Join The Chief of Staff Association

Join a global community of peers, make influential connections, gain professional certification, and attend curated social events and knowledge exchange programmes.

The CSA is a community of peers who, together, build strength, confidence and resilience: extraordinary people achieving extraordinary outcomes in cities across the globe.

Associate
ACSA

Associate Membership is ideal for the next generation of chiefs of staff looking to kickstart their career.

Member
CSA

For professionals seeking connections, a community of practice and access to a global network of trusted peers.

Fellowship
FCSA

Highly customised membership for Chiefs of Staff (or equivalent) in positions of significant influence.

Associate of The Chief of Staff Association (ACSA)

Through the Associate Membership programme, The Chief of Staff Association supports the next generation of professional chiefs of staff.

The CSA Associate Membership program reflects The Chief of Staff Association’s determination to build a global community of highly skilled, experienced, and connected chiefs of staff at different stages in their careers.

Talented and ambitious people considering a chief of staff career need to build on the knowledge acquired through formal studies by learning from experienced leaders, and by forging connections with peers.

The CSA Associate Membership programme has been designed in collaboration with members to support the personal growth and professional development of the next generation of chiefs of staff.

A virtual programme keeps Associates informed and up-to-date. Associate membership also grants access to valuable CSA Advisory hours and The Chief of Staff journal – a rich source of information and insights from career chiefs of staff working in major cities across the globe.

All Associates receive a certificate of membership, a distinctive Fattorini lapel pin and individualised GMUND calling cards.

Learn from your peers. Grow your confidence and your international network. Commence a rewarding, future career as a chief of staff.

 

Knowledge

The Chief of Staff Journal

This complimentary annual subscription will aid you to remain informed of the latest analysis and industry trends influencing the ever-changing world of the chief of staff.

Resources

Our exclusive library of job descriptions and other standard-form resources, so you are always using best-practice documents.

Advisory

When time is of the essence, you can rely on the Chief of Staff Association’s experience to help you get results quickly. Associates receive credits for two complimentary hours to allocate toward advice, professional guidance and research.

Connection

Private Briefings

Receive monthly briefings from senior practitioners who are recognised for their experience, acumen and meaningful impact, all draw from diverse industry and geographic backgrounds.

Job Opportunities

Associates and members receive a weekly email digest with the world’s best chief of staff job opportunities in the public, private and diplomatic sectors, including roles not publicly advertised. These include jobs supporting ambassadors, cabinet ministers, celebrities and large family offices.

Associates Luncheons

Included with your associate membership are invitations to two exclusive luncheons where you will meet and interact with your peers. Associate luncheons rotate around our hub cities which include New York, Los Angeles, Washington DC, London and Paris.

Community

ACSA Post Nominals

Chief of Staff Association associate members are entitled to use the ACSA post-nominal after their name on business cards, online profiles and resumés.

Calling Cards

Members of The Chief of Staff Association are provided with individualised calling cards crafted from the finest GMUND paper.

Fattorini Lapel Pins

Signify your membership with a distinctive lapel pin crafted by Fattorini of London.

Certificate of Membership

Associate members receive a beautiful certificate of membership.

 

Fees are USD $995 per annum.
Most employers will reimburse professional association membership fees.

Member of The Chief of Staff Association (CSA)

CSA membership provides experienced Chiefs of Staff with access to, and visibility within, an international network of connections, and a global community of peers.

Membership is your passport to find, connect with and learn from Chiefs of Staff who are committed to their craft. We facilitate invaluable introductions with other members and invitations to monthly roundtables and member-only networking events that keep your seat at the table warm.

Importantly, members share advice, helping to test ideas and navigate the ethics and impact of important decisions. In our business, time is of the essence. Our team provide advice and introductions, confidentially and efficiently, when it counts.

Only career chiefs of staff truly understand the role and its many demands. That’s why we have established a fast-growing community of peers who, together, build strength, confidence and resilience: a community of extraordinary people achieving extraordinary outcomes in cities across the globe.

A key benefit of membership is the ability to reserve enrolment in the Chief of Staff Certification Programme at Oxford University; the only course of its kind offered anywhere in the world.  Learn, contribute your knowledge, and participate in our intercontinental alumni dialogue.

Nothing signals to principals and peers more significant commitment to your chosen career than joining your industries’ peak professional body.

And, all members receive subscriptions to The Chief of Staff journal, individualised GMUND calling cards and divisional lapel pins, complimentary CSA Advisory hours as well as the highly regarded CSA post-nominal.

Knowledge

Oxford University Chief of Staff Certification Programme

Members enjoy the security of reserved enrolment in the Chief of Staff Certification Programme at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School.

The Chief of Staff Journal

This complimentary annual subscription will aid you to remain informed of the latest analysis and industry trends influencing the ever-changing world of the chief of staff.

Resources

Our exclusive library of job descriptions and other standard-form resources, so you are always using best-practice documents.

Advisory

When time is of the essence, you can rely on The Chief of Staff Association’s experience to help you get results quickly. Members receive credits for eight complimentary hours to allocate toward advice, professional guidance and research.

Connection

Peer Group Tutorials

Small group, peer-to-peer tutorials specially designed to help you develop your skills whilst also allowing you to meet other COSs in similar positions.

Private Briefings

Attend monthly briefings from senior CSA Members who will share their remarkable experiences, earned from diverse industries and geographic backgrounds including Consul’s-General and Ambassadors.

Job Opportunities

In addition to the weekly email digest of leading COS roles, members receive curated introduction to unique opportunities, where the CSA has been specifically tasked with finding a COS for global leaders, particularly during a discreet search process. Members exclusively receive a monthly overview of board, consulting and other advisory roles that are uniquely suited to COSs.

Member Dinners

The Chief of Staff Association hosts seasonal dinners in hub cities which may include Paris, London, New York, Washington DC or Los Angeles. 

Community

CSA Post Nominals

Chief of Staff Association members are entitled to use the CSA post-nominal after their name on business cards, online profiles and resumés.

Complimentary Associate Membership

Receive a complimentary 12-month associate membership that you may give to a colleague or up and coming chief of staff in your organisation.

Calling Cards

Members of The Chief of Staff Association are provided with individualised calling cards crafted from the finest GMUND paper.

Fattorini Lapel Pins

Signify your membership with a distinctive lapel pin crafted by Fattorini of London.

Certificate of Membership

Members are provided with a beautiful certificate of membership.

Fees are USD4,950 per annum.
Most employers will reimburse professional association membership fees.

Fellowship (FCSA)

CSA Fellowship is available for the most highly experienced, career chiefs of staff (or equivalent) currently working at the most senior levels of government, corporations and the military.

Fellowship is reserved for persons of influence who seek connection with an international network of individuals of equal status. Members serve heads of state, principals in the world’s leading corporations and significant public institutions and can expect a personalised membership experience that reflects your specific needs.

In a world where relationships are fundamental and time is of the essence, Fellows can expect a personalised membership experience that reflects your specific needs. Fellows are served by the experienced CSA relationship team who are available, at short notice, to organise confidential personal introductions, at the time and place you need them.

Honorary Fellowship

The board of directors has created a particular class of members, to recognise those people whose ongoing support for The Chief of Staff Association, which, combined with their experiences and background, deserve special recognition.

Honorary Fellowships are awarded in each of the four cohorts of membership and are the highest privilege the CSA can offer an individual.

All Fellows and Honorary Fellows enjoy unrestricted access to all CSA resources, including Fellows only programming and the exclusive FCSA post-nominal.

Fees start from USD19,950pa.
Contact us today to talk to one of our directors about designing your Fellowship.