DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING & EVENTS

Solana Spaces
Solana Spaces
Job Functions:
Marketing & Communications
Employment Types:
Full-time
Locations:
Remote; United States
Posted on:
06/24/2022

We’re opening the world’s first physical retail, educational, and community space dedicated to Web3. Our mission is to introduce and onboard people to Web3 and the Solana ecosystem, and we couldn’t do this without hiring the best. We’re a small team of dedicated builders who are deeply passionate about educating new users and Web3 natives alike. We are inspired by innovation and can’t wait to show our friends and family (but we also don’t take ourselves too seriously).

We’re looking for a self-motivated Director of Programming & Events to develop and maintain a programming strategy which will result in culturally relevant Web3 IRL spaces continuously filled with engaged guests. You will own the entire process from concept & planning through execution and reporting.

Our ideal candidate will thrive in the fast paced, ever-changing world of Web3. The tech is moving at warp speed, and we’ll need people who embrace change and are ready to pivot. We’re looking for candidates with an optimistic attitude (wagmi) who are excited about the future and understand that Web3, blockchain, Crypto, DeFi, and NFTs are all a part of it.

More about you:

  • You are an engaging, positive person. You’re ready to live in the future and are determined that no one gets left behind.
  • You’re never tired of learning. You are regularly willing and are excited about learning about new protocols, DeFi, NFTs, and Web3.
  • Maintain positive relationships with our third party partners and vendors
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with leaders and corporate partners
  • Negotiate contracts and manage relationships with outside vendors

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and design templates for events that can be scaled across different cities
  • Concept innovative programming with a focus on evangelizing Solana and it’s ecosystem to a non-crypto audience
  • Build a curriculum for Web3 education across a variety of Web3 topics such as DeFi, NFTs, DAOs and more
  • Identify concepts and opportunities to bring to leadership and our partners
  • Produce a seamless run of show with project timelines and shared tracking
  • Plan all aspects of events cross functionally with operations, retail staff, marketing, partnerships, and others as needed to bring your vision to life
  • Network with communities to discover talent for panels and events
  • Manage relationships with vendors and partners for each event and produce partner recaps that provides quantifiable results
  • Maintain & publish a customer facing programming calendar
  • Forecast revenue, manage budgets efficiently, and produce ROI analysis reports to achieve business goals
  • Coordinate content and schedule for corporate education events
  • Develop a strategy to promote events across relevant channels such as Twitter, Discord and Partner communities

Requirements:

  • Motivated by our mission to bring Web3 and Solana to the masses
  • 5+ years of experience in event coordination and planning
  • 1+ years personal or professional experience with Web3, blockchain or Crypto
  • Proven experience delivering measurable event ROI
  • Ability to effectively speak about our mission, Web3, Solana, wallets, NFTs, and other blockchain innovation to large groups and media
  • Experience negotiating with vendors and talent
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time

Skills:

  • Highly organized
  • Articulate and strong communication skills
  • Problem solving in real time
  • Creative
  • Strong understanding of Web3 culture
  • Attention to design and creative
  • Thrive in a fast pace environment
  • You are a multi-tasker with attention to details

Location: Ideally based in Miami or New York but open to nearby locations for the right candidate with the ability to travel to these locations for events as needed.

More about Solana: Solana is a high-speed single layer blockchain designed to scale to a billion users. It allows fast and cheap transactions on the network coupled with censorship resistance enabling developers to build slick and powerful applications. The project was founded in early 2017 and went live in March 2020. Since then it has seen unprecedented growth attracting millions of users, and thousands of applications that have been developed by entrepreneurs from all over the world.

Comp: starting at $125k

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