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Global Benefits Lead

Company: Whatnot
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Whatnot is a livestream shopping platform and marketplace backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Y Combinator, and CapitalG. We're building the future of ecommerce, bringing together community, shopping and entertainment. We are committed to our, and as a remote-first team, we operate out of hubs within the US, Canada, UK, and Germany today.
We're innovating in the fast-paced world of live auctions in categories including sports, fashion, video games, and streetwear. The platform couples rigorous seller vetting with a focus on community to create a welcoming space for buyers and sellers to share their passions with others.
And, we're growing. Whatnot has been the in the US over the past two years and we're hiring forward-thinking problem solvers across all functional areas.
We are looking for a senior, experienced Benefits Lead to oversee the design and management of our global benefits programs. You'll be a key partner of the Total Rewards team to launch/implement new benefits programs, manage relationships with vendors, and serve as a subject matter expert to our stakeholders and employees.

  • Oversee design, implementation, and administration of our global benefits, including Medical, Retirement, and Wellness programs and policies.
  • Partner closely with cross-functional stakeholders to ensure the successful implementation of new benefits or enhancements to existing programs.
  • Serve as the primary contact for benefits brokers and vendors, ensuring accountability and plan effectiveness.
  • Manage the annual renewal and open enrollment process. Evaluate performance, costs, and opportunities to provide actionable recommendations and creative solutions.
  • Manage our Fringe, Wellness, and Voluntary offerings to ensure the overall well-being of our employees. Evaluate the effectiveness of our programs and partner with Finance to monitor usage and spend.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable country and local laws and regulations. Update our programs and policies to align with regulatory changes as needed.
  • Provide clear and engaging communications to educate employees on their benefits package.
  • Provide support and assistance to employees regarding benefit inquiries and system-related processes.

    Curious about who thrives at Whatnot? We've found that low ego, a growth mindset, and leaning into action and high impact goes a long way here.
    As our next Benefits Lead, you should have 7+ years in Benefits at a fast-paced company, plus:

    • Bachelor's degree and 3+ years owning the design and implementation of large-scale benefit programs and policies, globally.
    • Strong ability to toggle between strategic planning, customer focused, and hands-on operational excellence.
    • Experienced and comfortable with ambiguity and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a startup environment.
    • Strong change management experience, navigating communications and training across a global organization.
    • Excellent interpersonal communication, personally accountable and promotes a documented process-oriented approach.
    • Have the ability to partner with cross-functional teams and connect with key stakeholders.
    • Experience working with Rippling or Workday.
    • Strong project management experience.

      For US-based applicants:$155,000/year to $190,000/year + benefits + stock options
      The salary range may be inclusive of several levels that would be applicable to the position. Final salary will be based on a number of factors including, level, relevant prior experience, skills and expertise. This range is only inclusive of base salary, not benefits (more details below) or equity in the form of stock options.

      • Flexible Time off Policy and Company-wide Holidays (including a spring and winter break)
      • Health Insurance options including Medical, Dental, Vision
      • Work From Home Support

        • $1,000 home office setup allowance
        • $150 monthly allowance for cell phone and internet

        • Care benefits

          • $450 monthly allowance on food
          • $500 monthly allowance for wellness
          • $5,000 annual allowance towards Childcare
          • $20,000 lifetime benefit for family planning, such as adoption or fertility expenses

          • Retirement; 401k offering for Traditional and Roth accounts in the US (employer match up to 4% of base salary) and Pension plans internationally
          • Parental Leave

            • 16 weeks of paid parental leave + one month gradual return to work *company leave allowances run concurrently with country leave requirements which take precedence.

              Please note: we do not include any benefits verbiage in Poland today.
              Whatnot is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, parental status, disability status, or any other status protected by local law. We believe that our work is better and our company culture is improved when we encourage, support, and respect the different skills and experiences represented within our workforce.

Keywords: Whatnot, San Francisco , Global Benefits Lead, Other , San Francisco, California

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