Alpine Operations Group | Talent Programs Associate

Alpine Investors

San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on June 10, 2024

Alpine is looking for a passionate Talent Programs Associate to support Alpine in achieving its strategic goals through contributing to the development and retention of the world’s top operational talent and industry-defining talent programs (see here and here). Reporting to the CEO-in-Training (CIT) Talent Lead, Ellie Howe, the associate will play a pivotal role in highly targeted off-cycle recruitment to ensure Alpine portfolio companies attract A+ talent. This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the strategic growth of Alpine’s portfolio while gaining valuable experience in a fast-paced environment. Key outcomes + responsibilities include:

  • Off-Cycle Recruitment: Manage and oversee the Off-Cycle recruitment process for CIT and Investor in Residence (IIR)/Head of M&A programs. Collaborate with Talent leads to design, implement, and scale a systematic recruitment process. Maintain an active pipeline of potential candidates for year-round placement. Work closely with portfolio company hiring managers to identify opportunities, develop scorecards, assess talent, and fulfill roles.
  • Talent Program Operations Support: Collaborate with Talent Program Leads (Ellie Howe and Matt Jackson) for smooth candidate experience and recruitment operations. Maintain marketing material for all recruitment efforts and support resume review processes. Organize candidate material across various platforms including Greenhouse, Clockwork, and Egnyte. Assist in ensuring high-quality experiences for all candidates during Talent Program super days and meet hiring targets.
  • Manage Talent Program P&L: Oversee the Talent Program P&L, ensuring it is accurately updated monthly. Handle billing and tracking receipts for CIT and IIR/Head of M&A placements. Use applications such as Word, DocuSign, and Excel to manage SOWs, track signatures, request payments, and monitor the talent programs P&L.
  • Be an Alpine Citizen and Culture Leader: Develop a deep understanding of Alpine’s history, portfolio, and industry dynamics. Embody Alpine’s values and culture, serving as a trusted representative of the firm. Attend major Alpine events and contribute positively to the organizational culture.


  • Proven track record (3+ years) of success in high paced, competitive environment with high expectations and strong ownership + accountability, including: history of efficiently managing dynamic processes to success; experience successfully creating and communicating results and data; experience creating and implementing successful practices/processes across team and a number of stakeholders; track record of driving A+ recruitment experiences
  • Strong networking and relationship-building skills
  • Expert organizational skills and ability to handle high-volume tasks
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and database management
  • Familiarity with recruitment tools like LinkedIn, Clockwork, Greenhouse, DocuSign, etc. ideal
  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent
  • Alignment with Alpine’s core values


  • 3+ days in office per week


  • Competitive compensation and bonus
  • Flexible time off
  • Full medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 401k matching
  • PeopleFirst Culture
  • Events and activities both team-based and company-wide that inspire, educate, and cultivate


Alpine Investors (“Alpine”) is a San Francisco, New York City, and Salt Lake City-based private equity firm that is completely reimagining the private equity space. With $17B in assets under management across nine flagship funds and an established track record of strong performance (most recent fund of $4.5B), Alpine continues to demonstrate that pursuing and investing in passionate individuals is the key driver in building enduring companies and delivering market-leading returns.

Alpine is proud to be recognized as a UNPRI certified business, B-Corporation organization, Great Place to Work™, and Inc. Top Founder Friendly firm. The Alpine team believes in hiring for attributes over experience and our team includes 150+ professionals with diverse investing, operations, management, and finance backgrounds. Learn more by visiting our website.


At Alpine, we believe a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion (“DE&I”) is integral to hiring exceptional people and creating enduring businesses. To inspire growth at our firm and throughout our portfolio, we strive to create an organization where every individual is celebrated, heard, valued, and empowered to reach their full potential. These beliefs and actions are true to Alpine’s PeopleFirst philosophy, which is rooted in how we invest, hire, and show up day in and day out.

We will continuously look for ways to improve and evolve in our ever-changing world and we are committed to ensuring Alpine is one of the best places to work for all by creating diverse teams, strengthening our culture of inclusion, and giving everyone an equitable opportunity to succeed. To learn more, please read our latest Force For Good Report.


The annualized base pay range for this role is expected to be between $110,000-140,000. Actual base pay could vary based on factors including but not limited to experience, subject matter expertise, and the applicant’s skill set. The base pay is just one component of the total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include an annual cash bonus and a comprehensive benefits package.


Alpine Investors is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, breastfeeding, and conditions related to breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), physical or medical disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and/or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state or federal law.

As an equal opportunity employer, we offer competitive compensation packages, robust benefits and professional growth opportunities aimed at helping to improve our employees’ lives and careers.

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