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Cohesion is a leading Intelligent Buildings software solution that is disrupting how buildings operate and how people engage with buildings – from real estate owners/investors, operators, building engineers, to tenants and visitors. Our cutting-edge converged IoT-enabled platform brings together building systems, building software, and business applications into a single portal for on web and mobile platforms to forge the path to autonomous buildings.

At Cohesion, we have experienced a wonderful period of growth as the direct result of increased productivity. To continue this trajectory, we are searching for a highly qualified chief of staff to work closely with our executive team, reporting to the CEO. From day one, the chief of staff will have an immediate impact on our productivity, leading strategic initiatives, overseeing operational processes, communicating objectives between departments, and completing administrative responsibilities. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in a business management role, with a special focus on executive-level advising and interdepartmental collaboration.  

 

What you’ll do

Operations

  • Document management (hierarchy, naming conventions, and syncing)
  • Security protocols and processes coordination
  • Managing and creating most productive interaction between internal software tools (CRM, Trello / JIRA, ETC)

Strategy

  • Quarterly competitive positioning analyses
  • Pitch decks for Partnerships, Large Sales, and Investor opportunity meetings
  • Partner ecosystem development / management
  • Cross functional special project coordination / leadership
  • Other special projects

Administration

  • Weekly organization planning and prioritization
  • Large meeting setup / coordination
  • Project Management Assistance between Product Implementation, Product, and Engineering
  • Internal follow-ups with functional leads
  • Acting as meeting secretary and follow up coordination
  • External follow up with key stakeholders on behalf of the CEO

 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree; MBA preferred but will consider solid work experience if without
  • 7+ years of business development, corporate strategy and/or executive management experience
  • Organization and planning skills; excellent time management
  • Excellent communicator in written and verbal form
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Highly resourceful and self-motivated
  • Strong emotional intelligence

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Curious, well-read and keeps up with news and current events / market events
  • Understands the pace of an early stage startup; enjoys and thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Wants to change the way real estate operates and be on the ground at a disruptive Proptech firm
  • Ability to diffuse work conflict without bringing it to the attention of the executive leader

 

What you can expect from Cohesion

Cohesion is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to eligible, full-time employees in the United States. Our benefits are designed to invest in our employees— and their family’s —well-being, including investments in their health, happiness, and well-being.

  • Receiving a competitive compensation package, including bonus, medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401k match
  • Receiving a monthly cell phone reimbursement
  • Comprehensive wellness reimbursement program (eligible after 6 months of employment)
  • Enjoying a responsible unlimited PTO program to help employees maintain work-life balance
  • 2-way flexibility of work schedules
  • Dressing for your day
  • Enjoying family leave benefits
  • Temporary transit benefits 

 

At Cohesion, we see diversity and inclusion as a source of strength. We believe building trust and innovation are best achieved through diverse thought and practice. Individuals seeking employment at Cohesion are considered without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
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Location

Our company is located in the Downtown Chicago area and easy to get to with various train and bus stops closeby.

An Insider's view of cohesion

How does the company support your career growth?

The company really focuses on making sure you are doing work that you are interested in. They hone in on your interests and are there to help you if you ever need anything. You can always count on them helping you grow.

Jessica

Marketing Coordinator

What does your typical day look like?

While every day is an unpredictable scramble, being in Product means I consistently have the opportunity to work with almost every other team on a given day – providing input and materials to help market and sell our platform.

Nora

Senior Product Manager

What are cohesion Perks + Benefits

cohesion Benefits Overview

Cohesion is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to eligible, full-time employees in the United States. Our benefits are designed to invest in our employees— and their family’s —well-being, including investments in their health, happiness, and well-being.

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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