Director, Developer Relations EMEA, Developer and Ecosystem Marketing

Circle is a global financial technology firm that enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of digital currency and public blockchains for payments, commerce and financial applications worl

Circle is a global financial technology firm that enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of digital currency and public blockchains for payments, commerce and financial applications worldwide. Circle platforms and products provide a suite of internet-native financial services for payments, treasury infrastructure and capital formation. Circle is also a principal developer of USD Coin (USDC), which has become the fastest growing dollar digital currency in the world. USDC has grown to over 53+ billion in circulation and supported over $1.9+ trillion in transactions in the past year. Circle’s payments and treasury infrastructure services available through the Circle Account and APIs helps bridge the legacy financial system and digital currency and blockchain based finance. Circle’s SeedInvest service brings internet-native fundraising and capital formation to startups and growth companies. Combined, Circle’s suite of services helps companies to participate in a more open, global and inclusive financial system.

What you’ll be part of:

With the mission “To raise global economic prosperity through the frictionless exchange of financial value,” Circle was founded on the belief that the internet, blockchains and digital currency will rewire the global economic system, creating a fundamentally more open, inclusive, efficient and integrated world economy. We envision a global economy where people and businesses everywhere can more freely connect and transact with each other with new technologies for digital money and internet-native finance. We believe such a system can raise prosperity for people and companies everywhere. Our mission is powered by the values we espouse and which we expect all Circlers to respect. We are Multistakeholder, serving the needs of our customers, our shareholders, our employees and families, our local communities and our world. Furthermore, we are also Mindful, Driven by Excellence, and High Integrity.

What you’ll be responsible for:

Circle is looking for an exceptional individual who serves the needs of developers, entrepreneurs, creators, and builders in the Developer and Ecosystem Marketing team. We are seeking a Director of Developer Relations for the EMEA region to own and implement Circle’s developer advocacy strategies, engage and inspire developers in pushing the boundaries of building with Circle’s applications and services and build and mentor a team to scale our efforts to grow our impact in the EMEA region.

What you’ll work on:

  • Develop long and short-term strategic developer growth and engagement strategies in the EMEA region that directly contributes to Circle’s GTM objectives.
  • Own the roadmap and execution of industry events, meetups, and hackathons that centers around educational initiatives.
  • Build, lead and mentor a DevRel team that is focused on localized community, content creation, developer experiences.
  • Create content and speak at developer events and meetups to build Circle’s reputation as the most ‘trusted and transparent’ partner in crypto and blockchain.
  • Coach and mentor team members to become inspiring speakers and exceptional listeners of the developer community.
  • Collaborating with ecosystem partners in the EMEA region to amplify the transparency and trust of Circle to developers.

You will aspire to our four core values:

  • Multistakeholder – you have dedication and commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees and families and local communities.
  • Mindful – you seek to be respectful, an active listener and to pay attention to detail.
  • Driven by Excellence – you are driven by our mission and our passion for customer success which means you relentlessly pursue excellence, that you do not tolerate mediocrity and you work intensely to achieve your goals.
  • High Integrity – you seek open and honest communication, and you hold yourself to very high moral and ethical standards. You reject manipulation, dishonesty and intolerance.

What you’ll bring to Circle:

  • 12+ years as a developer and/or DevRel advocate, ideally in the API ecosystem.
  • 5+ years as a leader of a technical or DevRel team.
  • Obsessed with delivering the best developer user experience.
  • Ownership mentality; you are the sole owner of your vision and initiatives and will do what is required to ensure success.
  • Experience building diverse and cross-functional teams in the tech; crypto/web3 experience is preferred but not required.
  • Highly organized, with an ability to juggle multiple projects at any given time without sacrificing quality/nuance.
  • High level of empathy and interpersonal skills that spans multi-generations.
  • Fluency with at least one programming language.
  • Experience/familiarity with Slack, Apple MacOS and GSuite.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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