Chief of Staff – Special Projects Manager at AvantStay

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Chief of Staff/Special Projects Manager


Who we are…

AvantStay delivers exceptional, unique stays for group travelers. The company has built a tech-enabled millennial hospitality brand to be the new standard for group experience. We are venture funded and growing rapidly in the explosive $100+ billion dollar STR industry.

What we are looking for

The Chief of Staff will work alongside the VP Business Affairs, Business Affairs department and company more broadly, to ensure short term goals are achieved while building the foundation for long term growth. This person will be responsible for streamlining strategic initiatives, overseeing department-wide program management, and working cross-functionally across the company to communicate objectives. The ideal candidate will have experience in executive-level advising and interdepartmental collaboration and will bring strategic thinking and project management skills.

What you’ll do…

  • Drive alignment around strategy setting in light of company goals, vision and mission
  • Build a thorough understanding of company operations, product and strategy to drive priorities of leadership and identify opportunities to increase leadership effectiveness
  • Help facilitate and draft communications to inform the broader AvantStay organization of priorities, activities and results, including internal reports, proposals and presentations
  • Handle the oversight of projects that do not fit neatly within the organizational chart or fall between departmental areas of responsibility
  • Develop and implement process improvements to optimize workflows, organizational structure and business operations
  • Act as a trusted advisor to and enable the VP Business Affairs to channel energy and focus optimally in the pursuit of company goals

What you’ll bring…

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Management, Operations or another related field
  • A Master’s in Business Administration is a plus
  • 2+ years at a top consulting firm, 5 + years in a cross-functional role – strategy, operations, policy, business affairs or similar
  • Proven success developing and executing strategic initiatives
  • Expert program and project management skills
  • An entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to thrive in highly ambiguous and complex environments
  • Experience building trust and nurturing relationships across all organizational departments
  • The ability to anticipate the needs of a busy executive and his/ her direct staff
  • Proven success track, prioritize and drive multiple concurrent projects and utilize data and analytics to inform decision-making processes

Perks + Benefits

  • Salary: $90,000-$120,000
  • Stock Option Plan
  • Benefits and Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • Team bonding and off-site events
  • Complimentary and discount stays at AvantStay properties
  • Dog-friendly office

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