Early-stage marketing compensation; DAO Ownership 101; Anatomy of a PM job description
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Anatomy of a PM job description
What does (and doesn't) belong in the requirements list? A good job description should tell the candidate what it’s like to be a PM at your company, not what it’s like to be a PM. This will create a high signal to noise ratio in candidates who join the interview process. Ellena Chisa of Boldstart on how to write the best PM job descriptions…Read more.
The main job of a good manager is convincing
The higher up the ladder you go, the more the job is about convincing and not about telling others what to do. A CEO's job is to convince investors to fund you, talented people to join your team, customers to give your product or service a chance and convince your team that a particular strategy is the best way forward. Julie Zhuo of Sundial breaks it down…Read more.
Early-stage marketing compensation
It’s a marketing candidate’s market right now. The past year was the most competitive market for early-stage marketers. With huge rounds being raised, growth expectations are more aggressive and the budget to spend on GTM goes up. So marketers are in high demand. Emily Kramer and Kathleen Estreich share comprehensive salary and equity benchmarks and spreadsheets for Seed & Series A marketing roles…Read more.
How to DAO Ownership 101: What does it mean to be an owner?
Ownership is a foundational principle of web3, especially if we want to build careers in this space. But many people will struggle with this mindset shift from employee to owner. Finding, developing, and empowering owners within a DAO is the key to sustainable decentralisation. This is essential to scaling a community without losing context or quality. But how do we do that? Roxine Kee wrote a tactical, relatable guide on what ownership looks like in a DAO setting…Read more.
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Featured Jobs this week (remote if not stated otherwise)
👉 Mobile App Dev @Mana
👉 FP&A Manager @SwagUp
👉 Performance Marketing Lead @Hanx
👉 Product Deisgn Lead @Humaans
👉 Product Manager @Zeal
👉 Head of Growth @PokPok (Toronto)
👉 Senior Associate @Touchdown Ventures (LA, SF)
👉 Senior PM @Gigs (Berlin, London)
👉 Head of People @Gigs (Berlin, London)
👉 Community Manager @First Round Capital
👉 Investment Analyst @Columbia Lake Partners (London)
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