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Operations Coordinator

Operations | Chicago, IL | Temp to Full Time

Job Description

About FUNL Studio:


FUNL Studio is a venture studio that builds products for innovation departments of Global 2000 companies and invests operationally in early-stage startups. FUNL brings experience, leadership, entrepreneurial drive, positive team dynamics, innovation, and fun (it’s in our name after all!). We are founded by four partners that have over 80 years of combined experience building startups and working with large enterprises to validate, build and scale. Our team utilizes time-tested frameworks, strategic thinking, story-driven design, and rock-solid engineering to bring products to market for digital, IoT, and other emerging technology sectors. We are a fully remote organization that works across time zones and borders. We are located in Illinois, New York, Florida, and Serbia. Every member of FUNL is expected to bring a genuine entrepreneurial spirit and drive to the work. This is a remote contract role that can be freelance, part-time, or full-time. If you have the desire to do something meaningful and important, the urge to get better at your craft, and the desire to be self-directed, you should submit your resume to FUNL Studio. This is a remote contract role that can be, freelance, part-time or full-time. 


Role: Operations Coordinator

We are looking for a skilled operations coordinator for our rapidly growing company. You will become a key person in our business, handling the day-to-day activities that ensure smooth, efficient business processes and functions. This role requires exceptional time management skills, good communication abilities, and an understanding of task-tracking and project management approaches. Your role will span across our company, you will work with our partners to facilitate best practices in finance, legal, team meetings, as well as participate in building relationships with startups, clients, and other external stakeholders. You must be a great communicator, highly organized, a quick learner, able to keep calm in a fast pace, hectic environment. You are passionate about data and how it helps us make better decisions to improve and grow. 


  • Finance: management of payables and receivables, organize expenses

  • Legal: prepare boilerplate legal documents from templates, coordinate with attorneys

  • Meetings: plan and execute network events, offsites, and staff meetings. Take notes and manage follow-ups

  • Access: manage access and permission to company tools and resources such as communication products like Slack to Project management tools like to other team collaboration products. 

  • Oversee daily operations of our business remotely

  • Keep a master calendar of schedules and vacations

  • Schedule, communicate with, and coordinate vendors

  • Project support: provide non-technical support to project managers

  • Social media: support maintenance of social media presences

  • Highly available: what we lack in the process we make up for in responsiveness

  • Since we are remote, organize internal team events for internal and external collaborators


  • Experience in operations is strongly recommended

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented: role involves juggling lots of tasks and due dates

  • Self-starter: experience working in a fully remote environment required

  • Entrepreneurial drive: we regularly create, develop, and consult with startups and Fortune 500 enterprises

  • Flexibility: comfort working in multiple operations areas

  • Responsiveness: can make and execute decisions quickly with limited information

  • Fast learner. We adopt new technologies and products to understand how we can always strive to be more efficient.


  • Continuous education and skill development.

  • Competitive compensation

  • Huge growth opportunities. Being a part of a quickly growing company in a growing industry, you have an opportunity to learn a lot and grow fast professionally.

  • Working with leading market technologies.

  • The professional, forward-thinking, and friendly international work atmosphere 


FUNL Studios LLC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.