Director of People Operations

| Chicago

Company Description

M1 is reinventing personal finance and creating the next generation financial institution. We believe the current tools used to invest, borrow, and spend your money are woefully outdated and overpriced. That’s why we’re rethinking what’s possible with new technology and building the tools to empower people to make the most of their money.

We started by building a beautiful, one-of-a-kind automated investing platform. People can easily customize and automate their investments, borrow against a portfolio line of credit, and soon, use M1 as their bank – creating the next generation personal finance account. There has never been an easier, more convenient, or less expensive way to manage your money.

Headquartered in Chicago, we’re rapidly growing and currently manage over half a billion dollars with hundreds of thousands of users. But we are not done. We’re just getting started and have ambitious plans to take on an entrenched industry. Join us and help build the future of personal finance.

Job Description

As the Director of People Operations, you will have the unique opportunity to build out the People Operations function at a high growth startup. You will work directly with the leadership team to execute on the vision of M1 by supporting and expanding our dynamic team.

In this role, you will be responsible for spearheading a variety of initiatives related to human resources, talent acquisition and development, compensation, and facilities. You will also become the guardian of M1’s culture ensuring the company continues to be a place that attracts and retains top talent.

Responsibilities:

  • Build a robust candidate sourcing pipeline through various channels including outreach to passive candidates
  • Qualify technical talent and coordinate with Product and Engineering teams to manage the entire interview and hiring process
  • Collaborate with team leads and People Operations to forecast hiring needs and develop necessary recruitment strategy
  • Analyze recruiting pipeline performance on an ongoing basis and report results to senior leaders
  • Research competitive landscape and provide recommendations to improve M1’s attractiveness to top-tier talent

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in People Operations or Human Resources, ideally at a high-growth technology company
  • Experience administering people software and systems (Payroll, Health, Transit, etc.)
  • Strong communicator with track record of working across teamsAnalytically-oriented with experience tracking HR and recruiting metrics
  • Track record of developing Human Resource guides and hiring plans
  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s in relevant field




Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Location

213 W Institute Place, Suite 301, Chicago, IL 60610

An Insider's view of M1 Finance

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Laid back but very energetic at the same time. We're always working on the next product update, the next campaign, and while it can be a bit demanding, every team is good about providing flexibility and we celebrate all successes together.

Catalina

Art Director

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Open communication and collaboration welcome at all times. We're always looking for ways to harness each other's expertise so that the whole is greater than the sum of the parts.

Patryk

Digital Marketing Specialist

What makes someone successful on your team?

We look for people who are smart, ambitious, hard-working, and friendly.

Steven

VP of Engineering

What is your vision for the company?

M1 Finance should functionally change the way we manage our personal finances.

Steven

VP of Engineering

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

M1 has a mountain to climb, and we are always looking for more solutions. Any person on my team is empowered to come up with those solutions

Steven

VP of Engineering

What are M1 Finance Perks + Benefits

M1 Finance Benefits Overview

A great product is the result of a talented team and strong work culture. At M1, our philosophy is to hire unbelievably intelligent, motivated, high-integrity individuals and promote an environment that enables their best work.

Our company’s culture reflects what creative, intelligent people value in their careers: meaningful and interesting work, a fun environment, and financially rewarding opportunities.

https://www.m1finance.com/about/culture

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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