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Posted November 13th

Director of People

New York, NY



TULA Skincare



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Posted November 13th

Director of People

New York, NY




Senior Level


Full Time

About The Position
TULA is looking for a Director of People to help us build a happy, high performing team to drive rapid growth. We are a team of 30 and counting, and this is our first hire in this critical function.
TULA is looking for a generalist who can lead across recruiting, talent management, org design, communication & change management, and culture.  This role reports directly to the CEO. TULA headquarters are based in NoMad, NYC.

Key Responsibilities
  • Help recruit and build a high performing team, including:
  • Anticipate team and resourcing needs
  • Design the right org structure and effectively manage changes as we scale
  • Support managers in drafting, revising and maintaining job descriptions and independent contractor agreements
  • Place and maintain job postings and advertisements
  • Screen resumes and conduct initial phone screens to support hiring managers
  • Benchmark compensation to market rates and manage offer process
  • Develop and manage our onboarding experience to set new team members and their managers up for success
  • Help manage headcount budget
  • Manage and enhance our approach to career development and growth, including our performance management cycles (360 Degree Performance Review + Mid-Year Check-In)
  • Conduct Culture Survey every 6 months and help facilitate discussion and action based on wins & learnings
  • Work closely with leadership, managers, and all team members to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention, including actively coaching CEO
  • Source, vet, and manage any external training courses and conduct in-house trainings as well as coordinate “Lunch & Learns” to enhance employee skills and fill overall organizational gaps as needed
  • Conceive, develop and implement key initiatives to further invest in creating a best in class team environment, e.g., career levels matrix, exit interviews, team recognition rewards
  • Keep abreast of industry best practice and trends by participating in conferences, reading, and maintaining your network to continually surface new ideas
  • Manage and review employee benefits
  • Manage and work with third-party service providers to ensure compliant administration of payroll, benefits and employee training (experience with JustWorks preferred)
  • Ensure all Federal, state, and local laws, and corporate HR-related compliance matters are proactively addressed
  • Create and / or update policies, procedures, and guidelines as needed, including Employee Handbook
  • Live by and champion our TULA Values:
    • 1.  Empowered & empowering - we are all in this together as a team - everyone counts
    • 2.  Growth mindset - we test and learn and continuously improve as individuals, a team, and a business
    • 3.  Strong opinions loosely held - we are smart, but don't have ego; we want to get to the best answer - collaboratively
    • 4.  Optimistic self-starters - we have a positive, can-do attitude and are agile, scrappy - we love a good challenge
    • 5.  Left brain / right brain - we value data driven decision-making alongside creativity and gut feelings (after all we are a probiotics brand)
  • Manage office / team admin, e.g., team lunches, planning team outings & happy hours, sourcing team swag, birthdays and anniversary cards / gifts
  • 8+ years of experience as an HR generalist / business partner working across recruiting, talent management, org design, communication & change management, and culture
  • Track record of recruiting rockstar teams and setting them up for success to drive rapid growth
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and influence across all levels and roles
  • Startup experience required as well as a desire to flourish in fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Hands-on executive coaching experience a plus
  • Knowledge of US employment law (federal and state)
About TULA Skincare 

TULA is the leading probiotic skincare and wellness brand, offering innovative products powered by probiotics and superfoods that are both clean & effective. As a digitally native and social first brand, we engage our customers at every touchpoint to help them feel confident in their skin and make it easier to achieve a healthy balance, inside and out.  Alongside we retail with ULTA Beauty, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Dermstore, QVC, and Amazon. We raised a Series A led by L Catterton, the largest consumer-focused private equity group in the world. Our team has experience in some of the top consumer startups and beauty companies. TULA headquarters are based in New York City. 

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New York, NY
Function Details
  • Reports To CEO