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People Operations Partner

ShapeShift is seeking a People Operations Partner to assist in HR Operations for this growing organization. The People Operations Partner will be working with managers in driving initiatives for human resources functions, general day-to-day employer relations, and recruiting. The ideal candidate will possess strong organization, time management, and communication skills. This position offers a unique opportunity to grow your professional skills in Human Resources in a FinTech startup within the Crypto space. We are looking for someone who can wear multiple hats and is ambitious and passionate about everything people-related!

This is a full-time position, based in Denver, Colorado, and reports to the Director of People Operations.

The ideal candidate will be open to daily changes in workflow and protocol (and force us to improve workflows). As a start-up in an evolving space, there are new challenges that require new solutions every day. Learn more about who we are at


  • Expand and maintain our Annual Stay Interview process with tenured employees (analysis and actions)
  • Conduct post-hire 1-month and 90-day check-ins with new employees to identify areas of improvement or success and ensure engagement and integration with the team and company
  • Oversee employee relations, collaborating with the legal team to ensure compliance and iteration
  • Conduct Exit Interviews for all departing employees and collaborate with the People Operations Specialist on administrative-related tasks
  • Be an HR Business Partner to departments, host weekly check-ins with managers, consult on employee relations issues and procedural guidance
  • Culture Ambassador: measure and represent culture and core values to all incoming, current, and exiting employees
  • Manage the Performance Review process by running employee and manager trainings, sending out reminders, answering questions, and offering advice
  • Ensure compliance with employment and labor laws while working with our internal legal team
  • Uncover, assess and propose opportunities for HR process improvements
  • Create an environment of positive employee relations by respecting confidentiality, establishing trust and credibility, being seen by employees as approachable and fair, balancing business needs with employee needs
  • Support recruiting efforts by assisting in sourcing, reviewing resumes, performing prescreens, and coordinating interviews


  • 4+ years of experience in HR administration or management, recruiting, and/or staffing
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Prior experience in an HR or People Operations role
  • Experience at a growth-stage tech company is preferred
  • Team player who can jump in and support the team on a variety of topics and tasks
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail is essential
  • High sense of urgency and accuracy
  • You share our values and work in accordance with those values
  • Willing to make People Operations as open and transparent as possible
  • Flexibility during periods of rapid change, with the ability to learn quickly and adapt to a changing environment
  • Must be highly organized and a strong communicator
  • Ability to prioritize work and complete projects within a deadline

Feel that you don’t meet the requirements but are still passionate about your mission? Apply! We look for team members whose desire to make a real impact on an organization and the world grows by the day.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle or feel controls. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.

ShapeShift is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.


  • Salary band: $83,000 - $100,100
  • 100% Covered Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Company Equity
  • Remote work
  • 401(k)
  • Generous Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Opportunity to be paid in Bitcoin

The Company provides the above compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that it in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position. The Company reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex of other status protected by local, state, or federal law.

Salary Range
$83K - $100.1K
Business Strategy & Ops
March 19, 2021
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About The Company

Explore the new frontier in crypto management

Founded in 2014, ShapeShift is an internationally renowned cryptocurrency trading platform. It is guided by four business principles, all of which focus on serving users: security & self-custody, free trading & high liquidity, 24/7 customer service, and an effortless user experience.

The ShapeShift Platform allows users to buy crypto with fiat, trade, track, and secure their crypto through a simple web interface. Learn more about ShapeShift at

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