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Posted: Monday, November 21, 2016 6:08 AM


Opus 8 is a private investment, advisory, and conference management firm located in the Washington, DC area. We provide high-level strategy and business advisory services to clients on a select basis, and organize exclusive private equity and venture capital conferences and trade missions around the world in conjunction with the U.S. government. As an investor, Opus 8 seeks well-run companies in BPO, ITO, CRM, mobile, and datacenter/cloud technologies.

Our team members are client oriented, high energy, and tech-savvy. They have a "can-do" attitude, embrace change, enjoy a fast-paced working environment and have a keen sense of urgency.

The Job
The Chief of Staff Intern to the CEO, reporting directly to the CEO, S. Tien Wong, is an individual with a passion for sales, marketing, and business development, and a strong commitment to client service excellence. S/he is a quick-thinker, resourceful, analytical, engaging, confident, collaborative, smart, and enthusiastic about Opus 8’s work and the work of our portfolio companies.
This individual should be a self-starter who is excited by the opportunity to participate in trade shows, conferences, and other marketing events; conduct market and other research; execute social media tactics; and make sales calls. The position also entails administrative work, including but not limited to entering orders into the sales database, updating spreadsheets, and putting in PO requests.

The Candidate
The ideal candidate for the Chief of Staff Intern to the CEO is a high-energy up-and-coming all-star with an interest in sales and marketing, a "can-do" attitude, and a passion for client service.

• S/he is client-driven, with an undying desire to deliver the best possible job for the client
• Highly determined, with admirable tenacity and the ability to push through challenges
• Goal-oriented and results driven
• Insatiable thirst for innovation and a penchant for collaboration
• Team-motivator; high energy, with the ability to energize and inspire others
• Open to ideas and feedback, with a drive for personal development
• Values individual differences and appreciates diversity of thought and backgrounds
• "Can-do" attitude; eager to “get hands dirty” and dive into projects
• Motivated by healthy competition
• Highest degree of honesty and integrity
• Quick-learner, with a drive to deeply understand the products being sold
• Excitement for the mission and products of Opus 8 and its portfolio companies

• Location: Herndon, VA, Northern Virginia

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