Chief of staff

Penrose Studios crafts ground-breaking immersive stories and needs your help creating management structure for this new artistic medium. We’re in need of a motivated and adaptable individual to support our senior management team as Chief of Staff. The right candidate for the job will contribute to the long-term success of the company.



  • Plans and directs all administrative, financial, and operational activities for the organization's CEO and other team leads.

  • Organizes and prioritizes critical issues and required information for the executive to facilitate efficient decision making.

  • Acts as a point of contact or gatekeeper between top management and other stakeholders.

  • Provides oversight and guidance for high profile projects.

  • May act as an advisor to the chief executive.

  • May be responsible for the management of executive support staff.

  • Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives.

  • Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments.

  • Strategist, consultant, and implementer, ensuring streamlined activities within the organization based on the priorities of the CEO.

  • Handle day-to-day management of personnel to allow the CEO to focus on growing our business.


  • Bachelor's degree required. Masters or higher degree preferred.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function.

  • Passionate to learn about virtual reality, animation, and production processes.

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Ability to work under pressure, possess a positive attitude, and remain organized.

  • Ability to adapt in quick changing environment.

  • Familiarity with Google docs, Google Sheets, and Gmail.


  • 8+ years of managerial experience.

  • At least 4 years working in an office environment -- startup experience a plus.


    Penrose is based in San Francisco.