We’re looking for a manager to join the growing People Team at the biggest small brand in beverage. Spindrift is filled with dynamic, entrepreneurial and passionate team members who are fanatical about our delicious product. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture and are looking for a curious, diligent and high integrity individual to join this growing team.


Reporting to the Vice President of People, this position will lead efforts within rewards and compliance. The ideal candidate is one who is positioned to specialize in the areas of rewards and compliance, and agile enough to take on different aspects of people operations if and when needed. As the company continues to grow, there may be future opportunities for this position to evolve into an even more specialist role in any of the HR centers of excellence, or as a Human Resources Business Partner. Responsibilities include:

  • Total Rewards
    • Support total compensation design and lead all benchmarking and employee communication efforts; issue offer letters and annual compensation statements
    • Lead annual benefit review and selection, and open enrollment; administer benefit programs and ensure compliance
    • Support accounting team’s executing of payroll as needed
  • Employee Relations
    • Develop and manage comprehensive approach to leave of absence administration
    • Communicate policies and benefits provided by worker’s compensation, insurance policies, paid leave programs, FMLA, ADA, and more
    • Handle all employee inquiries and lead any workplace investigations
  • Compliance and Safety
    • Work with outside vendors to ensure programs and processes are in compliance with employment regulations and workplace policies across 40+ states
    • Issue all required notices to employees and maintain employee handbook and policies
    • Create all required reporting for external agencies
    • Oversee company efforts on workplace safety
    • Stay up to date on news events and changes in regulations that could impact our people operations, report to management and make recommendations accordingly
  • Support the company’s community building efforts and other people team responsibilities as needed


Who You Are

  • You have a minimum of five years of human resources experience in total rewards and compliance with increasing project and process management responsibility
  • Experience working in an environment that dismantled their PEO service is highly valued
  • You're always prepared to make the business case for your recommendations
  • You are high integrity and are accustomed to maintaining confidentiality
  • You set and maintain the highest standards of quality
  • You’re comfortable working on routine, detail-oriented work and developing new processes from scratch
  • You are ready to feel invested in your work and the people you work with, and you’ll make sure to have some fun along the way
  • You’re an independent problem solver
  • You’re curious, and eager to learn about the company and leverage your existing business knowledge
  • You’re proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with strong Excel skills
  • You’re able to work occasional nights and weekends
  • You embrace and regularly demonstrate our values of agility, collaboration, innovation, ambition, trust and respect
  • You’re able to work from Newton, MA office ~ four days a week and travel for business trips as needed


In addition to the salary range for this position ($90,000 - $100,000), Spindrift offers the following compensation and benefits:

  • short-term and long-term incentive programs specific to level and department
  • medical, dental, and vision insurance, with a current employer contribution rate of 80% towards monthly premiums, regardless of plan type selected
  • Company-paid life insurance, and a 401k retirement savings plan
  • Monthly cell phone allowance
  • Annual allowances for personal use of Spindrift product, health and wellness, professional development, and social justice education
  • A host of voluntary benefits including but not limited to additional life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability insurance, pet insurance, commuter benefits, etc.
  • In addition to any paid leave benefits required by regulation, the company provides paid parental leave, vacation, sick, personal, bereavement, community service, and holiday time