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Chief of Staff

A CoS’s primary duties are to make time, information, and decision-making more effective.


Full time


What you’ll do if you join us

In a fast-growing, dynamic scale-up such as Instant Commerce, new topics, challenges and opportunities arise on a daily basis. The wide scope of domains and responsibilities is one of the USPs of this role. Instant Commerce has a culture of open communication and autonomy at all levels. The Chief of Staff is comfortable with this dynamic set-up and able to bring structure and focus when needed. Overall, the focus lies predominantly on designing the organization for scalability. 

You’ll mainly shape your own working week but it will include:

  • Provide planning, administrative, financial, and operational support to the C-suite

  • Lead the preparation process for various internal, external and Investor meetings

  • Build strong relationships with all departments and provide HR support where needed

  • Assist the HR department with new hires, including documentation and onboarding

  • Improve current processes and optimize organisational procedures

  • Act as an extension of the C-suite in appropriate settings to oversee meetings or entire projects

  • Oversee strategic business initiatives from development through successful execution

  • Act as an advisor to the C-suite on both strategic and tactical matters

  • Review and design improvements to organisational structure

The role will provide them with a fantastic, broad learning curve, constant senior exposure and the opportunity to work alongside the CEO of one of Europe’s fastest-growing Headless tech scale-ups.

What we’re looking for

  • 4+ years of management consulting or similar field experience of which at least 1 year in a leadership position

  • Strong Excel and Presentation creation skills are a must

  • Concise, persuasive, and authentic communicator both verbally and in written communication

  • High gear operator who doesn’t take no for an answer

  • Superb judgment and integrity, unparalleled confidentiality, and sophistication in all aspects of work

  • Experience planning and leading strategic initiatives


This role is a killer opportunity to work with one of Amsterdam’s most dynamic and fast-moving start-ups in tech. You’ll be a pivotal member of the team with a chance to put your stamp on our business as we expand globally in the next year and beyond.

  • A career-defining opportunity to shape the future of a scaling business

  • Becoming part of an international, highly talented, and ambitious team

  • The opportunity to profit from the exponential growth of a stock option plan

  • We work Hybrid with remote-first principles and an Amsterdam HQ. Keyword: flexibility

  • Unlimited vacation days + National holidays

  • Flexible employee benefits through YourCampus

  • Monthly team events

  • Yearly company retreat

  • Access to mental health support via OpenUp

  • MacBook Air

  • Pension plan

The biggest determinants of success are a willingness to learn, try new things, fail, and pushing yourself to grow. An enriching working environment helps you prosper as a human being and experience exceptional personal growth through work as the vehicle. If this is what you've been looking for, apply!

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Frequent Questions

What is your hiring process?

We will start with an interview to get to know you and see if there is a potential fit. Then you are asked to make a take-home assignment to assess skill-level. Based on that you will be invited for the 2nd interview. Lastly, we will make an offer to whom we feel is the best fit for the role.

Can I work remote?

Yes, but not full-time.

Can I freelance with you?

We believe in creating 90% of the work in-house. For the occasional 10% we are definitely open to meet people who are great in what they do.

I am not a European citizen, can you sponsor my visa?

Yes we can! As a matter of fact, we have 3+ non-european nationalities in the team.

Sometimes all you need to do is take that first step

Maybe you're still kinda good where you are but slowly exploring opportunities for 6-12 months from now. Break the ice and we'll schedule a 15-min ask me anything call.

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