Business Development Intern - Part-Time or Summer (San Francisco)

We are looking for a passionate operator who wants to play a hand in launching a vibrant and decentralized network and currency. Individuals who have a can-do attitude and love learning on the job will thrive in this role.

Responsibilities

  • Help Coda Protocol achieve product-market fit by generating and sourcing creative go-to-market ideas.
  • Work with partners to maximize the decentralization of Coda Protocol.
  • Help execute the launch of Coda Protocol by sourcing new partners and economic participants.
  • Be an evangelist of the protocol in campuses and key crypto communities by hosting meetups, establishing relationships with academics and thought-leaders, and other outreach efforts.
  • Evolve the story and narrative of Coda Protocol to cater to a global audience.

Requirements

  • Excellent communicator and listener. Gets energy from interacting with partners and users.
  • Has led projects or initiatives in environments with multiple stakeholders and complex incentive structures.
  • Existing interest and work (professional or personal) in cryptocurrencies. This isn't the first time you are reading about concepts like consensus, private keys or smart contracts.
  • Has the drive and resourcefulness to reach out to and learn from companies and individuals from a very diverse set of backgrounds.
  • Able to commit at least two days' worth of time per week and work from our San Francisco office one day per week.

Ideal Candidate

In addition to the above requirements;

  • Has an existing network in the cryptocurrency industry.
  • Has analytics experience.
  • Has a technical background or a natural tendency towards technical systems.
  • Is enrolled in a full-time MBA or similar program.
  • Is multi-cultural (has lived in multiple countries).

About Us

O(1) Labs is aiming to develop the first cryptocurrency protocol that can deliver on the promise of supporting real-world applications and widespread use. Our team is based in San Francisco, and we are funded by top investors (including Polychain, Metastable, Max Levchin, and Naval Ravikant).

We're bringing Coda Protocol to market, a cryptocurrency that compresses the blockchain from hundreds of gigabytes down to the size of a few tweets. It can scale to thousands of transactions per second and millions of users while remaining decentralized enough for cellphones to be fully verifying nodes.

We're working on technologies with the potential to reimagine social structures. We believe it's important to incorporate diverse perspectives from conception through realization.

This is a chance to join a small, collaborative team and have a ton of independence while working on fascinating cross-disciplinary problems that span cryptography, engineering, product design, economics, and sociology. We also offer competitive compensation both in salary and equity as well as top-of-the-market benefits.

If you'd be interested in talking further, please get in touch by sending an email with your resume and the subject "Business Development Intern - Part-Time or Summer (San Francisco) Applicant" to jobs@o1labs.org.

We are committed to building a diverse, inclusive company. People of color, LGBTQ individuals, women, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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