We are looking for a true People innovator who is comfortable with ambiguity, and looking for a chance to disrupt a space ripe for innovation and help us to create a truly people first company.
We’re at a very exciting point – not only did we survive the pandemic, we thrived. Pollen is poised for explosive growth with our next infusion of capital and is on the cusp of scaling a company that is revolutionary in both our mission and our culture. To do that we need triple in size from 400 to over 1500 employees in the next 12 months.
That’s where you come in. We need a passionate People partner who understands everything related to UK & European HR (although we don’t call it that here!), and who wants to look for inventive ways to drive our culture at every touchpoint, ensuring we are instilling psychological safety, belonging, autonomy and development into everything that we do. Our purpose is to give people a bigger life, and this role will ensure that this is a reality of all of our employees by helping unlock their full potential.
Here’s what you’ll get to do:
- Be part of the global People Team to set up effective approaches supporting the employee lifecycle of hiring, on-boarding, talent development, investigations, performance management, off-boarding, general people operations.
- Be an engaging and supportive partner to employees by being available to answer any and all questions, and be a champion for their success at Pollen.
- Develop and manage our European People Coordinators to own all administration for the People team this side of the Atlantic by maintaining employee records, managing payroll & utilising HR technology to ensure global processes are aligned and properly actioned.
- Be a purpose led People partner; you will be seen as a catalyst for positive change and a partner to the organisation.
Here’s what you’ll get:
- Our amazing people coordinators to manage and develop.
- Autonomy – you will be the expert on UK/European HR and we will look to you to advise.
- Be part of defining a new way of approaching the people space.
This role will excite you and challenge you to the max – the pace is fast, decisions are quick and expectations are high. You’ll have to balance strategy with implementation and execution. Pollen is more like a rollercoaster ride than a day at the beach and we need someone who loves the thrill of the ride. Those who are successful are a combination of scrappy and visionary.
About our culture
- We are results focused so you can choose your own hours & take as much vacation as you need to drive results and perform at your best. Watch our CEO talk about our innovative culture.
- Read our CEO’s open letter about our focus on Belonging, and about the mission of our women’s programme Illuminate.
- Everyone is an equity owner in the company.
Find out more about our culture and life at Pollen on Instagram.
Pollen builds, curates, and delivers the best travel experiences using technology, a network of global partners, and a data-driven customer-led mindset – pairing world class entertainment with the world’s most exciting destinations.
Pollen brings you all the best experiences on pollen.co. We have two offerings: Pollen Presents and Pollen+. Pollen Presents curates experiences around your tastes and preferences you can’t find anywhere else. These experiences bring together music, sports, wellness and beyond to enable you and your friends to connect around one-of-a-kind itineraries in exciting destinations. Pollen+ always gets you more at music festivals and events when you book through us. Pollen+ partners with the biggest promoter brands and music festivals, including We Are FSTVL, Austin City Limits, Bonnaroo, C3, Electric Zoo, Live Nation and more.
Pollen was founded in 2014 by brothers Callum & Liam Negus-Fancey. Pollen is backed by prominent investors including Kindred, Northzone, Sienna Capital, Backed and Draper Spirit. Pollen has raised over $100 million in VC funding.
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