Contract Workplace Lead (NYC)



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, November 1, 2023

We're transforming the grocery industry

At Instacart, we invite the world to share love through food because we believe everyone should have access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together. Where others see a simple need for grocery delivery, we see exciting complexity and endless opportunity to serve the varied needs of our community. We work to deliver an essential service that customers rely on to get their groceries and household goods, while also offering safe and flexible earnings opportunities to Instacart Personal Shoppers.

Instacart has become a lifeline for millions of people, and we’re building the team to help push our shopping cart forward. If you’re ready to do the best work of your life, come join our table.

Instacart is a Flex First team

There’s no one-size fits all approach to how we do our best work. Our employees have the flexibility to choose where they do their best work—whether it’s from home, an office, or your favorite coffee shop—while staying connected and building community through regular in-person events. Learn more about our flexible approach to where we work.


Instacart is looking for an organized and creative Workplace Lead for our New York office to help make Instacart one of the best places to work. Inclusive of managing day to day office operations, programs, and contributing to the execution of goals while delighting Instacart employees and creating an atmosphere in which people thrive. This position is an in-office role, which requires to be onsite Monday-Friday during core business hours.


  • Create and maintain a productive and healthy work environment

  • Lead and facilitate projects as it relates to the New York office

  • Produce and maintain complex budgets for the New York office

  • Manage vendors and contractors, review budget increases, evaluate changes as needed, and manage vendor escalations

  • Oversee Workplace (New York) vendor contracts and relationships

  • Own relationships for Workplace (New York) with cross functional partners

  • Responsible for implementing health & safety protocols for the New York office

  • Operate with critical and strategic thinking for all projects, programs, and procedures

  • Maintain consistency of the office environment with all workplace locations

  • Other duties as assigned


  • B.A. or B.S. degree

  • Minimum of 6+ years of experience in workplace, or equivalent experience

  • Ability to frequently lift or move objects weighing up to 30lbs/14kg, dolly to be used for over 30 lbs/14kg

  • Ability to build out and operate within complex budgets

  • Adaptable to an ambiguous environment

  • Experience working with senior executives

  • Superior organizational skills and follow-through on tasks

  • Expert in GSuite

  • Excellent communicator, both written and verbal

  • Ability to interact professionally, effectively, and in a friendly manner

Instacart provides highly market-competitive compensation and benefits in each location where our employees work. This role is in office and the base pay range for a successful candidate is dependent on their work location. Please review our Flex First remote work policy here.

Offers may vary based on many factors, such as candidate experience and skills required for the role. Additionally, this role is eligible for a new hire equity grant as well as annual refresh grants. Please read more about our benefits offerings here.

For New York City, NY based candidates, the base pay ranges for a successful candidate are listed below.
New York City, NY
$54.33$60 USD