Chief of Staff to the CEO

Chief of Staff to the CEO

At Alter Global

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Location: USA Only, TELECOMMUTE

Alter Global is a global tech VC fund that helps scale high-growth tech ventures in emerging markets. We believe that supporting home-grown entrepreneurship is the most effective approach to development. We support our ventures by matching them with part-time, full-time talent, as well as capital from Silicon Valley.

 

The role

This role is ideal for someone looking to gain exposure to the world of venture capital and getting a front seat to investments in some of the best tech start-ups in emerging markets and operations of a top-notch VC fund. You will be working from and learning from Alter’s Founder and CEO, with unparalleled access to Alter’s network and incredible professional and personal development opportunities.

Chief of Staff is a multi-faceted role, and typically wears the following hats:

Administrator — make the trains run on time

Gatekeeper — protect the CEO’s time, taking unnecessary conversations off their plate and leading cross-cutting projects

Strategic Advisor — act as a close confidant, providing a sounding board and a critical ear, offering advice across a host of issues and speaking truth to power

Implementer — drive priorities to successful completion

Proxy—communicate and act in the CEO’s place

Educator — a coach, a counsellor, an independent point of view that challenges and offers different perspectives

Deliverer — make things happen

 

On a day to day level, the Chief of Staff would:

  • Manage priorities for the CEO
  • Assist in investment decision-making
  • Support investor relations and fundraising efforts
  • Oversee internal and external meetings: Prepare agendas, take notes, create decision-making frameworks and lead meetings in the absence of the CEO
  • Undertake and lead new initiative

 

Requirements

  • Strong execution and operational abilities (e.g., the ability to hit the ground running, work autonomously, determine and create own priorities and workstreams, drive forward actions and motivate people toward outcomes in situations of uncertainty)
  • Ability to think strategically, make critical decisions, and drive significant improvements at all levels of the company
  • Highly structured and organized individual with project management experience

 

Benefits

  • Incredible growth opportunities on the day to day role; Learn the ins and outs of venture capital, while further developing and honing your leadership skills
  • Become part of an incredible network and interact with some of the best entrepreneurs, tech professionals and investors in SiIicon Valley and emerging market around the world
  • Work with a mission-driven, performance obsessed A caliber team
  • Work from anywhere in the world and mostly make your own hours-> we value and allow for flexibility
  • Unlimited PTO
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