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Chief of Staff

Company: Nonprofit, Oakland, CA
Location: Oakland
Posted on: July 14, 2018

Job Description:


The Chief of Staff (COS) is a new position in the Office of the CEO. The primary focus of this role is to more fully leverage our strategic relationships to increase impact and build the Fair Trade movement. This is an ideal position for an ambitious emerging leader with exceptional communications and relationship management abilities who seeks to play a critical role in a mission-driven organization that is poised to go to scale.

The COS will report directly to the Founder & CEO and collaborate closely with him in the stewardship of strategic relationships. This is a rare opportunity to work closely beside, and learn from, a seasoned, award-winning social entrepreneur. The COS will also partner closely with the rest of the Executive Leadership Team to ensure timely, effective management, follow-up and completion of strategic communications and CEO-related projects.

The ideal candidate should have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, as well as strong project management capabilities. A successful COS will strengthen the organization’s performance on fundraising, strategic business development and external partner relationships by optimizing the efforts of the Executive office. Ultimately, this role strengthens Organization’s ability to accomplish our mission of alleviating poverty and promoting sustainable development.

Specific Responsibilities Relationship Stewardship: strengthen strategic partner relationships. Steward CEO’s relationships with strategic partners, including communications, meeting prep and trips to the field. Support CEO networking, movement-building and field-building initiatives. Manage CEO contact database of external partners in Salesforce. Ensure effective hand-off to internal teams of information, insights and follow up. Communications: enable effective, timely Executive communications. Read and manage CEO email, ensuring timely follow up. Draft letters, memos and concept papers on behalf of the CEO. Support CEO in writing speeches and developing presentations. Project Management: maximize project effectiveness and outcomes. Support planning, monitoring and successful execution of CEO projects. Help ensure timely follow up on projects, opportunities and deliverables. Liaise with senior management and Board of Directors on project-related matters. Support effective internal communication and coordination. Special Projects. Support CEO and Executive Team with research and assessment of emerging business opportunities for Organization. Support the Board and its committees on special projects and communications. Additional Activities. Monitor and research trends and developments in the fields of sustainability, CSR and Conscious Capitalism. Brief the CEO and provide thought partnership to inform his vision and strategy. Participate in Senior Management team meetings, as needed. Qualifications Outstanding written and oral communication skills. Exceptional interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Strong project management skills. Strong work ethic and meticulous attention to detail. Results/action orientation. Resourceful and self-motivated. Creativity, flexibility, initiative and humor in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment. Passionate about the mission of FTUSA. Unquestionable personal code of ethics, integrity, diversity and trust. College degree required. Advanced proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Proficiency in Salesforce.com preferred.

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