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, and also operates remotely.