Aegis Ventures

Aegis Ventures

Chief of Staff

New York, NY
Apr 22, 2024
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Who We Are

Aegis Ventures is a next-generation venture capital studio that pairs entrepreneurs and industry leaders to launch and scale transformative companies. We bring together market-shaping ideas, permanent growth resources, and talented individuals, to build in three key areas of artificial intelligence, health technology, and wellness.

The Chief of Staff will serve as a key member of the Aegis leadership team, with broad visibility across the organization. This individual will serve as a key strategic advisor and force multiplier to Aegis's Co-Founder and Managing Partner across the studio's full executive functions, with a focus on strategy, corporate development, and new business creation. You will have a seat at the table to influence and improve all aspects of how we do business, with significant exposure and opportunity to drive impact across the Aegis ecosystem.

The right individual will thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and possess the versatility to drive key projects both independently and in partnership with key stakeholders. They will be optimally positioned to connect the dots and proactively identify challenges and opportunities. To be successful, the CoS will translate strategic conversations into actionable roadmaps, facilitating a culture of shared success and accountability within the studio and across our portfolio companies.

The Chief of Staff role is an exciting opportunity to contribute to our company's expansion, develop expertise in all aspects of the startup creation process, and build lasting relationships across the healthtech and AI ecosystem. We are looking for a high-energy, strategic thinker with a willingness to leave no stone unturned in shepherding our business to the next level. The role will be in-person and based in New York, with a competitive compensation package, including top-tier benefits and equity participation in all companies the studio launches.

What You'll Do:

Project Management:

  • Lead and oversee high-priority projects, ensuring they are executed efficiently and within established timelines.
  • Coordinate meetings with potential clients, partners, and internal stakeholders. Prepare meeting agendas, materials, and follow-up actions.
  • Attend meetings on behalf of the Managing Partner, delivering synthesized reports and ensuring that priority requests are flagged.
  • Plan and direct administrative, financial, and operational activities on behalf of the Managing Partner

Stakeholder Communication:

  • Serve as a liaison between the Managing Partner and internal/external stakeholders, including board members, investors, partners, and team members
  • Ghostwrite communications (i.e., emails, memos, decks) on behalf of the Managing Partner to foster and enable streamlined, real-time communication
  • Serve as a key contact for investors and partners, addressing inquiries and providing updates
  • Prepare compelling presentations and updates for investors and key stakeholders
  • Draft press releases, thought leadership, and other communications to support business development on the Managing Partner's behalf

Reporting and Performance Monitoring:

  • Assist in tracking and reporting pipeline status and key performance metrics
  • Generate monthly reports for executive stakeholders
  • Maintain accurate records of investor communications and interactions

Corporate Development:

  • Support the Manager Partner in building and maintaining strong relationships with current and prospective investors and corporate partners
  • Coordinate investor and corporate development meetings, conferences, and roadshows
  • Prepare and distribute investor communications, including financial reports and updates
  • Monitor market trends and provide insights to support investor engagement

What You'll Have:

  • 7+ years of relevant experience in business strategy and operations (preferably within the venture capital or early-stage startup ecosystem)
  • Though not required, previous experience as a Chief of Staff will accelerate the onboarding and integration process
  • Experience and passionate interest in healthtech, artificial intelligence, venture capital, or related industries
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to oversee the advancement of multiple high-priority initiatives of varying timelines with minimal direction.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and ability to connect with diverse stakeholders.
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills, with the ability to provide data-driven insights and distill data for senior executive decision-making clearly and concisely
  • World-class communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • High initiative and a strong desire to independently invent novel solutions in a lean, entrepreneurial environment
  • Open-mindedness and eagerness to grow in the role alongside Managing Partner
  • Resilience to take risks, bounce back from setbacks, and learn quickly
  • High intellectual curiosity, personal gravitas, and galvanizing energy
  • Unmatched integrity and discretion in handling confidential information

What You'll Gain:

  • Competitive compensation package, including equity and performance-based bonus
  • Top-tier health, vision, and dental benefits
  • Commuter benefits and flexible work-from-home policies
  • Exciting opportunity for personal development as our organization scales

Additional Details

The base salary range is $195,000 - $250,000 with an eligible cash bonus. A salary will be determined by experience, skill level, internal pay equity, and other relevant business considerations.

Total compensation also includes a stock option grant and a competitive benefits package.Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Aegis Ventures is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer — we recruit, train, compensate and promote our team members based on qualifications. We encourage you to apply regardless of your race, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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