Chief of Staff

New York, NY
Feb 26, 2021
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Parade is a self-expression brand. We make Creative Basics—underwear that celebrates who you are today. We believe that women’s underwear is a replenishment category that needs a mass-market challenger brand focused on delivering style and fabric innovation. Our DNA is community-first and catalyzed via mobile experiences because we know it’s the best way to find her. Parade has been honored by the Webby Awards and featured in InStyleNylonTeen Vogue. Refinery29Forbes and other publications. Parade has raised more than $6M to date from top investors such as Greycroft and Lerer Hippeau, and the founders of Warby Parker, Casper, Bonobos, and Away. In our first full year, we're on track to do $10M in revenue and sell over 750K pairs of underwear!

As Chief of Staff, you’ll work directly for the CEO and closely with our executive team to help scale, run and improve operational efficiency at Parade. In this role, you will make an immediate impact through driving both the strategic vision and project execution. This role will work collaboratively across the company, requiring a highly resourceful and self-driven individual with the ability to execute.

What You’ll Do:

- Act as an extension of the CEO on strategic projects
- Manage projects for the CEO, ensuring deadlines are hit and appropriate steps taken to ensure the company’s success and vision
- Oversee strategic business initiatives from development through successful execution with the executive team
- Identify and own key projects to drive operational maturity in partnership with the CEO
- Join business-related calls, take thorough notes and participate in next steps and action items
- Serve as a connector within the organization– supporting the growth of leadership and integration efforts
- Prepare and execute all executive materials and presentations, including support for external marketing and events
- Assist and communicate with executives in decision-making and initiative implementation
- Improve current processes and coordinate organizational procedures for optimized efficiency and productivity
- Develop agendas and materials for executive meetings; track next steps and follow-ups to completion
- Create high quality presentations for CEO, Board of Directors and other departments
- Be a thought partner to the executive team on the organization’s vision, priorities, challenges, and team culture
- Be deeply involved running both internal and external communications
- Help with calendar management, scheduling and logistics for the CEO

What You’ll Bring:

- 2+ years of experience as a Chief of Staff at a startup in management consulting, corporate strategy or business operations- early stage and high growth companies are a plus
- Experience working with and influencing C-level executives
- Ability to work across multiple functions - including Brand, Product, Growth & Digital, Finance, with working knowledge of Engineering, People and Operations
- Ability to effectively influence and communicate cross-functionally with all levels of management with exceptional verbal and written communication skills
- A passionate, data driven and results oriented individual and have the capability of inspiring a fast growing and highly ambitious organization
- Excellent verbal and written skills- you write well, understand the power of storytelling, great follow up and can parse through the numbers to uncover the story within
- Informed by data- you understand how to utilize qualitative information to support impactful decisions
- Comfortable moving at a fast pace and working in ambiguity

What We Value

We Play to Win 🏆 : We compete to win the race. We are here to make Parade the embodiment of excellence and we do that by becoming the best in the world at what we do. We Move Like Water 🌊 : We’re flexible, fast, energized, and bring a blank slate approach to work every day.  We’re Box Packers 📦 : We like being in the trenches and getting our hands dirty to make her experience with Parade great. We put in the hours because we know that’s what drives results.  We’re Aligned & Collaborative 💚 : We strive to create alignment and we love to collaborate with one another through creating structure.  We Spark Magic & Have Fun 🌟 : We’re optimistic and creative people. We love fun and we embrace the ride. 

Benefits + Perks

- Medical, dental, and vision insurance - Competitive compensation, including equity - Paid time off including Vacation PTO, Sick Leave, and Quarterly Company-wide Wellness Days - WFH setup stipend - Commuter benefits - Employee discounts on Parade products

We welcome qualified candidates of all races, creeds, genders, and sexuality to apply.

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