Welcome to Planet. We believe in using space to help life on Earth.
Planet designs, builds, and operates the largest constellation of imaging satellites in history. This constellation delivers an unprecedented dataset of empirical information via a revolutionary cloud-based platform to authoritative figures in commercial, environmental, and humanitarian sectors. We are both a space company and data company all rolled into one.
Customers and users across the globe use Planet's data to develop new technologies, drive revenue, power research, and solve our world’s toughest obstacles.
As we control every component of hardware design, manufacturing, data processing, and software engineering, our office is a truly inspiring mix of experts from a variety of domains.
We have a people-centric approach toward culture and community and we strive to iterate in a way that puts our team members first and prepares our company for growth. Join Planet and be a part of our mission to change the way people see the world.
Planet is a global company with employees working remotely world wide and joining us from offices in San Francisco, Washington DC, Germany, and The Netherlands.
About the Role:
The Workplace team is actively seeking a dynamic team player to step into the workplace role in our Ljubljana office. This new hire will champion a positive atmosphere and manage all creative community initiatives for our Planet regional employees.
Envision yourself as the pivotal force in our company's concierge team. As the face of our front lobby, you'll warmly welcome visitors, ensuring a hospitable environment; you'll actively create and engage in employee-centric projects, fostering a sense of community through creative initiatives and events.
You'll also play a crucial role in maintaining our facility. Working closely with our corporate engineering team, you'll oversee general upkeep and facilitate safety measures to ensure a comfortable space for everyone who enters. From coordinating repairs to optimizing the working environment, your dedication will be at the forefront of creating a workplace that thrives.
This daily in-office role, based in our Ljubljana office, will have you collaborating extensively with our global workplace team. Your contribution will be vital in harmonizing workplace experiences across different locations and ensuring a cohesive and inclusive workplace culture.
We're on the lookout for someone with a customer service heart, a flair for creative community initiatives, and a passion for maintaining a top-notch facility. The ability to remain composed in high-pressure situations is essential, as is recognizing and celebrating the unique talents within our team, understanding that diversity strengthens us.
If you're ready to be a driving force in our workplace, collaborating daily with the global team to shape exceptional experiences, we invite you to apply.
Impact You’ll Own:
- Manage visitor and employee operations, overseeing the coordination of in-office employees, visitors, vendors, and deliveries
- Provide day-to-day support to the workplace team, ensuring reliable and quality services for our people and space. This includes handling help tickets, facilities maintenance (office and space planning, security, and cleanliness)
- Handle mail and deliveries efficiently, keeping a record of all incoming and outgoing packages
- Serve as the go-to person for company inventory procurement, guaranteeing that office supplies, swag, and food and beverages are consistently well-stocked
- Contribute to positive workplace vibes by envisioning and organizing events that resonate with our mission and values, such as planning happy hours and social gatherings
- Other duties as the role evolves
What You Bring:
- Genuine commitment to ensuring people's satisfaction in a collaborative work setting, adept at working seamlessly with cross-functional teams
- Maintain a positive and enthusiastic attitude, demonstrating flexibility to adapt to evolving project needs. A high level of resourcefulness is essential for success
- Possess excellent communication skills, both in understanding and delivering instructions effectively
- Demonstrate exceptional organizational skills to streamline tasks and responsibilities
- Display a high level of proficiency in G Suite applications
- Foster a welcoming and professional demeanor in all interactions
What Makes You Stand Out:
- An appreciation of humankind, including understanding ways to express and communicate with a variety of people (We are all in this together)
- Customer service heart with thick skin and a strong backbone
- You want to help make the office a better place, but not at the expense of mother earth or our principles
- Willingness to ask questions, learn, and have a keen sense of curiosity
Benefits While Working at Planet:
- Additional company winter holidays and regular global days off
- Remote friendly work environment and flexible working hours
- Contribution to our growth by offering equity options for employees
- Giving back to the community - one day per quarter for charitable work
- Learning and Tuition Reimbursement
- Regular hack-weeks and meetup events to exchange knowledge
- Home office budget
- Employee Resource Groups providing empowering spaces for connection and mentorship
Why we care so much about Belonging.
We’re dedicated to helping the whole Planet, and to do that we must strive to represent all of it within each of our offices and on all of our teams. That’s why Planet is guided by an ultimate north star of Belonging, dreaming big as we approach our ongoing work with diversity, equity and inclusion. If this job intrigues you, but you’re thinking you might not have all the qualifications, please... do apply! At Planet, we are looking for well-rounded people from around the world who can contribute to more ways than just what is listed in this job description. We don’t just fill positions, we aspire to fulfill people’s careers, most excited about folks who are motivated by our underlying humanitarian efforts. We are a few orbits around the sun before we get to where we want to be, so we hope you’re excited to come along for the ride.
Planet is committed to building a community where everyone belongs and we invite people from all backgrounds to apply. Planet is an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Know Your Rights.
Planet is an inclusive community and we know that everyone has their own needs. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation during the hiring process, please call Planet's front office at (415)-829-3313 or contact your recruiter with your request. Your message will be confidential and we will be happy to assist you.