The People Person (Recruiting & People Ops Lead) 288 views0 applications

You’re going to be one of the most significant people in bringing the next iconic plant-based food brand to life. In fact, you will have a direct hand in growing the business by leading recruiting and people operations at a fast-growing startup. You are excited to bring your strong network, love for teams and building culture, and knowledge of all things people and recruiting strategy to Eclipse. You understand the importance of building diverse and inclusiv teams from the ground up and thrive when juggling multiple projects, especially in a fast-moving, exciting startup environment.  

Who are you?

  • You have 4 + years of experience in full-cycle recruiting from scoping roles to managing interview processes for food/CPG companies. 

  • Bonus if you’ve also worked in people operations onboarding new hires and planning team bonding events!  

  • You have helped scale and build other early-stage startups and love the scrappiness required in high-growth startup environments. 

  • You are the definition of a people person and feel most “in your flow” when connecting with others, whether on the phone, in person, or even via email! 

  • You are equally thoughtful about designing recruitment strategies and processes AND diligent about answering every last email and LinkedIn correspondence. 

  • You bring knowledge of best practices in designing HR systems and policies. 

  • You thrive in ambiguous situations and startup-like environments. You take ownership and create solutions to problems. You are known to offer help before being asked. 

  • You proactively brainstorm and relentlessly pursue improvements in recruitment processes. 

  • You are high energy and incredibly passionate about your work and the plant-based movement. You care deeply about changing our food system and have the skills to make it happen.

  • You’re a great person, in and out of work. You are smart, proactive, trustworthy, kind, humble, organized and hard-working.  

Who are we?

  • We’re the next massive plant-based food company, revolutionizing the $100B dairy sector. Our investors include the founder of Reddit, the creator of Gmail, Y Combinator, and the former chairman of the board of Daiya Foods.

  • We’re behind some of the best selling plant-based products in the world (JUST Mayo, for example).

  • We’re on a mission to save our planet, our health, and animals by creating a solution to fix the food system.

  • We’re people of integrity. We do what we say we will do, we treat others right, we care deeply about those around us, and we put our hearts into our work.  

  • We love spending time together both inside (our sweet new HQ!) and outside of the office. 

What will you do? 

  • Manage full-cycle recruiting process, including writing job descriptions with hiring managers, sourcing candidates across various platforms and channels, project managing multiple interview processes, screening resumes, and supporting closing conversations 

  • Design talent strategy with deep understanding of our strategic priorities and intentionality around hiring with diversity and inclusion in mind 

  • Monitor success of recruiting initiatives by defining and tracking key indicators 

  • Educate hiring managers about best practices related to outreach, communications, and interviewing

  • Own various people ops processes and policies, including payroll, compensation and benefits, onboarding of new hires, coaching, and learning and development programs 

  • Partner with the CEO to help shape company culture by planning company events and team outings 

This is a full-time job located at our office in Oakland, CA.

Interested? Please send your resume + cover letter to with the subject: The People Person 

Eclipse Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our customers. We are deeply committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Eclipse Foods makes plant-based dairy products that are indistinguishable in flavor, texture, and functionality from conventional dairy. Our mission is to create a more sustainable, healthy, and humane food system by making amazing plant-based foods that require no sacrifice.

We are the team behind JUST Mayo (and other best-selling plant-based products) and one co-founder has chef’d/ staged at 16 Michelin stars. Some of our investors include Y Combinator, the founder of Reddit, the creator of Gmail, and the former chairman of Daiya Foods. You can read about us here or in the Wall Street Journal.

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