Senior Director, People | Brightcove | Remote (US)

Senior Director, People | Brightcove | Remote (US)

Remote US
Application ends: July 17, 2024
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Job Description

Position Overview

Brightcove is looking for an experienced Senior Director, HR Business Partner to join our collaborative Human Resources team. This senior role reports to the Chief People Officer and supports our Product, Engineering, Office of the COO, Finance, Legal, IT and Facilities teams globally. Our HRBP’s are strategic and inclusive business partners supporting leaders at all levels as well as driving employee engagement and belonging globally. This person will use their strong HR knowledge, communication skills and business acumen to advise and guide their internal customers with business impact.. They will be a recognized leader at effectively driving change in a fast paced and high growth environment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Partner with all levels of leadership, providing strategic partnership, advice, and coaching to drive employee engagement, organizational health, and business growth
  • Provide thought leadership and consultancy to leaders to help resolve business challenges, enhance team dynamics and behaviors, reach organizational effectiveness, and achieve business objectives
  • Provide guidance and input to the business on organizational design and workforce planning
  • Continuously develop and build a team of Generalists and HRBPs following a regional HRBP model that aligns to COE ways of working
  • Partner with Talent Development to advise and execute initiatives including onboarding, performance management, succession planning, career development, and employee engagement frameworks and programs
  • Partner with Total Rewards in continuously reviewing global market comp trends, relaying real-time insights, as well as working closely and executing on compensation planning and pay for performance and benefits programs
  • Lead day to day HR activities: employee relations, corporate policies/programs/procedures, change management, performance management, etc.
  • Enable leaders to build and scale teams comprised of diverse talent with a focus on equity, inclusiveness and belonging
  • Use people analytics data to interpret and inform critical decisions, projects and programs
  • Manage a team of two HRBP’s in our Mexico region and partner with other HRBP’s in APAC, Japan, EMEA and the US


  • 7+ years of HR Business Partner or related HR experience, preferably in a high-growth Saas or internet focused company.
  • Experience working in a video streaming business is a plus.
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, high-performance environment
  • Understands global HR legal compliance requirements and an understanding of HR programs relative to support of global business objectives required
  • Experience in implementing enterprise-wide HR programs reflecting an inclusive approach to company, business, and department needs and priorities
  • Experience managing others and creating a high performing, collaborative and inclusive team
  • Leads by example and is accountable for delivering and executing
  • Proven ability and strong skill set in influencing, negotiating, decision making, and resilience
  • Strong interpersonal, writing, communication, organizational, project management and presentation skill
  • High personal standards of excellence, commitment, and integrity while respecting confidentiality
  • Work in a “One Team” environment across the HR organization

About Brightcove

Brightcove is a diverse, global team of smart, passionate people who are revolutionizing the way organizations deliver video. We’re hyped up about storytelling, and about helping organizations reach their audiences in bold and innovative ways. When video is done right, it can have a powerful and lasting effect. Hearts open. Minds change.

Since 2004, Brightcove has been supporting customers that are some of the largest media companies, enterprises, events, and non-profit organizations in the world. There are over 600 Brightcovers globally, each of us representing our unique talents and we have built a culture that values authenticity, individual empowerment, excellence and collaboration. This culture enables us to harness the incredible power of video and create an environment where you will want to grow, stay and thrive. Bottom line: We take our video seriously, and we take great pride in doing it as #oneteam.


We strive to provide our employees with an environment where they can do their best work and be their best selves. This includes a focus on our employees’ work experience, actively creating a culture where inclusion and growth are at the center, and hiring, recognizing, promoting employees who are committed to living and breathing these same ideals. We value collaboration, creativity, work/life balance, professional growth and creating an empowering space for open communication. Whether you’re in one of our offices around the world or working remotely you have plenty of opportunities to meet colleagues and celebrate a variety of personal interests with organized groups and clubs including an Employee Action Committee, Women of Brightcove, Pride of Brightcove, Parents of Brightcove … and more to come!

We recognize that no candidate is perfect and Brightcove would love to have the chance to get to know you. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Brightcove embraces diversity and seeks candidates who support persons of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply. If you need any accommodations for your interview, please email

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Location: United States (Remote)