People Experience Business Partner

Portland, OR
Full Time
Human Resources

TrovaTrip is a travel planning and booking platform for content creators. We’re a team of trail blazers–and not just because we are based in Portland, OR. We take a crawl, walk, sprint approach to everything we do and bring along the best talent to make it all happen. Our mission is to make travel easier, safer and more accessible to all. From backpacking to Patagonia to practicing yoga on the beaches of Bali – we make it possible with 150 unique experiences in 48 countries.

When it comes to lighting the way, our team works together with full openness and transparency including our dedication to diversity and inclusion throughout our customer-base and employees. We value empathy, questioning the process and thinking sideways to build the leading platform in group travel.

Ultimately, we care about getting it right and delivering the best possible experience for our community of travel buffs. If you are looking to develop your career and thrive off a fast-paced, collaborative culture where you can make an impact, see our open job positions with the TrovaTrip team.

About this position: 

TrovaTrip is looking for an experienced People Experience Business Partner (PEBP) to join the People Experience Team.  The People Experience Team creates and executes on a people strategy that drives business success. This people strategy guides how we attract, on-board, develop, motivate, excite, challenge, reward and retain employees.

As a People Experience Business Partner you will contribute at both hands-on and strategic levels to cultivate innovative, progressive, and diverse culture practices across the employee lifecycle. Reporting to VP of People Experience and working closely with our leadership team. This role will be a Hybrid role working from our Portland, Oregon HQ.

What you’ll do:

Get ready to roll up your sleeves to execute a full range of duties from program design to problem solving. This can only be accomplished if you are a trusted advisor to employees, managers, and individual contributors, helping to build engaged, diverse, inclusive, and high-performing teams.

  • Partner with the VP of People on topics such as people management, performance improvement, career development, company policies/practices, diversity, equity and inclusion, and compensation policy/practice
  • Protect and promote a diverse, healthy, thriving culture by understanding local, national and corporate requirements or regulations and harmonizing with internal and external cultural dynamics.  Recognize and embrace differences in cultures and cultural connectors and adapt our approaches as necessary 
  • Drive adoption and understanding of the People(HR) programs and policies and be an ambassador for diversity, equity, inclusion, and the future of a more flexible, human workplace
  • Build a practice of using data to guide decision making and optimize organizational health
  • Provide transformational advice on areas including change management initiatives, organizational, departmental restructures, and job role design, to improve efficiency, clarify accountabilities and support delivery of an exceptional employee experience.
  • Have an acute focus on how individuals enter, move up, across or out of the organization working with policies, practices and structure that shape how the organization works.  This means true collaboration with People Experience colleagues including Talent Acquisition
  • Partner with business leadership on the identification of top talent and support creation of effective and high impact development and succession plans to engage and retain talent
  • Partner with Talent Acquisition team to create first class recruiting experiences for future talent in both early and experienced career journeys
  • Managing and creating Executive Training and Career Path Development


  • Broad knowledge of human resources best practices (including talent management, compensation practices, organizational design, employee relations, and performance management) typically gained through 6+ years of experience in an operational or business partner human resources role
  • Experience at a high growth startup (VC backed)
  • Intellectually curious; with a strong general business and HR acumen
  • Agile thinker with the ability to be highly creative, innovative and future oriented as it relates to People solutions
  • Demonstrates empathy and experience to drive and amplify diversity, equity & inclusion strategies into accountable action
  • Familiarity with federal and state employment laws, as well as HR Systems and reporting tools
  • Experience owning processes from idea to implementation
  • Highly impactful at connecting, engaging, influencing and partnering with senior leadership, employees, internal and external partners at all levels
  • Nice to have: Professional HR Certification (SHRM or HRCI)

Some of our TrovaTrip Perks include:

  • Generous Paid Time Off 
  • Volunteer Paid Time Off
  • Trip perk credit vouchers for use on any TrovaTrip anywhere in the world with additional PTO!
  • Up to 12 weeks paid parental leave for birthing parent
  • Up to 4 weeks paid parental leave for non-birthing parent
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401k program with a match! 
  • Great office location in the Pearl District, Portland, OR
  • Flex Work Environment

TrovaTrip is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. TrovaTrip considers equal opportunity, diversity, and inclusion to be fundamental to the mission of the company. TrovaTrip benefits include health care, vision, dental, trip perks, paid time off, and retirement savings.



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