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Chief of Staff- Executive

Company: Hearthside Foods
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:

The Chief of Staff will support the executives in their roles by taking over their smaller responsibilities or handling other day-to-day items.

Job Duties:
--- Work as an extension of the CEO to manage and operationalize the strategic and tactical initiatives.
--- Work with the CEO, Senior Leadership Team and key stakeholders to coordinate strategic business initiatives and projects from development of work streams through successful execution.
--- Manage routines and sets agenda around the immediate initiatives, critical priorities and prioritized actions.
--- Support development of communications materials, board presentations and data analysis as needed for the CEO, Senior Leadership and stakeholders.
--- Prepare the material, strategies, and organization for critical internal and external meetings and events.
--- Attend meetings on CEO's behalf, summarizing key takeaways, executing/assigning tasks, and governing outstanding to-dos.
--- Respond to inquiries on behalf of the CEO.
--- Make calendar, information, and decision processes more effective for the CEO, including identifying key strategic priorities and mapping calendar/time commitments against priorities.
--- Provide input and suggestions to improve current processes to guarantee the organizational procedures are optimized and aligned with the CEO's vision.
--- Plan, coordinate, and lead meetings and working sessions.
--- Work with leadership to centralize, monitor, and communicate progress toward business units and company goals.


  • Minimum 7+ years experience in Project Management and Finance
  • BS in Finance, Business Administration or equivalent work experience
  • MBA degree preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel (pivot tables, graphs, stats, reports)
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office including PowerPoint
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills, for both internal and external audiences
  • Detailed oriented
    Minimum Skills Required

    • Entrepreneurial spirit and a self-starter who is eager and effective at solving problems
      • Strong interpersonal and team leadership skills
      • Ability to work in a fast-paced, highly independent environment and juggle multiple ongoing projects, responsibilities, and relationships
      • Comfortable holding team members accountable to project deadlines and identifying areas in need of support
      • Exceptional organizational, time management, and verbal and written communication skills
      • Logical thinker
      • Extremely versatile, dedicated to efficient productivity
      • Extremely organized and have the ability to multitask
      • Proven success in a business operations leadership role
      • Proven experience organizing and directing multiple team members
      • Able to easily connect with people with different backgrounds and skillsets and drive productive dialogue among your peers
      • Articulate, excellent communicator in written and verbal form

        Other details
        • Job Family Executive
        • Pay Type Salary
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