Forbes believes in the power of entrepreneurial capitalism and uses it on various platforms to ignite the conversations that drive systemic change in business, culture and society. We celebrate success and are committed to using our megaphone to drive diversity, equity and inclusion.

Forbes is looking for a driven, people-centric and passionate Vice President of Web3 to lead our Web3 and Forbes Digital Assets strategy.  It will be your responsibility to lead the vision, process and strategies around everything Web3, Crypto and Blockchain, help bring products to live that will be seen and used by millions of users worldwide. 

This role requires managing relationships with Stakeholders and ability to build comprehensive product roadmaps.  You bring enthusiasm, ideas, vision,  a product mindset and technology foresight to the table.

In addition to joining a high performing team, you would become part of a passionate and engaged culture:

  • Entrepreneurship: Freedom to innovate, identify new opportunities and take on responsibilities.
  • Career Development: Formal mentorship program, industry conference attendance and speaking opportunities.
  • Work/life Balance: We understand that people are people and work with you when life happens.
  • Positivity: Emphasis on positive communication, transparency and team building

If you're looking for challenges and opportunities similar to those of a startup, with the benefits of a seasoned, successful company, read on.

What you will be doing:

  • Leading and evangelizing Web3 around the company
  • Provide on-going assessment of industry trends and customer needs/requirements by leveraging industry research, consumer research, and professional networking
  • Lead Forbes’ NFT strategy
  • Develop a comprehensive benefits program for the NFT community
  • Lead development of Forbes’ presence in the Metaverse
  • Approach work with value and product-driven mindset
  • Manage partnerships with major blockchain partners
  • Manager partnerships with major crypto and NFT exchanges
  • Evaluate Vendors, run pilots and make informed partnership decisions
  • Building out Forbes’ web3 community
  • Deep understanding of blockchain technology
  • Translating strategy into applicable goals for the entire organization around Web3
  • Help teams set goals and achieve them
  • Partner with Product ownership to define Web3 roadmap
  • Champion Innovation

What we are looking for:

Relevant Skills:

  • Experience in developing and launching NFT collections
  • Experience with popular Metaverses like Sandbox and Decentraland
  • Experience launching web3 projects
  • Experience with crypto payments
  • Experience with crypto wallets
  • Experience with tokens
  • Understanding of DAOs
  • Understanding of smart contracts

General Skills:

  • Ability to communicate highly technical concepts to non-technical audiences both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • A proven track record of leading high performing teams

Desired Qualities:

  • Excited about digital media and publishing
  • A drive to chase and understand new and emerging technologies
  • Commitment to the Forbes culture of celebrating success
  • Interest in the journalism business and familiarity with the challenges facing it
  • A passion for self-education and a drive to be ever forward-looking

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Forbes aims to offer employees the flexibility they need in order to be successful. We offer a hybrid work schedule for our employees. Some roles may be remote (within the U.S.) if it aligns to the needs of the position. Any employee entering the Forbes office for business or social reasons will need to present proof of full vaccination, unless eligible for a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation required under applicable law.

Forbes is an equal opportunity employer.

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