Chief People Officer at Four Winds Interactive

| Greater Denver Area
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Overview

The team at Four Winds Interactive is in search of a Human Resources Leader to continue developing and building upon our strong foundation that will allow us to successfully scale our culture & people programs as we continue to grow. You will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer and will be a critical partner and advisor to our entire leadership team. Your empathetic nature leads you to approach designing people programs with the end user in mind. While you lead with empathy, you have an equally strong track-record of inspiring teams to deliver results that are valued by stakeholders and are delivered with a sense of urgency. You are driven by the ability to have an impact, and the opportunity to do so in this role is enormous.

 

We know there’s no such thing as a “perfect" candidate - we’re all a work in progress and are growing new skills and capabilities all the time. We encourage you to apply for a position with FWI even if you don’t meet 100% of the requirements. We believe in fostering an environment where there are a diversity of perspectives, in hopes that we can all thrive.

 

Responsibilities

  • Serve as a strategic trusted advisor to senior leadership, providing guidance, constructive feedback, and consulting on effective leadership, and building teams in support of the business.
  • Consult on all aspects of succession planning, talent management, organizational design, workforce planning, leadership development, and employee engagement.
  • Create a culture where management and employees partner with HR to proactively solve workplace issues.
  • Meet regularly with senior leadership to gain insights and review department strategies, goals, and performance in order to provide recommendations and support.
  • Support the executive team to review compensation across the organization to ensure equitable pay practices and manage annual salary reporting requirements in accordance with federal and state requirements.
  • Maintain and update human resources policies, procedures, processes, and guidelines; communicate and model the organization’s mission, vision, and values in a clear manner, and provide guidance in the interpretations of such policies.
  • Work closely with the division heads and hiring managers to establish and forecast people needs, establish staffing strategies and priorities, and manage related changes.
  • Identify, create, and implement training programs with a focus on employee engagement, diversity, etc.
  • Create, develop, and implement formal performance management/goal-driven program and compensation review programs; ensure timeliness, consistency, and distinction of performance ratings and standards.

Qualifications

Requirements for Success:

  • 10+ years HR generalist experience; 5+ years in a senior leadership role.
  • Seasoned HR executive with a strong work ethic and communication skills with the ability to work closely with C-Suite executives, management, and staff.
  • Well-honed interpersonal and relationship-building skills that facilitate strong advisory relationships with key internal stakeholders.
  • Ability to blend the strategic and aspirational requirements of the role with the hands-on practicality to know that a world-class HR function is best built iteratively.
  • Experience driving change, including working with the Executive Team to develop effective internal communication strategies.
  • Proven experience in an entrepreneurial environment with multiple locations.
  • Expertise as a thought leader, or big picture thinker, who anticipates future trends and consequences and creates strategies and plans accordingly.
  • Ability to interact effectively with the company’s Board of Directors/Investors.
  • Proven track record of designing, implementing, and measuring the success of diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
  • Demonstrated success supporting an organization with 500+ employees.
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred; HR certification a plus

Helpful for Success:

  • Successful track record of supporting distributed/remote teams.
  • Managing and leading global teams is a plus.
  • Advanced degree in HR, Organizational Psychology, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Exceptional presentation skills and the personal presence to act as the public-facing voice of a company’s employer brand.

 

The compensation package will be aligned to each candidate’s experience and qualifications. All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

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Location

1221 Broadway Street, Denver, CO 80203

An Insider's view of Four Winds Interactive

What's something quirky about your company?

It took me a while to adjust to the fitness culture at FWI. I would show up to a meeting and the person sitting across from me might have just come back from yoga or CrossFit dressed in their workout gear. Once I got used to seeing executives in sandals and sweats every once in a while, I’ve come to love how invested FWI is with employee wellness.

Steve

Director of Technical Operations

What projects are you most excited about?

I'm excited about FWI’s exemplary commitment to its people. It’s evident there are many diversity and inclusion efforts, not only led by our Committee for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, but also from motivated individual contributors. This creates an environment where we can stay true to our core values and bring our best selves every day!

Maithy

Recruiting Coordinator

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started at FWI inTech Support. After a year of learning as much as I could about FWI’s Content Manager applications, I applied for the Technical Engineer position with FWI’s Tiger Team. I will continue to grow my career as FWI continues building the latest and greatest tech and software in the digital signage industry.

Will

Technical Engineer

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We try to create an environment where every idea is worth voicing. It’s amazing how many innovative pathways stem from one seemingly crazy idea. We do our best to empower our team to act on their creative inspiration—bring us a rough draft, pitch us on your idea. Many breakthroughs and innovations have been born this way.

Margot

President and COO

How does the company support your career growth?

As a manager on the People Operations team, I find there are an abundance of opportunities to get involved with supporting personal and professional growth. As a first-time manager, I get to participate in an interactive Manager Bootcamp. FWI also hosts a monthly manager round table, which gives everyone the opportunity to communicate and connect.

Catherine

Director of Talent Acquisition

What are Four Winds Interactive Perks + Benefits

Four Winds Interactive Benefits Overview

You will be challenged in our dynamic environment, supported in your endeavors, recognized for your contributions and have fun along the way!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Our zeal for inclusion fuels our best work. Listen - We commit to hear our colleagues, listen to different points of view and challenge our biases in these moments.
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We are committed to the idea that DE&I work is a journey. A journey that will prove to have no end, no destination, but a continued focus on becoming better, learning more and implementing more change
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
We know there’s no such thing as a “perfect" candidate - we’re all a work in progress. We encourage you to apply for a position with FWI even if you don’t meet 100% of the requirements.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Our Welton location has Ping Pong, Pool Table, Foosball, Darts and Basketball.
Stocked Kitchen
Our Broadway location has fully stocked kitchens including rotating flavors of sparkling water on tap.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
FWI's pet policy is dog friendly daily at our Welton office location.
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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