Human Resources

Head of People (Remote)

Preferable Location(s): Toronto, Canada
Work Type: Full Time

Head of People

Join Spellbook, the leading generative AI copilot for legal professionals.  

About Spellbook:

Spellbook isn't just a workplace. It's a movement towards democratising legal services, powered by cutting-edge technology and driven by a team that values innovation, efficiency, and impact. 

In 2022, we launched Spellbook, the first generative AI copilot for lawyers, quickly growing to nearly 2000 law firms and raising $30m USD in two financing rounds. [1] [2]

We're excited to change how thousands of lawyers work globally by empowering them with AI. Spellbook helps lawyers draft documents, identifies risks, and extracts insights with unprecedented speed and efficiency. We're building a team of passionate, innovative thinkers eager to contribute meaningful value, embrace hands-on problem-solving, and pay meticulous attention to detail. Join us if you're motivated by making a real difference and ready to be part of an ambitious journey. 

About The Role: 

Our company is at the forefront of the industry, and we're looking for a talented Head of People to join us as we continue to grow and excel. In this role, you'll have the opportunity to make a real impact by attracting and retaining the best talent in the industry and ensuring that our team members are engaged, motivated, and supported. If you're passionate about HR and ready to be part of a dynamic and innovative team, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity today!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic HR Leadership: Develop and execute a comprehensive HR strategy that supports our growth, enhances our culture, and optimises our talent.

  • Culture and Engagement: Foster a positive, inclusive, and dynamic company culture. Implement initiatives that enhance employee engagement, satisfaction, and productivity.

  • Talent Management: Lead recruitment, selection, and onboarding processes to attract and retain top talent. Develop clear career paths and ensure employees have opportunities for growth and development.

  • Performance Management: Design and implement performance management systems that are fair, consistent, and aligned with our company goals.

  • Learning and Development: Establish a learning culture through the development of programs and initiatives that support ongoing employee development and skill acquisition.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI): Champion DEI efforts throughout the organisation. Implement strategies and practices that ensure a diverse workplace and foster an environment of inclusivity.

  • Compensation and Benefits: Oversee the development and implementation of competitive compensation, benefits, and rewards programs that attract and retain talent.

  • Employee Relations: Serve as a trusted resource for all team members on various HR matters. Address and resolve employee relations issues with a balanced and fair approach.

  • HR Analytics: Utilise HR analytics to inform decision-making, track key HR metrics, and measure the effectiveness of HR initiatives.

  • Manage the HRIS to ensure employee records are recorded and current

  • Compliance: Ensure all HR policies, procedures, and practices comply with federal, and local employment laws and regulations in both Canada and the United States. 

Who We're Looking For:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field. A Master's degree or HR certification. 

  • Minimum of 8 years of HR experience, with at least 3 years in a leadership role, preferably in the tech industry.

  • Proven track record of developing and implementing HR strategies that have positively impacted company culture and growth.

  • Strong understanding of employment laws, compliance issues, and industry best practices.

  • Willing to be fully hands-on in doing the hard outbound work necessary to find talent

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to engage effectively with employees at all levels.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive issues with discretion and a commitment to confidentiality.

  • A forward-thinker who is adaptive to change and can thrive in a fast-paced, innovative environment.

  • Experience in a high-growth startup environment is desirable.

Working at Spellbook 

Equity Ownership: Join the AI revolution. Our employees share in our success with a generous stock options plan. 

Flexible Work: Enjoy ample paid time off and flexible work policies enabling you to do your best work your way.

Autonomy: We value results and support your best work mode—whether in our vibrant Toronto office, historic St. John's or remotely.

Explosive Career Growth: As an early-stage company, every role offers significant growth and leadership opportunities.

Health and Wellness: comprehensive health and life insurance, yearly stipend, and frequent team socials. 

Inclusion: We're committed to employing a diverse workforce and creating a respectful and inclusive workplace. We believe amazing things happen when you can be yourself.

Ready to make a difference? Join us in shaping the future of legal tech and apply today! 

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