At Gusto, we’re committed to hiring builders who derive joy from our company’s mission: to create a world where work empowers a better life. As a partner to the CEO, you will have far-reaching impact across the organization with a front-row seat to the inner-workings of a high-growth startup. This is a strategic, 1-1 partnership that requires thoughtfulness, confidentiality, and a supreme bias for optimization. Equivalent roles in other companies would be called Executive Business Partner.
 
We value superb communication skills — verbal and written.  The ideal partner can confidently run executive staff meetings and navigate complex calendaring, with an ability to gracefully context-switch between both with ease. As a trusted member of the office of the CEO, you will be a confidante on all topics relating to company operations, prioritization, and feedback. Above all, your approach to the role should be to think like a business-builder. The office of the CEO at Gusto is a three-person team made up of the CEO, EBP, and Chief of Staff. You will be a key stakeholder in developing impactful priorities and high-visibility projects across the office of the CEO.

Here’s what you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Represent the CEO through phone, email and chat with internal and external stakeholders including investors, business partners, and c-level executives
  • Plan team off-sites and team-building events
  • Build cross-functional internal relationships, representing the office of the CEO
  • Prioritize a complex calendar, and implement systems to help scale the office of the CEO
  • Plan travel effectively, at least monthly
  • Act as a key stakeholder on special projects as needed

Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • Previous administrative experience, ideally supporting a CEO or C-suite member in a 1-1 partnership at high-growth organizations
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Organized and detail-oriented — you must love creating order out of chaos
  • Experience organizing team events
  • Intellectual curiosity paired with a high growth-mindset
  • High EQ and empathy for others
  • Mastery of Google Apps

About Gusto

Our customers come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm for small businesses, you will find a home at Gusto.

Gusto's mission is to create a world where work empowers a better life (what we believe). Gusto has built the first modern all-in-one people platform, bringing together Payroll + Benefits + HR + Employee Onboarding, under one roof. The company processes tens of billion of dollars in payroll, and serves over 60,000 businesses nationwide (which represents over 1% of all employers in America). Customers love the product (NPS of 70+) and spread the word on social media. The company has over 500 employees and is located in San Francisco & Denver. Gusto is funded by Google Capital, Kleiner Perkins, and General Catalyst, as well as the CEOs/Founders of Instagram, Stripe, Nest, PayPal, Yelp, Mint, Shopify, Yahoo, Thumbtack, Dropbox, and Eventbrite, among others.

Company values: www.gusto.com/values — these guide all aspects of how Gusto is run. The company has big ambitions, but being proud of how those goals are achieved matters just as much to the team.

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