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Head of Foundation

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  • Sector:

    Careers at Hamlyn Williams

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  • Salary:

    $200,000 + Equity

  • Contact:

    Austin Denson

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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About the Role

This company is looking for a visionary and operational leader to lead the Company into becoming the fabric of the future of creative content and self-expression.

As the Head of Foundation for the newly formed Company Foundation, your role will be both strategic and operational. You will be hands on in the early days, working to lay the groundwork for growth and expansion of the network - you will form partnerships, interface with the community, facilitate governance, and ensure the Company Foundation is designed and operating in a manner that supports the furtherance of the Company network. As the network matures, so must the Company Foundation, and you will take your experience as a hands on leader-operator and grow the Company Foundation team to suit the evolving needs of the network and community at large.

The ideal candidate is someone who is both strategic and hands-on, who can both think big picture and long term, while also getting his/her hands dirty to get things done. The ideal candidate must be passionate about blockchain technology, Web3, crypto, and NFTs, and will ideally have a number of years of experience working in the industry.


  • Network Maintenance & Growth
    • Establish technical and creative partnerships that can help boost the usage of the Company network
    • Engage technical partners and 3rd parties to carry out the implementation of technical proposals to the network
    • Work with the Company community to onboard new and monitor existing network validators
  • Community Support
    • Work with the initial Company community and founding members to finalize and stand up the different stakeholder incentive programs
    • Facilitate the governance process, encouraging and supporting positive community engagement in the advancement of the Company network
    • Help coordinate and/or drive community-related discussions such as carrying out technical proposals from beginning to end
    • Help potential/current creators, developers, and ecosystem partners discover the different community resources and incentive programs available
  • Palm network’s External Advocate
    • Be the primary point person for all matters concerning the Company network
    • Oversee the creation of narrative-driven tutorials/educational walk-through content across a variety of topics concerning the Company network
    • Host live educational seminars to help educate the broader ecosystem about the Company network
  • Operational / Administrative
    • Act as the CEO and main point of contact for the Company Foundation entity
    • Initially responsible for all administrative activities of the Company Foundation, such as fundraising, financial and legal administration/reporting, and any recruiting activities

Required Skills

  • 3-5 years of experience in management/leadership positions
  • 2-4 years of experience working in the Crypto and/or NFT space
  • Experience dealing with and interacting with C-Suite level stakeholders on a regular basis
  • Experience implementing and/or managing blockchain / crypto project(s) - ideally in Ethereum or an EVM-compatible network
  • Proven ability to come up with innovative solutions to complex problems and implement said solutions
  • Proven ability to manage and oversee the delivery of a diverse set of workstreams and stakeholder groups
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and public speaking skills

Bonus Points

  • Experience in building and running teams, ideally at a Foundation or other not-for-profit
  • Established social media presence/following or desired to build one
  • Passionate about networking, inspiring, and educating an ecosystem of creator and developers
  • Experience interacting with and serving the needs of a diverse community of people