Climax Foods – Chief of Staff

As Chief of Staff to Climax Foods’ CEO, you will have the unique opportunity to get involved in every aspect of a rapidly growing and well-funded food tech startup’s business. You’ll “wear many hats” and work on high-level company-wide initiatives such as business development, strategy, public relations, investor relations, operations, and HR. You’ll be a right-hand to the CEO who takes on anything that the company needs done – no matter how impactful or mundane the project. We’re a growing and motivated team – you’ll have an outsized impact on our success.

What You’ll Do

  • Help the CEO execute the company’s highest priorities at a given time while working on longer-term projects and strategic initiatives

  • Own the CEO’s agenda – ensuring maximum impact in all engagements

  • Manage the operational rhythm of the business: build meeting agendas, capture key insights and action items, and follow-up accordingly

  • Find and resolve internal information and knowledge bottlenecks

  • Maintain relationships with vendors, partners, investors, and other contacts on behalf of the company and CEO

  • Prepare investor materials and assist with investor communications

  • Work with the CEO to identify and partner with appropriate service providers

  • Be the voice of the leadership team for internal communications

  • Provide guidance to staff on behalf of the CEO on major initiatives to ensure effective and on-schedule implementation of projects

  • Assist in managing Climax’s public relations and developing its image

  • Help with recruiting efforts: preparing job descriptions and running initial screens

Who You Are

  • You’re an effective ‘doer’ – you know how to prioritize, be proactive, and regularly crush your to-do list with flawless execution.

  • You’re ready to work at the same relentless pace and with the same fervor as Climax Food’s CEO.

  • You like wearing many hats – you relish the opportunity to work on all aspects of the business, no matter the level of glamour.

  • You’re ambitious, optimistic, and tenaciously curious – you have a burning desire to tackle big challenges.

Required Skills

  • 2+ years of experience in a business role (e.g. banking, management consulting, strategy, VC, etc.) or MBA graduate from a top-tier institution

  • Action-oriented with unlimited amounts of hustle

  • Experience with managing projects, producing high-quality deliverables, and managing a packed schedule

  • Excellent communication skills – you can present your ideas clearly, in writing, verbally, and visually

  • Ridiculous attention to detail

  • Passion for entrepreneurship and plant-based food innovation

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Olivia Hering