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Senior Analyst Relations Manager



Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2023

As stewards of the Polkadot and Substrate ecosystem, Parity is laying the foundation for a better web which respects the freedom and data of individuals and empowers developers to create better services through decentralised technology. The internet is too important to billions of people for it to be at the mercy of a few powerful companies.

Like Polkadot, Parity was built on a foundation of being decentralised and open, which trickles down to how we work. We’re a distributed organisation and have been from the beginning. Being distributed isn’t just a way of doing business—it’s a mentality that is at the core of our culture. We have a flat structure that pushes power to the edges and empowers our people to take ownership of their role, authority coupled with responsibilities.

About the team:

Within Parity’s Marketing Communications department the Product Marketing team is growing rapidly. We bring the value of the developer experience, DOT token, protocol and governance, and the ever-expanding ecosystem of parachain teams and dApps to the market. This includes owning messaging and positioning, delivering high-value marketing launches, and ensuring our Ecosystem Development teams are fully enabled to drive Polkadot awareness, demand, and adoption of our products and technologies.

About the position:

  • Incredible opportunity to found the analyst relations function at the leading Web3 and blockchain technology organisation
  • Manage and grow analyst relations program to influence key industry analysts in areas Web3 and blockchain and Polkat's position
  • Build and lead planning for strategic programs for all aspects of analyst engagement
  • Develop relationships with top analysts to ensure they understand Polkadot's value proposition, vision, business decision maker perspectives, product roadmaps and more
  • Identify, develop and manage the relationships with key analysts and company spokespersons while coordinating with product marketing, engineering, ecosystem development etc. to ensure Polkadot is positioned well in analyst research reports, market share data and industry event presentations
  • Stay abreast of industry research, drive internal knowledge sharing, and work closely with the marketing team to incorporate analyst feedback and research findings into messaging and positioning
  • Manage leadership participation in analyst interactions, build and improve the bench of spokespeople across the organisation and ecosystem in conjunction with the public relations and communication teams
  • Collaborate with multiple teams including product marketing and engineering to develop communication vehicles that clearly and describe Polkadot's value proposition and competitive differentiation
  • Generate Analyst Relations content, including briefing documents, messaging, competitive positioning, and responses to market level events
  • Generate opportunities to utilise analyst knowledge and participation for product launches
  • Establish methods and processes to ensure ongoing analyst information flow to stakeholders across the organisation and the Polkadot ecosystem

About you:

  • Experience in creating analyst relationships and strategies that deliver game-changing outcomes in the perception of organisations at the market level
  • Experience with syndicating timely and relevant analyst content to internal stakeholders and an external ecosystem
  • Familiarity with Web3: You understand key Web3 concepts and are familiar with the main players in the space (Ethereum, Solana, Avalanche, BSC, Polkadot, Cosmos, Polygon, to name a few). Experience in the Web3 space would be an advantage, but it is not a requirement
  • Experience with boutique analyst firms with specialisation in technology spaces as well as established industry analysts such as Garnter, Forrester, etc.
  • Ability to roll up your sleeves working with various constituents to develop detailed source content such as analyst-focused presentations and content across a diverse set of market, business, and technology concepts
  • A high degree of accountability, coordination of programs and projects, and development of marketing solutions and tools collaborating with multiple departments
  • Data driven to measure, analyse and iterate and develop competitive analysis and tools based on key metrics and goals to ensure optimal performance
  • You will be reporting to the VP of Product Marketing

About working for us:

For everyone who joins us:

  • Competitive remuneration packages, including tokens (where legally possible), based on iterative market research
  • Parity is a remote first company. You may work +/-5 hours from Central European time zone, US based candidates must be located in the Eastern Time Zone
  • You may also co-work in our hubs in Berlin, London, or Lisbon.
  • Collaborative, fast-paced, and self-initiating culture, designed to mimic an open source workflow
  • Energising and collaborative team and company retreats all over the world
  • Opportunity to learn more about Web3 while on the job, with access to some of the brightest minds in this space; we have plenty of educational initiatives such as internal sessions, all-hands, AMAs, hackathons, etc.
  • Teammates who are genuinely excited about their job, impact, and Parity’s mission
  • Opportunity to relocate to Germany or Portugal

For those joining us as employees in Germany, Portugal, or the U.K.:

  • 28 paid vacation days per year
  • Work laptop (macOS or Linux-based) and equipment to enable you to work successfully
  • £2,500 yearly learning and development budget for conferences or courses of your choice

Not a perfect match to our requirements? We're still excited to receive your application and hear how you think you can help us achieve our mission.

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