Head of Ecosystem Acceleration

Remote @NEAR in Finance
  • Post Date : 04/03/2023
  • Apply Before : 22/04/2023
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 224859
  • Working Hours Full-time

Job Description

NEAR Foundation is hiring for our Head of Ecosystem Acceleration

You will:

  • Co-create and refine a strategy for identifying and accelerating new teams entering into the ecosystem (build a “talent scout” strategy)
  • Co-create and refine a strategy for supporting new and current ecosystem teams
  • Run value added services (coordinate subject matter experts to act as mentors / advisors, create / source / review learning content for cohort-based learning experiences etc.)
  • Coordinate access to VCs / investment opportunities in collaboration with the Head of Investor Relations
  • Ensure all teams are well-embedded in the NEAR community
  • Establish and manage a process of connecting new start-ups wanting to build on NEAR with opportunities for early stage capital
  • Manage, coach and support a team responsible for managing partnerships, technical review of applications, and prospect evaluation.

You have:

  • Investment/VC experience
  • Fluency with Web3 concepts, philosophy and technology.
  • Experience with running highly effective support programs for entrepreneurs / founding teams
  • Experience with building and leading highly effective teams.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

We value

  • ECOSYSTEM-FIRST: always put the health and success of the ecosystem above any individual’s interest
  • OPENNESS: operate transparently and consistently share knowledge to build open communities
  • PRAGMATISM OVER PERFECTION: find the right solution not the ideal solution and beat dogmatism by openly considering all ideas
  • MAKE IT FEEL SIMPLE: strive to make the complex feel simple so the technology is accessible to all
  • GROW CONSTANTLY: learn, improve and fail productively so the project and community are always becoming more effective

NEAR is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. NEAR is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please let your recruiter know during the interview process.

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