Do you?

  • Thrive in a fast paced high growth company

  • Have sound judgment, ability to clearly make reasoned recommendations

  • Exceptional at handling labor and employment matters

  • Possess excellent communication skills (oral and written) within and across departments 

  • Self-starter with a good business sense and interpersonal intelligence

  • Have a take charge attitude and a sense of urgency, honesty and fairness in all that you do

  • Possess the ability to analyze problems and propose problem solving solutions

  • Desire to work for a company that has a “heart” and makes an impact 

  • Believe in and resonate with the mission of diversity & inclusion 

If this describes you, you may be who we are looking for! 

An ideal candidate will be detail oriented, will have experience working at a high growth company and is a team-player who can dive into a multitude of projects ranging from recruiting, new hire onboarding, 401k, benefits, HR policy development and daily office management duties.  This position will provide support and advice on labor and employment related issues such as benefits, payroll, compensation and HR policies & procedures. This candidate must have at least 5+ years experience as a Sr. HR Coordinator and Office Management experience. 

This is a full time position and will report to the San Diego office 3-4 days a week in Sorrento Valley. 

Salary: $80,000 to $95,000 based on experience; $3,000 signing bonus

Hybrid Role: Work on-site at San Diego corporate office 3 - 4 days a week


  • Manage the entire hiring process including: drafting job description, resume screening, phone screens, interviewing, new hire paperwork, reference checking, new hire onboarding orientation and other presentations as needed

  • Provide advice on labor and employment related matters, including human resources issues, wage and hour law compliance, workers’ compensation, unemployment, labor relations, employee benefits, employment agreements and policy related issues, FMLA matters and assisting in employment related grievances

  • Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law 

  • Manage and oversee competitive benefits, 401k offerings, benefits testing, configuration, validation, reporting and employee benefits training for employees

  • Maintain applicant database in Trinet and employee HR files on the shared drive

  • Assist with discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy, and constructive and timely performance evaluations

  • Oversee and facilitate bi-annual 360 reviews and collaborate with managers to support professional development of the team, including Traction and Regional trainings 

  • Responsible for developing and implementing office and HR policies by setting up procedures and standards to guide the operation of the office

  • Ensure all employees complete Harassment Prevention Training, follow the office COVID Policy and other HR compliance requirements

  • Support the administrative needs of the office, including answering telephone calls from clients and managing an office G&A budget 

  • Ensure the workplace is fully stocked, clean and operating efficiently, including monitoring office supplies and ordering new stationery, furniture, appliances and electronics as required

  • Own the relationship with office building management and various vendors (HR and Administrative)

  • Manage company’s shipping and receiving needs, assist with coordinating travel and team events and performing other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree 

  • Completion of HR certificate a plus, or equivalent knowledge


  • Senior HR Coordinator / Recruiting Experience: 5+ years (Required)

  • Office Administration: 4 years (Required)

  • 401K and benefits experience (Required)

  • Trinet or other Payroll/HR System: 1 year (Required)

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)


  • 401(k)

  • Dental insurance

  • Employee assistance program

  • Health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Vision insurance

About Us

Founders First Capital Partners is building a comprehensive ecosystem through its proprietary platform to empower underrepresented founders to become leading premium wage job creators within their communities. We provide revenue-based funding and business acceleration support to service-based small businesses located outside of major capital markets such as Silicon Valley and New York City. We focus on supporting businesses led by women, ethnic minorities, and military veterans, inclusive teams and businesses located in low to moderate income areas. Our proprietary business accelerator programs, learning platform, and growth methodologies transition these underserved service-based businesses into $5M to $10M recurring revenue, tech-enabled companies while providing, high-yield investments for fund limited partners (LPs) that perform like bonds but generate returns on par with equity investments.


Please note that this is on-site position.