We are a decentralized money market and leaders in the space to offer lending, staking and borrowing in the Polkadot ecosystem. As of March 2022, we are valued at $1 Billion and backed by some of the best investors in the valley, including Sequoia Capital, Blockchain Capital, Lightspeed, and Peter Thiel’s Founder’s Fund. We are a global company and vastly growing; we have ~100 employees worldwide and are looking to double our headcount by 2023. Our mission is to bring DeFi to 1 Billion people.
TEAM STRUCTURE & SCOPE OF ROLE
You will be the first new member joining a growing Business Development team, reporting directly to ourCEO/Founder, Yubo Ruan,& working closely with various key stakeholders across the organization ultimately focusing on achieving growth through a comprehensive set of activities related:
Strategize and execute full-cycle deals from start to finish
Build partnership within NFT marketplace, NFT collections, DEX, crypto exchanges, etc.
Bring TVL through funds
Strategically conduct and manage outreach campaigns and initiatives to generate qualified leads and prospects
Creating and manage a consistent pipeline of qualified opportunities
Representing Parallel at industry events and conferences
Promoting our brand, building awareness, leading sales pitches, developing offers and proposals for partners
Leading business development projects, partnerships, joint ventures, strategic alliances.
Evaluating potential prospects in the crypto/ fintech industry; research and analyze partnering options, and propose successful partnerships to the internal teams for consideration
Effectively collaborating cross-functionally to help improve the products
To be successful in this role, you are a motivated self-starter that works well within a team. You’re passionate about blockchain, especially DeFi. You're a personable and skilled networker who’s willing to go the extra mile.
Prior deFi work experience
Extensive and deep industry connections
Solid understanding of DeFi protocols and NFTs
Experience with high-level strategy - understanding business demands, relationship-building, sales/pitching-experience and solid communication