At the Celo Foundation, we partner with organizations across the Celo ecosystem including partnering with cLabs, the team working on the open-source platform Celo, whose mission is to build a regenerative digital economy that creates the conditions for prosperity for all.
Celo aims to remove the barriers to the large-scale adoption of cryptocurrencies as means-of-payment. Using a novel address-based encryption algorithm, the Celo protocol makes sending money as easy as sending a text. Additionally, Celo uses stable-value tokens pegged to fiat currencies, like the US Dollar, to minimize volatility.
Celo is an open protocol enabling many to participate in the system, even with a budget Android smartphone. The first application launched on the Celo platform, Valora, is a social payment and money transfer app, aimed at developing markets.
This role is a unique opportunity to help set up and manage operations for a small vibrant office hub where members of our community work. This is more complex than your typical office because we will have occasional visitors and frequent visitors with different types of memberships, as well as occasional events.
The person successful in this role will be exceptionally organized and resourceful, and great at connecting with people.
This office hub is open to various projects (teams or organizations) building on the Celo platform, and offers huge value in collaboration and coworking in the web3 and ReFi space.
In this full-time role, you’ll ensure that every person coming into our space is welcomed and checked in properly, you’ll handle some modest office administration responsibilities and organization, and support events organization.
This position is not eligible for remote work, and is based in our office in the Mission District (Folsom St x 18th St, San Francisco).
Create a welcoming, clutter-free environment
Welcome guests and members; ensure sign-in and proper orientation to the space
Stock and maintain the office area
Ensure a tidy, cleaned up reception area, seating areas, conference rooms, kitchen (90% helping to create the right behaviors among others; 10% tidying things yourself)
Track and process mail, including some scanning and emailing of mail (probably averaging 20 pieces of mail per week); manage deliveries as needed (less common)
Manage office access, reservations, and memberships using an online tool that you will help set up; maintain attendance lists; manage conference rooms and events reservations
Manage postings in office as needed for upcoming events, notices to members, and postings required by law
Coordinate with vendors to keep office running smoothly, collaborating with property management as needed
Continually improve the in-office experience, via written and verbal communication, setting clear expectations in a friendly way
Work closely with the Head of People to partner on work, including review of processes and communications (ex: orientation materials, posted notes, helpful lists, QR codes and landing pages); collaborate effectively virtually and asynchronously
Respond promptly to outreach on multiple communication channels (email, slack, Telegram, other) and help resolve all requests
Support needs of our two other offices remotely as needed and as practicable
Organize and/or support on site events as needed (scope TBD)
Take on other duties and office administrative tasks as needed
Minimum 2-5 years of relevant work experience; experience supporting events a plus
Demonstrated ability to manage office-related projects and tasks to completion
Competent user of online platforms and tools to assist in organization and tracking of attendees and members in the space
Ease in online communication tools (slack, email, google drive, etc)
Bonus for ability to use Google Sheets and/or task/ project management tools to track project needs and budget
Able to manage projects, set expectations, and collaborate with various stakeholders to ensure a seamless office experience (ex: property management, office users, visitors, team members and leaders); able to manage and prioritize tasks
Able to manage to a set budget, keeping track of expenses, needs, and requests
Able to accept ideas and constructive criticism about the space and community
Super organized and great attention to detail
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills; able to connect with others and build relationships
Self-motivated and highly productive without close supervision
Passionate about Celo’s mission
Bonus: passion for web3, ReFi, DeFi, social impact; part of the Celo community
This role requires someone who is able to lift 30-40 pounds, sit at a desk for long periods of time and be active on their feet for 2+ hours at a time.
Depending on experience level and finalized scope of this role, we expect this position to pay $28-43 per hour and will be eligible for benefits.
Celo Foundation is a non-profit organization based in the US that supports the growth and development of the open-source Celo Platform. Guided by the Celo community tenets, the Foundation contributes to education, technical research, environmental health, community engagement, and ecosystem outreach—activities that support and encourage an inclusive financial system that creates the conditions for prosperity for everyone.
Celo Foundation is a TEAL organization, a method of decentralized management and organizational governance. Roles are defined around the work, not people, and there is a high degree of autonomy. As such, we're all proud to hold the job title of "Partner." For more information on our culture, we encourage you to check out our blog athttps://medium.com/celohq/the-future-is-teal-cc264a5d51d3.
To be successful in our mission of creating the conditions of financial prosperity for all, we need to build a team with many different perspectives and experiences. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply and always consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at)celo.org. We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible.