Who are we?
Sealed is a climate tech company on a mission to stop home energy waste and electrify all homes.
Sealed designs, manages, and finances home weatherization and electrification projects, making it easy and affordable for people to be more comfortable while using less energy. Our proven holistic approach can reduce energy use by 50% and takes a home completely off of fossil fuels with upgrades like high-performance insulation, air sealing, and heat pump HVAC. Our expert team designs the right solution, matches top-rated local contractors, and manages the project start to finish. Sealed covers the upfront costs, and we're accountable to impact: if we don't cut energy waste, we don't get paid.
Sealed, one of Fast Company's top ten most innovative energy companies of 2021, is venture backed and based in New York City. Learn more at sealed.com.
What will you do?
The Chief of Staff will be the right hand to our CEO and be involved in every aspect of scaling Sealed. Your role will span executive leadership team operations, board and investor relations, investment analysis, fundraising, business development, finance, operations, and more.
In terms of emphasis, you will focus heavily on executive leadership team operations and behind-the-scenes support on fundraising and financial modeling. This role will leverage your analytical problem-solving and quantitative analysis skills. Furthermore, translating your analyses into sound, polished findings to executive audiences for our CEO to deliver will be a frequent occurrence. You will develop, author, and create presentations—conceptualize, lead, analyze, and present qualitative and quantitative plans.
You will also exercise excellent business judgment as you learn and navigate the executional operations of Sealed. Working cross-functionally will be a part of every day. This role requires rapid relationship-building skills and attentive listening abilities. You will read people and situations, figure out what needs to happen, and follow-through to ensure objectives are delivered.
Throughout each day, major themes will be proactivity and being one step ahead of our CEO to ensure business needs are anticipated. Please note that our CEO also has an Executive Assistant, so there will be a small CEO team working together.
Lastly, Sealed is a start-up evolving from an early stage towards an operationally scaling phase, so the greater context of navigating dynamic situations and ambiguity applies. You should be comfortable working in a fast-changing environment with an entrepreneurial approach.
What success looks like
Grow: Amplify and elevate our CEO in her/our efforts to grow Sealed and our mission to stop home energy waste and electrify all homes.
Clarity: Leverage your ability to filter, aggregate, organize, and model information from key sources and present digestible, unbiased, and actionable summaries has enabled rapid, well-informed decision-making for the CEO.
Operational Excellence: Oversee operational tasks like agenda-setting and distribution, gather insight and updates on priorities and progression from across the company, and ensure priorities are moving to plan. You can manage multiple initiatives simultaneously and ensure updates are proactive and objectives, including timelines and budgets, are met.
External relations: Manage the creation and content management of board decks and investor materials as well as oversee the execution of successful quarterly meetings, tracing completion of actions or follow up items.
Sealed relations: Build positive working relationships across the organization and help lead the operational function of the company's leadership and executive teams. With the reputation you've built, your recommendations and consultation are readily accepted to define and improve key performance indicators.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience. MBA optional
- Experience in management consulting; some years of experience working in an operating company nice-to-have
- Outstanding quantitative skills
- Strong EQ and relationship-building skills
- Strong motivation to learn what it takes to operationally execute a scaling business strategy
Benefits & Perks
- Competitive salary
- Unlimited PTO
- Stock options
- Health benefits, including some focused on mental health
- 401(k) plan
- Paid family leave
- Paid medical leave
- Work from home stipend
- Learning & development stipend
- Flexible work environment: work remotely in combination with in-person at our headquarters office in NYC (This is unique for this role to allow for collaboration and partnership with our CEO)