Chief of Staff

8 days ago
Full time role


GreenBiz Group is a media and events company that accelerates the just transition to a clean economy. Through events that ...

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Job Description


GreenBiz Group is a fast-growing media and events company that accelerates a just transition to a clean economy. Through events that galvanize, stories that amplify and peer networks that bond, we define markets and advance opportunities at the intersection of business, technology and sustainability. We are a passionate team of people that builds and empowers communities to confront the threats of climate change and solve the thorniest challenges of our time.


We are looking for a Chief of Staff to be a strategic and operating partner to the CEO and COO. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in a successful startup, strong business acumen, and exceptional project management skills. Successful candidates are expected to provide key assistance and support in board and senior-level meetings, take part in key strategic projects, and be comfortable with interfacing with a variety of audiences internally and externally. You will be part of a work culture where we thrive on innovation, collaboration, diversity, agility, and trust. 

This is equivalent to a Director role.

Overall compensation (base salary + discretionary bonus or commission if sales) for this role will be provided commensurate with years of experience and qualifications within the following range: $120,000 - $170,000 plus health and wellness benefits.

This is a hybrid position expected to be in our HQ Oakland, CA office a minimum of one day a week. 


  • Be a strategic and operating partner to the CEO and COO. Support and manage multiple complex projects simultaneously working closely with our CEO and COO, ensuring alignment across teams on goals, plans, and deliverables. Specifically, manage preparation, note taking, and follow up for Board, Executive Committee, Operating Committee and other senior-level meetings.  
  • Managing priorities, metrics and execution. You’ll regularly assess progress on priority focus areas, re-prioritize initiatives as needed, as well as plan, monitor and reassess the key metrics that matter as the business model evolves.
  • Being a strategic sounding board. You’ll challenge our ideas and direction, to help us think outside the box and reach better outcomes. You’ll roll your sleeves up and lead deep-dives to help us answer key unknowns, and size business decisions and opportunities. You’ll quickly identify problems, and solve them efficiently and effectively.
  • Oversee daily operations. Performing an array of administrative tasks from managing calendars, taking meeting notes, generating and sharing out correspondence and executing on smaller tasks.
  • Proactive stakeholder engagement and communication. You will partner with the CEO on identifying, reaching out to and establishing meetings with key external partners, customers, and potential investors. You’ll take detailed notes and ensure next steps are allocated and executed.


  • 5+ years of experience working in an operations, strategy, consulting or business management role
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration or similar field - preferred, but not required
  • Some direct experience in a start-up environment, preferably through a cycle of funding or through an acquisition
  • Strong project management experience coordinating multiple stakeholders to deliver on goals
  • Highly process-oriented with experience developing systems and tools to ensure the business runs efficiently and effectively
  • Analytical problem solving and structured thinking, able to problem solve solutions for difficult situations and develop recommendations
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including building management presentations and drafting speaking notes, memos and executive communications
  • Low-ego with a willingness to jump into day-to-day tasks with excitement

About GreenBiz Group

GreenBiz offers a remote culture that is collaborative, hardworking and fun. Our team is spread across the USA; however, we also have a small office located in the heart of downtown Oakland, California. Please include a cover letter and resume when applying and familiarize yourself with our website at

We offer a competitive employee benefits package including:

  • Full medical and dental benefits
  • Retirement savings options
  • Generous holiday schedule
  • Discretionary paid vacation time
  • Paid sick time
  • Two paid volunteer days per year
  • Reimbursement for home office expenses
  • Employee stock option plan

Vaccination Requirement

GreenBiz Group requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for all roles. GreenBiz Group provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements unless it results in undue hardship for the business. Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.

Equal Employment Opportunity

GreenBiz Group values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. GreenBiz Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

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