Chief of Staff

Palo Alto, CA
Jul 31, 2022
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About Earnin

Earnin is a community-supported financial platform with a suite of tools that let people take control of their financial future. Earnin started out by solving one of the greatest – and least discussed – inequities in the American financial system: the practice of employers paying workers bi-weekly. Earnin's core product, Cash Out, allows people to access the pay they've already earned. There are no loans or hidden costs. People pay what they choose. Other products include: Balance Shield, which helps prevent overdrafts, a financial calendar that helps people budget and schedule payments, and Tip Yourself - a revolutionary free social savings app.

Funding: Series C, current funding partners include Andreessen Horowitz, DST, Matrix Partners, Ribbit Capital, Felicis Ventures and March Capital.

Join us and help build a new financial system focused on fairness and people’s needs.

You can help make a difference!

Position Summary

In this role, you will serve as a strategic partner to the CEO and operate as an extension of the CEO office. You will own strategic ad hoc initiatives across the organization, and work closely with the CEO and Executive Leadership Team to identify opportunities that drive business impact for both our employees and our community members.

What You'll Do

  • Lead and drive key strategic initiatives and priorities across the entire org on behalf of the CEO and Executive Leadership Team (ELT)
  • Work with the CEO and partner closely with the ELT to define and deliver on org wide strategic priorities, goals, and key result s. Drive our annual and quarterly strategic planning process
  • Collaborate with the ELT to integrate cross functional work of individual departments into Earnin’s overarching strategy and maximize business outcomes
  • Establish and implement an organizational wide operating model and cadence that ensures each department’s ability to deliver on their strategic priorities and facilitates effective communication, cross-functional collaboration, and decision making
  • Own and lead key meetings and sessions such as weekly ELT Meetings, Business and Operations Reviews, quarterly business reviews, updates for the Board of Directors, etc.
  • Gap filling - step in to support initiatives or temporarily own functions that are slipping through the cracks
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to the CEO and when needed, act as the CEO’s delegate in key business meetings and decisions to represent his voice

What We're Looking For

  • 5-7 years experience in Strategy, Business Operations, Management Consulting, and/or as Chief of Staff to a CEO in a high-growth tech company, fintech preferred
  • Deep familiarity with business strategy, and an ability to apply it in a startup context
  • Must embrace ambiguity and demonstrate the ability to clarify the path forward for the ELT and augment the CEO’s directives
  • Proven ability to lead multiple cross-functional work streams and follow through to completion
  • A proven track record of collaborating with, partnering with, and enabling great teams with proven ability to influence senior leaders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to represent and showcase complex business or technical concepts with the CEO, ELT, and more broadly with employees
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical problem-solving skills
  • Comfortable with context and mode switching
  • Ability to strike the appropriate balance between being a strategic thinker who sees the big picture and diving into details

At Earnin, we believe that the best way to build a financial system that works for everyday people is by hiring a team that represents our diverse community. Our team is diverse not only in background and experience, but also in perspective. We celebrate our diversity and strive to create a culture of belonging. Earnin does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition, family care status, military or veteran status, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal laws. Earnin is an E-Verify participant.

Earnin does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers or HR team.

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