Chief of Staff at Hive | Powderkeg

Location: San Francisco

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Business & Operations

About Hive

Hive is the leading provider of cloud-based enterprise AI solutions to power the next wave of intelligent automation. We offer a portfolio of best-in-class deep learning models, built with consensus-validated training data sourced and annotated by our distributed workforce of more than 2 million contributors globally. Hive's APIs enable use cases including automated content moderation, contextual advertising, advertising and sponsorship measurement, document parsing, and more. We process billions of API requests per month for many of the world's largest and most innovative companies.

Hive has raised over $120M in capital from leading investors, including General Catalyst, 8VC, Glynn Capital, Jericho Capital, Bain & Company, Visa Ventures, and others. We have over 170 employees globally in our San Francisco and Delhi offices. Please reach out if you are interested in joining the future of AI!

Chief of Staff Role

We are looking for a highly organized, detail-oriented Chief of Staff to work closely with our executive team to help streamline our productivity and oversee critical internal operations. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in a business management or administrative role, with a focus on executive-level advising and interdepartmental collaboration. You will act as a liaison by managing staff, attending meetings and company functions, and communicating on behalf of our executive team. You’ll be wearing many different hats, so if you’re quick on your feet and are willing to take on any challenge, big or small, this is the job for you!


  • Manage executive team members’ schedules and execute on high-priority tasks and projects
  • Communicate with senior management to ensure that daily internal operations are running smoothly
  • Work closely with the HR Manager to address any employee concerns or issues related to onboarding, documentation, etc.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert, being able to answer any questions directed towards the executive team and working cross-functionally to address company-related inquiries
  • Maintain awareness of industry best practices for data maintenance handling as it relates to your role.
  • Adhere to policies, guidelines and procedures pertaining to the protection of information assets.
  • Report actual or suspected security and/or policy violations/breaches to an appropriate authority.


  • You have a Bachelor's degree
  • You have 2-5 years of administrative experience, preferably in a start-up environment
  • You have a proven ability to work long workweeks when needed
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • You have demonstrated success in a competitive, fast-paced environment
  • You are highly self-motivated and ambitious in achieving goals
  • Strong team player, but can work and execute independently
  • You’re driven. No one needs to push you to excel; that’s just who you are
  • You are hungry to learn and you actively look for opportunities to contribute
  • You are highly organized and detail-oriented; you can handle multiple projects and dynamic priorities without missing a beat

Who We Are

We are a group of ambitious individuals who are passionate about creating a revolutionary AI company. At Hive, you will have a steep learning curve and an opportunity to contribute to one of the fastest growing AI start-ups in San Francisco. The work you do here will have a noticeable and direct impact on the development of the company.

Thank you for your interest in Hive and we hope to meet you soon!

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Chief of Staff
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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