Are you that rare combination of people and process where you enjoy sitting at the intersection of company culture and the operations necessary to keep this rocket in flight?

As the People Operations Manager at Near, you will hold company culture and personnel in your hands, playing an integral role in how we source externally and how our team functions internally.  This means planning and executing our sourcing and interviewing process for new candidates, helping employees onboard to the team and supporting our cultural growth over time by whatever means necessary.  You will also be the duct tape that holds many of the other company operations together too. We have plenty of operational fires to put out while we’re changing offices, hosting events around the world and generally punching above our weight class.

But you know this because you’ve done it before.  You know that this role really means “swiss army knife who can do a lot of different things”. Startup environments are both unique and addictive.  You’re the right fit for this role if you’ve taken on the challenges of building teams in an early stage startup and come back looking for more. 

Specifically, you will be successful if you are both an energetic people person and a detail-oriented operations thinker with a passion for technical nerding.  If you’ve purchased crypto tokens, used a DApp, automated a spreadsheet operation with Zapier or even figured out how to hack together a web app to take care of repetitive tasks, we’re in the right ballpark.   If you also run a nonprofit or a Burning Man camp in your spare time... even better. The best candidates will have already worked in multiple early stage startups in an ops role, HR role or both. And it’s definitely helpful if you generally like developers and/or technical products :)

The role grows with the team -- you will be able to take on as much as you can handle and more.  We believe in finding the right fit for your interests and skills.


## Key Outcomes:

  1. Build and manage a consistent and effective candidate sourcing and interviewing process
  2. Perform initial round interviews with high quality candidates
  3. Help the work culture become as joyful and productive as it can be
  4. Handle employee onboarding, offboarding and similar operations
  5. Handle diverse internal operations ranging from international events to simply keeping the office lights on


## Requirements:

  1. Demonstrated multi-year success in an operations, HR or Ops/HR role in a startup environment. 
  2. Unusually high energy and EQ.
  3. Stellar attention to detail and process orientation.


## Get to Know Near

Near is building the infrastructure of the decentralized web, including the NEAR Protocol smart contract platform and a variety of supporting tools.  NEAR is a scalable blockchain designed to provide the performance and user experience necessary to bridge the gap to mainstream adoption of decentralized applications.  Unlike other next generation blockchains, this network has been built from the ground up to be the easiest in the world for both developers and their end users while still providing the scalability necessary to serve those users.


## Working at Near

At Near, you have the chance to become an early member of a world-class team with significant upside. The opportunity we are tackling will completely reshape the landscape of the web for decades to come and potentially affect billions of people.  We are funded by the top names in the industry and have attracted the best technical minds in the world to create a technology that will directly change the lives of billions of people.

This is a performance culture where you’ll be working alongside -- and learning from -- other top quality teammates executing at their best.  We value boldness, ownership, transparency, curiosity and experimentation. We pay competitively plus we offer all employees full health benefits, daily lunch and a fully stocked office within walking distance of BART in SOMA.

If you’re excited by the challenge of winning in the fastest moving ecosystem as a member of its best team, this might be a good fit.

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