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Filecoin Green Program Administrator

Protocol Labs, Remote - Ecosystem

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Duration: Full-Time


We are searching for a Program Administrator who will help to track, manage and direct a team developing tomorrow’s environmental accounting tools.

Filecoin Green is a fast-growing initiative dedicated to measuring, reducing and mitigating environmental impacts within the Filecoin ecosystem and beyond. We believe that the core promise of Web3 - to push power to the margins by upgrading our computing infrastructure to be publicly verifiable and widely interoperable - will supercharge environmental accounting over the coming decade and play a powerful role in improving global sustainability. Our team aims to catalyze this by enabling teams across the Filecoin ecosystem to verifiably report their emissions, and to use these data as the basis for impact reductions.

This far-reaching project spans partnerships with academic labs, collaborations with other Web3 teams, in-house tool development, and efforts to align incentives to accelerate global decarbonization. As the Program Administrator, you will have a bird’s eye view of all this work and aim to keep teams coordinated and on-track. You will also have a role in communicating to the broader community, building onramps for interested teams and individuals to get involved.

As a Filecoin Green Program Administrator, you will…

  • Track progress and milestones of projects and document as needed 
  • Contribute to and maintain the Filecoin Green website and social media presence
  • Manage the development, implementation, and utilization of a comprehensive content management system
  • Manage the team’s calendars, expenses, and planning and ensure they are being supported and well-informed of upcoming commitments, responsibilities, any follow-up as needed, and are prepared with materials and information for meetings, events, and travel.
  • The program has a number of ongoing grant initiatives and the position will include coordination of all the documentation required.
  • Track contacts, meetings and collaborations with partner organizations
  • Implement systems to support program operations.

You may be a fit for this role if you have…

  • 3+ years of related professional experience as described above
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills; ability to quickly aggregate and analyze information
  • Proven ability to build trust, confidence, respect and effective working relationships among individuals at all levels of the organization and with stakeholders and business partners
  • A genuine passion for issues related to energy, environmental justice and environmental sustainability

Bonus points if you have experience with…

  • Either founding a startup, administration in academic research, or project management at a technology company
  • Experience in policy and research supporting and advocating on issues of energy and environment
  • Renewable energy development Carbon accounting
What’s it like to work at Protocol Labs?
Protocol Labs mission is to improve humanity’s most important technology, the Internet. We build protocols, systems, and tools to improve how it works. Today, we are focused on how we store, locate, and move information. Our projects include IPFS, Filecoin, libp2p, and more.

As a distributed team, we hire anywhere in the world, and at various levels of experience (entry, senior, staff). We look for people with unique perspectives and diverse backgrounds.

We have a great benefits package, including parental leave, contributions to your retirement, competitive pay, and unlimited time off. For U.S.-based employees, we also provide platinum-level health, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family.

About Protocol Labs

Company Protocol Labs is a research, development, and deployment lab for network protocols. Protocol Labs leads groundbreaking internet projects, such as IPFS, the decentralized web protocol; Filecoin, a cryptocurrency incentivized storage network; and libp2p, a modular network stack for peer-to-peer apps and systems. Protocol Labs works openly, and is focused on the creation of value at a massive scale. Open Source Protocol Labs works on a growing number of Open Source projects. The major technology stacks we produce are developed entirely Open Source, from initial research, through implementation development, and into wide deployment. The communities we lead are open, welcoming, and inclusive. We invite you to get involved; join us on GitHub! History Protocol Labs was founded on May 2014, by Juan Benet, inventor of IPFS and Filecoin. That summer, we participated in the YCombinator program (S14). Protocol Labs released IPFS to the world in January 2015. Since then, IPFS has gained enormous traction in a variety of industries and organizations. By 2016, IPFS grew to be one of the most used and relied on technologies in the Blockchain industry, and hailed by thousands of developers as "The Future of the Web." That year, Protocol Labs also created libp2p, IPLD, multiformats, Orbit, and a number of other projects. Our most anticipated project is Filecoin, currently in development.

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