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Olo Director of Employee Engagement in New York, New York

We are looking for a dynamic leader who has experience building, organizing, motivating, and developing teams. The Director of Employee Engagement will be responsible for defining and developing employee programs across human resources, learning and development, facilities, and culture. You will partner closely with the VP of People + Culture to ensure we uphold a vibrant and highly engaged workplace. You will be joining Olo at a key time in our growth with the opportunity to craft the people operations strategy - while playing a lead role in building the foundation for our next phase of growth.

This is a full-time position in downtown New York City.

Responsibilities

  • Human Resources: Serve as an independent and trustworthy resource for employees; drive HR initiatives (performance reviews, compliance updates, and mandatory training) and maintain/evolve HR infrastructure (policies, processes, systems); ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local legislation pertaining to personnel matters. Seek to identify new areas for improvement such as incorporating peer reviews within the annual performance evaluation cycle.

  • Learning + Development: Work with a program manager to implement new learning and development programs that provide managers and employees with the necessary tools to maximize effectiveness and professional development; counsel and coach the team to ensure that we build a dynamic and diverse organization.

  • Office + Culture: Ensure values are incorporated into retention, performance reviews, meetings, and employee interactions; develop a consistent events schedule aimed at driving team cohesion; further develop the company?s diversity efforts.

  • Management: Directly manage our existing HR Generalist and Office Manager; build the Employee Engagement team to align with the needs of our growing company.

Requirements

  • 8-10 years of experience working at both strategic and executional levels of People Operations/HR.

  • Extensive knowledge of HR regulations, best practices, and procedures.

  • An entrepreneurial spirit and exposure to high-growth, fast-paced, and collaborative environments.

  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills with experience building rapport and trust quickly across departments and levels.

  • Demonstrated ability to influence change and manage across an organization, including at the Leadership level.

  • Experience coaching managers and teams.

  • Ability to execute in a fast-paced, startup environment with tight deadlines, changing demands, and cross-functional dependencies.

  • Attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills.

  • Legally able to work in the U.S.

About Olo

Olo powers digital ordering and delivery programs that connect restaurant brands to the on-demand world, placing orders directly into the restaurant through all order origination points ? from a brand?s own website or app, third party marketplaces, social media platforms, smart speakers, and home assistants. Olo serves as the on-demand ordering and delivery platform across 70,000 locations for over 300 brands, such as Applebee?s, Checkers & Rally?s, Cheesecake Factory, Chili?s, Dairy Queen, Denny?s, Five Guys Burgers & Fries, Jamba Juice, Noodles & Company, Portillo?s Hot Dogs, Shake Shack, sweetgreen, Wingstop, and more. Learn more at www.olo.com.

Olo is located on the 82nd floor of One World Trade Center. We offer great benefits, such as 20 days of Paid Time Off, fully paid health, dental and vision care premiums, stock options, a generous parental leave plan, and perks like FitBits, rotating craft beers on tap in our kitchen, and food events featuring our clients' menu items (now you know why we give out FitBits!). Check out our culture map: https://www.olo.com/images/culture.jpg.

We encourage you to apply!

At Olo, we know a diverse and inclusive team not only makes our products better, but our workplace better. Many groups are consistently underrepresented across the tech sector and we are fully committed to doing our part to move the needle.

Olo is an equal opportunity employer and diversity is highly valued at our company. All applicants receive consideration for employment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

If you like what you read, hear, and/or know about Olo, and want to be a part of our team, please do not hesitate to apply! We are excited to hear from you!

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