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Chief of Staff & Community

$70K - $90K
San Francisco, CA, US / Remote (US)
Job Type
3+ years
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Deboshree Dutta
Deboshree Dutta

About the role

About the role

We are no longer defined by our day jobs. We are also mentors, speakers, industry experts and sources of support for upcoming professionals. With the recession and layoffs, we strongly believe that you should be in control of your professional growth. Not your employer.

At Criya, my mission is to empower top professionals to build a powerful personal brand, enabling them to monetize their expertise, share content & build a powerful community, with an all-in-1 platform.

We’re looking to hire our founding team members to fill very specific, high growth roles. You will work closely with our founder and CEO to build our strategy and execute it. We are building a product and community for business professionals to monetize their expertise. We have hundreds of creators on our platform and are looking to scale up. We see content, community, operations and a fantastic product as a big driver of growth for us and are looking for a generalist who can help us set a strategy centered our community. You should be hyper organized, have experience with a high velocity, self-serve business model, and have a high bar for value add content.

Backed by Y Combinator, Criya is a woman led, venture backed community-driven all-in-one platform to power the next generation of creative entrepreneurs, enabling them to become financially independent by working for themselves and doing what they love.

What makes you a great fit

  • CEO’s clone – shadowing critical meetings, leading critical business & product deliverables
  • You’re leading a Movement. You’ll be engaging with our community of The Expert Circle closely and frequently to spotlight, engage, and make them feel they’re part of something transformational
  • A proven record of building and growing engaged audiences. Bonus points for developing and managing programs for technical or creative communities.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset, are knowledgeable about growth strategies and thrive in an ambiguous environment.
  • Have the ability to take on a big ambitious goal, turn it into targets and lay out a strategy on how to execute and accomplish the goal. Innovate, take risks, and execute big ideas.
  • The team glue <- You’ll play a critical role in bringing a product to life, spanning from product, sales, marketing and customer success by stepping into these roles.
  • Collaborating with executive team members on new business strategies
  • Determining key performance indicators and how to measure team performance
  • A proven record of building and growing engaged audiences. Bonus points for developing and managing communities for global brands and/or SaaS companies.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset, are knowledgeable about growth strategies and thrive in an ambiguous environment. * * Have the ability to innovate, take risks, and execute big ideas.
  • You’ll take on newer responsibilities as we grow, take on new challenges to do more, every single day


  • High degree of communication and organization
  • Proactive problem solving attitude
  • Content, Copywriting, marketing emails, newsletters
  • Thrives in ambiguity and context switching between new opportunities
  • Respond to questions, concerns, and other communications inside the community as appropriate.
  • Takes ownership to help the team succeed
  • Build a thriving Community that encompasses online forums, in-person and virtual user groups. Design programs to drive engagement and success for Criyators, partners and fans.
  • Identify, engage and develop a holistic plan on potential communities that will multiply Criya's brand awareness and customer acquisition.
  • Design and execute data-driven action plans for growing our user base. Measure and report on the success of these engagement channels from the viewpoint of both our users and the business
  • Help create and support new surprise and delight events (Criya's birthday discount, Thanksgiving Giveaway etc) and opportunities to engage the online community to retain our most passionate members
  • Content, Copywriting, marketing emails, newsletters
  • Respond to questions, concerns, and other communications inside the community as appropriate.


  • 4+ years of experience in Tech in Marketing/Ops roles (preference for high growth tech companies)
  • Experience working with CEOs / early stage startups.
  • Deep passion for creator economy, design, or other creative fields. Experience as an artist or designer is also a plus, but not required.
  • You have a scientific mindset to make data-driven decisions.
  • Should understand brand marketing with very strong hands-on digital marketing fundamentals. Knowledge of HubSpot, WordPress, AB testing, marketing analytics tools, email marketing would be mandatory.
  • You have strong cross-functional skills, including working with analytics, product, content, marketing agencies, and other marketing teams.
  • BSc degree in Marketing or relevant field
  • History of excellent performance: We truly don’t care about what school you went to or the company you last worked at. We do, however, care deeply about a history of excellence in 1 or 2 things you’ve done before BONUS POINTS for Experience going from 0 → 1 and 1 → 100 in a startup environment

About Criya

You’ll join the founding team and partner with our CEO Deb, a passionate Product leader and a Creator with 150,000 followers and CTO Danis, a serial entrepreneur, early Linkedin employee and experienced technology leader. Together, you’ll solve some of the biggest monetization challenges 50M+ creatives face today.

We are reimagining how millions of creatives monetize their talent. Our target persona is the typical solopreneur - a true hustler, building a business to build financial independence, while learning to keep up with her growing number of leads, and balancing 10+ tools, priorities, client requests - and doing it all with a smile! That's not possible today - the sheer volume of manual tasks is overwhelming that she spends more time "managing" that "thriving". We want her to THRIVE.

Our platform is designed in a way that not only solves her problems, it adds a sense of delight - a little spring in her step, an element of surprise and excitement, every time she logs into her Criya profile. We want her to feel Empowered. We want her to feel PUMPED about being the powerhouse she is.

Do you need more reasons - well here you go:

  • A fantastic opportunity to be a Leader (no one is going to get in your way)
  • Already funded – We are backed by Y Combinator and top-tier Venture Capitalists
  • Esprit de corps – Once in a lifetime chance to be an early team member at a company that’s re-imagining a massive category
Team Size:5
Location:San Francisco
Deboshree Dutta
Deboshree Dutta