The Solana Foundation has a mission to help support and grow the Solana network and its community while driving mass adoption for blockchain. Based in Switzerland, the Solana Foundation is working to realize a world where individuals own their data, use permissionless networks, and transfer information freely around the world.

To be successful in this role:

You will:

  • Be a strategic thinker and partner to Events Manager, Hacker House core team members and the organization
  • Embed yourself into the ecosystem and partner with the Events Manager,  Ecosystem Manager, Ventures, Business and Dev. relationships teams
  • Identify, research and source sponsorships from crypto-based companies and other traditional tech firms
  • Hold calls with prospects to sell sponsorships
  • Nurture, develop and maintain partner relationships related to Events sponsorships
  • Negotiate sponsorship amounts, manage end to end agreements include collecting payments and report sponsorship dollars
  • Develop, organize and maintain a automated workflow to intake interested partners for sponsorship
  • Gather useful information industry sponsorship tier levels and propose competitive amounts from market to market
  • Propose ideas to improve provided better partnerships and event programing based on trends and ecosystem partners
  • Strong followthrough and communication skills
  • Conduct pre- and post-event evaluations and report on outcomes

You have:

  • 3+ years of experience securing, managing and fostering sponsorship, working with sponsors, and coordinating payments.
  • An excellent communicator, quickly establishing good relationships with ecosystem partners
  • Existing connections in the crypto ecosystem a plus but not required
  • Aware of the major projects and teams in the Solana ecosystem
  • Confident and have the skills to work independently and collaborate cross-functionally
  • Comfort in reaching out to potential sponsors via Twitter and other social media channels
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Passionate about unique and unforgettable experiences
  • Valid Passport and the ability to travel both domestically and internationally
  • Curious and interested in the web3 space

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary + token equity award
  • 100% Employer-paid health insurance (health, dental, and vision)
  • Life Insurance, 401k and Health/Wellness benefits
  • Monthly cell phone & internet stipend
  • Work from home office stipend
  • Flexible vacation policy