Chief of Staff

Santa Ana, CA
Dec 18, 2021
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Turn your passion for collecting into a career at Collectors Universe. We're the leader in third-party authentication and grading services for high-value collectibles including trading cards (Professional Sports Authenticator), coins (Professional Coin Grading Services), video games (Wata), event tickets, autographs, and memorabilia. If you’re a collectibles enthusiast, or if you want to help us in leading the global expansion of the collectibles market through our values of integrity, teamwork, and innovation, we’d love to hear from you.

As Chief of Staff, you'll work directly for the President of Wata and serve multiple roles across the business and for Wata's executive team. You'll be a trusted and integral part of this growing business. Consider yourself: part "air traffic controller"; part integrator - connecting work streams that would otherwise remain siloed; part communicator - linking the leadership team and the broader organization; and part confidant without an organizational agenda. You'll work autonomously and have a big role to play in guiding and supporting the growth of this business.

What You'll Do

  • Collaborate with the Wata executive team to help prioritize projects and execute business tactics
  • You're in charge of taking ideas and making them real - you're building the foundation for growing this business
  • You'll be responsible for assigning projects to the team and tracking projects across the Wata team and the broader organization
  • Serve as a thought partner to executive(s) and help evaluate the value of various projects; help prioritize projects based on value and strategic importance
  • Understand the workings of the organization and guide the team for high project efficiency and better delivery of results
  • Understand the existing operations workflow and organization, and work with appropriate teams to help identify opportunities to find talent internally and externally
  • Serve as a communicator linking the Wata leadership team and the broader organization, including: cross-functional communication with other business unit heads and CoS in Tech, Product, and Operations

Who You Are

  • Clear understanding of the CU ecosystem of businesses and service lines
  • Proven ability to manage projects across diverse teams and multiple concurrent projects
  • Experience in navigating ambiguity and change
  • Ability to manage relationships with tact, candor, and grace
  • Ability to simplify complexity and apply strategic thinking
  • Can anticipate and avert problems in the day-to-day operations
  • Tech-savvy in evolving technologies
  • Comfortable with public speaking and facilitating large group sessions
  • Preference for familiarity or interest in collectibles and the video game industry

_ _Reasons To Join Us:

  • Health Insurance: All full-time employees are eligible to enroll in Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401(K) Matching Plan: We are proud to offer a competitive 401k matching plan to our employees to support their future financial goals
  • Vacation: All full-time employees are eligible for paid vacation
  • Holiday Pay: All regular, full-time employees are eligible for nine company paid holidays
  • Employee Discounts: Employees receive discounts on select grading services for approved submissions
  • Flexible Hours: Many of our teams offer flexible schedules with varying shifts and will work with you to accommodate your needs
  • Fun Working Environment: Our team members are invited to participate in celebrations, holiday events, and team building activities

_ Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States._

About Collectors Universe

Collectors Universe, Inc. is the leading provider of value-added services to the collectible’s markets. We authenticate and grade collectible coins, trading cards, video games, event tickets, autographs, and memorabilia through our subsidiaries, which include Professional Sports Authenticators (PSA), Professional Coin Grading Services (PCGS), Certified Coin Exchange (CCE), Wata, Collectors Corner, Set Registry, Collectors.com, and the Long Beach Expo collectibles trade show. Since our founding in 1986, we have graded and authenticated more than 80 million items. We employ over 1,000 people across our Santa Ana, CA headquarters, New Jersey, Hong Kong, Paris, Shanghai and Tokyo. For more information, visit http://www.collectorsuniverse.com.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We believe that a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills will better service the diverse community of collectors we support.

_If you require an accommodation to apply or interview with us due to a disability or special need, please email hr@collectors.com. _

_If you are based in California, you can read information for California residents linked here. _

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