Chief of Staff

Executive Mountain View, California Glendale, California


About LegalZoom

We're here to make legal help accessible to all. LegalZoom transformed the legal industry with the launch of our online services and groundbreaking technology in 2001. Since then, millions of customers have counted on us to officially start and run businesses, protect brands and intellectual property, and look after loved ones through wills and trusts.

As the industry leader for over 20 years, innovation remains at the center of all we do. We're creative thinkers and problem solvers with a passion for building legal and tax products that make a positive impact on the world, and we're always looking for exceptional people to push us further.

With us, you'll do work that's as rewarding as it is challenging with a team where every voice matters and diversity, equality, and inclusion are truly embraced. Together, we'll continue to democratize the law and make a real difference in the lives of millions.


As Chief of Staff at LegalZoom, you will report directly to the CEO and play a crucial role in supporting the executive C-team in driving the company's strategic priorities and growth objectives. The Chief of Staff will be responsible for managing and coordinating cross-functional projects, managing board meeting materials and preparation, goal setting and tracking, supporting the executive C-level leadership team in decision-making, ensuring effective communication and collaboration across LegalZoom's leadership team, and managing company-wide internal and external communications for LegalZoom.

You will

  • Serve as a trusted advisor to the CEO and executive C-team, providing high-level strategic support
  • Manage and coordinate cross-functional projects and initiatives, ensuring alignment with company priorities and timelines
  • Collaborate with LegalZoom's leadership team to facilitate problem-solving and decision-making and effective communication and collaboration across LegalZoom's leadership team to ensure alignment and buy-in on key initiatives and decisions
  • Facilitate the development of the board agenda and presentation materials in partnership with the CEO and executive C-team
  • Lead the alignment of agenda, development of materials, and coordination of internal and external company-wide communications and meetings, partnering with the Marketing, Legal and People teams and relevant business leaders as key stakeholders 
  • Conduct research and analysis on key business issues and trends, providing insights and recommendations to the executive C-team
  • Drive operational excellence and efficiency by identifying opportunities to improve processes, systems, and tools
  • Develop and manage relationships with key stakeholders and executives within and outside of the organization (including directly managing relationships with our PR agency as part of owning external communications).

You Have

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, economics, or a related field; MBA preferred
  • 4+ years of experience in a strategic consulting role at a top tier consulting firm (investment banking, PE or VC experience nice-to-have)
  • 3+ years of experience working in-house in a leadership role at a Tech company
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to synthesize complex information and make data-driven decisions
  • Excellent presentation development, communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and influence others
  • Experience managing cross-functional projects and initiatives, with a track record of delivering results
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality, with the ability to handle sensitive information and situations
  • Passion for LegalZoom's mission and values, with a desire to make a meaningful impact on the company's growth and success.

Since March 2020, our Zoomers have worked remotely and reported an overall better work-life balance with more time for family and personal wellness.

At the end of 2021, LegalZoom made the official commitment to being a remote-first company. Remote-first means that there is no expectation that Zoomers come into an office for a fixed number of days outside of those employees identified as essential onsite workers. While we remain a remote-first culture, our local offices have evolved as collaboration spaces for Zoomers to meet and engage in person.

This position will be (SF Bay Area, LA Metro office location/s).

LegalZoom is a remote-first company and the national range for this role is ($180,000-$275,000). Actual compensation offered will depend on several factors including but not limited to: geographic location, work experience, education, skill level, and/or other business and organizational needs. In addition, an annual bonus, incentive bonus and/or restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package. You will also receive a full range of medical, financial, and other benefits as seen below.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • 401k, With Matching Contributions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Plus other wellness benefits to include:
    • Fertility
    • Mental Health
    • One Medical
    • Fringe lifestyle benefits up to $250

Join us in making a difference as we build our future and help ensure access to professional legal advice to all! LegalZoom is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to diversity, equality, and inclusion, and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.  LegalZoom prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.