Head of Learning & Org Development

Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Portland, San Francisco
22 days ago

About Skillz:

Skillz is the leading mobile games platform connecting players in fair, fun, and meaningful competition.

The gaming industry is larger than movies, music, and books, with more than 2.7 billion gamers playing monthly and 10 million developers worldwide. Mobile is the fastest-growing segment of the gaming market, expected to increase from $86 billion last year to $161 billion in 2025.

As the first publicly-traded (NYSE: SKLZ) mobile esports platform, Skillz has pioneered the future of the gaming industry. The Skillz platform helps developers build multi-million dollar franchises by enabling social competition in their games. Leveraging its patented technology, Skillz hosts billions of casual esports tournaments for millions of mobile players worldwide and distributes millions in prizes each month.

Through its philanthropic initiatives, Skillz has harnessed the power of its platform to transform the way nonprofits engage with donors, enabling anyone with a mobile device to support causes such as the American Red Cross , Susan G. Komen , American Cancer Society and NAACP by playing in Skillz tournaments.

Skillz has also earned recognition as one of Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators , San Francisco Business Times’ Best Places to Work , Parity.org’s Best Companies for Women to Advance , Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies , a two-time winner of CNBC’s Disruptor 50 , one of Forbes’ Next Billion-Dollar Startups and the #1 fastest-growing company in America on the Inc. 5000.

What We’re Looking For:

The People team will empower Skillz to continue doubling in size every year: by hiring the Skillzians we need to scale and by building and implementing the robust yet innovative solutions, processes and development programs aligned with our business objectives.

The Head of Learning & Org Development will be our catalyst and infuse leadership to build and implement the organizational effectiveness strategies that support the overall manager and employee experiences at Skillz. They will lead the design, development and delivery of all programs and initiatives, including but not limited to, Talent Management, Learning and Development, Employee Engagement and Culture. This individual will partner with People Business Partners - in addition to stakeholders such as People Operations and COEs, Internal Communications, Workplace and Business Operations - to enhance the employee experience, develop our people and ultimately lead to business success.

Driving innovation and relationship building is critical to your leadership style. You enjoy a mission-driven, fast-paced environment where the work you put in daily directly impacts organizational growth. You learn the inner workings of a business and are proactive in driving the organization towards continuous improvement.

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