Director, Compensation

  • Full Time
  • Remote

Website Eventbrite


Eventbrite is a people-first organization. Our goal of building the global platform for live experience relies on the foundation of top talent and a strong company culture. We are going to bring the world together again and this lofty ambition relies on evolving our compensation and benefits offerings so that our total rewards help power our goals. We want our compensation strategy to attract and retain top talent; align with our business goals and help drive performance.  Balancing all of these demands in a global team is a differentiated advantage and challenge.


Eventbrite’s Total Rewards team is dedicated to creating and delivering an exceptional experience at every stage of the employee lifecycle. We’ve built a team culture that is unparalleled and we’re committed to elevating our own bar of excellence. Our Briteling Experience (BX) team is charged with attracting, engaging, and retaining the diverse talent we need to win. We seek to understand the conditions of each team around the globe and lead solutions (increasingly proactively) to build the employee experience necessary for Britelings to perform exceptionally.


We are looking for a highly collaborative, innovative, and analytical Head of Global Compensation to join our Total Rewards team. This individual will be a player coach that loves thinking through the possibilities as well as implementing the solutions. They will specifically oversee base pay, commission and incentive bonus plans, equity-based programs, and partner with the Head of Global Total Rewards on executive compensation matters such as compensation committee materials, proxy filing, etc.
If successful, you would help us drive up retention and lower time to fill as we present a relevant and competitive offer to candidates. You will help us navigate trends such as pay rates for remote and hybrid workers, a push for greater transparency in pay, linking the various forms to what matters most to Britelings by level, function, and geo while reinforcing our high performance and dedication to building shareholder value.
This role reports to the Vice President, Global Total Rewards and can be based remotely in the US.


  • Contribute to Eventbrite success by designing global compensation plans and programs that enable hiring and retaining the most valuable talent to our strategy.
  • Establish yourself as the trusted advisor, leader, and subject matter expert to partner with the VP of Global Total Rewards, Chief People Officer, the Briteling Experience (BX/HR) team, and the Executive Team.
  • Lead ongoing efforts to make Eventbrite’s global equity programs competitive and drive performance
  • Work cross-functionally with global leaders, key partners, and within the BX team to design and continually refresh our compensation programs.
  • Ensure global compensation structure and benchmarking is competitive and aligned with our philosophy in the US and our global markets (ideally experience with India & Spain markets)
  • Increase the compensation literacy of our managers and Britelings at large to ensure they understand how we make decisions and have trust and confidence in our approach.


  • 10+ years of Compensation experience with comprehensive responsibilities, including 5+ years in the development and oversight of compensation programs in fast-paced, global, public companies
  • 5+ years of Executive Compensation experience including design and implementation of long-term incentive programs and Proxy (CD&A & Tables) experience
  • Experience with Compensation Committee materials
  • Track record of building and developing strong teams.
  • High business acumen and knowledge of HR functional areas beyond Compensation
  • Excellent written, presentation, and verbal communication skills and ability to summarize complex matters in a clear style. Active listening is key
  • Highly skilled in change management with end-to-end ownership and implementation capability
  • Savvy modeling and analytical skills with the ability to use data in building compensation plans reconciled with budgets and forecasts
  • Adept in building direct relationships with the business, cross-functional leaders, and BX to establish highly collaborative partnerships resulting in impactful results that align with the functional and top-level company goals
  • Familiarity with HRIS (Workday experience a plus), salary surveys (i.e. Radford, Mercer, etc.), and other global compensation providers and tools
  • Fluent in Excel, Google sheets, etc. to do broad analysis


The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Eventbrite, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is listed below. You may also be eligible to participate in Eventbrite’s incentive program(s) (such as equity, annual incentive bonus and commission plans), subject to the applicable rules and restrictions.

Pay Transparency Range (US)
$156,200$281,160 USD


At Eventbrite everyone is invited to be their whole self and we cultivate an environment to make sure that is feasible throughout the entirety of an individual’s time at Eventbrite. We are committed to providing competitive, valuable and meaningful benefits and experiences for our employees to ensure we meet them where they are in life.

Cultivating a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where all people are invited and belong is our top priority.

Employees can participate in resource groups and we offer global programming and training throughout the year to support a diverse and inclusive workplace.  Read more about our Diversity and Inclusion work for our team, culture, and community.


We offer comprehensive benefits and a wellness package above and beyond standard medical benefits to support our Britelings’ lifestyle.

Eventbrite’s global benefit programs are designed to meet you where you are by offering resources and support for your health, well-being, finances, and family. This includes support in a remote environment, wellness allowance, Carrot family planning benefit, Origin Financial Planning service, and other offerings to ease the mind and body like Modern Health and BriteBreaks (generally the first Friday of every month off).


At Eventbrite, we are dedicated to fostering diversity, equity and inclusion. We welcome individuals from all backgrounds, abilities and experiences to apply, and we make employment decisions on the basis of merit. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender reassignment, gender expression, age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information or characteristics, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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