Vice President, Human Resources & Operations

Do you have a passion for the entertainment industry and a proven track record in Human Resources and Operations? Are you looking or a role that allows you to demonstrate both your strategic acumen as well as roll-up your sleeves and be involved hands-on?

We are seeking our next VP of Human Resources & Operations. This executive will continue to champion our dynamic culture, grow our team, and drive our success. This role is hybrid (Tuesdays and Wednesdays on-site), and the office located in West Los Angeles. 

Reports to:                         CEO, with a dotted line to the CFO

Exemption Status:           Exempt

Salary:                                $140,000-$165,000 plus an annual bonus

Paid Time Off:                   Holidays, Vacation, Paid Sick Leave, Personal Days

Compensation:                 Full benefits package including 401(K), medical, dental, vision, and more.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of two including an HR Manager and an Operations Manager, ensuring they receive guidance and direction on day-to-day responsibilities and development towards their long-term growth.
  • Collaborate with the executive team on achieving our strategic goals for growth.
  • Partner with the senior executive team to positively influence company culture, oversee Core Values committee to develop, manage and implement culturally aligned programs.
  • Problem-solve all employee relations issues, at all organizational levels, in line with our culture.
  • Steer, innovate, manage, and enhance our performance management process and systems.
  • Manage the process for company compensation and total rewards, including the annual merit process, industry salary surveys, job descriptions, salary ranges and pay equity.
  • Oversee payroll & benefits, including payroll processing and managing open enrollments.
  • Manage the recruitment and selection of open positions, collaborate with hiring managers, vet candidates, extend employment offers, conduct orientation and onboarding via Shout 101 program.
  • Manage the company’s employer brand and the company intern program.
  • Oversee broad company training, development and wellness including amongst others, individual skill development, leadership development, DEIB, lunch & learn talks and wellness programs.
  • Guide company health and safety, including execution of leading, up to date standards and protocols for Covid compliance, amongst others.
  • Office Operations: Collaborate with the CEO on issues including office space, construction, and major repairs/maintenance; negotiate with vendors for equipment leases, purchases, and maintenance agreements; and guide the Operations Manager to trouble-shoot and problem solve office issues as needed.

 Skills & Qualifications:

  • 12 years + experience in Human Resources in a progressive environment; with 5+ years in a senior level position, managing others.
  • Current SHRM or HRCI credential.
  • Thorough knowledge of Human Resources and up-to-date expertise in compliance, wage and hour and changing employment laws.
  • Ability to demonstrate a highly professional demeanor and role model our culture.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to communicate with all levels of employees.
  • Flexibility to move from one area of expertise to the next seamlessly.
  • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.
  • Experience managing an organization of at least 75 employees.
  • Experience in Payroll processing is preferred.

What you can expect from us:

  • Highly collaborative environment
  • Exceptional benefits: medical, dental, vision, 401K and a fabulous wellness program
  • Generous paid time off
  • Career development, growth and autonomy to make the role your own
  • The opportunity to work with an exceptional team of people and most importantly the room to be yourself!

Join our exciting, growing team by emailing resumes to

Don’t meet every requirement listed? Studies show that some people are less likely to apply for jobs when they don’t meet every requirement. We are committed to building a community of high performing individuals, so if you think you could excel in this role, even without all the listed qualifications, please apply!