At Matter Labs, we are building zkSync
: a blockchain scaling solution secured purely by cutting-edge cryptography. Our mission is to scale Ethereum to billions of users, fully preserving its most valuable properties — permissionlessness, trustlessness, and resilience, — in order to protect and enhance global economic freedom.
We hold a strong opinion that zero-knowledge proofs (ZKP) are the only technology today that can achieve this goal.
We are also proud to be the pioneer of the ZKP tech on Ethereum, and one of the few companies in the world with strong expertise in this field. Our contributions over the last 3 years include the first ZK rollup ever built, the first implementation of recursive ZK proofs on Ethereum, and the world’s first practical FPGA-based ZKP accelerator. Most recently, we launched a zkEVM mainnet
, making zkSync the first ZK rollup capable of executing native Ethereum smart contracts. For the latest updates check out our Twitter
Across all hires we make at Matter Labs, regardless of role or team, we look for signals that a candidate will thrive in a culture like ours
, where we value freedom, ownership mindset, and meritocracy.
Our aim is to increase the adoption of zkSync through identifying, developing, and managing strategic partnerships, as well as helping NFT/Lifestyle/Brand projects identify what they need to use zkSync, and offering them resources from within the team to ensure these integrations are successful.
As the Senior BD Manager leading our NFT/Lifestyle/Brand ecosystem you will be reporting into the Head Of BD and will focus onLifestyle/Culture/Brands/Collectible/Art/Loyalty.
This is a brand new role due to team growth, and so there will be a large degree of autonomy and ownership making this a very exciting opportunity. Your duties will widely vary but will include;
- Contributing to the creation of the NFT/Lifestyle/Brand strategy, particularly by conceiving of creative approaches to securing partnerships
- Understanding the growing NFT/Lifestyle/Brand landscape and latest developments in the crypto space and reaching out to the most interesting new projects
- Building a strategy on who our key partnerships should be
- Dividing and conquering all inbound requests we receive daily together with the Web3 and Enterprise Teams
- Managing the ongoing relationship with our key NFT partners
- Coordinate with Engineering teams, Product and Marketing to build and execute on an specific coherent strategy (e.g, industry POVs, conferences presentations, etc)
- Previous experience leading and driving NFT/Lifestyle/Brand (Enterprise to Small) partnerships
- Ideally Crypto/Web3 native however for this role there is some flexibility here if you have related experience in NFT space
- Share the values of freedom, decentralization, and trust-minimization
- You love Biz Dev and building partnerships, and have a proven track record in a sales / partnership BD role (Ideally 8+ years)
- Global mindset and experience building strategy to a global scale
- You are a strong communicator and are able to explain complex issues in clear, persuasive language
- You are a conscientious, organized and self-motivated with the ability to define goals and prioritize your work
- Fluent English speaker - other languages a plus
- Personable with a great sense of humor
Working at Matter Labs
You will receive highly competitive compensation and stock options. The roles are fully remote, but you are welcome to work from one of our offices, or a co-working space of your choice. We operate in small, focused teams, with no time tracking and minimum bureaucracy. Only results matter. We will provide you with anything you need to learn, grow, and be productive.
When working at Matter Labs, it is critically important that our goals and values (freedom, ownership mindset, and excellence) align. Building a globally transformative product, we value diversity of thought, and believe that diversity of thought comes from a range of backgrounds. We welcome applicants across the spectrum of race, gender, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, age, religion, spirituality, identity and experience.
Apply now if this role sounds of interest and we aim to get back to you as soon as possible.