Interested in working on cutting-edge blockchain technology and creating equitable access to the global financial system? Since 2014, the mission-driven team at the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) has helped fuel the tremendous growth of the Stellar blockchain network, an open-source platform that operates at high-scale today. Developers and companies around the world build on it, and the SDF team is expanding to support the rapidly growing and changing Stellar ecosystem. 

In this role, you will focus on partnering with a range of companies in the Stellar ecosystem, supporting their marketing - both via SDF’s grant program and liaising between SDF’s marketing team and the companies’ marketing. The Stellar Marketing Grants Program is a pool of lumens earmarked to bring new individual users to the Stellar ecosystem. By enabling and supporting the marketing activities of companies which have built on Stellar, SDF will support and grow the Stellar ecosystem. You will support the entire process — from identifying companies that are ready for marketing support to ensuring the marketing grants are deployed effectively. By developing and executing partner marketing grants, you’ll be supporting the overall strategic growth of the Stellar ecosystem.

In this role, you will:

  • Work with SDF’s Ecosystem team to identify companies in need of marketing support, which will further the growth of the Stellar ecosystem.
  • Work with ecosystem companies directly to determine/assess their internal marketing capabilities and the type and scale of SDF marketing support needed. 
  • Develop a roster of external marketing consultants and agencies to pair with ecosystem companies, if external resources are needed.
  • Work with SDF’s legal team to prepare marketing grant agreements.
  • Work with ecosystem companies to monitor ongoing marketing performance and collaborate on courses of action, ensuring the business is driving meaningful transactions on the Stellar network.
  • Keep SDF leadership (and SDF as a whole) informed on marketing grant successes and challenges.
  • Propose new ways in which SDF can provide systemic support and opportunities for the ecosystem of companies building on Stellar.

You have:

  • 5+ years of consumer marketing experience, especially digital marketing.
  • Experience in running large scale ad budgets, campaigns, or partner marketing initiatives
  • Has worked across a range of organizations, from entrepreneurial to large scale businesses.
  • International marketing experience.
  • Experience managing marketing agency relationships or working at a marketing agency
  • Interest in cryptocurrency, blockchain, financial inclusion, and the Stellar network.
  • Extensive cross-functional experience, having worked with internal and external stakeholders to execute projects.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Adept at seeing projects through to completion and communicating outcomes to stakeholders.
  • Comfort with having a high degree of accountability and autonomy.

Bonus point if:

  • Experience in Payments, Banking, Finance, and/or Blockchain industries

Benefits/Perks:

  • Competitive health, dental & vision coverage
  • Flexible time off + 15 company holidays including a company-wide holiday break
  • Paid parental leave
  • Life & ADD
  • Short & Long term disability
  • FSA & Dependent Care Accounts
  • 401K (4% match)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Monthly gym allowance
  • Daily lunch and snacks in-office
  • L&D budget of $1,500/year
  • Company retreats
 
About Stellar
Stellar is a decentralized, fast, scalable, and uniquely sustainable network for financial products and services. It is both a cross-currency transaction system and a platform for digital asset issuance, designed to connect the world’s financial infrastructure. Dozens of financial institutions worldwide issue assets and settle payments on the Stellar network, which has grown to over 4 million accounts.   
 
About the Stellar Development Foundation
The Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) is a non-profit organization that supports the development and growth of Stellar, an open-source network that connects the world’s financial infrastructure. Founded in 2014, the Foundation helps maintain Stellar’s codebase, supports the technical and business communities building on the network, and serves as a voice to regulators and institutions. The Foundation seeks to create equitable access to the global financial system, using the Stellar network to unlock the world’s economic potential through blockchain technology.
 
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