VP of People and Culture

Full Time Flex position in Remote/Hybrid

Job Description

Korrus is seeking an experienced VP of People and Culture to join their team. This full-time position is flexible in-office or remote, West Coast Hours preferred; HQ in Los Angeles.



Korrus is a Los Angeles-based technology company and pioneer in Human Light Interaction (HLI), the next frontier in human health and wellness. Their technologies enable an ecosystem of novel products and applications at the intersection of light and wellbeing. They operate through a collection of sub-brands with specific market segment mandates. Learn more at Korrus.com.


Korrus knows that culture separates great companies from good ones. As Vice President of People and Culture, you will report to the President and own all of the initiatives having to do with their people and culture. Namely, you will be working with their leadership team to attract great talent and then work with the entire organization to engage and develop them.


Your primary responsibilities will be to oversee the execution of company culture building to align with their mission, their vision and their core values, talent acquisition, performance management, training and leadership development. In conjunction, you will be the primary steward of their culture; ensuring that every touchpoint for their employees is consistent with their values and brand. Further, you will be responsible for ensuring each member of their team understands and represents the best of who they are through the curation of communications, policies, activities, and events.


  • Proactively address organizational effectiveness through organizational design efforts to assess root causes and performance gaps as well as implementing strategic OD strategies.

  • Develop goals and strategies that align with business objectives and long-term strategic plans.

  • Manage and oversee talent acquisition, especially senior leader recruiting.

  • Manage talent development, including performance management, training and leadership development, career progression, diversity initiatives, and knowledge management.

  • Manage human resources, including HR services and policies, compensation strategy, workers compensation, visa and immigration support, health benefits and 401(K) for both US and international employees. 

  • Manage culture activities, including events and team meetings, with project management of content development, logistics, team engagement, content capture, and management of administrative resource(s).

  • Communicate updates on people initiatives across the company, and act as primary liaison to internal committees and working groups.

  • Evaluate and implement technology platforms and processes to support the execution of initiatives.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • 10+ years of HR/People experience in leading people and human resources initiatives. You have strong project planning abilities, know what to prioritize, and know how to execute quickly and effectively from experience.

  • Background in talent acquisition. You know how to recruit top talent, and train and manage others to do the same.

  • Love for organizational design. You love partnering with functional leaders to determine how to scale and optimize functional capabilities and competencies.  

  • Demonstrated commitment to being an expert. You stay on top of the latest trends and best practices in people operations. You network with others in your field.

  • Data driven. You embrace using data and metrics to drive a people operations strategy.

  • Experience in high growth companies. You know what it means to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment without the infrastructure (and bureaucracy) of a larger company.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Your friends all came to you to proofread their papers in college.

  • Exceptional people skills. You can work with people at any level of the organization.

  • Passion for Korrus’s mission. You relate to their mission to ensure that the future of EcoSense is even better than its past.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. This position is not eligible for sponsorship.

The compensation for this role is $275k-$350k base, plus bonus and equity.