Chief of Staff

New York, NY
May 17, 2024
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FORTUNE's Mission

FORTUNE's mission is to change the world by making business better. We achieve that by providing trusted information, telling great stories, and building world-class communities. We measure performance by rigorous benchmarks, and we hold companies accountable. Our goal is to make Fortune a force for good through its second century and beyond.

Live and Virtual Meetings and Membership Communities

As part of this mission, each year, FORTUNE hosts by-invitation-only live and virtual meetings and membership communities for the leaders setting the global business agenda. Building upon FORTUNE’s cutting-edge content and unrivaled power to convene top CEOs, policymakers, and experts, the conferences are executed at the highest level of the quality spectrum. They are renowned for innovative formats that tap into the insights and moderating skills of Fortune’s top editors, peer-level interaction across industries, and strategic focus.

Chief of Staff Position

Fortune is searching for a highly qualified chief of staff to work closely with our senior leaders on our Live Media Team. This person will have an immediate impact on our productivity by streamlining strategic initiatives, overseeing program management, and communicating objectives to departments. The ideal candidate will have proven success in a business management role, with a special focus on executive-level advising and interdepartmental collaboration.


  • Identify/spearhead key ad-hoc strategic projects; define and research new ideas + business opportunities, providing decision-support through data gathering, info analyzing, + presenting considerations to stakeholders.
  • Spearhead budget planning process, creation of monthly/quarterly materials, leading Q biz reviews, and managing P&L.
  • Collaborate to document key strategic initiatives for the MD and broader GTM team aligned to the company's priorities.
  • Support creation of updates, pitch decks, speeches, conference submissions, and presentations on behalf of the MD.
  • Track high-priority initiatives, identify + solve obstacles, cascading communications to ensure total alignment, ensuring collaboration from multiple teams/areas within co.
  • Serving as a trusted advisor and confidant to exec; Act as a proxy.
  • Act as a thought partner.


  • Seven or more years of experience in a business management or executive role
  • Familiarity with productivity (e.g. Microsoft Office, Slack) & event management software: project management (e.g. Asana)
  • Experience in organizing and directing multiple teams and departments
  • Experience in planning and leading strategic initiatives
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Versatile abilities and extreme dedication to efficient productivity
  • Experience in data analysis and budget management
  • Consulting experience, with a focus on operations management
  • Proven success in a project coordination role
  • Nimble business mind, focused on developing creative solutions
  • Strong project-reporting skills, with focus on interdepartmental communications


$125,000 -175,000 Total Compensation

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