Chief of Staff

New York, NY
Mar 11, 2023
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Ergo is a global intelligence and advisory firm specializing in geopolitical and global-macro analysis, forecasting, diligence, and solutions. Our clients include leading private equity firms, hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds, multinational corporations, law firms, and nations.

Work at Ergo is exciting and challenging — Ergo seeks a highest-integrity, self-driven, energetic, and extremely organized professional of the very highest caliber to join its veteran team as Chief of Staff. Applicants must have full-time remote work capability and in-person availability in New York, NY and Greenwich, CT.

The Chief of Staff will be an integral member of Ergo’s leadership team. The candidate must be comfortable working under pressure in a fast-paced, collaborative environment with the potential for unpredictable hours. This is a great opportunity to rapidly absorb rare insights on compelling issues and build a remarkable skill set performing a range of critical roles and responsibilities, including:

Office of the CEO

  • Partner with the CEO to execute the company's strategic initiatives
  • Ensure that the CEO and Partners are supported to spend time where most valuable through preemptive problem solving, seamless logistics organization, and regular email and calendar management
  • Support the CEO in the preparation of meetings and executive presentations
  • Sounding board for senior leadership and share strategic recommendations
  • Oversee and work closely with Ergo’s front office

Project and People Management

  • Ensure implementation and regular reporting (WBRs) on objectives and key results (OKRs) across the firm’s multiple business units
  • Organize and manage multiple Ergo events from start to finish: conferences, retreats, small groups, and dinners
  • Support various company leaders on new initiatives or products as needed, and build new processes to increase efficiency
  • Seek out opportunities to improve communication and collaboration across the firm
  • Lead important aspects of new hire onboarding and ensure excellent company culture
  • Collaborate with accounting on invoicing and payment processing


Ideal candidates will have completed an undergraduate or graduate degree with an emphasis on business and/or international affairs and have 8+ years’ of relevant work experience.

Candidates are expected to demonstrate a genuine interest in geopolitics and global macro economic issues. Self-starters with demonstrated passion and drive are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates must demonstrate:

  • Absolute integrity
  • A strong academic record
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • A positive, personable attitude
  • The ability to flawlessly support executive leadership
  • Experience with project management, managing daily activities efficiently
  • Effective communication and oral/written presentation skills
  • A desire to work hard in a rewarding atmosphere
  • The ability to think creatively and problem solve
  • A personal and work history that shows honesty, discipline, initiative, creativity, and a strong intellect
  • A proven capacity to research, write and present complex material
  • The ability to work well with a team, willingness to learn and work both individually and collaboratively
  • Solid facility with Microsoft Office (familiarity with Adobe Design Suite is a plus)
  • A minimum GPA of 3.5 in college and/or graduate school

Application Instructions

Please send resume and cover letter to with “Chief of Staff” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

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