Business Development Manager
About the role
The Request Foundation’s mission is to re-invent how we experience payments, rebuild trust and integrity in the financial industry and be at the forefront of financial inclusion. We inspire and educate developers, partners, and authorities to use the Request Network and build an ecosystem of financial applications together that is open source, seamless and interoperable.
Through our suite of financial apps dedicated to crypto first companies, we’re building a network that connects businesses around the world, gives them ways to make business at the speed of the internet.
Our first product, Request Invoicing, allows any business and organization to bill and receive payments in both traditional currencies and digital ones such as USDC, DAI and USDT among many others in the list.
Our global and fully remote team is constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower Defi (decentralized finance) and Crypto first businesses around the world.
The Partnerships and Business Development team is expanding with a Business Development Manager to reinforce its business operations across the world and our network of partners. Partners include Defi, DAOs, and crypto first companies
This position will be responsible for working closely with both the Business and the Marketing team to execute the business strategy and close deals.
The ideal candidate will have technical expertise and experience in partnering with crypto-first businesses.
The successful candidate is highly connected to the crypto communities and projects ,and familiar with digital wallets and payments across blockchains. This role is highly cross-functional and will work closely with the Product, Engineering, Marketing teams.
Drive meaningful partnerships with Defi and crypto first top players. Identify partners and onboard them taking into account technical needs and requirements. Manage a pipeline of inbound and self-sourced leads to identify, engage, and develop relationships with potential partners and clients, including opportunity tracking, calls, and follow-up. Identify new opportunities for the company via partner input and work collaboratively across all functions to scope our company’s values, unique culture, and vision for the future. Understanding of blockchain products and technology to inform and influence our product roadmap and support and execute on product plans. Track, analyse, influence and communicate key metrics to build opportunities. Build a strong network of contacts within the blockchain industry and be able to leverage it to strengthen the business.
5+ years of experience in Business development Experience partnering with cross-functional teams, including product, engineering, marketing and operations. Good knowledge or blockchain fundamentals and DeFi, so you can learn quickly about Request and our value proposition in order to effectively structure deals and partnerships.
Bonus - this makes you stand out:
Experience working with Crypto industry A self-starter who demonstrates proactive collaboration with an aptitude to learn new skills, take calculated risks, and problem solve. You are client focused and a great relationship builder. You are adept at seeking out, growing and maintaining relationships.
WHY WORK WITH REQUEST ?
Be on the frontier of this new and exciting technology; you will be given the chance to lead the way forward! You will have the opportunity to work in a highly ambitious team that wants to have a lasting impact on the future of finance Work in an informal and friendly environment that is very open to new initiatives and ideas The team is inclusive, with inspirational and international colleagues that like to participate in team events Unlimited vacation days with a mandatory minimum of 20/year. We all work remotely (even before the pandemic) but meet as frequently as possible, with at least 3 company-wide reunions per year Salary 50 000 EUR - 80 000 EUR yearly
Why you should join Request Network
Request allows companies & people to pay and get paid in cryptocurrencies by relying on the most innovative payment request technology.
On top of it, apps such as Request Invoicing allow professionals to send proper crypto invoices and get paid in a click. Adoption for this app is growing at an impressive rate as we can see here https://req.network
Please see https://request.network for further details.