Global Engagement Lead

Stellar Development Foundation

Stellar Development Foundation

Posted on Saturday, January 13, 2024

Interested in working on cutting-edge blockchain technology and creating equitable access to the global financial system? Since 2014, the mission-driven team at the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) has helped fuel the tremendous growth of the Stellar blockchain network, an open-source platform that operates at high-scale today. Developers and companies around the world build on it, and the SDF team is expanding to support the rapidly growing and changing Stellar ecosystem.

We are looking for a Global Engagement Lead who is passionate about building an ecosystem of active members. Guided by the SDF’s mission to create equitable access to the global financial system, the successful candidate will develop and nurture a first-of-its-kind engagement program for the Stellar ecosystem to connect regionally for days devoted to volunteerism. They will know how to develop research with local organizations – notably focused on financial access and literacy. The ideal candidate will have strong writing, project management, and collaboration skills, experience managing stakeholders as well as coordinating events, and is eager to work on ecosystem engagement. This role will sit within the strategy team in the office of the CEO.

In this role, you will:

  • Develop and lead a global program that activates participants in the Stellar ecosystem to engage in regional activities and events
  • Advance a program from strategy to execution, handling program development, coordination, and logistics
  • Engage regional organizations with mission alignment in target jurisdictions around which SDF can convene philanthropic events with Stellar ecosystem participants
  • Coordinate at least one event per quarter in key regions with ecosystem participants and beneficiary organizations


  • 7+ years of experience in either stakeholder management or partnerships
  • Experience working on and building programs with international stakeholders
  • Strong project management and organization skills
  • Experience coordinating and managing events
  • Experience managing relationships
  • Strong research and writing skills

We offer competitive pay with a base salary range for this position of $160,000 - $190,000 depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and location. In addition, we offer lumen-denominated grants along with the following perks and benefits:

USA Benefits/Perks:

  • Competitive health, dental & vision coverage
  • Flexible time off + 15 company holidays including a company-wide holiday break
  • Paid parental leave
  • Life & ADD
  • Short & Long term disability
  • FSA & Dependent Care Accounts
  • 401K (4% match)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Monthly gym allowance
  • Daily lunch and snacks in-office
  • L&D budget of $1,500/year
  • Company retreats
About Stellar
Stellar is more than a blockchain. Powered by a decentralized, fast, scalable, and uniquely sustainable network made for financial products and services and a thriving and passionate ecosystem that includes a non-profit organization driven by a mission, Stellar is paving the path to unlock the world’s economic potential through blockchain technology. Built with speed and low costs in mind, the Stellar network provides builders and financial institutions worldwide a platform to issue assets, and to send and convert currencies in real time creating real world utility. Founded in 2014, the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) supports the continued development and growth of the Stellar network and also serves the ecosystem of NGOs, corporations, universities, small businesses, governments, and solo entrepreneurs building on the Stellar network through tooling, funding and strategic collaborations. Together, Stellar is where blockchain meets the real world.
About the Stellar Development Foundation
The Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) is a non-profit organization focused on working with and supporting changemakers to create equitable access to the global financial system through blockchain technology. SDF provides grants, investments, funding, and other awards to builders and organizations. SDF also develops resources and tooling on the Stellar network to help unlock real world utility. As a nonprofit foundation, SDF puts the health of the Stellar network and the Stellar ecosystem and its mission above all else.
We look forward to hearing from you!
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