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People Business Partner


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Join the vibrant team at, the world's premier chess platform, and contribute to a global community passionate about the game


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Expires at anytime is not just a gaming site; it's a hub for 150M+ chess enthusiasts around the globe. As a tech and content powerhouse with a team of over 700 in more than 60 countries, boasts a unique, mission-driven culture that celebrates life without the constraints of a traditional corporate environment. Passionate about providing the ultimate chess experience, this fully remote company is eager to welcome new talent who shares their commitment to the game.

  • Strategically align business and people objectives across key teams.
  • Support team development and performance as a trusted business partner.
  • Drive organizational development and align HR strategy with business goals.
  • Collaborate in talent management, recruitment, and internal growth initiatives.
  • Embrace change and adapt to evolving responsibilities within a growing organization.
  • Contribute to making an outstanding workplace.
  • Bachelor's degree in HR or related field.
  • 5-8+ years as HR Business Partner, preferably in tech or startups.
  • Experience with international and remote teams.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and an avid chess player with deep community understanding.
  • Ability to build trust, influence, and work in ambiguity.

About Us is one of the largest gaming sites in the world and the #1 platform for playing, learning, and enjoying chess.

We are a team of 700+ fully remote people in 60+ countries working hard to serve the global chess community. We are here to support 150M+ chess players worldwide with the best possible product, content, and tools to serve the community!

We are a tech company. A gaming company. A content company. And we do it all with passion and commitment to the game. Above all we prize our mission-driven, flat, life-celebrating, no-corporate culture, and we look forward to meeting you and learning more about what you can bring to the team.

About You

You’ll work with our People team to align strategic business and people objectives across some of’s largest teams. You’re an experienced business partner who takes pride in supporting the development of happy, healthy, high-performing team members. You’ve worked in tech or start-ups and understand how to build strategically and execute at scale, zooming in and out seamlessly. To be successful in this role, you’ll need to be an active member and deeply understand the nuances of the chess community and the unique opportunities and challenges presented to

What You’ll Do

  • Deeply understand and actively contribute to’s positive and global culture
  • Act as the strategic partner for your assigned business groups, provide People solutions to address business issues through in-depth understanding of business objectives and operations
  • Serve as advisor and sounding board for org leaders throughout the employee life-cycle
  • Drive organizational development with functional leaders and align objectives to HR strategy for implementation
  • Develop hiring plan and partner with Recruiting to source and grow the team with experienced, mission-aligned hires
  • Collaborate with People Ops and PBP teams to carry out talent management activities such as goal setting, growth & development, compensation review, talent planning, etc
  • As part of a rapidly growing organization, embrace the change and the shift of responsibilities over time
  • Help build out the People Business Partner function at, including internal communications, gaining leader trust and buy in, and influencing impact without direct authority
  • Lead projects and programs to support making a great place to work

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or related majors
  • 5-8+ years of experience as a HR Business Partner for technology and/or content marketing; start-up experience a plus
  • Experience working with international teams; success in remote, a-sync environments a plus
  • Possess strong logical thinking and data analysis ability
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Sense of ownership and responsibility
  • Take an entrepreneurial approach to their work and learning new skills
  • Avid chess player: Due to the unique nature of this need, this role will be best filled by someone who is integrated in and understands the chess community and culture, regardless of your rating.
  • Lifelong learner
  • Ability to build trust and gain buy in, and influence across diverse people and teams
  • Comfortable in ambiguity, ability to adapt to the dynamic needs of an evolving company

About the Opportunity

  • This is a full-time position
  • We are 100% remote (work from anywhere!)
  • This position is open to applicants in the USA or Canada

You can learn more about us here:

We look forward to meeting you!


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