Chief of Staff at Avail

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 Sunday, September 13, 2020

Avail is a new car sharing platform focused on improving mobility and reducing the cost of car ownership. We give car owners a way to earn extra income from their idle cars and connect drivers with a convenient, affordable way to drive a car when they want.

Job Summary

We are looking for a versatile, considerate leader to work closely with our CEO on Availís most pressing topics. A successful person in this role will be able to pivot between helping Avail leaders drive strategy, providing effective communication counsel across the organization, and getting their hands dirty in operations when required. This role requires someone who is tenacious and can leverage their established strategy skillset in developing structure to complex and ambiguous problems for the Avail leadership team.

Key Responsibilities

Strategic Development and Communication

  • Drive cross-functional priorities and build consensus with senior leadership across the organization.
  • Provide process and discipline to unstructured problems, creating measurable project milestones.
  • Create and manage a communication plan that is based on Availís business goals.
  • Ensure integration of key messages into organization and functional-level communications in order to ensure consistency.

Relationship Management and Implementation

  • Influence the work of cross-functional teams to ensure all initiatives and strategies are supporting Availís business objectives.
  • Coordinate integration of work processes, planning, and execution with all appropriate functional areas, including the prioritization of work.
  • Provide communication counsel to all functional area leaders, providing them with the knowledge and direction necessary to communicate appropriately to various audiences.
  • Proactively manage emerging and existing issues that may have an impact on overall business objectives.


  • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Advanced decision-making skills, including ability to react and adapt quickly.
  • Strong people and thought leadership; ability to develop, mentor and coach others.
  • Concentrate on a wide range of loosely defined complex situations, which require application of creativity and originality, where guidance and counsel may be unavailable.
  • Demonstrated expertise in constructing logical storylines in PowerPoint.
  • 2+ years of experience as a start-up Chief of Staff or similar role, top tier management consultant, or member of a top tier Corporate Strategy team.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, cross regional, diverse, and dynamic work environment.
  • Embody the Avail teamís 5 core values: Transparency, Collaboration, Bias for Action, Customer-Obsession, and Integrity.

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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