Elevation Capital

Elevation Capital

VP Executive Operations | Chief of Staff

Vancouver, BC
May 9, 2023
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About Us

Elevation Capital is a group of internationally impactful companies spanning consumer packaged goods, hospitality, technology, real estate, non-profit, and venture funding. Run by a highly entrepreneurial self-made founder, and a team of highly capable executives across business units, the business operates globally with interests in US, Canada, Europe, and the Caribbean. With wholly owned companies in a range of growth stages and an ever-expanding investment portfolio, this group jointly serves a global vision to create an evolved world where humanity serves our highest purpose. Our mission is to create and deploy capital for a better world.

To learn more, please visit: elevationcapital.vc


Your key focus in this position will be to work directly with the CEO, within one of our portfolio companies, on company-wide strategy, talent mapping, development and performance, and management of quarterly OKRs and day-to-day KPIs. You will be deployed into high priority key strategic and operational initiatives as the company continues to build structure, grow within current markets, and expand into new markets. You will work with the c-suite and executives to ensure maximized efficiency and effectiveness of the CEO's time. You will be the ultimate gatekeeper of the CEO's day, using your previous experience and expertise in this area to guide discussions, bring action items through to completion and assume responsibility for bridging all gaps. In addition, you will serve as an escalation point for operational needs, gathering feedback and collaborating on solutions, prior to bringing recommendations to the CEO.

You are our company's master generalist and infinite learner with a "been there done that" foundation. Not only do you love to learn, but with a strong background and thorough understanding of organizational management, you have become a one-of-a-kind with how you field and deploy solutions. You are unique in that you not only keep your own items on track and progressing, but you are able to motivate others within the leadership team to do the same – boosting morale and increasing productivity. You use data driven models to provide insights and keep tabs on where we currently are and in showing the direct path to where we need to be.

The ability to think on your feet, take charge, be creative, and be dependable are key traits we are looking for in this position. We are seeking someone who is not afraid to get their hands dirty and enjoys diving into unknown territory where they are constantly developing new skills in different avenues. If you enjoy problem solving and strategic thinking and bringing organization to chaos through collaboration and communication this will be the perfect fit for you.


  • 5+ years experience in a similar role supporting a CEO/Founder throughout strategy, team performance, team building and talent mapping in a multi-business structure
  • +3 years of strong strategic planning with financial and business acumen
  • +3 years project management and data analytics experience; PMP or equivalent certification a plus
  • +3 years Operations or business leadership with P&L or business unit level functionality and responsibility
  • +2 years partnering with a founder/CEO/entrepreneur, being the gatekeeper for all scheduling and correspondence, while managing the team to peak performance
  • A wizard with organizational tools including but not limited to: project management software, gantt charts, pert, timelines, etc.
  • Be able to take highly ambiguous, complex, and multi-phased projects with lack of structure and turn them into organized plans with metric based updates and backup systems within a tight timeline
  • The ability to communicate complex topics quickly and efficiently
  • Experience in a startup and/or hyper-growth environment
  • Experience in people and people management support that drives performance through a performance management system
  • Ability to pivot quickly, stay calm under pressure, and streamline processes in a fast paced, high growth, and dynamic environment
  • A persuasive, influential, and great motivator; get impossible things done, while people still like them.
  • Strong history of building, maintaining, and developing positive relationships; ability and proven experience to get anyone on the phone; fantastic negotiator, good at getting people to say yes
  • Expert proficiency in Microsoft O365, G Suite, Mac, etc. and implementing technology to make the team more efficient and effective
  • Very fast: thinks, speaks, and moves fast while remaining highly detailed and accurate
  • Highly adaptable: extremely change ready; brings stability, structure, and profitability to a dynamic environment
  • Emotionally grounded: strong EQ (emotional intelligence) and emotional control; knows how to manage hot people and hot environments without breaking a sweat; hustle mentality with strong endurance but is self-managing with their time


  • Ensuring maximized efficiency and effectiveness of all meetings with the CEO, including prepping, and activating the Management Team in meetings which could include planning and facilitation, advising the agenda, guiding the discussion, bringing together notes and action items, and assuming responsibility for completion of action items
  • Work directly with our CEO to drive high priority company projects and initiatives as we continue to grow our business and expand into new markets
  • Develop synergy across numerous parts of the business including P&L management, supply chain operations, marketing and promotion, and organizational design, while working to ensure collaboration and flawless execution in all areas of responsibility
  • Partner with the founder to ideate and strategize initiatives to achieve a multi business executive team operating at maximum performance while ensuring and measuring the execution of strategic initiatives
  • Lead special projects and programs - this includes key strategic initiatives that impact the overall success of the company as well as team culture initiatives to help support a healthy organization; projects will span beyond the scope of a single group, requiring cross-functional collaboration and partnerships
  • Supporting organization by leading key functions absent a strategic leader or in transition
  • Supporting and leading organizational strategic planning schedules and formats
  • Supporting and leading talent acquisition process to identify gaps within the recruiting team and executing on a plan to complete all open roles within the determined timelines and ensuring selected candidates meet culture and role requirements


Passionate - You love business and are highly proficient in all elements of it. You have a passion for creating order out of chaos within all parts of the business from finance to marketing to legal.

Brilliant - You are incredibly intelligent; you know it and so do the people around you, yet you maintain a strong sense of humility that allows you to be a very effective team player and leader of other brilliant and ambitious people. You move fast, challenge greatness, and play the chess game many moves ahead.

Highly Organized - You are proficient at establishing personal and business operating systems to manage large amounts of complexity and can execute at a high pace, in environments of rapid change, high pressure, and complexity.

Leader - You have a natural style of leadership that attracts highly talented people and inspires them to find, hold and conquer mountains, as a team. You have a group of people that follow you to where you go, are a great judge of talent, and are a strong force for creating an unstoppable winning culture.

Relentless - You have deep internal motivation to win and have a clear track record of perseverance and accomplishment under difficult circumstances. You are at a place in your life where you are prepared to dedicate yourself to your work and you are ready to build something meaningful on a global scale.


We offer a competitive base salary with an additional lucrative profit share program. A generous options package will also be provided in this role so that you participate in short-, medium- and long-term liquidity events in our organization. Full medical benefits will be provided along with paid vacation and an additional week off between Christmas and New Year's.

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