Axiom Zen is hiring a

VP Partnerships (New Sport Business)

Full-Time
Remote
We’re looking for VP level Partnerships leads across various new sport businesses. These individuals need to know how to build relationships, take a fan-centric approach, and expand the world of sports NFTs beyond what we have achieved with NBA Top Shot - the first officially-licensed digital collectibles and accompanying mobile game on the Flow blockchain.

Together we will grow new business by building strong programs with leagues, teams and athletes, supporting the future of the sport fandom. You will be the tip of the spear in finding new ways to bring our products to fans across the world. This includes being responsible for everything from partnership relationships to strategic league-related initiatives and facilitating the exposure of NFTs to new sport fans. 

This is a huge opportunity to build a partnership program and team from the ground up. You must enjoy problem-solving, getting your hands dirty, having a major impact directly on product adoption, and collaborating across many stakeholders. Every day, you will work with a world-class team to defy the limits of what audiences can expect from our products

What you will accomplish here:

  • Build strong and lasting relationships for Dapper Labs in new sport communities
  • Drive innovation with partners to grow Dapper Labs products 
  • Bring insights and information to the sport community about NFTs
  • Expand our league, club, and brand partnerships 
  • Find new ways to grow the business through relationship building
  • Support the most avid fan collectors on the planet through partnerships

Our ideal candidate:

  • Is a seasoned member of the sports business community
  • Is a passionate sports fan 
  • Is a professional with a proven track record of building strong relationships
  • Has strong relationships in the sport they have worked in
  • Is a world-class communicator who can inspire our partners
  • Is effective at working across diverse stakeholders, including: artists, engineers, marketers, and editors
  • Has at least 12+ years experience managing high profile relationships in sports 
  • Has a natural eye towards marketing and growth 
  • Understands the rigors and needs of a small team and startup environment

The skills we need:

  • Experience building relationships with the world’s most recognizable brands
  • Creativity in partnership marketing to find new ways to bring our products to fans
  • Deep knowledge and fandom of sports and the ability to hold your own in a conversation with the biggest fans on the planet
  • Strong empathy to understand the fan experience 
  • Ability to quickly analyze data and make decisions based on it

More about Dapper Labs:

Dapper Labs is the world's first blockchain entertainment company. We are the creators of industry-leading experiences including CryptoKitties and NBA Top Shot, as well as Dapper Wallet, the simplest way to manage your assets and use the blockchain. We are also the original developers behind Flow, a new decentralized blockchain designed from the ground up for scalability and ease of use.

Our mission at Dapper Labs is to make the world a more open, empowering, and enjoyable place through consumer adoption of decentralized technologies. We have raised over $350M from leading VCs including Fred Wilson (USV) and Chris Dixon as well as Venrock, Samsung, Google Ventures, Coatue, NBA players, and global artists, among others. Dapper Labs partners include the NBA and NBPA, the NFL-PA, Ubisoft, Warner Music, Turner, Dr. Seuss, Genies, and the UFC, as well as 100+ others.

Visit our website to learn even more about Dapper Labs, including information about benefits and perks.

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