HR Business Partner

Etsy, Brooklyn, NY

Peer-to-peer e-commerce website focused on handmade or vintage items and supplies

Etsy is seeking a human resources generalist to partner with our senior business leaders. As the ideal candidate for this position, you have deep functional expertise across a variety of HR competencies as well as an appreciation for what your business partners need to accomplish their own objectives. You take a true partnership approach to your work, consistently bridging your partner organization’s needs with that of the broader company. You have significant hands-on experience with core personnel processes, career development, performance management, employee relations issues, learning and development, and broader organizational issues. You are able to provide objective advice regarding complex issues. Your business partners can count on you.
This position reports to the Director of Talent and is based in Brooklyn, New York.

About the Role

  • Partner with senior business leaders to deliver core HR services
  • Act as a trusted advisor; be someone our leaders can count on
  • Assist with the evolution of Etsy’s organizational infrastructure including core personnel processes, career tracking, compensation, and performance review process
  • Facilitate Etsy’s performance management and compensation process
  • Identify, manage and escalate employee relations issues quickly and decisively; exercise high judgment and discretion. Manage conflict.
  • Bridge the gap between your partner organization’s needs and those of the broader company; gather and synthesize needs; exercise influence
  • Work closely with the L&D function to ensure that the needs of your partner organization are being met
  • Work closely with recruiting to ensure that we deliver a seamless onboarding experience and candidate experience
  • Track and report HR KPIs for partner organization
  • Coach managers on best practices including employee career development and leveling, performance management and compensation

About You

  • Have 3 - 5 years of demonstrated hands-on experience in the HR function working with leaders at all levels
  • Have 3+ years of experience working in a consumer-facing business with a strong engineering focus
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills, high attention to detail
  • Knowledge of basic employment law (ie: FMLA and ADA)
  • Able to negotiate sensitive situations with confidence and finesse
  • Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree preferred
  • SPHR certification preferred
What’s Next
Interested in joining the team? Send us a cover letter and your resume explaining why you’d be great for the job. We value individuality and variety, so make sure to tell us what you’re all about. If you have an online presence (blog, Twitter, Facebook), send it along. And if you write, draw, craft, or contribute to something you’re proud of, we’d love to hear about it. 

Etsy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, actual or presumed belonging to an ethnic group, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

About Etsy

Etsy is a marketplace where people around the world connect, both online and offline, to make, sell and buy unique goods.

The heart and soul of Etsy is our global community: the creative entrepreneurs who use Etsy to sell what they make or curate, the shoppers looking for things they can’t find anywhere else, the manufacturers who partner with Etsy sellers to help them grow, and the Etsy employees who maintain and nurture our marketplace.

Want to learn more about Etsy? Visit https://www.etsy.com/