Global Compensation Lead

Intercom, Chicago, IL or San Francisco, CA

We are making business personal

Communication has changed for people. It’s changed for businesses, too.

Intercom is the only suite of customer messaging products that drives growth at every stage of the customer lifecycle—across acquisition, engagement, and support. Today more than 25,000 businesses use Intercom to connect with a billion people worldwide.

Join the company helping businesses grow revenue through live chat, and so much more!

What's the opportunity? 🤔

The Global Compensation Lead is a key member of the Total Rewards team that helps ensure that we can attract and retain great talent. Reporting to the Compensation Director, this role will provide support in a wide range of compensation-related matters such as development of compensation programs, new hire offer reviews, reward and recognition programs, employee compensation training, and more! If you’re a seasoned Compensation professional with a drive to make a lasting impact and a passion for helping colleagues while solving complex compensation issues, this could be the role for you! This role will be based out of our San Francisco or Chicago office while supporting our global workforce.

What will I be doing? 🚀

  • Support annual compensation benchmarking review to ensure that our compensation ranges are market competitive and align to our overall compensation strategy

  • Drive improvements and execution of compensation review cycles 

  • Provide first tier Compensation support and consolidate questions/issues from our business partners

  • Design and build out reporting metrics/dashboards to help inform business decisions and support data gathering for our compensation programs

  • Provide support on job matching and market pricing newly created roles to address new business needs.

  • Assists in the development and validation of job descriptions

  • Partner with People Operations, Recruiting, Talent Development, and HR Business partners on ad-hoc projects and data requests

  • Support other compensation projects as needed

What skills do I need? 📖

  • 5+ years experience in the Compensation field. Experience working for a fast-growing, global tech company is strongly preferred

  • Strong understanding of compensation fundamentals including job evaluation, market pricing, equity mechanics, bonus/incentive plan design, comp structures, pay ranges, and compensation survey reporting

  • Experience working in compensation modules of an HRIS system (Workday strongly preferred)

  • Strong Excel/spreadsheet skills and the ability to efficiently manipulate data to solve complex problems

  • Strong business insight and judgment, team orientation, and collaborative style

Bonus skills & attributes 🙌

  • A strong innate curiosity and eagerness to learn

  • Experience in sales plan design, equity, benefits, and bonus programs are a plus

  • Experience working in Salesforce, Xactly, Callidus, SAP, or other sales performance tracking systems is a plus

  • Flexibility to work the overlap ‘golden hours’ shared by Dublin and San Francisco

Benefits 😍

We are a well-treated bunch, with awesome benefits! If there’s something important to you that’s not on this list, talk to us! :)

  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity

  • Fully funded comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Regular compensation reviews - great work is rewarded!

  • Open vacation policy and 10 corporate holidays

  • Paid Parental Leave Program

  • 401k plan

  • In-office bicycle storage

  • Fun events for Intercomrades, friends, and family!

*Proof of eligibility to work in the United States is required.

Intercom values diversity and is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity. Intercom will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.

About Intercom

The way businesses talk to people online is broken. Intercom is fixing it. Intercom is the first to bring messaging products for sales, marketing & customer service to one platform, helping businesses avoid the stiff, spammy status quo and have real conversations that build real connections. Designed to feel like the messaging apps you use every day, Intercom lets you talk to consumers almost anywhere: inside your app, on your website, across social media and via email. Today more than 20,000 businesses use Intercom to connect with a billion people worldwide. Intercom has raised $116M in venture funding, and has 350+ employees across its San Francisco headquarters, Dublin R&D office, and recently opened Chicago office.

Want to learn more about Intercom? Visit Intercom's website.