Chief of Staff
A chief of staff (COS) of Evergreen is a high-level executive who serves as the primary advisor and confidant to the studio’s leadership team and helps to coordinate and oversee the operations of the organization. The COS is responsible for developing and implementing strategies and plans to support the studio’s goals and objectives, as well as working closely with the leadership team to ensure that the studio is running smoothly and efficiently.
Key responsibilities for a COS of a venture studio may include:
- Providing strategic guidance and support to the leadership team on key decisions and initiatives.
- Developing and implementing plans and strategies to support the studio’s overall goals and objectives.
- Working closely with the leadership team to coordinate and oversee the operations of the studio, including managing budgets and resources.
- Building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders, including investors, partners, and clients.
- Acting as a liaison between the leadership team and other departments within the organization.
- Managing and coordinating the work of other executives and team members to ensure that projects and initiatives are completed on time and on budget.
- Assisting with the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure the smooth operation of the studio.
The ideal candidate for a COS position will have a strong track record of success in a leadership or management role, as well as excellent communication and organizational skills. A bachelor’s or master’s degree in a related field such as business administration or management is typically required, and experience in the sustainability, venture capital, or startup ecosystem is preferred.