Chief of Staff

The Little Market
Santa Monica, CA

The Little Market believes that conscious, ethical purchases can change the world. Rather than solely accepting monetary donations like many other non-profits, The Little Market model relies on product purchases. Instead of donating dollars, they source handmade products from artisan and producer groups around the world to support dignified income opportunities and women’s economic autonomy. This helps them invest the money into their families and their communities at-large.

The Little Market seeks a Chief of Staff (CoS) who will serve as the right-hand to the Co-Founder/CEO, with a bird’s-eye view across the organization, connecting the dots and providing leadership and oversight for the organization’s day-to-day functions. The CoS will be part advisor, part gatekeeper, part problem-solver, and part all-around strategic partner to develop strategy to meet organization goals and advance The Little Market’s mission. The CoS will provide support to the CEO and help her increase organizational integration and effectiveness, and develop strong organizational culture, communications, and cross-organizational planning. The CoS will enable the CEO to focus on broad strategic initiatives both within and beyond the organization, and will follow up on critical projects, carrying initiatives forward with the CEO. Specific qualifications include:

  • Minimum of 8 – 10 years’ experience working as a Chief of Staff or high-level Executive Assistant, supporting senior level executives.
  • Skilled in management and leadership with the ability to direct programs, and cross-functional teams in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including tact, patience, acumen, and the ability to work with many diverse individuals and groups across various functions.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills, and the ability to formulate recommendations and improve team dynamics.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment; and commitment to completing tasks on time and to the highest ethical and professional standards.
  • BA degree in public/non-profit/business administration, and experience working at a non-profit is preferable.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for The Little Market. All of DRi‘s searches can be viewed at Applications can also be submitted via email to [email protected].