Benefit Specialist (New locations added)!

At Shopify, our approach to providing benefits differs from many companies out there. We strive to provide flexible and inclusive benefits and perks that represent and encourage an employee's holistic self while also having strong intent behind them. We like to be data informed, but not data driven, and as we grow globally we want to incorporate a consistent approach across all of our programs while also aligning to not only Shopify’s culture, but the culture in the market within which we operate.

Here’s an article that shows some of our offerings and how we approach them:

As a Benefit Specialist, you will be part of our People Ops team and will contribute by helping grow, execute and administer our programs.

You'll be working on things like...

  • Developing and implementing benefit and HR programs.
  • Interpreting, applying and maintaining knowledge of relevant regulations, employment laws and other requirements.
  • Evaluating our existing plans to identify opportunities. 
  • Vendor sourcing, monitoring, and evaluation.
  • Providing analytical support on our benefit and perk plans.
  • Survey management and participation.
  • Working with the compensation team in crafting total rewards statements.
  • Administering our benefit and perks through enrolments and terminations.
  • Coordination of renewals. 
  • Employee communication and feedback.
  • Be a day-to-day contact for the HR team with escalated benefit questions.

You are...

  • You are experienced (5+ years) in benefit programs.
  • Someone who has had exposure to or has helped build benefit plans.
  • Data informed and a master at crunching numbers to support great decisions for the whole Shopify family.
  • Experienced in administering benefit plans - bonus points for any US and Global experience.
  • Eager to learn and teach; we are a culture or learners and want to expand the knowledge within our team.

Here's how to apply:

If you’re interested in helping us shape the future of commerce, click the “Apply now” button to submit your application. Please address your cover letter to Captain Benefits. This posting will close Tuesday September 26th, 2017.

Experience comes in many forms, many skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. If your background is this close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying, even if you aren’t able to check every box above. We are dedicated to diversity and providing an inclusive workplace for all and especially encourage members of underrepresented groups to apply.

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