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People Ops Manager

New York, NY

Captions is the AI-powered creative studio. Millions of creators around the world have used Captions to make their video content stand out from the pack and we're on a mission to empower the next billion. 

Based in NYC, we are a team of ambitious, experienced, and devoted engineers, designers, and marketers. You'll be joining an early team where you'll have an outsized impact on both the product and company's culture.

We’re very fortunate to have some the best investors and entrepreneurs backing us, including Kleiner Perkins, Sequoia Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Uncommon Projects, Kevin Systrom, Mike Krieger, Antoine Martin, Julie Zhuo, Ben Rubin, Jaren Glover, SVAngel, 20VC, Ludlow Ventures, Chapter One, Lenny Rachitsky, and more.

Check out our latest milestone and our recent feature on the TODAY show and the New York Times

Please note that all of our roles will require you to be in-person at our NYC HQ (located in Union Square) 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute HR strategies and initiatives that align with the overall business strategy.
  • Partner with our head of talent acquisition on process, including recruitment, interviewing, and hiring.
  • Oversee employee onboarding and offboarding processes to ensure a smooth transition.
  • Partner with the founders to think through performance evaluation and processes to ensure employee development and accountability.
  • Develop and maintain HR policies and procedures to ensure compliance with labor laws and regulations.
  • Collaborate with leaders across the organization on employee relations. 
  • Provide guidance and support to employees on HR-related matters.
  • Manage employee benefits programs, including health insurance, retirement plans, and other perks.
  • Analyze HR metrics and data to identify trends and areas for improvement.


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a People Ops Manager, HR Manager, or similar role at a fast growing startup with an extremely high talent bar.  
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong leadership abilities.
  • In-depth knowledge of HR best practices, labor laws, and regulations.
  • Experience with HR software and systems (e.g., HRIS, ATS).
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.


  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Anything you need to do your best work 
  • We’ve done team off-sites to places like Paris, London, Park City, Los Angeles, Upstate NY, and Nashville with more planned in the future.

Captions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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