Community Manager, LATAM

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ConsenSys is a venture production studio and the leading technology firm in blockchain globally . We deliver products, solutions and platforms built using blockchain technology to transform how business is done in complex network of buyers, suppliers and consumers.

Our teams are busy at work building the future of identity, financial markets, commerce, the music industry, security, and infrastructure, and more. To accomplish this we've built out a flat organizational structure which we call the ConsenSys Mesh: a network of individuals & teams working autonomously and towards the same goal. If you are someone that thrives in a fast-paced environment where being self-directed, determined, and resilient are a requirement, we would love for you to join us.

About the role:

The successful candidate will be able to quickly develop a strong understanding of blockchain technology, the Ethereum platform and ConsenSys’s value proposition and entire suite of products and services, and become an ambassador, educator and evangelist on all. The Community lead must have excellent understanding of the marketplace and competitive landscape, blockchain early adopters, both B2B and B2C applications of blockchain, and blockchain for social impact. This will help you build the community and business development efforts across multiple industry verticals and use cases.

The right person for this role will feel comfortable learning new technologies quickly, frequently testing and iterating on their ideas, and scaling things that work to maximize results.

A successful community lead must be scrappy, self-reliant, and has a knack for understanding what motivates and grows communities, and how to develop B2B and B2C businesses across the blockchain ecosystem.

Responsibilities:
  • Developing and managing strong relationships at government agencies, foundations and institutions to expand the community within LATAM.
  • Building out the community through successful engagement of local corporations, academic institutions, technologists and entrepreneurs in the region.
  • Planning and managing events, conferences and hackathons.
  • Conducting educational webinars, giving interviews to the media, or speaking at conferences and events.
  • Partnering with ConsenSys Academy to conduct training seminars to grow the community base
  • Working closely with our Partnership teams - both Technical and Non-Technical (universities, governments, institutions, foundations) - to capitalize on opportunities to build the community based on our research, white papers, university engagements or technical partnerships.
  • Identifying business development opportunities generated by Community efforts and making appropriate introductions to colleagues in Enterprise Sales, ConsenSys Intelligence consulting or one of ConsenSys’ venture studio companies.
  • Identifying content marketing campaigns (on-site, social, and guest posting), press and communications opportunities for your marketing, PR and communications colleagues.

Other responsibilities include:
  • Working closely with the Community Circle and the LATAM  team to increase ConsenSys's presence.
  • Managing LATAM community budget.
  • Participating in weekly Global Community team, sprint and retro meetings.
  • Raising brand awareness by driving community engagement via outreach and education on:
    • Blockchain, Ethereum, Spoke Capabilities, regionally focused academy training.
    • Liaising with Head of Technical Partnerships and Head of Non-Technical Partnerships to leverage/publicize research, white papers etc. from Global or for a Region.
  • Developing strategy for booths at events and conferences.
  • Partnering with Marketing/PR/Communications to manage/coordinate all regional events.
    • Arranging for branded physical booths and/or necessary technical equipment and setup (computers, power, demos, etc.).
    • Managing all arrangements, including contracting/negotiating rates with local space providers (hotels, etc.) and travel/transportation providers for attendees, as well as methods to track attendance, post event surveys, etc.
    • Coordinating event logistics with support of Marketing Manager.
  • Creating a set of KPIs and dashboards for tracking performance and expansion of the community LATAM.
  • Identifying and coordinating programming and events (such as Meetups and hackathons) best aimed at growing our community and increasing the visibility of our developer tools, products and services.
  • Working closely with the internal startups incubated at ConsenSys to deploy a blueprint for bootstrapping new communities for their product, tool or service.
  • Identifying and executing creative campaigns to increase the visibility of blockchain, Ethereum, and Solidity programming in the developer community, and create a top of funnel process,
  • Helping develop and market ConsenSys educational programs (such as ConsenSys Academy) to reach, engage, and grow a community of dedicated developers.

Requirements:
  • 3-5 years of experience in a community management, marketing, or strategy/business development role.
  • Must have excellent listening, verbal and written skills and be able to communicate effectively to a diversity of constituents with varying degrees of understanding of ConsenSys, blockchain and Ethereum.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work across teams to make things happen.
  • Excellent social and networking skills, with the ability to influence, persuade and negotiate.

 

Here are some of the perks of being part of a unique organization like ConsenSys:
  • The forefront of a revolution. At ConsenSys we fundamentally believe that a next generation of technologies presents the opportunity to create a more just and equitable society.
  • A dynamic startup environment. ConsenSys is a thought leader in the blockchain space and we are absorbing a significant portion of the mindshare. This is both exciting and challenging, as we learn to scale our organization while adhering to the principles of decentralization.
  • Continuous learning. You’ll be constantly exposed to new languages, frameworks and ideas from your peers and as you work on different projects -- challenging you to stay at the top of your game.
  • Deep technical challenges. This entire ecosystem is about 10 years old. Ethereum itself is still a toddler. There is much work to be done before these platforms can scale to the order of millions or billions of users. ConsenSys is building the technology platforms that can get us to those next thresholds of scale.

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