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Paying the world's independent workforce

Head of Product

$120k – $200k • 0.1% – 1.85%
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About GreenLight
GreenLight is an early-stage HRtech startup based in Palo Alto that is growing rapidly and looking for rockstars to join our awesome team. Designed for the Future of Work, we work some of the world's leading brands and many of the most disruptive online staffing platforms and human marketplaces: we are an API layer that makes it easy for companies to safely onboard and pay contract/freelance/gig workers.

Through a blend of intelligent technology and exceptional customer service, we manage HR, legal and finance functions for our clients extended workforce, and protect them from critical risks associated with contract workers, such as AB5 and Independent Contractor classification.

As a startup, it is a fast-paced, pressurized environment, but hugely impactful and rewarding. The gig economy is growing and so are we: come join us help shape the Future of Work.

Why:
The Gig Economy is exploding.
Freelancers, contractors, consultants, gig workers.
Non-employees are projected to account for up to 50% of the workforce in the future.
That is $3.2 trillion in spend.
More than 50 million people in the US.

We are designing enterprise products with a focus on process automation, AI, digitizing workflows and building beautiful, intuitive apps.

If you have previously freelanced you may be familiar with some of the pain points that come with working as a contractor, tasks like time tracking, invoicing; getting business insurance, benefits; filing taxes; new hire paperwork and a host of other 'challenges'. GreenLight wants to help freelancers with all these things and more.

Public policy, laws, organizational structures and operational software is not designed for the future of work. This is creating a massive safety net issue for millions of contractors and freelancer workers who don’t get access to benefits. It also creates problems and risks for the companies who use freelancers; and creates a need for lots of additional processes for HR, legal and finance folks.

We are industry veterans with deep domain expertise, backed by great investors and advisors, deeply committed to building the best user experience in the gig economy.

What:
We are looking for someone to be head of product, and take ownership of developing our platform to meet our company vision. We have a start-up culture and will be counting on you to come in, be a difference maker, and take the lead. You will be leading our development team, working with VP engineering and collaborating closely with our CEO. We have taken the platform from 0 to 1.1 and are looking for a leader to help take us from 2 to infinity and beyond...

Required experience:

  • business-to-business, enterprise applications
  • 7+ years in product design and development
  • experience with HR, staffing, payroll, time management, financial services or other business process applications
  • API experience
  • it would be great if you have worked as a contractor/freelancer (if it was a at an enterprise organization, even better) as you will be able to more easily understand and empathize with the challenges we are solving.
Location
Silicon Valley • Palo Alto
Job type
Full-time
Visa sponsorship
Not Available
Experience
7+ years
Hiring contact

Jason Posel

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GreenLight.ai at a glance

Paying the world's independent workforce

GreenLight.ai focuses on Marketplaces, Recruiting, Human Resources, Staffing Firms, and Freelancers. Their company has offices in Silicon Valley, Palo Alto, and London. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees.

You can view their website at http://www.greenlight.ai/ or find them on LinkedIn.

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