Company Background:

Aviron, the experience-driven connected rowing machine built on an advanced gaming platform, has more than doubled top-line revenue every quarter for the last four quarters. The company was recently featured in US Weekly, PCMag, and Forbes called the rower “A phenomenal, intense rowing workout.” Aviron’s focus on utilizing gaming psychology to drive motivation, consistency, and fun for their users, positions them well-ahead of the gaming fitness trend and as the future of fitness entertainment. Aviron is backed by Y-Combinator (Dropbox, AirBnB, DoorDash), Global Founders Capital (Facebook, Slack, LinkedIn), and the co-founder of Oculus. Today, the Company is based in Toronto, Ontario but offers the ability for its employees to work remotely.

Position Overview:

As Head of People, you will be responsible for helping to find, develop, motivate and retain the team at Aviron. You will act as a champion for the company culture and will support the company executives and team leaders, allowing the company to develop and grow quickly. In this role, you will be responsible for all human resources-related activities. You will

We want to make Aviron a great place to work, where we build a great team, where people are challenged to do their best work, and where everyone can make a difference. Exceptional people deserve the best that we can provide in terms of working environment and support. As head of the People team, you will be responsible for helping us build and support this exceptional group of people and you will need to build a team that can scale and support the company as it grows, ensuring that all staff understands how people decisions get made.

You will partner with all areas of the company to help our team build and support their organizations. This will involve, driving recruitment of the best talent, coaching on team leadership, helping to resolve employee relations issues, and managing programs that help develop staff. This position is a key strategic role in the company helping to grow the business and allowing us to build a unique and strong people-oriented culture at Aviron.

Job Summary

  • Working with the executive team and team leaders, you will own all human resources-related activities.
  • Over time, you will build, challenge, and motivate a team of Recruiters and People Operations Consultants to deliver a complete human resources capability that can scale as the company grows.
  • Provide human resources support and consultation across the business on the most complex issues, supporting staff, managers, and executives in all related areas including recruitment, performance management, compensation and rewards, staff relations, and people development.
  • Provide useful data to help guide decision-making, and allow the company to scale effectively and efficiently.
  • Provide leadership on people-related issues and policies across the company.
  • Be able to communicate at all levels in the company and to support business development and change.


  • 6+ years of HR business partner or generalist experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Hold a relevant degree or equivalent practical experience with proof of HR-related qualifications and experience in best practice.
  • Experience in leading a People Operations or Human Resources team.
  • Show an ability to challenge conventional approaches and a willingness to build a unique approach.
  • This position is remote. Our head office is in Toronto, Canada.

Aviron Values

  • Self-starter (entrepreneurial!)
  • Value the people (customers and employees)
  • Work hard and innovate with impact
  • Love to win
  • Be egoless
  • Don’t take yourself too seriously