Apple & Associates, Inc.
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EXECUTIVE - CHIEF OF STAFF
We’re an exciting start-up developing a cryptocurrency network based on an open-source third generation blockchain we’re creating which is focused on setting a new standard in security and protection for buyers while solving a widespread problem in game development funding.
We’re looking for a Chief of Staff who will be working closely with the CEO and the Executive Team to help them grow, scale and run the business effectively. IN this role, you’ll help manage the business through three primary functions: project and management development, business insights and analytics and strategic analysis and communications. You’ll be collaborating cross-functionally to develop and manage resource plans, enabling the teams to execute and innovate at high speed and high quality. You’ll also serve as a critical partner for senior leaders on ad-hoc projects ranging from business decision support to working with external partners. Finally, you’ll be serving as a program manager for key projects, driving both the strategic vision and project execution forward.
Duties and Responsibilities
? Develop a KPI dashboard and competitive insights for use by the executive team and board to manage the business.
? Establish and lead operating processes and tools for effectively managing the organization, including actively tracking key trends in lagging/leading metrics and user demands.
? Provide insightful and relevant data-driven strategic recommendations to leadership. You’ll be communicating these findings from initiatives to management, the broader organization and in some areas, the community as a whole.
? Partner closely with other functions relevant to the team, including Product, Technology, Community, Business, Finance, Legal and Operations. Using cross-functional knowledge to seek to understand issues, trends and perspectives that will or may influence the business and our community.
? Drive the Executive team towards clear, efficient and accountable decision making. Distill and cascade core tenants of our strategy for board, leadership and other internal and external stakeholders.
? You’ll need to stay on top of the blockchain market, competitors and industry trends.
? You’ll need at least a Bachelor’s degree however an MBA and graduate degree within technology would be preferred.
? At least 10 years of experience in strategy, stakeholder and project management.
? Strong experience in finance, strategy and management consulting.
? Experience working with game developers, app developers and studios or platforms that have fast product pushes and maintain high quality.
? Experience partnering effectively with cross-functional teams or projects.
? Experience working with external c-level partners and an understanding of consumer products, exchanges and platforms within finance.
? Ability to work across multiple functions including sales, communications, finance and having experience and knowledge within product, engineering, marketing, legal, HR and operations.
? Ability to effectively influence and communicate cross-functionality with all levels of management with exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
? Effective program management skills with demonstrated abilities to lead complex strategic and operational initiatives.
? Committed to the highest levels of integrity, ethics and professionalism.
Key Measurements of the CoS’s Success
? Users # / MAU (and passed KYC/AML)
? Hiring speed
? Product delivery speed/quality
? Product/service response speed
? Ease of use for user-experience.
? Financial profitability (both in USD and cryptocurrency)
? Customer service speed and rating
? Ratio of positive/negative media coverage
Key Traits We’re Looking For
Product (UX) and user growth
Chief of staff direct title
People skill (director of staff)
Platform (fast HQ product pushes globally)
? Competitive Salary
? Awesome bonus
? 20 days annual leave
? 8 days personal leave
? 100% medical, dental and vision insurance
? Life insurance
? 401(k) and FSA
? Free shuttles between Caltrain Menlo Park and office
? Gym on site, accessible 24/7
At Apple & Associates, we understand that relationships are what make us stand apart. Whether you are a client or a candidate, you are an extension of the Apple & Associates’ family. Many of our recruiters have been with the company since its earliest days. They take great pride in the relationships they build; always emphasizing high standards, ethics and quality service. Our President, Debi Apple started her recruiting career in Aiken, South Carolina. She quickly became a top producer and leading authority in recruiting for the medical device, pharmaceutical and consumer product industries. Her passion and drive led her to open Apple & Associates in 1993. Under her leadership, Apple & Associates has grown to be one of the leading recruiting firms in these industries. Our company is proud to represent two of the largest medical device and pharmaceutical companies in the U.S., Covidien (formerly known as Tyco Healthcare) and our first and longtime client, Becton Dickinson. Now headquartered in Chapin, South Carolina, Apple & Associates has offices from coast to coast, offering regional recruiting expertise throughout the U.S. and Latin America. Our searches and permanent placements represent all levels, from CEO to staff level positions.