Chief of Staff

Cohesion is a leading Intelligent Buildings software solution that is disrupting how buildings operate and how people engage with buildings – from real estate owners/investors, operators, building engineers, to tenants and visitors. Our cutting-edge converged IoT-enabled platform brings together building systems, building software, and business applications into a single portal for on web and mobile platforms to forge the path to autonomous buildings.

At Cohesion, we have experienced a wonderful period of growth as the direct result of increased productivity. To continue this trajectory, we are searching for a highly qualified chief of staff to work closely with our executive team, reporting to the CEO. From day one, the chief of staff will have an immediate impact on our productivity, leading strategic initiatives, overseeing operational processes, communicating objectives between departments, and completing administrative responsibilities. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in a business management role, with a special focus on executive-level advising and interdepartmental collaboration.  

What you’ll do


  • Document management (hierarchy, naming conventions, and syncing)

  • Security protocols and processes coordination

  • Managing and creating most productive interaction between internal software tools (CRM, Trello / JIRA, ETC)


  • Quarterly competitive positioning analyses

  • Pitch decks for Partnerships, Large Sales, and Investor opportunity meetings

  • Partner ecosystem development / management

  • Cross functional special project coordination / leadership

  • Other special projects



  • Weekly organization planning and prioritization

  • Large meeting setup / coordination

  • Project Management Assistance between Product Implementation, Product, and Engineering

  • Internal follow-ups with functional leads

  • Acting as meeting secretary and follow up coordination

  • External follow up with key stakeholders on behalf of the CEO

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree; MBA preferred but will consider solid work experience if without

  • 7+ years of business development, corporate strategy and/or executive management experience

  • Organization and planning skills; excellent time management

  • Excellent communicator in written and verbal form

  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Highly resourceful and self-motivated

  • Strong emotional intelligence


Desired Qualifications

  • Curious, well-read and keeps up with news and current events / market events

  • Understands the pace of an early stage startup; enjoys and thrives in a fast-paced environment

  • Wants to change the way real estate operates and be on the ground at a disruptive Proptech firm

  • Ability to diffuse work conflict without bringing it to the attention of the executive leader


What you can expect from Cohesion

Cohesion is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to eligible, full-time employees in the United States. Our benefits are designed to invest in our employees— and their family’s —well-being, including investments in their health, happiness, and well-being.

  • Receiving a competitive compensation package, including bonus, medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401k match

  • Receiving a monthly cell phone reimbursement

  • Comprehensive wellness reimbursement program (eligible after 6 months of employment)

  • Enjoying a responsible unlimited PTO program to help employees maintain work-life balance

  • 2-way flexibility of work schedules

  • Dressing for your day

  • Enjoying family leave benefits

  • Temporary transit benefits 


At Cohesion, we see diversity and inclusion as a source of strength. We believe building trust and innovation are best achieved through diverse thought and practice. Individuals seeking employment at Cohesion are considered without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Want to join our team? 

Cohesion is leading the way in autonomous building technology - seamlessly connecting critical systems with the human ecosystem, simplifying management through transparent operations and increasing asset value for owners by delivering better tenant experiences.




Chicago, Illinois

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