Total Rewards Specialist

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What Messagebird is looking for in applicants

Transform the communications world! 

We’re proud (and excited!) to be transforming the global communications landscape through our Omnichannel Platform-as-a-Service (OPaaS). 

  • What’s my job title? Total Rewards Specialist
  • Where in the world? You can work remotely from the Netherlands.
  • Working hours? For this role, you will operate within the Central European Timezone (CET)
  • What language(s) are required?  Fluency in English

MessageBird is rapidly growing across the world, fueled by our growing customer base and our shift to a “Work from Anywhere” company. As our Rewards Specialist you will be tasked with executing MessageBird’s Compensation & Benefit processes and policies. With our ever expanding global reach the need for balancing one global benefit standard versus local needs & requirements is growing. As our Rewards Specialist you will play a key function in this transition and ensure our ‘Birds’ get the compensation and benefits they deserve.

What you’ll do

  • Together with our Head of Rewards, you will help drive the strategy, design, and development of our Total Rewards programs — from all things compensation (including base salary, equity-based programs, variable pay, bonuses, promotions), benefits, and recognition programs that support our diverse global team. 
  • Continuously pulse-check and benchmark activities across all areas of Total Rewards to create the best understanding of our competitiveness around the world. 
  • Research, launch, and enhance benefits and perks options (f.e. Health insurance, pension) across our 50+ countries we operate in.
  • Provide guidance, develop solutions (e.g., manager training for compensation conversations), and broadcast educational pieces and programs around Total Rewards.
  • Collaborate with our wider People team, Legal, Finance and other key stakeholders as well as 3rd party vendors.

What you’ll bring

  • 5+ years progressive experience in People Operations and Compensation + Benefits;
  • Experience in execution on compensation & total rewards strategies for hyper-growth multi-country technology companies. 
  • Experience working in a high-tech, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment requiring strong multi-tasking and prioritisation abilities. You have the agility to function well in an innovative environment and flat organisation.
  • Extremely strong analytical skills and a track record for planning, doing and auditing work.
  • Ability to create dynamic tools and models to interpret and analyse data.
  • Highly detailed driven with focus on accuracy, coupled with the ability to see the broader picture.
  • Proven ability to track, prioritise, and drive to master multiple concurrent projects with a strong operational background
  • Hands-on personality who enjoys jumping in between the operational and tactical level
  • Great team player: Able to work with deeply technical as well as operational, business-minded leaders on C&B topics.


What You’ll Gain

  • Work from anywhere 
  • Generous stock options for all Birds
  • WFH set-up budget
  • State-of-the-art work gear
  • Learn from hundreds of the best minds in the business
  • Collaborate with diverse colleagues from over 55 countries (and counting)


Life at MessageBird:

We call ourselves Birds!

We work fast, grow fast, build fast and focus on impact. We’re go-getters, industry leaders and roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen kind of people. 

Ready To Fly?

Our cloud communications solutions make it possible for over 25,000 businesses to instantly connect with billions of devices worldwide, allowing them to speak with their customers in the same ways they talk to their friends.

Headquartered in Amsterdam, we’re proud to be a “Work Anywhere” company. Our unique and united culture is rooted in our team: a diverse flock of over 750 Birds who represent 55 nationalities and counting. We’re smart, fast, and hungry. Our potential for growth is limitless. 

We understand that “life happens” and give you the freedom to choose the best environment for you to “get sh*t done”. Our Birds choose where they work from in the region or country we’re hiring in, so long as it’s within the job’s complementary timezone as indicated in the Job descriptions — this could be from one of our MessageBird hubs (Amsterdam, Singapore or Bogota) or remotely.... Want to work from a rural retreat? Sure, no problem! How about a bustling city getaway for a few weeks? Go ahead!

MessageBird is committed to fostering a fair and equal environment based on trust and mutual respect. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is paramount to our success and we are committed to building a team that represents a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. 

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