HR Coordinator

Company Overview 

At Ice Barrel, we are a team of innovators, creatives and community builders with a mission to create the most accessible and effective cold therapy solutions to help people get colder and feel better. Our vision is to enhance the potential of everybody, everywhere, by expanding the science of cold therapy and delivering the most accessible and effective solutions.

Role overview

As the HR Coordinator for Ice Barrel, you will play a crucial role in shaping the human resources strategy to support our company’s growth and foster a culture of self-awareness, improved communication skills, and individual and team development. This position is vital in nurturing a cohesive and motivated team that operates effectively, whether in the office or remotely.

Core competencies

  1. Coaching and Mentorship: Provide guidance and coaching to team members, helping them develop their skills and grow within the organization, with a strong focus on individual and team development.
  2. Startup Culture Understanding: Familiarity with the fast-paced, dynamic, and ever-evolving nature of startups is crucial. Understanding the unique challenges and opportunities that startups present is vital.
  3. Conflict Resolution: Resolve conflicts and issues within the team, handling difficult conversations and mediating disputes.
  4. Strong Communication Skills: Convey policies, expectations and feedback to employees and management clearly and effectively.
  5. Problem-Solving and Critical Thinking: Think creatively and find solutions to complex issues, addressing the unique challenges that startups often face.
  6. Tech Savvy: Proficiency in HR software and tools to streamline HR processes, ensuring efficient management of employee data, payroll and benefits.
  7. Empathy: Understand the needs and concerns of employees and approach HR matters with compassion to build trust and rapport within the team.
  8. Resourcefulness: Find cost-effective solutions to HR needs, considering the limitations of resources in a startup environment.
  9. Legal Knowledge: Maintain a solid understanding of employment laws, contracts and regulations to ensure HR compliance and protect the company from legal issues.
  10. Data-Driven Decision-Making: Use data and analytics to make informed HR decisions, improving performance, recruitment and other aspects of HR.
  11. Ethical Conduct: Maintain high ethical standards and commitment to confidentiality.

Certifications (Minimal Level)

  • PHR (Professional in Human Resources) or SHRM-CP (SHRM Certified Professional): A minimum requirement for this position is the attainment of either the PHR or SHRM-CP certification, demonstrating a foundation in HR best practices and compliance.

Key responsibilities

  1. Guided by Our Core Values: Use our company’s core values as guiding principles for decision-making and supporting the team and their individual and collective growth.
  2. Employee Coaching and Development: Provide guidance and coaching to team members to develop their skills, foster individual and team development and support their growth within the organization.
  3. HR Strategy: Develop and implement HR strategies that align with the company’s mission and values, fostering a positive and inclusive work environment within the unique context of a startup.
  4. Recruitment and Onboarding: Lead the recruitment process, from sourcing and interviewing candidates to onboarding new employees, ensuring a smooth integration into the team.
  5. Employee Engagement: Implement initiatives to create a strong sense of belonging and engagement among remote and in-office employees, building a vibrant company culture.
  6. Performance Management: Establish and oversee performance evaluation processes to measure and improve employee performance, helping them reach their full potential.
  7. Conflict Resolution: Handle conflicts and issues within the team, mediating disputes and conducting difficult conversations to maintain a harmonious work environment.
  8. Communication Skills Enhancement: Work with teams to improve communication skills, both internally and externally, ensuring effective and clear communication.
  9. Compliance: Stay informed about industry regulations and ensure HR practices remain compliant with company policies and budget constraints.
  10. Resourceful Solutions: Find cost-effective and innovative solutions to HR needs, considering the limitations of resources in a startup environment.
  11. Data-Driven Decision-Making: Utilize data and analytics to make informed HR decisions, enhancing performance, recruitment, and other aspects of HR.


  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in HR, with a focus on coaching, team development and startup HR.
  • Experience in managing remote teams or employees is preferred.
  • Familiarity with HR compliance and regulations is a plus.
  • Knowledge of the DTC or e-commerce industry is advantageous.
  • Understanding of employment laws, contracts and regulations.
  • Proficiency in HR software and tools for efficient HR management.
  • High ethical standards and commitment to confidentiality are essential.

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