We are looking for an ambitious and motivated Chief of Staff to help guide the next phase of our company’s rapid growth. As a strategist, consultant and implementer, the successful candidate will help build a healthy organization, set the right strategy and process, and drive critical cross-functional efforts. The Chief of Staff will streamline activities within the organization based on the prioritization of the senior management team, up-leveling when needed and jumping in to move things forward where necessary. We need someone who excels at “getting things done” in a dynamic entrepreneurial environment, and who gets excited about this unique opportunity to contribute to the long-term success of the company.
- Build a thorough understanding of the product, tech, and strategic needs of the company. Based on this, drive the priorities of the executive team through weekly meetings, shaping offsites, and identifying opportunities to increase leadership team effectiveness- Serve as a key input to the CEO and senior management team, assisting in facilitating effective decision-making and removing roadblocks when possible- Communicate project and initiative status to the CEO, pulling in other executives or team members as necessary- Assess inquiries directed to the CEO, determine the proper course of action and delegate to the appropriate individual to manage- Support and build cross-functional relationships with key partners across the organization, helping to motivate teams and individuals to achieve goals- Help build a successful and healthy organization: collaborate with Director of People Ops to review, design, and execute on improvements to org structure, find knowledge and skills gaps and help address them, design optimal workflows, and align internal processes- Special projects as assigned
Experience & Skills
- BA/BS degree from a leading 4-year university with strong academic performance- 2+ years’ prior experience working in management consulting or directly with executive teams in a similar client services capacity- Strong analytical / financial modeling skills- Proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, with high tolerance for ambiguity and complexity- Innovative, resourceful, and efficient with limited resources- Ability to juggle priorities and autonomously manage your time to ensure the most value-add to the team and company- Incredibly organized with impeccable attention to detail- Excellent communicator with the ability to influence and manage wide-scale projects across multiple levels and functions of the organization; understands how to motivate teams while maintaining a sense of humility- Ability to balance insight and guidance, taking a step back when needed to allow the owner of the initiative to come to their own recommendation- Highest level of integrity and management of confidential information