Senior People Operations Specialist
Denver, Colorado, United States

About the Opportunity

As the Senior People Operations Generalist, you will work both collaboratively and independently to make a real impact on the organization. Your passion for people and processes means that you will have the opportunity to take ownership of People projects that will shape our business as we continue to grow. What’s more, you get to work with bright people who want to solve interesting problems. We are a hard-working, international, agile and feedback-oriented bunch that enjoys interacting with one another in a friendly, respectful and welcoming environment.

What To Expect?

  • Support our People Team by being the first line of contact for most processes, policies, and employee questions 
  • Execute a high-touch, personalized onboarding experience for all new hires. This includes welcoming them to the company, acting as a resource to answer new hire questions
  • Administer offboarding processes for terminated employees
  • Ability to work a hybrid schedule; in the office and remote
  • Manage, enter changes, audit, reconcile and clean employee data/documentation in our HRIS; Workday 
  • Work closely with employees to improve work relationships, build morale and increase productivity and retention
  • Conduct background checks
  • Audit and document current people operations processes, making recommendations for improvements
  • Support immigration processes
  • Maintain the People Team intranet
  • Manage Verifications of Employment
  • Assist HR Team with projects on an as-needed basis 

What you need to be successful

  • Experience working in Human Resources or People Operations
  • Methodical, process and systems-oriented mindset
  • Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written and presentation
  • Ability to maintain attention to detail, juggle priorities, and hold yourself to deadlines
  • Proficiency with general office applications such as GMail, Google Docs, Slack 
  • Demonstrated ability to focus on details and work independently
  • Ability to manage confidential matters
  • Comfort with changing demands and priorities
  • Experience with Workday, Greenhouse, and JIRA preferred
  • PHR/SHRM-CP preferred

What's In It For You?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital experiences
  • Full-time employees receive Stock Options for the opportunity to share in the success of our company
  • Comprehensive health/dental/vision care package covering 100% of monthly  premiums for employees 
  • We value Work-Life balance and You Time! A generous amount of paid time off, including vacation days, education days, and volunteer days.
  • 16 weeks of paid parental leave to care for and focus on your growing family 
  • Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career. 
  • Enjoy a full range of virtual events, including workshops, guest speakers, and fun team activities, supporting learning and networking exchange beyond the usual work duties 
  • Use your physical fitness budget to get away from your desk and support your physical wellness
  • A monthly phone/internet stipend and phone upgrade reimbursement after 2 years
  • New hire office equipment stipend. Get the gear you need to work at your best.
  • Plus, Contentful socks! And other amazing swag as part of company events. Oh yeah!

Colorado Salary Statement: The salary range displayed is specifically for those potential hires who will work or reside in the state of Colorado if selected for the role. Any offered salary is determined based on internal equity, internal salary ranges, market data/ranges, applicant's skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications (e.g. JD/technology), for example.

Colorado Salary Range: $100,000 - $105,000
[This position is eligible for equity awards in accordance with the terms of Contentful’s equity plans.]


Who are we?

Contentful is the leading content platform that powers digital experiences for over 30% of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands of global brands. Our platform unifies content in a single hub, structures it for use in any digital channel and integrates seamlessly with hundreds of tools through open APIs. It lets developers and content creators work in parallel, increasing team efficiency and happiness. Companies such as Shopify, Staples, Atlassian, Electronic Arts, Chanel, Roche, Vodafone use Contentful to build their mobile and web products, voice-controlled apps and more. 

We’re growing rapidly and we have secured over $330 million in funding from top-tier partners such as Tiger Global, Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, General Catalyst and Benchmark.

More than 750 people from 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, San Francisco, Denver and distributed around the world.

Everyone is welcome here!

“Everyone is welcome here” is a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability, or length of time spent unemployed. We invite you to apply and join us!

If you need reasonable accommodations at any point during the application or interview process, please let your recruiting coordinator know.

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