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Chief of Staff

About You

Are you excited about entrepreneurial leadership, and working closely with successful repeat founders to lead operations in a fast moving, early stage startup environment? Do you thrive on synthesizing loads of complex information, and emerging with a clear and actionable plan? Are you excited about operational strategy, design, and cross-functional execution to help a business achieve its goals? Do you want to see blockchain technologies succeed at making a real world impact in the multi-billion dollar video streaming and infrastructure markets? If so, then the Livepeer Chief of Staff position may be right for you.

About Livepeer

Livepeer’s mission is to build the world’s open video infrastructure, enabling instantly scalable, reliable, and affordable video streaming. We are starting by building the best video infrastructure for user generated content (UGC) video applications. Users of Livepeer can access instantly reliable and scalable video infrastructure while saving over 10x in cost compared to existing infrastructure providers.

As a blockchain based protocol which has been live on Ethereum since 2018, Livepeer is one of the first web3 networks to deliver real world value to an existing multi-billion dollar industry. We do this by using our open source, blockchain coordinated, p2p network to enable a worldwide community of hardware operators to run infrastructure for video streaming. In trying times like this, Livepeer provides a unique video solution that helps communities and businesses innovate, adapt, and grow through the power of video.

Livepeer is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We are committed to provide a community and environment for mutual respect, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe diversity and inclusion are crucial to our success and seek to recruit/develop from a diverse candidate pool.

About the Role

Livepeer is looking to add a Chief of Staff to the team to work closely with the CEO and lead up the cross-functional operations of the project, which range from the community focused and open source blockchain side, through to the commercial aspects of the video streaming product built on top of the Livepeer network. You will take a hands on approach to deeply understanding the nuances of each area of the business in order to flexibly generate effective operational designs across multiple stakeholders. You will need to iterate well with an eye toward the goals, and you will need to make thoughtful tradeoffs between delivering today and building for tomorrow.

Areas that you will gain experience with include crypto exchange and liquidity strategy and execution, community marketing, BD and partnerships, and operating at the interlock between product, engineering, and commercial in the video streaming industry. You will do all of this in a technically heavy, fast paced startup environment, with a direct path towards personal and professional growth.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the CEO and cross-functional team leads to deeply understand the business, generate operational designs, and ensure their successful execution.
  • Build out specific functions within the organization and recruit resources necessary to fill gaps.
  • Participate in the strategic process of identifying goals, setting company OKRs.
  • Own special projects as needed to help Livepeer achieve its OKRs, customer milestones, and capitalization requirements.
  • Improve the team’s decision making speed and execution through organizational process.

Requirements

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • High accountability.
  • Experience and comfort in a highly technical environment or company.
  • Ability to work across an organization in a self-starting way.
  • Ability to ask the right questions of the right stakeholders to gather and synthesize information and identify gaps that need to be addressed.
  • Ability to generate a strategic plan, communicate it, present it visually, and track it to completion.
  • Startup operational experience, strategy consulting experience, or educational equivalent preferred.
  • Likes working on a distributed team and collaborating with others through synchronous and asynchronous communication.
  • Excitement to work in a fast moving, early stage startup, with frequent iteration.
  • Nice to have: A deep interest in blockchain technology, the video streaming industry, or both.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an email containing your resume and/or LinkedIn to [email protected] with the subject line: Chief of Staff.

Here is what to expect during the application process:

  • Initial Phone Interview
  • First and Second Round Interview
  • Reference Checks

Resources to learn more about Livepeer

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an email containing your Github profile and/or LinkedIn.

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