28 April 2023

People Operations Coordinator

The Drone Racing League (DRL) is the premier, global drone-racing circuit and producer of world-class sports content. As a futuristic sport that blurs the line between the real and the digital, we get to race in the most legendary locations around the globe and immerse fans into video-game-inspired courses.

We are seeking a People Operations Coordinator who is a master of details and thrives on helping others succeed. The People Operations Coordinator will handle all the behind-the-scenes tasks related to our DRL employee and office experience.

What You’ll Do:

  • Support key operational processes and workflows across the employee lifecycle, including recruiting, onboarding/offboarding, data management, engagement and compliance
  • Support recruitment and onboarding processes: screening candidates, coordinating interviews with candidates and hiring managers; prepare onboarding schedules and coordinate calendars; update, prepare and send welcome packets, etc., ensuring high level of customer service across processes
  • Collaborate and develop employee engagement initiatives including all-company meetings and team building activities
  • Collaborate on the development and implementation of the overall company culture
  • Oversee the DRL New York office and maintain a safe and clean work environment by managing office maintenance, repairs, and waste management in partnership with service providers
  • Consistently work to improve the office environment providing a safe, productive and welcoming workspace for all departments, employees, and guests utilizing forward thinking and creative problem-solving techniques
  • Respond to general inquiries regarding but not limited to company policies, benefits, employee data, and employment verifications
  • Other duties as asked or assigned

Who You Are:

  • Eager to develop in your professional journey having up to 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Armed with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent education
  • Previous experience with talent acquisition preferred
  • Excellent, honest, and clear communication skills both written and verbal, and an ability to converse easily with anyone
  • Self-starter mindset with a roll up your sleeves and no task too small attitude
  • Comfortable juggling different tasks and ensuring they are completed in a timely manner and without errors
  • Able to quickly digest and execute new processes in ambiguous environments
  • Exceptional time management skills and accountability in the role
  • Integrity, discretion and ethical behavior in all work situations

Why You’ll Love DRL:

  • We team up. We can promise you’ll work with some of the smartest and most interesting people in the industry. We work hard and we play hard too. We care deeply about our work and each other.
  • Everybody sweeps. No task is ever too small for our team. We sweat the details and are not afraid to get our hands dirty.
  • We embrace debate. There are no seats at the table at DRL because there is no table. Everyone is encouraged to share their thoughts and ideas. We embrace the idea that debate is healthy and knowing that an impassioned discourse leads to our best results.
  • We stay hungry. We look for the hardest challenges and tasks and once we master them, we look for the next one. We celebrate our victories and are always excited for tomorrow knowing “good enough” is never really “good enough.”

The salary for this role is $58,500. Actual total compensation packages offered to candidates within that range are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including skill set, years and depth of experience, certifications, and the candidate’s specific location.To be considered for this role please email resume to with the subject line including “People Operations Coordinator”.

Drone Racing League is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, creed, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, military or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. As an equal opportunities employer, we recognize that diversity is a positive attribute and we welcome the differences and benefits that a diverse culture brings. Come fly with us!

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