Special Events Lead
We're looking for an experienced event strategist with a background in crypto and blockchain events.
NEW YORK, NY OR REMOTE / FULL-TIME
The Stacks Foundation is a force-multiplier within the Stacks Ecosystem; a collection of independent entities, developers, and community members working to create a user-owned internet on Bitcoin.

We are looking for an experienced event producer with the ability to plan and execute a slate of in-person, virtual, and hybrid events. In addition to producing events, we are looking for someone that can consistently identify and secure strategic speaking spots, sponsorships, and creative event-focused partnerships and engagements.

You'll thrive in this role if you have planned events ranging from hackathons and grassroots meetups on up to large-scale conferences with hundreds and even thousands of attendees. You will be working directly with the Stacks community to understand and fulfill their needs when it comes to event-driven content. You will also have the opportunity to activate and include community leaders, Stacks Advocates, and Stacks Chapters in your overall events strategy and to play a key role in creating reusable content and best practices for the ecosystem to leverage as part of their own efforts.

This role offers a lot of autonomy and moves at a fast pace, you’ll work alongside an ambitious and friendly team. We take pride in delivering projects quickly and with creativity.
What you'll do
  • Produce world-class events that grow the profile and community surrounding Stacks and the Stacks Foundation
  • Create and lead execution of an events strategy that leverages the collective power of the Stacks Ecosystem
  • Support the continued growth of events in the ecosystem by producing playbooks, best practices, and campaigns that other entities and individuals in the ecosystem can choose to leverage
  • Plan events that serve to grow the community, educate developers, position Stacks among other top projects, & serve other key Stacks Foundation goals.
What we're looking for
  • Experienced event strategist (5-7 years minimum) with direct crypto experience and industry familiarity
  • A leader with experience negotiating talent, venue, and other event-related contracts
  • A leader with a proven track record producing highly attended events, both virtual, in-person, and in between
  • A creative thinker that can bring fresh ideas and a unique style to our events
  • A community-oriented individual that can hone in on ways to make events serve the Stacks community
  • A technology savvy producer that is familiar with the best tools to maximize attendance, engagement, and most importantly, attendee experience.
What we offer
  • Competitive Salary (regardless of location, benchmarked against NYC)
  • $500/month co-working space reimbursement
  • $1,200/yr budget for learning and development stipend
  • Unlimited Vacation Policy
  • Health and dependent care (FSA)
  • Up to 16 weeks of paid parental leave
  • 401k with 3% match
  • Your choice of technical setup and equipment
  • Fully remote in the US - no physical office

Please note that benefits vary by country, the ones shown above are for our full time U.S. based employees. Benefit information for non-US based positions will be provided to individuals who interview for those roles.
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About Us:
The Stacks Foundation wants to make it easier for experiments to happen on the road to a better internet on Bitcoin. Our work supports builders, entrepreneurs, researchers, & contributors to the user-owned internet economy. We fund development, education, and community initiatives to build that vision together.

The Stacks Foundation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by law.
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