People Programs Associate at Braze | Powderkeg

At Braze, we have found our people. We’re a genuinely approachable, exceptionally kind, and intensely passionate crew.

We seek to ignite that passion by setting high standards, championing teamwork, and creating work-life harmony as we collectively navigate rapid growth on a global scale while striving for greater equity and opportunity – inside and outside our organization.

To flourish here, you must be prepared to set a high bar for yourself and those around you. There is always a way to contribute: Acting with autonomy, having accountability and being open to new perspectives are essential to our continued success. Our deep curiosity to learn and our eagerness to share diverse passions with others gives us balance and injects a one-of-a-kind vibrancy into our culture.

If you are driven to solve exhilarating challenges and have a bias toward action in the face of change, you will be empowered to make a real impact here, with a sharp and passionate team at your back. If Braze sounds like a place where you can thrive, we can’t wait to meet you.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

The People Programs Associate will play a critical role in supporting the success of the People Team by leveraging superior organizational and communication skills to develop project plans, managing team tools, and facilitating effective collaboration across teams and regions. This position will report to the Senior Manager, People Program Management (PMO) and support the entire People Programs and Strategies team.

  • Assist Project Managers to gather and organize information regarding scope, timeline, tasks, and dependencies and use project management tools to publish detailed project plans for stakeholders
  • Coordinate and collaborate with People team members across all Braze global locations to manage administrative tasks in the planning, execution, and communication of multiple projects at a time
  • Provide in-person, virtual, and written project updates with key internal project team members, business stakeholders, and leadership
  • Create and maintain program and policy documentation and knowledge management across all team systems, processes, and platforms and champion best practice
  • Regularly review department processes with an eye for continuous improvement and suggest and implement automation and process optimization
  • Run and own the administration of core People PMO processes including department and division All Hands, weekly written company updates (weekly synthesis), and department professional development trainings (Spark sessions), developing training materials and stakeholder communications as needed.
  • Organize and schedule team meetings, create agendas, support preparation of meeting materials, and ensure planning and follow-up communications are clear, concise, and timely.
  • Coordinate collection of feedback from the stakeholders about project and program rollout
  • Day-to-day management of team tools including Google Suite, Asana, Confluence, etc.
  • Support People Programs & Strategy special projects including the Braze Internship Program, policy research, and Learning & Development initiatives

WHO YOU ARE

  • A professional with 1-2 years experience in project or program management
  • Transparent: You believe in open and honest communication and you share progress updates openly with stakeholders to ensure everyone is on the same page. You have top-notch written and verbal communication skills
  • Collaborator: You know that the best solutions come when diverse perspectives work together to get there
  • Organized: You approach work in a structured and methodical manner. You pay attention to details and pride yourself on maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Continuous Learner: You are committed to learning and growing. You understand that continuously reviewing and refining our processes and resources make us as effective and efficient as possible
  • Accountable: You are a problem solver and you take ownership of your tasks and responsibilities to ensure we meet goals and deliver results

For candidates based in the United States, the pay range for this position at the start of employment is expected to be between $58,000 and $65,000/year with an expected On Target Earnings (OTE) between $65,000 and $75,000/year (including bonus or commission). Your exact offer may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition to cash compensation, Braze offers full- and part- time employees a comprehensive Total Rewards package that includes equity grants of restricted stock (RSUs) so that all Braze employees own a piece of our company.

WHAT WE OFFER

Details of these benefits plan will be provided if a candidate receives an offer of employment. Benefits may vary by location.

From offering comprehensive benefits to fostering flexible environments, we’ve got you covered so you can prioritize work-life harmony.

  • Competitive compensation that may include equity
  • Retirement and Employee Stock Purchase Plans
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Comprehensive benefit plans covering medical, dental, vision, life, and disability
  • Family services that include fertility benefits and equal paid parental leave
  • Professional development supported by formal career pathing, learning platforms, and tuition reimbursement
  • Community engagement opportunities throughout the year, including an annual company wide Volunteer Week
  • Employee Resource Groups that provide supportive communities within Braze
  • Collaborative, transparent, and fun culture recognized as a Great Place to Work®

ABOUT BRAZE

Braze is a leading customer engagement platform that powers lasting connections between consumers and brands they love. Braze allows any marketer to collect and take action on any amount of data from any source, so they can creatively engage with customers in real time, across channels from one platform. From cross-channel messaging and journey orchestration to Al-powered experimentation and optimization, Braze enables companies to build and maintain absolutely engaging relationships with their customers that foster growth and loyalty.

Braze is proudly certified as a Great Place to Work® in the U.S., the UK and Singapore. We ranked #3 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2024 Best Workplaces (Large), #3 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces for Wellbeing (Medium), #4 on Great Place to Work’s 2023 Best Workplaces in Europe (Medium), #10 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces for Women (Large), #19 on Fortune’s 2023 Best Workplaces in New York (Large). We were also featured in Built In's 2024 Best Places to Work, U.S. News Best Technology Companies to Work For, and Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces in Tech.

You’ll find many of us at headquarters in New York City or around the world in Austin, Berlin, Chicago, Jakarta, London, Paris, San Francisco, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo – not to mention our employees in nearly 50 remote locations.

BRAZE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

At Braze, we strive to create equitable growth and opportunities inside and outside the organization.

Building meaningful connections is at the heart of everything we do, and that includes our recruiting practices. We're committed to offering all candidates a fair, accessible, and inclusive experience – regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, maternity, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran. When applying and interviewing with Braze, we want you to feel comfortable showcasing what makes you you.

We know that sometimes different circumstances can lead talented people to hesitate to apply for a role unless they meet 100% of the criteria. If this sounds familiar, we encourage you to apply, as we’d love to meet you.

Please see our Candidate Privacy Policy _ for more information on how Braze processes your personal information during the recruitment process and, if applicable based on your location, how you can exercise any privacy rights._

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    People Programs Associate
  • Company
    Braze
  • Location
    New York, NY
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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