Events Lead - PL Network Services

Description

About Protocol Labs

Protocol Labs drives breakthroughs in computing to push humanity forward. Protocol Labs is a product-development lab, but behind the protocols and tools we build, behind the research and implementations, are passionate people, teammates, and community members. Most teams in the Protocol Labs Network are fully distributed and work remotely around the world. Engineers, researchers, and operators work in the open to improve the internet — humanity's most important technology — as we explore new advances at the intersection of many exciting fields (crypto, networks, distributed systems) and cultures (startups, research, open-source, distributed work).

Protocol Labs Network Services

Protocol Labs is a research and development laboratory that has built and scaled multiple projects that have made great contributions to the web3 ecosystem. To fuel our next phase of growth, we’ve created a new team—Network Services—to connect teams in the Protocol Labs network with resources and capabilities that help them scale successfully.

As the Events Lead for Network Services, you will play a critical role in developing and implementing an events strategy that (1) inspires the community about what technology can do for humanity and (2) equips them with knowledge and connections to drive forward Protocol Labs’ mission. You’ll develop a deep understanding of the web3 space and Protocol Labs Network, then identify and organize key events to help them connect. We anticipate we’ll organize multiple 1000+ people events per year, as well as a regular cadence of smaller events. In this role, you will play a critical role in the development and growth of teams in the network.

As an Events Lead at Protocol Labs, you will…

  • Develop a deep understanding of the web3 space and needs of the Protocol Labs Network, then synthesize and share your findings with network teams
  • Apply first principles thinking to identify events that benefit the network (e.g., network-wide conference, founder summits, etc.)
  • Fully own the organization of Network Services events, including production, content, budget, swag, promotion, website and systems, and more. 
  • Build or hire a team (internal or external) to support your efforts.
  • Build processes and systems to track and manage events and their impact, then improve them.

You may be a fit for this role if you...

  • Have 10+ years of experience managing events, including large events (1000+ people)
  • Have expertise across event production, content programming, speaker outreach, events website building  
  • Have experience with web3 or working with developer communities.
  • Have experience negotiating with events agencies and coordinating multiple events agencies
  • Get a kick out of leveraging first principle thinking to achieve great results
  • Pride yourself in being a self-starter, thriving even without much direction.
  • A rigorous, process-driven work style backed by an ability to communicate effectively.
  • Handle both complexity and ambiguity well.

Bonus points:

  • Experience with open source communities / projects
  • Experience with distributed orgs
  • Strong rolodex of agencies / freelance across the globe

 

What’s it like to work at Protocol Labs?
 
Protocol Labs' mission is to improve humanity’s most important technology, the Internet. We build protocols, systems, and tools to improve how it works. Today, we are focused on how we store, locate, and move information. Our projects include IPFS, Filecoin, libp2p, and more.
 
As a distributed team, we hire anywhere in the world, and at various levels of experience (entry, senior, staff). We look for people with unique perspectives and diverse backgrounds.
 
We have a great benefits package, including parental leave, contributions to your retirement, competitive pay, and unlimited time off. For U.S.-based employees, we also provide platinum-level health, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family.

If you’re passionate about the future of computing and a more democratized internet, we want to talk to you.

 

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