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GRIN TECHNOLOGIES INC.

Company Overview

GRIN is the pioneer behind the world’s first Creator Management platform, designed for the next generation of brands who recognize that, in the creator economy, authenticity is everything. Our platform supports every brand’s journey to connecting with consumers through authentic creator relationships and is listed #1 across all top review sites including Capterra, G2 Crowd and Influencer Marketing Hub. Thousands of the world’s fastest-growing brands – including SKIMS, Warby Parker, Allbirds, Mejuri, and MVMT – use GRIN to make creators feel like trusted, empowered partners and work with them to build their brands into household names. Together, we are revolutionizing the Creator Economy. GRIN is headquartered in Sacramento, CA, yet has a “Remote First” work policy and culture, meaning remote work is the default. Our Core Business Hours are 9am-3pm PST, so we expect all of our employees to work at least during those hours and are flexible on the rest of your hours.

Culture

Our culture is a team-first mentality built on the Core Values of IntegrityHumilityTake ActionThink Big, and Ownership and shared by every single employee. At GRIN, we expect everyone to do the right thing, which instills trust and allows us to tackle the big issues and make things happen. We move fast, because in our industry, time is our biggest opponent. We aren’t afraid to ship quickly and make changes down the road. We empower our employees to make decisions with no red tape and no fear of reprisal, as long as they take ownership and adapt along the way.

GRIN is looking for a Chief of Staff to act as a strategic partner with the CEO by assisting in all aspects of strategy development, planning, and communications. The Chief of Staff will be someone who can sit in for the CEO and make decisions based on their intimate knowledge and understanding of the vision of the CEO and what they want to accomplish. This isn’t a hybrid EA position, but a fundamental thought partner of the CEO to help brainstorm, create, and execute on the strategy in a rapidly scaling high-growth technology organization.

What You Will Do:

Strategy Planning & Execution

  • Own company operating system evaluation, management, and implementation
  • Assist with the executive planning cycles, the development of GRIN’s three-year strategic plan and the oversight around performance to plan
  • Work closely with Finance to ensure integration of strategy into a multi-year financial plan.
  • Support the communication of the strategy, including the development of necessary executive presentations and materials
  • Ensure the market competitiveness of the strategy through staying abreast of key external market trends, competitive positions, industry disruptors etc.

Special Projects

  • Conduct research projects that provide an in depth review, complex analysis and recommendations across various functions within the company
  • Execute on various corporate opportunities within the company including the strategy, target setting, program design, and integration for such opportunities.
  • Act as a thought partner on M&A strategy and execution, including due diligence, benchmarking, program design, and integration.

Investor, Board Relationships and Communications

  • Act as the communication arm for the CEO with team members, customers, investors, and other stakeholders.
  • Coordinate prioritization across the business to ensure effective alignment to our strategic priorities
  • Manage board deck creation, create powerful communication tools to manage and monitor progress on GRIN’s strategic plan, strategic initiatives, etc.
  • Build and support strategic presentations, models and reports for investor, partner, and internal audiences

What We Are Looking for In a Candidate:

  • 10+ years of experience in Strategy, Management Consulting, Finance and/or Business Operations roles.
  • Experience in scaling a company through multiple stages of growth, preference for scaling internationally.
  • Outstanding presentation skills and communication (written and verbal).
  • Substantial experience understanding finance and modeling.
  • Fluent understanding of P&L dynamics and unit economics.
  • Ability to run point on projects and escalate as necessary.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate information across multiple stakeholders and build effective business relationships within an organization.
  • Highly motivated working in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment, where there is no “typical” day and endless exponential growth.
  • An exemplary leader with a people-first mindset who can inspire and influence others.

We recognize the imposter syndrome might show its head as you read through this job description and although you might not check every box, we don’t want to miss out on the possibility of speaking with a perfectly imperfect candidate. So if you think you have what it takes – apply today and let’s discuss!

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 16 days of PTO + 10 Sick Days + 14 paid holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) program plus match
  • Paid Child Bonding Leave
  • Home Office set up
  • Career Development Reimbursement
  • Employee Stock Option Program
  • Career path opportunities in a great startup environment
  • Tons of growth opportunity

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