Ripple’s Corporate Strategy and Operations team was formed to lead strategic initiatives and scale executive operations, while providing a neutral POV to senior leadership to inform strategic decisions. It has a unique vantage point looking across all functional areas and the overall strategic direction of the company. We are looking to scale the CS&O Team to help bring external market perspective in the form of market research and intelligence in the ever evolving space of Fintech, Blockchain, and Crypto. This intelligence will inform the company's strategy, product roadmap, investments among other decisions at a corporate level- across all BUs and functional areas. This role will also help position Ripple as a thought leader. Ideal candidates will have a strong interest, curiosity and experience in Digital Assets, Crypto Markets, Blockchain, and Payments. They will have a strong mix of strategic thinking, the ability to engage with senior executives at outside firms in order to have the latest/ greatest developments. They should also be well-versed in the hot spots for engagement with said community including Discord, Telegram, Twitter, Reddit etc. What You’ll Do:
Understand and share insights around emerging topics in crypto and blockchain to make them easier for senior executives to comprehend and digest Develop a deep understanding of various crypto and blockchain technologies and projects from both technology and business perspectives and drive actionable insights Become a go-to resident expert in all things crypto Identify key areas relevant to Ripple based on discussions with senior leadership and cross functional stakeholders Initiate and support thought-leadership across the crypto/blockchain industry to position Ripple as an industry crypto/thought-leader. Regularly communicate with internal stakeholders, external vendor partners to collect, harmonize & review data, build models, interpret results, and formulate key insights. Partner with internal stakeholders to translate insights into real actions in business (e.g. product strategy, M&A strategy, etc.) Attend key industry events on behalf of Ripple to gain first-row seat to the latest discussions in Crypto/Payments world Educate internal teams about the latest in crypto and fintech
What We’re Looking for:
6+ years of work experience related to market intelligence, publications, consumer and/or industry research (ideally with key partners and customers in the payments, FinTech, crypto and financial services industry.) A strong interest, curiosity and experience in digital assets / crypto markets. Ability to understand technical terminology and advantages is a plus Very strong communication and presentation skills, particularly with translating data/ complex concepts towards actionable insights that can be easily understood by a general business audience Strong teamwork and collaboration skills across a highly-matrix organization. Ability to procure and partner with key their-party research vendors Ability to interact and represent Ripple at industry events Strong presence across key communication channels used by Crypto enthusiasts today, including and not limited to Twitter, Discord, Telegram, Reddit etc.
WHAT WE OFFER:
The chance to work in a fast-paced start-up environment with experienced industry leaders A learning environment where you can dive deep into the latest technologies and make an impact Competitive salary and equity 100% paid medical and dental and 95% paid vision insurance for employees starting on your first day 401k (with match), commuter benefits Industry-leading parental leave policies Generous wellness reimbursement and weekly onsite programs Flexible vacation policy - work with your manager to take time off when you need it Employee giving match Modern office in San Francisco’s Financial District Fully-stocked kitchen with organic snacks, beverages, and coffee drinks Weekly company meeting - ask me anything style discussion with our Leadership Team Team outings to sports games, happy hours, game nights and more!