Chief of Staff

United States
Nov 13, 2021
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About the Role

Terminal believes in pushing the world forward by bringing global opportunities to talent. We build skilled remote engineering teams across Latin America and Canada for high-growth U.S. startups by offering the Terminal Talent Platform and Remote Management Platform. Combined, these products offer everything a company needs to build, support and retain full-time top tier technical talent. Our curated talent marketplace allows us to identify top talent by creating a compelling experience for engineers seeking great roles, while our remote management platform provides compensation, benefits, and perks for hires through our local entities in every market where we operate. We’ve seen dynamic growth as the world embraces remote work and global talent and are uniquely positioned to shape the future of work.

Backed by top venture firms like 8VC, Kleiner Perkins, Craft Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Atomic, and more, Terminal is headquartered in San Francisco but is fully remote. We hire the best talent regardless of location.

We are looking for an aspiring business leader to join the team as our first Chief of Staff. In this high-visibility role, you will partner with the CEO and the executive team to ensure effective decision-making, execution and communication strategies are deployed across the company. As the Chief of Staff, you will enable healthy discourse and discussion amongst teams, synthesizing large amounts of information and data in order to distill them into actionable insights for the leadership team that drive operational strategy across the business. In this role you will have the opportunity to interface with the Terminal Leadership team and partners as well as stand in for our CEO during meetings and speak on their behalf.

Our first Chief of Staff will leave an indelible mark on the company and its operating culture, helping set the standard for strategy formation and organization as we grow. You will be an extension of the executive team, specializing in planning and execution. You’ll have an up-to-the-minute pulse on each function of the business, helping to keep the team aligned on our quarterly objectives and key results. Your comprehensive knowledge of the business and its people will transform you into a trusted internal expert, able to guide and assist any member of the team.

We are looking for motivated and independent thinkers who excel in fast-paced environments. We value tenacious curiosity and the drive to set and execute on ambitious business goals.

What You'll Do

At Terminal, this means you will work on and impact:Act as a swiss army knife, helping the CEO execute the company’s highest priorities on a given day or week while working on longer term special projects and strategic initiativesServe as a thought partner to the CEO, standing in during meetings and speaking on their behalf when necessarySupport the CEO in communicating overall business strategy and goals to each function, while helping set these goals at the beginning of every quarterHelp the entire company work together more effectively through better process and documentationOrganize and coordinate cross-functional team projects, helping prioritize resources and bandwidth constantly

What You Bring

4+ years of exceptional operational experience in tech, consulting and/or financeAbility to persuade high-level executives toward a plan of action using data-driven analyses with complex data setsA self-starter with knowledge of product organizations and people managementSuperior written and verbal communication skills as well as presentation abilitiesPassion for leading teams toward effective and sustainable outcomesTrack record of success in multiple professional environments with an emphasis on project management and resultsAction-oriented with unlimited amounts of hustleA systematic, organized thinker with a strong yet flexible approach (“strong opinions held loosely”)MBA preferred but not required

Additional Information

What We Offer: Dental, Vision, Extended Health BenefitsUncapped PTO WFH Workstation Setup budget Monthly internet and cellphone budget Monthly Health & Wellness Days Learning & Development annual budget Monthly snacks shipped to employees Wellness Program Calm Membership

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you’re excited about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply.

Terminal is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other basis forbidden under federal, provincial, or local law.

We thank all applicants for their interest.

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