Senior People Business Partner


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Senior People Business Partner, TheRealReal


New York, United States


Senior Manager


Human Resources



Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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As the Senior People Business Partner at The RealReal, you will play a key role in advising and coaching the senior business leaders. In partnership, you will develop and drive a talent agenda which aligns with our business goals. This role will be a valued partner to the business in identifying opportunities, developing and implementing solutions and strategies to ensure impactful results.

This position is based in New York, NY and will report to the Senior People Director.


  • Provide strategic People Business Partner support to operational functions overseeing exempt and non-exempt workforce.
  • Partner with and influence key business leaders and provide support to build high functioning teams.
  • Drive core People functions, ensuring to align initiatives, programs and projects to business drivers and company strategy.
  • Build a performance-driven culture through the development and implementation of consistent performance management coaching and counseling techniques.
  • Proactively support and strategize with management team on current and future staffing needs.
  • Keep a strong pulse on employee engagement and proactively gain insights from employees.
  • Diagnose, assess and resolve critical issues and challenges.  
  • Influence and transform change.
  • Provide direction and guidance to senior management team, directors and managers in the resolution of People or employment related blockers or barriers impacting business performance.
  • Review, interpret, administer and ensure compliance with federal, state and local employment laws, and company policies and procedures.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • 6-8 years experience in Human Resources.
  • Experience with Retail a huge plus.
  • Knowledge of CA HR/Labor laws.
  • Demonstrated success in managing complex projects, stakeholders and deliverables.
  • Expert at building relationships and understanding nuanced employee feedback.
  • Excellent follow through, judgement and common sense, “make it happen” attitude.
  • Strong communication and influencing skill at all levels.
  • Well organized and ability to thrive in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.
  • Passionate about building exceptional employee experiences.


About Us

The RealReal is leading the way in authenticated luxury consignment, online and in real life at our brick and mortar locations. Founded in 2011, we’re growing fast and fundamentally changing the way people buy and sell luxury — a multi-billion dollar industry. With a team of in-house experts who inspect every item we sell, our commitment to authenticity sets us apart and creates a foundation of trust with shoppers and consignors. Our mission to extend the lifecycle of luxury items is leading innovation in sustainable fashion. We’re proud to promote the circular economy and to be the first luxury member of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s prestigious CE100 USA. 

Employees at The RealReal are dedicated, collaborative and innovative, and we’re looking for exceptional talent to join our team. Build your career with us and enjoy 401K matching, health, dental and vision insurance, commuter flex spending, healthcare flex spending, generous PTO, a mother’s room, flexible work hours and Friday bagels!