet loves to listen to stories, to experience them, and some to tell them. Creators are eager to learn what types of content people are looking for, how to most effectively grow their audiences, and what strategies they should leverage to optimize their videos. vidIQ empowers creators with the insights, tools, and knowledge needed to understand how to deliver the maximum value to their audiences faster.

The Product

The best way to understand vidIQ is to play with our extension product or mobile product on iOS or Android.

vidIQ is utilized in many ways. It’s the tool that creators use to manage their YouTube channel, surfacing deep analytical insights to save dozens of hours a week. When someone attends any of our live streams or academy courses, it's the education creators need to optimize their video strategy for success. To many creators, we’re also known as the best video keyword research tool available.

Our Commitment

We work hard to enable creators of all kinds to succeed and, to that end, we prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and creativity. We’re committed to building a company and a community where people thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do their best work every day. So, what will you do at vidIQ in this HR Director Role?

Role Overview

We are seeking an HR Director who is passionate about building and leading a world class people function supporting a completely distributed global workforce. In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to meaningfully shape the people and talent strategy at an exciting time in the company’s journey -- we’ve hit profitability and over a million users.

Role Responsibilities

This role is responsible for owning and executing all Recruiting & HR programs. The role reports to the CEO and will be a key member of the vidIQ leadership team. We are looking for a strong leader with innovative ideas and deep experience to support our organization.

HR Strategy – Partner with the leadership team to develop and implement a people strategy that aligns with the overall business objectives.

HR Business Partner – Understand the business and people initiatives, collaborate with leadership to improve organizational effectiveness, organizational development, and talent management.

Culture – Design and implement practices, policies, and plans that will enhance the company's culture and promote our company values.

Learning & Talent Development – Create a learning and development strategy that provides employees at all levels with a clear pathway for continuous professional growth.

Performance Management –Build overall company performance management philosophy and strategy and guide leaders across the company on organizational design and development, leadership development, employee engagement and retention, performance criteria and measurement, coaching, and succession planning.

Compensation & Benefits – Recommend and implement compensation and benefits strategies that are competitive, fair, and equitable across the organization.

Talent Acquisition – Guide and develop recruiting strategy and processes to effectively scale the organization and meet the hiring needs of our projects. Own and expand external employer brand to attract top talent.

Compliance – Ensure the company consistently adheres to all city, state, federal, and country regulatory requirements related to employment and hiring practices across multiple locations domestically and internationally.

People Operations - Manage and optimize global people systems and processes. Identify areas to automate and leverage technology to scale. Liaise with the Finance team to ensure a smooth employee experience for payroll processing, stock plan admin and IT procurement.

Employee Relations - Support and resolve employee relations issues as they arise.


  • 5+ years experience as an HR Director or Manager with extensive experience as HR Generalist in a small-to-midsize company during a fast growth period
  • Advanced working knowledge of country, state and legal regulations for a large number of states and countries; fully distributed HR experience is a plus
  • Experience coaching executive staff, building trusted relationships, strong interpersonal skills and provide feedback and mentoring that helps others grow and become more effective in their roles
  • Operationally strategic but willing to get your hands dirty and own the work
  • 2+ years owning / performing the full cycle recruitment for a wide range of roles
  • Managing a diverse group of team members including W2, contractors and freelancers
  • Tech savvy - Google Suite, HRIS software, Zoom & Slack

If you’re excited about this, we’d love to talk to you. Use the “Apply for this job” button below to get in touch with us.

FAQ What benefits can I expect? -This is a 100% remote position, work from anywhere you like. -A flexible work schedule where you decide which hours to work. We expect an average commitment of 40 hours per week. -We offer a generous vacation policy of taking time when you need it. -Most team members take 4–5 weeks of time off per year. -Team retreats every year! Past trips have been to Spain, Portugal, and other amazing places. -Work with amazing people around the world. -Huge impact in the Creator Ecosystem. -Matched or exceed market salary in the country you live in. -Support your professional development and will pay for relevant courses and conferences

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