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DBT Chief of Staff

Do Big Things is hiring a Chief of Staff

At DBT, we are growing and we’re in need of a motivated and adaptable individual to support our senior management team as Chief of Staff. As a strategist, consultant and implementer, the successful candidate will ensure streamlined activities within the organization based on the priorities of the CEO and our Board of Directors. The Chief of Staff will direct all administrative, financial, and operational activities to allow the CEO and executive team to focus on strategies that move the needle for some of the most exciting progressive candidates and causes today. This role will also be responsible for the management of executive support staff and demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. The right candidate for the job will contribute to the long-term success of the company and feel they are making a meaningful contribution to our country and the world on mission-driven projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Act as an adviser to the CEO and senior management team
  • Assist the CEO in facilitating effective decision-making
  • Work with the CFO on financial management 
  • Coordinate the execution of strategic initiatives 
  • Design, optimize and implement systems and processes
  • Participate in regular meetings with the executive team to discuss potential staffing issues
  • Assess inquiries directed to the CEO, determine the proper course of action and delegate to the appropriate individual to manage
  • Ensure all staff issues are addressed properly, efficiently and judiciously, and keep track of progress until resolved
  • Following industry trends to stay on top of the latest in social media, email, and digital platforms—and integrating new ideas into our work.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Impeccable managerial and interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record of effectively interacting with senior management
  • Ability to work strategically and collaboratively across departments
  • Effective, versatile and action-oriented
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent project management & organization skills
  • Excellent reporting and analytical skills
  • Ability to comfortably multitask and manage time effectively
  • 5+ years’ executive level experience

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience – range from $160-190,000.

Do Big Things is a remote company with no location requirement for this role. We have staff in offices in both Chicago and D.C. DBT’s CEO is based in the Bay Area. To apply: Please submit your resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample to [email protected] with the subject line: “Chief of Staff Application”.

ABOUT US

Do Big Things provides new narrative and new tech for a new era, partnering with leading causes and campaigns to drive the digital innovation necessary to create the change we need in our world. We were started as a sister company of 270 Strategies in 2018, when we brought together the digital ads and content teams from 270 with the development, creative and strategic talent of Fission Strategy to form Do Big Things (DBT). We work with the good guys—progressive political campaigns, non-profits, foundations, and mission-driven companies—to build and execute winning digital programs that leverage more human-centered, authentic messaging and harness cutting-edge technology and data analytics.

DBT is women-owned and women-led, and our staff is 50% people of color. We recognize that our continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to clients and constituents. Do Big Things is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

DBT is women-owned and women-led, and our staff is 50% people of color. We recognize that our continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to clients and constituents. Do Big Things is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.

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