The TCW Group

The TCW Group

Chief of Staff

Los Angeles, CA
Jan 30, 2024
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Position Summary

The Chief of Staff (CoS) is a new and important role that will provide project management and execution support to the President & CEO of TCW and the leadership team.

The successful candidate is a professional with asset management industry experience, proven experience in a similar role supporting C-level executives, excellent organization and relationship skills, and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and fluid environment. The CoS will support the CEO in her day-to-day activities, coordinate activities for the CEO’s office, work collaboratively with the senior leadership team, and help drive execution of important projects.

Essential Duties

  • Provide strategic support to the CEO in managing daily operations and upcoming initiatives
  • Prepare agendas and materials for meetings, and follow-up on action items to drive accountability
  • Assist in preparing presentations, reports, and documents for internal and external stakeholders
  • Help oversee and coordinate special projects, ensuring timely and successful completion
  • Act as a key liaison between the CEO and other departments, fostering effective communication and collaboration
  • Ensure the CEO’s time is prioritized by effectively managing her calendar and inbox, and prioritizing engagements
  • Prepare the CEO for internal company meetings
  • Work with Corporate Communications, Marketing and Legal to prepare CEO for public speaking engagements including drafting talking points
  • Build strong relationships and a deep understanding of the firm’s strategy
  • Partner with the communications team to create and implement a strategic communications plan for the CEO’s internal firm communication including planning the cadence of CEO agenda items for the Management team, Executive team, and all team meetings
  • Partner with HR and senior leadership team to advance TCW’s culture as the firm evolves; help foster a diverse and inclusive workplace
  • Convene senior leaders and team members as needed to create forums for collaboration and information sharing

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field
  • 5-7 years of professional experience in leading or managing cross-functional projects
  • Prior experience as a Chief of Staff, Department lead, Project/Program manager in a role with regular CEO/executive level interaction
  • 3+ years of experience in asset management or related industry, with a track record of working with or supporting senior leaders and/or company executives
  • Proven relationship building experience across all levels of management
  • Strong proficiency with MS Office; ability to learn new systems quickly

Professional Skills Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to navigate complex situations tactfully
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Detail oriented and capable of multitasking in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience and flexibility working across time zones
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize competing demands
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to synthesize complex information
  • Strong judgment and handles confidential information with discretion and professionalism
  • Professional maturity and humility
  • Even keeled in stressful situations

Estimated Compensation

Base Salary: For CA based position, the base salary range is $150k to $175k. This represents base salary range only.

Other Compensation: In addition to the base salary, this position will be eligible to be considered for an annual discretionary bonus.

Benefits: Eligible for TCW’s comprehensive benefits package. See more information here .

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