Director of Total Rewards

Remote (United States) San Francisco, CA

The Director of Total Rewards will be a key member of the People leadership team, who will lead our global compensation, equity and benefit programs, which are core to our employee value proposition and enable us to attract and retain our experienced team. You will be a hands-on leader with an understanding of scaling compensation and benefits programs and practices, with a track record of conceptualizing successful strategies, leading action plans, and driving the execution of organizational goals. You approach problems and drive tactical execution. This role will evolve Discord's compensation philosophy and the strategic management of inclusive employee-related benefits and services that are able to effectively support and recruit a diverse employee base.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Drive the strategic evolution and execution of our Total Rewards program (global compensation, equity, and benefits) in line with Discord's strategy, culture, and values to include: philosophy, job evaluation and salary surveys, salary and incentive structures, pay budgets and equity analysis
  • Oversee the creation of policies and procedures to ensure global compliance and the achievement of equitable and progressive employee total cash and equity compensation
  • Partner with Finance on compensation budget, tax and accounting issues
  • Establish and measure key compensation and benefit program metrics
  • Establish, build and maintain strong relationships with leaders and managers across the organization to ensure our compensation structure supports our strategic objectives
  • Regularly benchmark company programs and monitor external trends in order to proactively adjust company plans and programs to ensure market competitiveness
  • Partner with the Executive Team, participate and support the development and administration of executive compensation programs
  • Design and recommend global benefits programs by assessing Discord's needs, reviewing competitor and general industry practices, and analyzing cost impact/ effectiveness
  • Drive the framework that supports the semi-annual compensation review programs

You'll Thrive In This Role If You Have 

  • 10+ years of relevant experience in compensation (including Executive compensation), equity programs, and benefits planning in a Technology environment
  • 5+ years direct people management experience
  • Fluent using Excel and Google Sheets (can manage complex spreadsheets and familiar with advanced functions)
  • Experience working with Boards of Directors, specifically a Compensation Committee
  • Experience with scaling a global rewards function to support the company's business goals and growth, with a strong awareness of best practices
  • Proven ability to link actions to the company strategy and performance, such as process improvement and change management skills
  • Ability to leverage data to make recommendations and decisions
  • Instinctual with best practices on keeping departmental stakeholders informed and included in a way that builds consensus
  • Demonstrated experience in performing complex reporting and analysis
  • Strong track record building, leading and mentoring a diverse team of varying levels and expertise
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion

New York City residents only: Minimum salary of $209,000/year + equity and benefits

*Note: Disclosure as required by NYC Pay Transparency Law.

Colorado residents only: Minimum salary of $167,200/year + equity and benefits

*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20).

Benefits and Perks

  • Comprehensive medical insurance including Health, Dental and Vision (plus up to $20,000 for gender affirmation procedures)
  • Mental health resources and quarterly wellness stipends
  • 16+ paid holidays, 4 weeks of PTO + use-what-you-need sick days 
  • Paid parental leave (plus fertility, adoption and other family planning benefits)
  • Flexible long-term work options (remote and hybrid)
  • Volunteer time off
  • A diverse slate of Employee Resource Groups 
  • Plus commuter contributions and other perks for office-based employees

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