Latam Ecosystem Lead

Aptos Foundation

Anywhere


About Us

Aptos is a people-first blockchain on a mission to help billions achieve universal and fair access to decentralized assets in a safe and scalable way
It was developed by some of the original creators and maintainers that researched, designed, and built the Diem blockchain
We have dedicated several years toward this mission
We believe Aptos is a vital foundation of a safe and scalable web3 world where everyone has more equitable opportunities to grow and access financial assets with lower fees and fewer intermediaries
To extend that mission, we have empowered the Aptos Foundation to support the growth and development of the Aptos protocol, its decentralized network, and its developer ecosystem

Aptos (Ohlone for “The People”) encompasses our mission and ethos for why we build

About The Role

As Latam Ecosystem Lead for Aptos, you will help shape and deliver on a strategy for Aptos to build mind share and broad use of its blockchain among startups and developers in Latin America
You will support the team in better understanding the Latam developer landscape, digging deep to bring data and insight to light that will enable the growth of Aptos’ ecosystem in the region

What you’ll be doing:

  • Develop the ecosystem strategy for Latin America and ensure the growth and success of new and existing Web3 partnerships

  • Attract external development teams to build in the Aptos ecosystem to accelerate adoption of the Aptos blockchain

  • Connect projects to the right resources at the right time to help them execute and scale at record speeds

  • Support our incentive and community programs including our ecosystem fund and grant program, including meeting with developers in the community, reviewing grant proposals and monitoring projects post funding

  • Jointly develop co-marketing campaigns for ecosystem projects that can effectively leverage and contribute to global marketing and partnerships

  • Connect the dots and leverage connections for teams, including for things like introductions between technical and entrepreneurial talent, recruiting, capital introductions etc
     

  • Create scalable forms of support that the Aptos Foundation can offer and methods for delivering such support in a frictionless manner

  • Participate in Aptos hosted and attended events to run the Foundation’s on-site presence in Latin America and help ecosystem partners navigate opportunities with the Foundation

  • Grow Move developer community in the region by curating developer tutorials, materials in local languages

  • Understand and stay up-to-date on industry trends and developments

What we’re looking for:

  • 3+ years experience working with start-ups and/or scale-ups with notable experience in Web3 business development or marketing

  • A passion and deep understanding for web3 ecosystems and knowledge of the current Layer 1 landscape

  • Resourcefulness and the ability to bring creative, data-driven solutions to every problem and never see a challenge as a dead end

  • Strong understanding of blockchain ecosystems and the app landscape within Aptos and elsewhere

  • Passion for startups –understanding of how startups operate and the unique characteristics of startup ecosystems and communities

  • Some relevant business level technical knowledge (fundamentals of blockchain and web3, with the ability to differentiate between Aptos and other blockchains)

  • Analytical ability to set and assess success metrics/KPIs on a per project basis

  • Ability to communicate Aptos’ value proposition to startups and developers

  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects – work prioritization, planning and task delegation)

  • High degree of comfort with ambiguity and a knack for quickly ramping on new skills and functions

  • Self-starter and independent mindset, you are driven to create impact in the organization

  • Excellent Spanish and English written and oral communication skills

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