Senior People Business Partner

Skillz
San Francisco, New York, Las Vegas, Portland
2 months ago
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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:

We are building a top tier People team to drive how we’ll build, develop and support our growing Skillz team as we enter an incredibly exciting new phase of growth. As a newly created position, the Senior People Business Partner will be responsible for aligning talent strategies within our Operations business lines to further drive results. This role is a key partner to senior leadership and people leaders in executing transformational, systematic organization and talent strategies to match the growth of our rapidly scaling business.

The People team will empower Skillz to continue growing: 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. Specifically, the Senior People Business Partner will be the conduit between the business teams and our People Centers of Excellence (Talent Acquisition, Total Rewards, Org Development, and Employee Experience) to bring business insights into our program design, partner with the COE leaders and business leaders to ensure tight alignment of plans, facilitate adoption of new programs and lead our effective and ongoing talent engagement and management processes.

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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