Discord is hiring a Vice President, People to lead our global efforts to onboard, engage, develop and retain our workforce as we scale the company. Reporting to the COO, you will help lead building people functions including People Operations, People Partners, Total Rewards, Learning and Development, and function as a key stakeholder in our Inclusion, Diversity, and Purpose work. Additionally, you will work in a Talent Strategist capacity with leaders across the company to build organizational capabilities that help leaders to develop and retain their teams in a healthy and sustainable way, plus supporting employee engagement strategies, and retaining and scaling the cultural touchstones that make Discord unique.

What you'll be doing

  • Operationalize the Discord DNA. Understand what makes Discord unique as a product, brand, and company and bring that to life through scaled programs for the end-to-end employee experience.

  • Partner with the Executive Team to develop a talent management strategy that supports business objectives and enables operational excellence.

  • Iterate our programs: Manage the development of compensation, performance management, talent development, and learning & development programs. Develop People programs that are creative, transformative, and support the long-term goals and vision of the company. Evolve and deliver diversity and inclusion strategies, programs, and practices in partnership with the leadership team.

  • Partner with the Executive team, Recruiting team, Employee Resource Groups, Inclusion, Diversity, and Purpose (IDP) programs. Strong program design experience is important for success in this role.

  • Improve efficiency at scale: Design, implement and maintain processes, tools, and systems needed to grow and support people operations while balancing that with a forward-thinking employee experience strategy.

  • Tell the Discord people story internally and externally; Partner with Marketing and Communications to evolve our employer brand and ensure it reflects Discord's culture and values.

What you should have

  • 10+ years of experience in people operations, organizational development or HR business partnership, with experience in high-growth private or public companies.

  • Extensive people management experience; demonstrated ability to coach, empower, and develop talent and lead efforts cross-functionally and throughout the business.

  • Experience helping teams and organizations grow and evolve; Ability to share meaningful examples of high-impact org design, org strategy, and guiding org capabilities, at scale.

  • Experience using metrics and analytics to guide program design and strategic decision-making and guidance.

  • Experience with building and leading highly effective people strategies preferably within a growing workforce.

  • Strong point of view on how diversity and inclusion meaningfully contribute to a company's success and experience building development and retention programs for a highly passionate workforce.

Benefits and Perks

  • Comprehensive medical insurance including Health, Dental and Vision (plus up to $20,000 for gender affirmation procedures)

  • Mental health resources and quarterly wellness stipends

  • 16+ paid holidays, 4 weeks of PTO + use-what-you-need sick days

  • Paid parental leave (plus fertility, adoption and other family planning benefits)

  • Flexible long-term work options (remote and hybrid)

  • Volunteer time off

  • A diverse slate of Employee Resource Groups

  • Plus commuter contributions and other perks for office-based employees

About Us

Discord is a voice, video and text app that helps friends and communities come together to hang out and explore their interests — from artists and activists, to study groups, sneakerheads, plant parents, and more. With 150 million monthly users across 19 million active communities, called servers, Discord has grown to become one of the most popular communications services in the world. Discord was built without selling ads or user data and instead, offers a premium subscription called Nitro that gives users special perks like higher quality streams and fun customizations.

We’re working toward an inclusive world where no one feels like an outsider, where genuine human connection is a click, text chat, or voice call away. A place where everyone can find belonging. Challenging? Heck yes. Rewarding? Double heck yes. It’s a mission that gives us the chance to positively impact millions of people all over the world. So if this strikes a chord with you, come build belonging with us!