Talent Lead (Remote)

Remote   |   Full Time

The Talent Lead will be responsible for managing the hiring and recruiting process, supporting the employee lifecycle, and fostering team culture at Lightning Labs. This role will actively source and screen candidates while working with functional leaders to understand resource requirements across the organization. They will also work with the VP of Business Operations to create, implement, and iterate on professional development and feedback programs. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in hiring and people operations, a passion for nurturing team culture, and interest in bitcoin and Lightning.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

Hiring and Recruiting

  • Build a pipeline of potential candidates through active outreach, sourcing, and networking

  • Work with the VP of Business Operations to engage with the community to source candidates and get the word out about open positions

  • Develop compensation programs, policies, processes, and systems based on industry best practices to ensure that Lightning Labs can attract, retain, and grow employees

  • Build a positive candidate experience throughout the intake, interview, and offer process

  • Review applications and screen candidates for relevant skills and culture

  • Ensure that Lightning Labs’ core values are integrated into the recruiting and hiring process

  • Expand and improve the remote onboarding process to make new employees feel apart of the team

People Operations

  • Help develop and support a vibrant team culture that is responsive to rapidly evolving work environments

  • Research compliance with international, federal, state, and local employment and compensation laws and regulations

  • Work with the VP of Business Operations to develop team performance and feedback processes

  • Maintain the Employee Handbook and develop new policies as needed

  • Oversee benefits and seek out opportunities  to improve support for team members

  • Develop HR best practices with multi-state employment and international contractors

  • Work with the Operations team to manage media appearances and correspondence

  • Supervise event coordination for team in-person and virtual events

Location: Remote. US time zones highly preferred



  • 2-5 years of experience in a talent acquisition or people operations role, preferably at a high-growth startup

  • Passion for working with people and ability to understand the human side of startups

  • Comfortable working with a distributed team across time zones 



  • Passion for bitcoin and Lightning

  • Experience working with developer-oriented teams

  • Knowledge of legal and regulatory practices related to HR

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