Jobs at Alumni Ventures Portfolio Companies


Sr. Manager/Director HR



People & HR
Broomfield, CO, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023
Lightship is the first American all-electric recreational vehicle manufacturer currently developing an aerodynamic, battery-powered trailer for the electric age. As the macro transition to an all-electric transportation ecosystem accelerates, Lightship is bringing the increased convenience and superior performance that electrification offers to a pastime enjoyed by over 11 million American families.
Honoring Diverse Perspectives
Lightship is committed to hiring and developing top talent from diverse backgrounds. We believe representing and supporting diverse groups is key to the success of our team members, customers, shareholders and the achievement of our mission and vision. We operate in a collaborative environment with a flat organizational structure and expect a high degree of integrity, autonomy and creativity from all members of the team.
About the Role
Lightship’s mission to modernize and electrify the RV begins with a foundation of building an excellent team. We’re looking for a well-rounded HR senior manager or director to be a partner to the business and a champion for our values and creating a positive and collaborative workplace. You will be our first full time HR team member and help us create the foundation for our people practices. We’re a low-ego team looking for a highly effective collaborator equally capable of guiding personnel strategy and executing day to day administration of HR related projects on their own. The ideal candidate has thrived working on small teams at dynamic, early stage companies.


  • Champion of Lightship values and a positive and collaborative employee experience
  • Provide strategic and tactical support related to performance management, organizational design, learning and development, compensation and employee relations
  • Manage onboarding and new hire orientation for all new employees and contractors
  • Support inhouse and contract recruiting efforts
  • Maintain employee information in company HRIS
  • Supporting Lightship team with matters related to disability leave, workers compensation, unemployment claims and leaves of absence
  • Responsible for employment related contracts and relationship with employment counsel
  • Build credibility and trust with Lightship employees, respond to inquiries in a timely manner and resolve employee concerns with compassion and follow-through
  • Oversee summer intern program
  • Lead culture initiatives including twice a year company offsites
  • Lead annual merit review process
  • Help us build a high performing, diverse and inclusive team
  • Support other people-related projects, as needed

Prior Experience & Professional Qualities

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field
  • 5+ years’ experience in an HR role
  • Applied knowledge of HR principles, practices and standards
  • Resourceful and self-motivated with ability to work in changing environments
  • Demonstrated experience with coaching employees and people leaders through complex issues
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively partner and collaborate with all levels of an organization and positively influence teams
  • Ability to manage projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organization and problem solving skills and strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Experience with Jira and Google Suite a plus
Employee Benefits & Philosophy - Applies to Full Time
- Healthcare, Dental, Vision (full time only)
- 401k
- Unlimited Paid Time Off that we actually want you to use! 3-4 weeks is common at Lightship.
-12 weeks paid parental leave
- $2,000 per year towards an RV trip of your own, we call this a LightTrip (full time only)
Lightship offers all of its employees and their dependents full benefits including health, dental and vision insurance and covers 100% of the insurance premium. We are on a mission to create a more healthful all-electric experience for a pastime that millions of families enjoy and believe strongly that our team should not have to worry about quality healthcare for themselves or their loved ones along the way.
Onsite/Hybrid Work
Most roles at Lightship require onsite work from our offices Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, though some roles may require all days in office. Speak to the hiring manager to learn more.