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Chief of Staff

Winston-Salem, NC

Relocation expenses: Negotiated

C-Suite/Vice President
Full time
3 - 5 years of experience
Bachelor's Degree

Published on 22 Jan 2020

Expires on 22 Jan 2020

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Chief of Staff

Functional Title: Chief of Staff

FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports To: CEO

Mobile Phone Reimbursement: Yes

Objective:  We are searching for a highly qualified Chief of Staff to directly support the CEO in a number of ways, including administrative functions, strategic focus, operational alignment and project management.  The right candidate can work in a fast-paced environment and is able to absorb and process a great deal of information quickly.  He/She will have the ability to think strategically, challenge current thinking and influence results without formal authority.  The ideal candidate will have proven experience in a business management role, with a special focus on inter-department collaboration.


  • Provide a wide range of office administration and support to CEO to enhance productivity and effectiveness, including communications, appointment and calendar management
  • Serve as trusted counsel and strategic thought partner to CEO
  • Manage organization-wide, cross-functional strategic initiatives that advance the mission of United Way from development through successful execution, bring together important stakeholders and help drive decisions.
  • Serves as principal administrative contact and liaison to Board of Directors
  • Improve current processes and coordinate organizational procedures for optimized efficiency and productivity
  • Collect, synthesize and analyze information to aid CEO decision-making
  • Represent CEO in the executive’s absence.
  • Prepare for and follow up on meetings
  • Must be able to take and transcribe meeting minutes and keep a myriad of information and projects organized.
  • Serve as a member of the CEO’s Leadership Team 
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Organized with attention to detail
  • Conscientiousness
  • Demonstrated ability to think through complex situations and problems


  • Professional verbal and written communication skills and phone manner
  • Strong technology skills, including in-depth experience with entire MS Office Suite
  • Maintains confidence and protects organization by keeping information confidential
  • Proactive approach to problem-solving with strong decision-making skills


  • Bachelor’s degree required


  • At least 3-5 years demonstrated experience at commensurate level
  • Project Management experience


United Way of Forsyth County brings the community and its resources together to solve problems that no one organization can address alone.


Our vision is a world-class community where no one lives in poverty and EVERYONE holds the power to access opportunities and resources needed to thrive.


Resume and cover letter required.  Please apply at:

●    Mission-Focused: Catalyze others’ commitment to mission to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities.  This drives their performance and professional motivations.
●    Relationship-Oriented: Understands that people come before process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.
●    Collaborator: understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement.
●    Results-Driven: Dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good; creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.
●    Brand Steward: Steward of the brand and understands his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network.