Chief of Staff

San Francisco, CA
May 14, 2022
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Amplitude is the pioneer in digital optimization software. More than 1,400 customers, including Atlassian, Instacart, NBCUniversal, Shopify, and Under Armour rely on Amplitude to power their digital products. Amplitude makes product data accessible to every member of an organization, empowering them to make data-driven decisions that fuel faster product innovation and growth. As an organization, we approach challenges with humility, take ownership of our contributions, and embrace a growth mindset that pushes us to constantly improve ourselves, each other, and the value we bring to customers and partners.

Amplitude’s Commitment to Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DEI): Amplitude believes that diversity enables creation of better products, ability to solve complex problems, and drive more powerful solutions. In order to make diversity possible, we commit to striving to create an environment of inclusion: an environment focused on psychological safety, empathy, and human connection, which will allow employees of all backgrounds to feel the care they need to thrive.

About The Role & Team

As the CEO’s Chief of Staff, you’ll be responsible for working closely with executive leadership to drive critical initiatives across the company. You’ll act as an advisor to the CEO, help limit distractions and serve as a force multiplier to the executive team. By working as a strategic thought partner in the executive office you’ll gain invaluable experience operating in a fast-growth public company.

As Chief Of Staff, You Will

  • Work closely with our CEO, Spenser Skates, to drive Amplitude’s business strategy from inception to successful execution.
  • Assist CEO with pivotal initiatives, spanning across regions and departments, to meet our growth objectives.
  • Proactively manage and prioritize CEO’s time with external parties, such as with press, prospects, customers, partners, investors, executive candidates and more.
  • Build structure and focus through quarterly and yearly OKRs while leading executive leadership through planning and tracking.
  • Lead special projects and manage ad hoc requests
  • Work closely with Executive Admin to manage CEO’s schedule and priorities

You'll be a great addition to the team if you have:

  • Track record of success in a fast-paced environment that demands critical thinking, data analysis, organization, and collaborative communication.
  • Relevant operating experience with excellent knowledge of business operations, project management, and corporate strategy
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills and are able to interact with the highest level of leadership.
  • Ability to establish trust and rapport with internal and external partners.
  • Experience with goal setting, target achievement, and using data to surface insights while recommending action plans.
  • Track record handling confidential and sensitive information, using utmost discretion when working with CEO, Executives, and Business Partners.
  • Experience running sophisticated cross-functional projects and multi-location strategies

Who We Are

The Company: Amplitude is filled with humble, life-long learners who are eager to help one another and the company succeed. Our values of growth mindset, ownership, and humility are core to the way we work: we’re tenacious in the face of challenges, we take the initiative to solve problems that drive our shared success, and we operate from a place of empathy and openness, seeking to understand many points of view.

We care about the well-being of our team: along with excellent health insurance, we offer flexible time off, a monthly wellness stipend, a 12-week parental leave, a subscription to Modern Health, and a generous Learning & Development stipend.

The Product: Amplitude is a digital optimization system – we help companies understand their users, rapidly release better product experiences, and ultimately grow their business. We’re super proud of what we’ve built and continue to expand: a platform that empowers companies to thrive in the digital era.

Other Fun Facts About Amplitude

  • Amplitude is a tech company to bet your career on in 2021, according to Business Insider.
  • Amplitude went public via a direct listing in September 2021 and is now trading under the ticker AMPL.
  • Amplitude is the #1 product analytics solution according to G2.
  • Founded in 2012, Amplitude is backed by Benchmark Capital, Sequoia Capital, IVP, Battery Ventures, Y Combinator and other top tier investors.
  • Not only are tech leaders like PayPal, Shopify and Square using Amplitude, but so are some of the biggest, most enduring companies in the world like Walmart and NBC Universal.
  • We’re a global and fast-growing team! We’ve hired more than 300 people in 2021 and have operations in San Francisco (HQ), New York, Amsterdam, London, Paris, Singapore, and Tokyo.
  • Our mascot is the datamonster, who loves to chow down on numbers, charts, and graphs. Nom nom.

Amplitude provides equal employment opportunities (EEO). All applicants are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

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