People Assistant

Intern / Student, Part-time · Barcelona


We are excited to announce a new paid internship opportunity in SAYE as People Assistant. We believe that our team is the heart of our organisation, and the People department is committed to creating a work environment that values collaboration, growth, and innovation. 

If you're looking for a company that values its employees and provides a supportive and flexible work environment, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. We can't wait to hear from you!

Main Responsabilities

The People departament is a combination between our old Administration & HR departments, therefore this role requires specific skills such as discretion, empathy and mediation. 

The People Assistant will report to the People Manager and will work transversally with all departments, on the following tasks:

  • Managing the needs of the office, its state and inventory.

  • Handling People Department´s emails with daily contact with suppliers and employees.

  • Supervising vacation calendar and controlling time/attendance through our HR software.

  • Helping to organise monthly team building activities (1 major activity each trimester and some office events) and bimontly internal surveys.

  • Managing our benefits´ plan proposing new ones and controlling the current ones.

  • Updating profile information´s data in our HR software and People documents. We have a developing internal public dashboard project for the People Department as a data driven company.

  • Helping during the onboarding and offboarding processes. 

  • Work on People reporting of data and KPIs in order to improve the processes, apps, files, tutorials, etc.

Background / experience
  • Studying a master or career´s degree in Organisational Psychology, HR or Labor Relations is a plus.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • We are a very intersecting and transparent company but confidentiality will be a must. 

  • Excel level medium/high.

  • Influence and relationship building skills are a must. Having the ability to engage and motivate others daily. 

  • Fluid English and Spanish.

  • Previous work experience is a plus.

  • Labour law knowledge is a plus.

Other Caracteristics
  • Proactive, honest and transparent, with positive energy and desire to work with our young team.

  • High adaptability to new work platforms.

  • Perfect organisation skills with the ability to anticipate requirements, prioritise own workload and set daily & weekly objectives and targets.

  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Strategic and global mindset is a plus.

  • Creative mindset and passion for feedback. We have a lot of procedures that work well but we encourage all team members to show up with other proposals. 

  • Data analysis skills are a plus.

What do we offer
  • Paid intern contract (20h per week) in the city of Barcelona, Spain.

  • Flexible working hours.

  • Possibility for teleworking from Barcelona.

  • Startup structure: a young team (average age is 27 years old) with a very good working environment.

  • Be part of the first 25 team members of a growing sustainable and vegan fashion brand.

  • Bright and well located office in Poblenou.

  • Monthly team building activities. 

  • Adding to our 23 working days of vacation per year, we have some holiday extra benefits such as +1 day on your birthday week.

  • Barista coffee maker at the office. The best coffee in town!

About us

SAYE is a young vegan sneaker brand born in Barcelona. Thanks to a successful crowdfunding campaign we produced our first 5.000 sneakers and became the most funded spanish fashion company in Kickstarter history. Five years later, we’ve sold more than 200.000 sneakers to more than 120 countries and planted more than 300.000 trees worldwide. 

Our goal is to create timeless sneakers while continuing to:

  • Ease the change towards a more environmentally conscious lifestyle through our vegan & sustainable sneakers.

  • Lead the way with fair working conditions, producing only in certified factories.

  • Work against deforestation and empower local communities, planting 2 trees for each sale of sneakers.


Referring to the team, we would like to share some information:

  • We are 23 team members and more than the half of them are both women and in command positions. 

  • Our team is very young. The current average age is 27 years old.  

  • More than a third were born outside of Spain. 8 different countries are represented within 3 diverse continents.

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