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Chief of Staff / Adviser to CEO & Executive Director - NYC/LA

The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people. We are a non-profit that provides 24/7 life-saving support via phone, text and chat. We also operate the world’s largest safe space social networking site for LGBTQ youth and run innovative research, education and advocacy programs. We’ve been saving lives every day for almost 20 years.

Overview of the role

The Chief of Staff will support the CEO in strategy development and execution of key strategic initiatives. The Trevor Project is expanding to meet the growing needs of LGBTQ youth in crisis and the Chief of Staff will support the CEO in achieving critical goals and aspirations of the organization.

Who you are:

  • Action-oriented. You know how to get things done. You can move quickly and smartly. You love to set challenging goals and then develop plans to deliver and achieve them 
  • Big picture thinker. You’re someone who thinks strategically. You love to brainstorm and come up with big bold ideas. You look at the way things are and then imagine 20 ways they can be improved
  • Organized and efficient. You know how to manage complex projects. You can communicate clearly and concisely. The moment you see a problem, you quickly come up with solutions and then implement them
  • Passionate. You care about LGBTQ youth. You care about saving lives. You want to come to work and feel inspired every day. You want to change the world
  • Analytical. You know how to crunch data in Excel and create compelling presentations. You’re comfortable with numbers and how to use them to get results
  • Fun. The work we do is very serious, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have fun. We know how to have a good time and you should too

What you’ll do:

  • Support the CEO in the development of The Trevor Project’s strategic plan
  • Drive the execution of key strategic initiatives, working closely with our amazing staff throughout the organization
  • Conduct high priority analyses (using quantitative and qualitative approaches)
  • Help layout quarterly roadmaps and track progress against them

Benefits:

  • Generous vacation and holidays (like a full day off to celebrate Harvey Milk Day!), including Summer Fridays
  • Comprehensive health insurance (we pay 100% of your premiums for medical, dental and life)
  • Fun office environment and passionate team. It’s NBD around here if Katy Perry or Imagine Dragons drops into our office
  • The Trevor Project is an equal opportunity employer
  • Meaningful work at an organization that is saving the lives of LGBTQ young people across America every day

 

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