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Chief of Staff

Advertiser: MyriotaMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
19 Jun 2018
Work Type
Full Time
Information & Communication Technology, Management


Myriota is a satellite communications company specialising in ultra low cost remote Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity. Recognised as a global leader in satellite IoT, Myriota recently closed a $20m Series A funding round with investors including Boeing HorizonX Ventures, Singtel Innov8 and Main Sequence Ventures. The company is entering an exciting phase of rapid global growth and expects to triple in size in the coming months.

Position Summary

The Chief of Staff will support Myriota’s CEO to execute strategically and drive more parallel strategic initiatives across the business.

The Chief of Staff’s main duties include assisting the CEO in day to day activities, providing strategic briefing, and relationship management. 

To be successful in this role, you should be proactive, meet deadlines and communicate effectively.

Our ideal candidate has worked in a Chief of Staff role, or may have previous experience in: Project/ Programme Management, Operations, Business Development, as a Senior Analyst or Adviser, and is familiar with a high growth technology company environment.

Ultimately, you should be able to identify and address the needs of the CEO and perform both strategic and administrative tasks to ensure our company’s workflow runs smoothly. 

This position is based in Adelaide, South Australia, and will require both national and overseas travel. 


  • Assorted items for CEO — filtering team information, presentations, etc.

  • CEO agenda—ensure CEO is briefed on meeting attendees/objectives/opportunities, attend important meetings, take notes/circulate action items for delivery/coordinate follow up

  • Board meeting preparation (including presentation assembly and meeting logistics)

  • Maintain Company Strategic Projects Register, Company Information pack, and Company Risk Register 

  • Quarterly Roadmap / status tracking and updates

  • Run regular internal meetings and ensure senior leadership team tasks are actioned

  • Assist CEO in management of stakeholders and facilitate internal communication for CEO and senior management 

  • Assist CEO in preparing for presentations, interviews and external communications 

  • Prepare investor updates / fundraising pitch decks

  • Assist in Business Development for product related partnerships (e.g. maintain a strong understanding of and relationships with other technology companies building interesting things in our space)

  • Research potential grants and awards opportunities, and manage the applications process

Things you’ve done

  • Experience working in one or more of the following roles: Senior Analyst, Senior Adviser, Operations, Business Development, or Chief of Staff 

  • Experience working in a fast paced, high growth, technology company 

  • Experience exercising discretion and confidentiality with sensitive company information, as you will have wide access to sensitive data and key decision makers across the organization

  • Built a strong network of professional relationships 

About you

  • Energetic, agile and creative problem solver who seeks simple solutions

  • Analytical thinker with attention to detail and ability to identify and mitigate risks

  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills 

  • Excellent organizational skills with an ability to think strategically, proactively and prioritize work


If you are a passionate about space and high tech industries and are looking to join one of Australia’s most exciting new companies please forward your resume and cover note using the apply button above. For confidential enquiries please send an email to

Please note that this job requires the successful applicant to work from the office located in Adelaide, South Australia. 

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