Business Developer at Elk Finance

Posted on: 04/21/2022

Location: (REMOTE)

full time

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Tags: jira ethereum blockchain hyper

Elk.Finance is looking for a full-time Business Developer. This individual would be responsible for creating and maintaining partnerships with other protocols under our Lead Business Developer. This role is a remote position with no-geographical restrictions. About Elk: ---------- Elk.Finance is a cross-chain protocol with an interoperability vision and roadmap. Our primary support comes from passionate community members looking to participate in the next phase of decentralized finance. We run as a development-first protocol. We build our culture around core values of ambition, collaboration, transparency, and meritocracy. Being a Team Member at Elk: --------------------------- We are looking for a full-time (40 hours per week) Business Development & Partner Account Manager to bring our business development strategy to new heights. The successful candidate will be familiar with the cryptocurrency market and would be excited to build awareness of Elk.Finance and increase adoption across various blockchains. As a hyper-growth startup in one of the most dynamic industries, we constantly change roles. Your role will be varied and include some of the core ownership areas and various projects based on your talents, preferences, and Elk’s business needs. There is an opportunity to shape this role - Elk sets no limits! Some representative responsibilities and projects: Responsibilities: ----------------- * Represent Elk.Finance in industry events and building partnerships with ecosystem participants. * Participation in multiple weekly pre-scheduled meetings with the Elk.Finance team * Grow the protocol, deepen relationships with existing crypto projects and acquire new partners. * Presentations at events, community meet-ups, and developer gatherings. * Develop new relationships with high-profile crypto projects, crypto venture capitalists, institutional investors, miners, and other parties of the crypto ecosystem. * Work with various cross-functional teams to drive brand awareness in key markets. * Collaborate with the team to ensure successful campaigns take place. * Build and utilize connections with leading investment firms. * Develop existing relationships with exchanges globally and bring Elk to the next level. * Keep track of key launches and news in the crypto ecosystem and proactively identify areas of cooperation and business development opportunities. Skill Requirements: ------------------- * 3+ years of business development or sales related work experience with a proven ability to work independently. Leadership experience preferred. * Fluent in English, other languages are an asset. * Familiarity with blockchain ecosystems. * Attend sprint planning, weekly stand-up meetings, weekly Business Development meetings, as well as sprint retrospects. * Experience in developing, planning, and executing successful company strategies. * Experience in business development or any client-facing role (B2B sales, management consulting, investment banking, etc.). * Excellent written and verbal communication skills. * Detail-oriented, good ethics, and reliability. * Quick to learn, and ability to think outside the box. * Team player; able to communicate effectively with team members. * Ability to work under pressure. * Finish assigned tasks on time. * Writing and presenting business proposals. * Experience delivering business results - be ready to talk about numbers/quota and achievements. * BSc/MSc in Business/Economics/Finance or any related degree preferred. * Top tier MBA is preferred (or other proven ability to see the bigger picture, understand new functional areas quickly, have a cross-functional mindset). * Familiar with Jira as well as Agile Scrum project management preferred. * Experience in BD or similar roles facing institutional crypto, traditional institutional finance, blockchain projects is a significant advantage. * Basic ability to write social media announcements, blogs, and other content. What we offer: -------------- At Elk.Finance, you will work with an experienced team in a high-performance culture. We offer competitive compensation and remote work. Elk.Finance background: ----------------------- Elk.Finance is a community fair launched protocol with growing community and adoption. We have tens of thousands of wallet holders, hundreds of millions of cross-chain transfers, unique developments such as ElkNet, Impermanent Loss Protection, presence on 16+ chains, a multichain decentralized exchange, and developments to come in future: ElkNet v3 Upgrade, Ethereum/Optimism/Arbitrum Launch, improvements to dApp/UI, mainnet nodes, governance, ElkNet Proxy Tokens, SDK, Non-EVM launches, Cross-chain LP, continuous cross-chain expansion.Elk.Finance launched its decentralized exchange on the Avalanche Network on March 19th, 2021. A key differentiator for Elk.Finance is an infrastructure protocol supported by a cross-chain utility token, multi-chain dex, with many future developments. It’s prepared to develop through any market to make services with use-case to support DeFi adoption. Elk.Finance has developed a sophisticated, scalable, soon-to-be fully decentralized cross-chain infrastructure. The cross-chain protocol is purpose-built for connecting blockchains to support the confirmed multi-chain future. Impermanent loss protection allows users to stake tokens over time without fearing impermanent loss. Elk.Finance’s team features experts from the worlds of academia, management, business development, and marketing. The founder, Baal, is a systems architect with 17 years of experience and an early blockchain astronaut who has been in the space since 2011. Please email snake@elklabs.org if you are interested in discussing this role.