HappiLabs is a growing, small business in a booming industry (science and biotech). We are looking for a person who has business acumen, likes pressure, and is tech-savvy. You will use these skills to manage the day-to-day operations. 

Based in Chicago, our foundation is a service to scientists called the Virtual Lab Manager, similar to a personal shopper. We are also growing our SaaS and e-commerce business units. You will take on strategic, analytical, and operational projects to guide our growth. You will learn about scientific research, purchasing, supply chain, and startup life. If successful, you will help us grow into a $10+ million company over the next few years and have an impact on SCIENCE.


  • Develop business intelligence reports to create, monitor, and improve KPIs
  • Grow HappiLabs’ profit
  • Provide data-driven solutions at team meetings
  • Oversee accounting team, incl. bookkeeping, AR/AP 
  • Support our diversity and inclusion initiatives
  • Continue to develop hybrid work-from-home vs office plan
  • Manage outsourced legal and IT teams
  • Keep the CEO focused on big picture


You are a strong candidate if you possess a combination of 2-4 of the following:

  • a bachelor’s or advanced degree in STEM or Business
  • 2+ years working with data analytics, business operations, finance and/or project management at a small business or startup
  • 3+ years of working in lab operations
  • You love technology or science or both
  • You’re a people person


  • Great attention to detail or organizational OCD
  • You’ve worked in a science lab
  • Business development tendencies
  • Social media or other online presence
  • Experience with Domo, Excel, or G Suite (Extra points for ETL & SQL)
  • Mac/iOS user AND comfortable with Google products
  • A passion for science and making a difference in the world


  • Full-time, salaried
  • $80-120k, depending on experience, education, and communication skills
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • 401k
  • Lounge to relax in stocked with snacks & drinks


Chicago, Illinois

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HappiLabs' employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination, will you be able to provide this?