Workplace Relations Coordinator at Planet

Posted on:
February 23, 2023

🔭 Our mission & vision

Job Description

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 seeking a motivated teammate to care for our Planet employees.   Imagine yourself as the company concierge:  You are the face of the front desk, managing the front lobby and ensuring that all visitors are welcomed and signed in; You are the company suggestion box, listening to requests and concerns and offering solutions or escalating as necessary.  You are the problem solver and can locate the perfect birthday cake for our CEO’s celebration or can find an after-hours plumber to help with a leaky faucet. The ideal candidate has a customer service heart and an amazing game face in pressure situations and is someone who recognizes that differences in individual talents in a team make us stronger.

This position will be based in our San Francisco office and the working hours will be Monday through Friday, 9:00AM - 5:00PM.

Impact You’ll Own:

Guardian of the facility via our front desk and lobby including: receptionist responsibilities with daily front desk coverage required, welcoming all who walk through our doors, ensuring all follow our security procedures.

Support the day-to-day workplace team, guaranteeing consistent and excellent services are delivered to our people and space. (management of help tickets (JIRA), furniture move, event set-up/break-down etc...)

Mail and deliveries guru, keeping track of all incoming and outgoing packages

Company inventory procurement specialist, ensuring office supplies, swag, and food and beverages are always well stocked

Imagine and execute Planet positive programming that aligns with our mission and values: such as planning happy hours and social events 

What You Bring:

A true desire to make people happy, working in a highly collaborative environment with the ability to work well with cross-functional teams.

Positive and enthusiastic attitude with the ability to adapt to changing project demands. Significant resourcefulness and flexibility are required.

Excellent  communication skills (to comprehend and give instructions)

Exceptional organizational skills

High level of G Suite aptitude 

What Makes You Stand Out:

You can juggle tasks like no one else, having the ability to multi task in a fast paced environment, and always providing excellent customer service

An appreciation of humankind, including understanding ways to express and communicate with a variety of people.  (We are all in this together)

A keen sense of humor, and the willingness to laugh at yourself

Willingness to help and desire to create positive experiences 

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:

Comprehensive Health Plan

Wellness program and onsite massages in specific offices

Flexible Time Off

Recognition Programs

Commuter Benefits

Learning and Tuition Reimbursement

Parental Leave

Offsites and Happy Hours

Volunteering Benefits


The US base salary range for this full-time position at the commencement of employment is $42,800 - $70,400.  Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary short-term and long-term incentives (bonus and equity). The final salary range is determined by job related experience, skills and location.  The range displays our typical hiring range for new hire salaries in US locations only.  Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.



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. 

EEO statement:

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. 


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 interview process, please call Planet's front office at 669-214-9404 or contact your recruiter with your request. Your message will be confidential and we will be happy to assist you.

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