Business Development Manager, DeFi and Dapps

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Coinbase has built the world's leading compliant cryptocurrency platform serving over 73 million accounts in more than 100 countries. With multiple successful products, and our vocal advocacy for blockchain technology, we have played a major part in mainstream awareness and adoption of cryptocurrency. We are proud to offer an entire suite of products that are helping build the cryptoeconomy and increase economic freedom around the world.

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team. First, we look for signals that a candidate will thrive in a culture like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, disrupt ourselves, and expect sustained high performance because we play as a championship team. Second, we expect all employees to commit to our mission-focused approach to our work. Finally, we seek people with the desire and capacity to build and share expertise in the frontier technologies of crypto and blockchain, in whatever way is most relevant to their role.

Decentralization has enormous potential and Coinbase wants to help fuel its growth by bringing more users into the fold and supporting the community of developers doing great work.  We are investing  in our Dapp  (decentralized applications) and DeFi (decentralized finance) product offerings, and are looking for an amazing business leader who will help drive growth for Coinbase in this area. 

Building strong relationships with developers in the Dapp ecosystem is critical to the success of our efforts.  We are looking for a partnerships leader who can help to implement and refine our strategy, drive integrations, establish commercial and promotional partnerships, and build relationships with developers and entrepreneurs. 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Create a comprehensive Dapp integration and partnerships program at Coinbase, to establish Coinbase as the preferred crypto wallet partner 
  • Work with the product team to develop and operationalize programs for ads, campaigns, and other promotional partnerships
  • Find opportunities for international expansion and partnerships, as well as strategic partnerships, e.g., gaming and other platforms
  • Work with product, marketing, content and comms teams to organize developer events, forums, write and drive community engagement
  • Channel partner feedback back to product team

What we look for in you (ie. job requirements):

  • You are passionate about crypto and what’s happening in decentralization
  • You have experience developing programs to build and grow relationships with business and technical leaders 
  • You have excellent product and commercial instincts that will help inform our roadmap of products and programs
  • You are driven and results-oriented, but humble and self aware
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • 10+ years of work experience 


Commitment to Equal Opportunity

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