Chief of Staff

Permanent contract
Paris
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Full time - On-site in Paris 9 - 80/100k€ + BSPCE

We are seeking a trustworthy and organized Chief of Staff to collaborate closely with our CEO. As his closest partner, you will play a crucial role in executing key initiatives, fostering communication with key partners and investors, and contributing to the overall success of Kiln.

Responsibilities:

  • Prioritise and support key initiatives

    • Identify key projects the CEO should focus on and provide support with research and project management work. This can go all the way to you taking ownership of a new initiative leveraging financial and human resources provided by Kiln

    • Help drive the strategic growth of the company by tracking, measuring, and driving the implementation of objectives and key results

    • Participate in building the culture and processes with the leadership team and VP People

  • Manage strategic communication

    • Handle incoming communication through various channels including emails and social networks where we interact regularly with key partners, prospects, and investors to support business development, hiring fundraising, and other key strategic initiatives

    • Lead investor communications: you will be preparing and communicating investor updates, and leading the preparation of board meetings

    • Evaluate and manage incoming requests to enable focus on the highest-value opportunities

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas:

    • Top management consulting firms or investment banks

    • Operations, Finance, or Partnerships departments at startups or scale-ups with a track record of contributing to the growth and success of early-stage companies

  • Ability to navigate into complex business environments and contribute strategically to organizational goals

  • Strong financial acumen, project management, and analytical skills

  • Perfectly fluent in both English and French

  • A solid understanding of the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry (even from personal research)

  • A personality match with Laszlo (CEO) and the leadership is key to being successful in this role, so we’re looking for :

    • Humility: Humble attitude, willing to learn and adapt to Laszlo’s needs and way of making decisions

    • Reliability: Demonstrated reliability and trustworthiness in handling important responsibilities

    • Strong commitment to maintaining confidentiality, especially when dealing with sensitive information

    • Exceptional organizational skills to prioritize tasks efficiently while processing a high volume of information

    • Clear and effective communication skills, both written and verbal, to facilitate smooth interaction with extremely various stakeholders

    • Ethical standards and a strong sense of integrity in decision-making

Nice-to-have:

  • Professional experience in a blockchain or crypto company

  • Fast-growing start-up experience / Experience in running a small business unit

About Kiln:

Kiln is the leading enterprise-grade staking platform, enabling institutional customers to stake assets, and to whitelabel staking functionality into their offering. Our platform is API-first and enables fully automated validators, rewards, and data and commission management.

With over $4+ billion crypto assets being programmatically staked, Kiln has a particularly strong track record on Ethereum as we run over 3% of the network; this includes 30,000+ validators with 0 slashing events.

The team is made up of over 50 ecosystem enthusiasts formerly at Google, Circle, Ledger, Chainalysis, and other leading technology and cryptocurrency companies.

Join Kiln and help us make the web more secure, stable, decentralized, and fair!

How Kiln will support you:

  • A fast-paced, no bureaucratic work environment

  • Equity Share Options in the Business: if Kiln succeeds, we all succeed!

  • Competitive Salary

  • Unlimited holiday

  • Flexible remote working

  • Choose your IT equipment

  • Internet connection paid up to 50€/month

  • Significant personal development and tech conf budget

  • All costs for travels with our CEO are paid by Kiln

Your interview process:

  1. Recruiter Interview (45 min)

  2. Take-home test (< 3 hours)

  3. Technical Interview (60 min)

  4. Core Values Interview (45 min)

  5. Founders Interview (45 min)

  6. Offer!

Please note that we are not sponsoring visas. This role is specifically for employees (no B2B or contractors) based in Paris Headquarters. Thank you!

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