Blockstack is a decentralized computing platform & ecosystem. Blockstack PBC is a leading entity within the Stacks Ecosystem, advancing the initial research, design, & development of the Stacks Blockchain & developer tools for decentralized applications. Blockstack PBC provides software anchored to the Stacks Blockchain & Bitcoin that makes Web 3 development easier & more accessible. It's the easiest way to build decentralized apps that can scale.
The mission of the open-source community & broader ecosystem is to provide software for a user owned internet that returns online data ownership to developers & consumers. More info here
Blockstack PBC was founded in 2013 & is headquartered in New York City with employees in Canada, Europe, & Asia. Blockstack PBC is funded & backed by more than $75 million from Union Square Ventures, Y Combinator, Lux Capital, Winklevoss Capital, Naval Ravikant, & many more.
Blockstack PBC is looking for an experienced Director of Strategic Partnerships to own business development. This is a new role that will work closely with our CEO & leadership team to manage external relationships & form partnerships that grow Blockstack PBC's developer tooling & audience. This role is ideal for self-starters with expertise in business development & an interest in blockchain adoption.
What You'll Do:
Work closely with the CEO to develop & manage key external relationships
Drive partnerships from initial relationship through negotiations, due diligence, & eventual integration
Establish strategy around key BD/partnership opportunities, identify gaps that can be addressed through partnerships
Vet all inbound requests, filtering for quality & alignment with Blockstack PBC products
Identify & source partnerships that will increase developer adoption for our software tools
Manage negotiation, performing due diligence alongside finance & legal as needed
Develop & execute engagement & partnership strategies: collaborate with internal & external engineering & product teams, overseeing technical integrations as needed to completion.
Build external presence in the Web 3.0 community, representing PBC as needed
What We're Looking For:
Significant experience initiating & overseeing partnerships with highly technical products
Relationship builder comfortable working with stakeholders of all kinds, from executives to engineering & product teams both at Blockstack & in partner companies
Adaptable & excited to work in a really fast-paced environment.
Advanced communication skills in all forms: verbal, written, in person & online.
Experience increasing adoption of a product/services from a developer community.
Self-starter with history of project ownership.
6+ years of professional experience