Toast
We power successful restaurants.
Boston, MA

Director, People Success Partner- People Team at Toast (Greater Boston Area, MA)

| Greater Boston Area
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Toast is driven by building the restaurant platform that helps restaurants adapt, take control, and get back to what they do best: building the businesses they love.

Bready* to make a change?

Reporting to the VP of People Success, you will be a senior HR Business Partner (we call them People Success Partners) to the People team at Toast. Partnering directly with our Chief People Officer, the People Leadership Team, and employees throughout the People team, the ideal candidate will bring strong functional human resources expertise, business acumen, consultative skills, and customer service orientation to advance employee engagement and performance, management capability, and efficient people process. The ideal candidate will also come with high EQ and empathy skills, understanding the unique challenges and needs of an HR organization, to effectively build and sustain strong partnerships with trust and credibility, particularly at leadership levels.  Said in a sentence, the candidate should be prepared to unlock the full potential of each People team Toaster inclusively and creatively, fostering peak moments and inspiring people to be their best selves.

About this roll* (Responsibilities) 

  • Partner directly with the Chief People Officer and her leadership team to implement strategies and programs that help the People team achieve its strategic goals while improving the overall employee experience across the org.
  • Lead the development and execution of talent management processes for the People team, such as semi-annual performance and talent reviews, succession planning, and engagement exercises in partnership with People team leadership and the broader People Success team.
  • Work to build people-related solutions by leveraging people trends, insights, and data to drive the implementation of projects and programs.
  • Provide strategic partnership and mentorship to employees and people managers at all levels to positively impact the motivation, development, and retention of talent.
  • Collaborate with all areas of the People organization to deliver an aligned, effective people-centric approach to your partner organizations.
  • Ensure policies, practices, and programs are administered in an equitable and consistent manner.

Do you have the right ingredients*? (Requirements)

  • Proven ability to coach and partner with executive leadership
  • Demonstrated success performing in a high-growth organization with multiple stakeholders, each with varying needs
  • Demonstrated ability to show excellent judgment, creative problem-solving, and training/coaching
  • Strong teamwork, communication & cross-functional collaboration skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit/mindset, flexibility toward dynamic change
  • Solid understanding of HR practices, policies, and employment law
  • Strong experience in performance management and people strategy
  • Bachelor’s degree in an HR-related field and/or HR certification preferred
  • Experience working in the Technology/SaaS industry is a plus

Our Spread* of Total Rewards

  • Unlimited Vacation
  • Sabbatical opportunity after five years
  • Professional Development Reimbursement Program
  • Commitment to Employee Wellness through resources such as a quarterly Wellness Stipend
  • Various peer and company recognition programs 
  • 401(k) and matching
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage
  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Subsidized backup childcare

*Bread puns encouraged but not required


#LI-REMOTE


We are Toasters

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is Baked into our Recipe for Success.

At Toast our employees are our secret ingredient. When they are powered to succeed, Toast succeeds.

The restaurant industry is one of the most diverse industries. We embrace and are excited by this diversity, believing that only through authenticity, inclusivity, high standards of respect and trust, and leading with humility will we be able to achieve our goals.

Baking inclusive principles into our company and diversity into our design provides equitable opportunities for all and enhances our ability to be first in class in all aspects of our industry.

Bready* to make a change? Apply today!

As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees and their families, all individuals entering our US workspaces are required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 unless they have an approved medical or religious accommodation.

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Where we are

Toast is headquartered in the heart of Fenway. Catch a Sox game, grab a bite, and stroll through one of the trendiest neighborhoods in Boston.

Technology we use

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What are Toast Perks + Benefits

Toast Benefits Overview

Toast strives to provide competitive compensation and benefits programs that help to attract, retain, and motivate the best and brightest people in our industry. Our total reward package goes beyond great earnings potential and provides the means to a healthy lifestyle with the flexibility to meet our employees’ changing needs.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We have 14 employee resource groups, known as Toast Communities, dedicated to empowering employees.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

An Insider's view of Toast

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Toast is a pretty special place to work. I really enjoy the collaborative and supportive work culture. Toast goes out of its way to take care of employees through additional days off to flexible hours to peer groups and training.

Brad

Senior Engineering Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Being a part of the R&D team, I collaborate closely with cross-functional partners like Product, Design, Quality and Documentation to ensure alignment across the team and ultimately execution. Since joining Toast, I have been stretched both technically and non-technically, grown my career and become a stronger engineer and a more effective leader.

Eden

Manager, Software Engineering

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I began as an Implementation Engineer, moved into instructional design, and now I am in my dream role as a Product Manager. This is afforded because Toast fosters a culture where experts in their domains are eager to give you a masterclass in what they do – you only need to ask and be willing to learn. This is the best perk when working at Toast.

Sean Park

Product Manager

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

I love our bi-annual company-wide Hackathons! The mission is to provide all Toasters with the opportunity to innovate on Toast’s products, processes, & culture while fostering new connections between teams and people. I absolutely love seeing Toasters come together; the energy, enthusiasm, & passion for making Toast better is incredibly inspiring!

Jane

Senior Director of Product Management

How does the company support your career growth?

When Toast hires you, they immediately invest in you and give you every bit of support to ensure you are not only successful but in the best position for growth. Aside from the great support resources, Toast has a team of some of the smartest people in tech that I've been able to learn from.

Royce

Senior District Sales Manager

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