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Director, Real Estate

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About Pinterest:

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. In your role, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping Pinners make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet.

Creating a life you love also means finding a career that celebrates the unique perspectives and experiences that you bring. As you read through the expectations of the position, consider how your skills and experiences may complement the responsibilities of the role. We encourage you to think through your relevant and transferable skills from prior experiences.

Our new progressive work model is called PinFlex, a term that’s uniquely Pinterest to describe our flexible approach to living and working. Visit our PinFlex landing page to learn more.

The Workplace Team is hyper focused on the Pinterest employee experience. Our mission is to create environments and experiences that inspire Pinployees across the globe to love their work. This role will help define our real estate strategy and execution, support our portfolio/office planning, and work with stakeholders on our BI strategy.

What you’ll do:

  • Own the entire leasing process from site selection and negotiations to execution and administration.
  • Build a high performing and scalable team, focused on generating actionable insights into our real estate portfolio and workplace environment.
  • Act as aggregator for real estate and workplace planning activities, including headcount/space forecasting and opex/capex.
  • Build trusted relationships across business leaders to ensure alignment between real estate and workplace investments and company strategy and culture.
  • Develop management dashboards to monitor relevant metrics such as occupancy and financial impact to inform future decisions as part of a real estate and workplace strategy.
  • Define global standards based on a thorough understanding of business requirements and employee experiences as a thought leader and subject matter expertise in corporate real estate.

What we’re looking for:

  • 8+ years of CRE experience with a minimum of 4+ years in a corporate environment.
  • Advanced analytical acumen, familiarity with CRE technology applications and platforms.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, including the ability to gather relevant data and information, actively listen and verbalize ideas effectively.
  • Experience and proven leadership in global, large scale project planning, reporting and budgeting.
  • Passion for Pinterest, our culture, values and mission.
  • Ability to travel.

Relocation Statement:

  • This position is not eligible for relocation assistance. Visit our PinFlex page to learn more about our working model.



At Pinterest we believe the workplace should be equitable, inclusive, and inspiring for every employee. In an effort to provide greater transparency, we are sharing the base salary range for this position. The position is also eligible for equity. Final salary is based on a number of factors including location, travel, relevant prior experience, or particular skills and expertise.

Information regarding the culture at Pinterest and benefits available for this position can be found here.

US based applicants only
$203,000—$355,000 USD

Our Commitment to Diversity:

Pinterest is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best qualified people in every job. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic under federal, state, or local law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you require an accommodation during the job application process, please notify for support.

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