HR Generalist at Stackline | Powderkeg

Stackline is the first full-funnel connected commerce platform for the world's most innovative brands. Business leaders, product innovators, performance marketers, and analysts trust Stackline as the single source of commerce truth. Fueled by our proprietary neural network, our market insights, revenue metrics, behavior analyses, and autonomous functionality create the actions that determine success or failure.

Founded in 2014 in Seattle, we have offices in Minneapolis, New York, Salt Lake City, and London. Since November 2020, Stackline has raised $180 million in strategic investments from Goldman Sachs Growth Equity and TA Associates.

Stackline is on a mission to fuel the future of commerce by bringing brands and customers closer together.

About The Role:

Ready to make a meaningful impact on organizational success? We are seeking an HR Generalist to joine our dynamic People Team! In this pivotal role, you’ll collaborate closely with managers as a trusted advisor, providing invaluable guidance and support on all things people-related. From ensuring compliance with employment laws to fostering DEI, you’ll play a key role in creating a positive and productive work environment. If you’re passionate about building strong teams, cultivating a thriving workplace, and having a resounding impact across an organization, then we want to talk with you!

The People Team is driven to support our fellow Stackliners to enable them to do their best work. To accomplish this, the HR Generalist role is required to be in-office on a hybrid schedule Tuesdays – Thursdays.

What You Will Do:

  • Act as a trusted advisor and partner to employees and managers, providing guidance on HR-related matters and promoting a positive and inclusive work environment.
  • Manage policy and procedure creation, updates, ensuring compliance, and providing interpretation and guidance to employees and managers.
  • Lead the performance management process including advising managers and addressing performance-related issues.
  • Partner with employee committees, including DEI and social committees, to drive meaningful impact across the organization.
  • Manage employee relations activities, including conducting investigations when warranted, addressing employee concerns, and resolving conflicts in a fair and equitable manner.
  • Partner in Career Development initiatives, including creating and updating competencies, job descriptions, and succession planning programs to support employee growth and development.
  • Partner in the semi-annual performance review process, ensuring timely and effective performance evaluations and calibrations sessions.
  • Create and lead company-mandatory training initiatives, both in-person and virtual training formats.
  • Manage termination protocols and conversations, ensuring compliance with policies and legal requirements.
  • Collaborate with the People Operations Manager on system implementation and enhancements, collaborating to optimize HR processes and improve user experience.
  • Collaborate with the People Operations Manager on HR and Finance audit requests.
  • Partner with cross-functional teams and participate in special projects as assigned.

Who We Are Looking For:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of direct and proven human resources experience in a generalist capacity, with a focus on HR business partnering, policy creation, employee relations, and driving an inclusive workplace.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills, with the ability to analyze complex HR issues and provide effective solutions.
  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.
  • In-depth knowledge of HR principals, best practices, and employment laws.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build relationships and establish trust with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with employees at all levels.
  • Proficiency in using HRIS systems and other HR-related software.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • A proactive and collaborative approach to work, with the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite

Bonus Points If You Have:

  • Experience in implementing and managing employee engagement and retention programs.
  • Experience in conducting training and workshops on HR-related topics.
  • Knowledge of compensation programs, including benchmarking, job evaluation, and salary administration.
  • Experience implementing and managing systems and solutions.
  • Professional certifications (SHRM-CP, PHR)
  • Knowledge of diversity, equity, and inclusion practices and initiatives.

Benefits and Perks

It’s important that each and every employee feels they are supported and can complete their life’s best work today and in the future. As part of that, we are committed to doing our part in addressing pay gaps and discrepancies by providing pay transparency for all of our roles. Actual salaries are just one component of the compensation package and may vary above or below the range based on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, geographical location, and performance. The pay range for this position located in Seattle is $88,000 - $132,000 per year. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long- term incentives, and other team-specific awards. In addition we provide a robust benefits and perks package that includes:

  • Comprehensive benefit plans covering medical, dental, and vision
  • Fertility benefits
  • 401k plan plus company match
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • 20 days of Paid Time Off annually
  • 9 Paid company holidays
  • 100% Paid Parental Leave - 20 weeks for birthing mothers and 12 weeks for all other parents
  • Summer Fridays early close at 2 pm
  • Fully stocked kitchen snacks with fresh fruit weekly

Stackline is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    HR Generalist
  • Company
    Stackline
  • Location
    Seattle, WA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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