Embark Trucks

Embark Trucks

Chief of Staff to Chief Business Officer

San Francisco, CA
Oct 18, 2021
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Embark Trucks is America’s Longest-Running Self-Driving Truck Program and is bringing autonomous freight mainstream. As covered by the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Forbes, TechCrunch and and other outlets, Embark has announced plans to go public via a $5.2 billion SPAC deal that is intended to provide Embark $614 million to fund future expansion. Currently, Embark moves freight between LA and Phoenix using our purpose-built transfer hubs. Embark has aligned itself with truck manufacturers, shippers, and carriers to integrate our technology into the freight ecosystem, pursuing a [business model](https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/embark-launches-partner-development-program-to-bring-embark-driver-to-market-301264418.html#:~:text=Embark launches its Partnership Development,on select US freight lanes.) where fleets own and operate Embark trucks. This is an incredibly exciting time for autonomous vehicles and our team is looking to grow.

We are looking for a Chief of Staff (COS) to serve as the right hand (wo)man of Embark's Chief Business Officer. The CBO's team is responsible for creating the partnership ecosystem that will allow Embark's software to be commercialized at scale. In this role, you'll work alongside the CBO in everything they do and will help them stay on top of a fast changing priority list.

The ideal candidate is a generalist with an eye for detail, a willingness to get into the weeds, and a record of excellence in whatever they do. This individual must have the ability to think strategically, build trusted working relationships, communicate clearly, and possess strong leadership and teamwork skills.


- Planning the CBO agenda and ensuring nothing slips through the cracks- Plan and execute on quarterly CBO team OKRs- Creating partner pitch decks- Writing project memos for the executive team- Sitting in on internal and external CBO meetings- Helping recruit candidates into new roles- Parachuting into urgent/important areas of opportunity across the organization

Preferred experience

- 2-4 years of experience in management consulting, investment banking, VC/PE/growth fund, Big Tech, or startups- Experience managing cross-functional projects from inception to execution to close-out- Experience developing presentations and strategic narratives for executives or senior level stakeholders - Ability to multitask and prioritize with changes in scale, scope, and project deadlines- Demonstrated passion for autonomous vehicles and the logistics, transportation and trucking industry
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