Chief of Staff
Anthos|Home is an innovative new nonprofit that will transform the system by which New York City residents with housing subsidies locate and rent available housing.
Anthos|Home is modeled on Brilliant Corners in California, a successful housing clearinghouse that uses a flexible pool of funding to administer and quickly find apartments for tenants.
Anthos|Home will help to streamline the apartment search, approval, and move-in processes, and fill in gaps in the current NYC voucher housing market process. The organization will be a game- changer for New Yorkers who are unhoused or at risk of homelessness and for the public systems that serve them.
The Chief of Staff (COS) will be responsible for supporting the Chief Executive Officer in setting strategic priorities, managing and prioritizing the workflow of the CEO’s office, and collaborating with senior staff to implement critical projects and workflows that advance Anthos|Home’s mission and goals. It is an exciting opportunity to be at the ground level of a new nonprofit that will improve the voucher housing experience and landscape in New York City to be more effective. The COS will be a member of the Executive Team, reporting to and working closely with the CEO. S/he will be responsible for creating the administrative system that guides the day-to-day operations of the office, setting priorities among the departments, and communicating across the organization to ensure the overall mission is being achieved. The mission of Anthos|Home to move New Yorkers who are unhoused or at risk of homelessness — and who have housing vouchers—into safe, sustainable housing by quickly connecting them to available units with quality landlords. The COS will oversee the operations of the office and manage all administrative, financial, and operational activities for the CEO and for the startup of the nonprofit.
The Chief of Staff will conduct and coordinate internal and external communications, facilitate collaboration between departments and with external partners, assist with all events involving the CEO, serve as a lead with the organization’s Board of Directors and other advisory boards, and be a trusted thought partner to the CEO and Executive Team. When needed, the Chief of Staff will also assist with administrative tasks and projects.
Staff the Chief Executive Officer
Collaborate with the CEO to identify priorities, strategically align the CEO’s time, act as a thought partner, and assess progress
Manage executive communications, including drafting and coordinating internal and external messages
Propose and implement as needed new systems to streamline CEO and Executive Team functioning
Serve as a subject matter expert, handling inquiries and developing action plans as needed, and assisting with the preparation and dissemination of communications
Manage interdepartmental projects in collaboration with all staff
In collaboration with the CEO and Executive Team, develop strategies for external stakeholder engagement, including donors and external partners
Board of Directors and Advisory Board management
Create materials for and manage all logistics for the Board of Directors and Advisory Committee Board meetings
Support the governance of the Board of Directors, including but not limited to nominations of new members, creation of governance documents, issuance of annual Board self- evaluation, and board communications
Meeting and Event Preparation
Establish processes to ensure the CEO’s meetings are efficient and produce actionable outcomes. Follow up on action items.
Ensure the CEO is prepared for all events with briefing materials and prepared remarks. Manage event logistics on behalf of the CEO.
Plan and execute offsite meetings, retreats and other special meetings for all departments.
Qualifications & Skills
The Chief of Staff must be proactive in accomplishing tasks and goals. S/he must be mission driven and excited at the opportunity to shape a new organization. The environment is fast-paced and dynamic and will require someone who can easily handle and juggle multiple priorities. The candidate will have 6-8 years of progressively responsible human service sector experience, and at least 2 years in a similar position. A master's degree in housing, public administration, public policy, nonprofit management or other similar field is preferred.
Additional Skills Include:
Has a deep passion for Anthos|Home’s mission and vision
Enjoys collaboration and communication, and has a commitmentto advancing transparency; sharing information as appropriate; and contributing to a positive, supportive and fun work culture
Ability to collaborate with and achieve actionable results through others, both within the organization and with outside parties
Experience with budget management, operations management and project coordination
Can demonstrate ability to handle highly sensitive and confidential information with the utmost discretion;
Ability to lead in an effective and trustworthy way
Skills in time management, organization and planning to prioritize tasks, and set meetings and is able to utilize technology tools andother systems to manage many projects at once;
Ability to advance Anthos|Home’s DEIA goals and commitment toanti-racism, equity, and inclusion
Excellent interpersonal skills and creative problem-solving abilities (a sense of humor is a plus).
Is flexible and nimble, and is willing to assist with administrative tasks and projects as needed, at the request of the CEO
Ability to work in a diverse environment
- • Competitive Pay: $80,000-$100,000 starting salary (dependent on experience)
• WFH/Hybrid work
• Fantastic Benefits
• A chance to be a part of a groundbreaking startup that will house vulnerable New Yorkers.
Applicants will receive confirmation of receipt of submission.
Anthos|Home is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. Anthos|Home is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals of all backgrounds, experiences and abilities to apply.