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HR & Recruitment Director

⚠️ Important ⚠️: Although this is a fully remote role, we only accept candidates that are within 2 hours of CET (Central European Timezone).




⚠️ Important ⚠️: Although this is a fully remote role, we only accept candidates that are within 2 hours of CET (Central European Timezone). Applying outside of that is a waste of your (and our) time. 
Prezly is looking for a HR Director to join our team. We’ve been slowly/steadily growing to a 20 person team and now want to grow to a 30 person team. That is why we want to invest in creating a healthy company culture and install/improve all our processes around HR (hiring, recruitment, onboarding, personal objectives, work/life balance, personal growth).

About the role

We know that the single most important resource is our people. We are looking for our first and foundational HR team member to join our core leadership team and help us ensure that our highest priority resource is taken care of from employee onboarding through multiple years of tenure with us.

We want to be sure that as we grow our team, we scale with purpose, and that the experience of our people is always at the forefront. Reporting directly to our co-founders, you’ll act as a strategic thought partner for the business as a whole.

Another part of the role is to own the recruitment process from sourcing candidates, optimising the hiring process to taking an active role in hiring the right people for the job.

About Prezly

Good stories, told well to the right people, can inspire and spark positive change in the world. That’s why at Prezly, we’re building state-of-the-art storytelling tools for stellar brands. Since our founding in 2010, we've grown to become a profitable, 100% globally distributed team of ~16 high-performing, happy people that are dedicated to building a product our customers love.

Read more about our company vision/mission

Covid-19 and Travel

As international borders reopen, we’re thrilled to be able to start planning in-person retreats and visits to our HQ. Since regulations vary from country to country, we expect each team member to make themselves aware of the travel regulations pertaining to where they live and plan their own travel accordingly.

We are happy to cover the costs for any covid tests you need to take to comply with travel regulations when attending retreats or other team meetings, which will vary depending on things like your country of residence, vaccination status and so on.

Job requirements

What You'll Do:

  • People Strategy: Provides coaching and advice to employees, managers and leaders in all areas of HR and people decisions. Collaborates with Leadership to drive HR programs and policies that care for the whole human

  • Recruitment: Help us source, interview and select the right candidates to join the company.

  • People Operations, Benefits & Payroll: Oversee the administration of payroll and hHandle all questions regarding company policies, benefits, and leaves

  • Performance Management: Ensure there is a good process that makes sure everyone knows their responsibilities/expectations and is regularly evaluated on those.

  • Career Development: Develop and implement programs that provide ongoing learning and development opportunities, and foster a culture of continuous feedback and improvement

What you bring to Prezly

  • A highly empathetic, compassionate and thoughtful individual

  • A passion for and ability to seamlessly maneuver between the tactical and strategic elements of HR and People Operations

  • A strong communicator and cross-functional collaborator

  • 5+ year people management experience

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and facilitation skills, and experience supporting employees at all levels of the organization

  • A hands-on executor. Someone who enjoys developing a long term, high impact vision and putting in the nitty-gritty work it takes to turn that into a reality will thrive with us.

  • Experience as an early HR team member at a start- or scale-up

  • Someone who’s worn multiple hats in the HR world - including (but not limited to) employee onboarding programming, performance review cycle management, compensation program development and management and employee sentiment measurement

  • You’ve been on the forefront of recruiting before, and know the ins and outs of finding good people, interviewing and hiring them.

You will get

  • Competitive salary

  • Great tools: What would Batman be without his utility belt? He’d still be badass. But you get the point. At Prezly you’ll get to choose your own gear.

  • Flexible hours: There’s a life outside of work. That’s why our distributed team works from where they want, when they want. And they get tons of work done.

  • Unlimited vacation time: We evaluate on value, not on time spent behind desks. Employees can take as many holidays as they need. This way they bring their A-game to the job.

  • Visits to Leuven: A few times per year the entire team gets together in the office in Leuven, the world’s capital of beer. We’ll fly you in so you can have fun with the team.

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About Prezly

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One tool for better, faster PR. Manage contacts, content, and email campaigns all from one easy-to-use platform.

Prezly is your one PR tool for better, faster communication. Manage your contacts, publish your news, and pitch your stories from one place.

Successful organizations are built by successful communicators.

Businesses succeed (or fail) by your ability to communicate clearly about your cause. First, you need to communicate to attract skilled and motivated team members. Later, communication is about showing customers, partners, and the world why they should choose you.

Prezly exists to help communicators tell stories that put people in motion.

Having a good story is important – but it cannot stop there. You must be able to present that story on your own terms, and share it with the people that can't wait to hear it. The earlier you start building that network of fans, the sooner you can share your stories, the more successful you will become.

Only... we no longer own our networks.

For more than a decade, we've been outsourcing our direct connection with our fans to the big social networks – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn. We work tirelessly to create content that ends up serving their business first, while our communications with even our closest fans rely on the whims of hidden algorithms.

Isn't it time we take back ownership of our relationships?

Tear down the gatekeepers and communicate directly with your contacts using reliable, personal and widely available channels. Use email; build a website. Take your place at the helm of your story.

Our storytelling platform helps you do exactly that.

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