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Chief of Staff, Growth & Communications



Marketing & Communications, People & HR, Sales & Business Development, Operations
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

At Compass, our mission is to help everyone find their place in the world. Founded in 2012, we’re revolutionizing the real estate industry with our end-to-end platform that empowers residential real estate agents to deliver exceptional service to seller and buyer clients.

The Chief of Staff to the President of Growth & Communications will play an important and influential role in helping the company achieve its mission. As the Chief of Staff, you are a strategic thinker and project manager who is passionate about solving the most important business and organizational problems. In this role, you must work collaboratively alongside the President of Growth & Communications and the entire senior leadership team to drive business initiatives forward. You will be required to move fast, dream big and be highly organized to juggle competing priorities while maintaining an extremely high-quality output.

This role spans strategic planning, execution, analysis, communications, change management, operational excellence, senior-level influence, stakeholder management, cross-functional collaboration, and special project management of top company initiatives.

In This Role You Will:

  • Work alongside the President of Growth & Communications to help him achieve a highly efficient operating cadence, creating a process/system of accountability and follow-up
  • Work cross-functionally to lead projects and initiatives forward as the key person driving them. These will include initiatives across Growth, Coaching, Comms and the Northeast Region.
  • Help develop and deliver content to the organization. Examples include: National Emails, Sales Manager Email, speaking opportunities, relevant content & insights to teams in the field
  • Handle meetings with agents and employees to determine needs, asks and guidance
  • Be present in meetings on my behalf to capture key insights
  • Organize all key projects and items and work alongside me to determine best uses of my time and where to prioritize
  • Spending time within the organization to determine the pulse of things and identify net new opportunities for me to create impact
  • Assist in the management of my teams and direct reports - set and run agenda for team meetings and capture notes and follow-ups
  • Assist in drafting strategic communications and talking points for major internal audiences for the President of Growth & Communications

What We’re Looking For:

  • 10 years of work experience preferred, and ideally experience working in a fast paced environment or one with a high level of rigor (eg. management consulting)
  • Someone who can build trust and create consensus among leaders in different functions in order to move things forward with alignment
  • Being able to take something at this vision & concept level and bring it forward so it’s sustainably operating
  • Someone skilled at navigating through ambiguity, change, and uncertainty while seeing around corners and highlighting risks and solutions to consider
  • A good listener and writer who is able to capture the sentiments of the moment and help translate them into my voice
  • Someone who presentable, professional and comfortable in any meeting or setting and can make those they are engaging with feel heard
  • This person should be excited to learn more about the company and how our business works with an eye towards a leadership role in the future
  • Ideally this person worked in an agent-facing role and can speak the language of agents
  • This role will be based in New York City and requires working in the office 5 days a week

The base pay range for this position is $100K-$150K annually; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Bonuses and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of benefits. Base pay is based on market location. The minimum wage for the position will always be met.

Perks that You Need to Know About:

Participation in our incentive programs (which may include where eligible cash, equity, or commissions). Plus paid vacation, holidays, sick time, parental leave, marriage leave, and recharge leave; medical, tele-health, dental and vision benefits; 401(k) plan; flexible spending accounts (FSAs); commuter program; life and disability insurance; Maven (a support system for new parents); Carrot (fertility benefits); UrbanSitter (caregiver referral network); Employee Assistance Program; and pet insurance.

Do your best work, be your authentic self.
At Compass, we believe that everyone deserves to find their place in the world — a place where they feel like they belong, where they can be their authentic selves, where they can thrive. Our collaborative, energetic culture is grounded in our Compass Entrepreneurship Principles and our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, growth and mobility. As an equal opportunity employer, we offer competitive compensation packages, robust benefits and professional growth opportunities aimed at helping to improve our employees' lives and careers.

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