Portfolio Talent Lead

| New York, NY, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 150,000-175,000 Annually
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Who We Are:

At Galaxy we are building products and services to help the world invest in economic progress. We believe crypto and blockchain innovations will permeate and improve all aspects of our global economy. Our vision is a society where value and ownership flow as freely as information. Galaxy is a digital asset and blockchain leader helping institutions, startups, and individuals access and navigate the crypto economy. As one of the most well-capitalized and trusted companies in the industry, we provide platform solutions custom-made for a digitally native ecosystem across three complementary operating businesses: Global Markets, Asset Management, and Digital Infrastructure Solutions. Our offerings include, amongst others, trading, lending, strategic advisory services, institutional-grade investment solutions across passive, active and venture strategies, proprietary bitcoin mining and hosting services, network validator services, and the development of enterprise custodial technology. Galaxy’s CEO and Founder Michael Novogratz leads a team of crypto enthusiasts, and institutional veterans focused on the future of finance and Web3. The Company is headquartered in New York City, with global across North America, Europe and Asia.

Additional information about the Company's businesses and products is available on www.galaxy.com.

What We Value:

We are a diverse team of free thinkers, and fast movers united to help investors and creators energize the global economy. We are looking for individuals who thrive in a culture of builders and overachievers and embrace high performance, transparent feedback, and a mission-first approach. Our culture shapes our way of working and gets us where we want to be.

  • Seek Excellence.
  • Be Selective To Be Effective.
  • Be Highly Aligned, Loosely Coupled.
  • Disagree Transparently.
  • Encourage Independent Decision-Making.
  • Build Dream Teams.

Who You Are:

As head of Portfolio Talent Lead at Galaxy Ventures, you'll play a pivotal role in supporting our portfolio companies in building world-class teams. You'll work closely with early-stage crypto startups, assisting them in sourcing, recruiting, interviewing, and hiring top-tier talent. Your expertise in managing and scaling teams will be crucial in guiding these companies towards long-term success. You will work directly with our Venture Platform Lead on supporting portfolio companies and creating a great founder experience with Galaxy Ventures.

What You’ll Do:

  • Talent Sourcing: Identify and attract top talent across various functions (engineering, product development, marketing, etc.) within the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. 
  • Recruitment Strategy: Develop and implement effective recruitment strategies tailored to each portfolio company's unique needs and stage of growth, ranging from hands-on to passive support based on their stage.  
  • Industry Networking: Build and maintain a strong network within the crypto and blockchain community to stay informed about industry trends and talent movements.  
  • Hiring Process Management: Help portfolio companies through the end-to-end hiring process, including offer negotiations, reference checks, and onboarding support. Some will be entirely self-sufficient here, others may require more support – it will be your job to be nimble to their needs, while helping them become successful. 
  • Team Scaling: Collaborate with portfolio company leadership to assess current team structures, identify hiring needs, and develop plans for scaling teams effectively. 
  • HR Guidance: Provide guidance and support on HR-related matters, including compensation benchmarking, performance management, and employee retention strategies. 
  • Market Research: Conduct market research to identify emerging talent trends, competitive landscapes, and best practices in talent acquisition and management within the crypto industry. 
  • Best Practices: Coach founders of all experience levels on best practices in recruiting, hiring, team building, and more on an as-needed basis. 

What We’re Looking For:

  • 7+ years of experience working in talent at crypto startups and/or crypto venture capital ensuring a familiarity with the industry’s style, culture, and tone. 
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field. Advanced degree or relevant certifications preferred. 
  • Prior experience in talent acquisition, HR, or recruitment, preferably within the technology or blockchain/crypto industry. 
  • Strong network and interest in the blockchain technology, and the broader fintech ecosystem. 
  • Demonstrated ability to source and recruit top-tier talent, particularly in technical roles. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with founders, candidates, and internal stakeholders. 
  • Proven track record of effectively managing multiple hiring processes simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Strategic thinker with a proactive approach to problem-solving and decision-making. 
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic startup environment, with a high degree of autonomy and flexibility. 

Bonus Points: 

  • Interested in making content around Talent and People operations.
  • Interested in being a pivotal member of a growing Venture Platform team.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive base salary and discretionary bonus
  • Flexible Time Off (i.e. unlimited paid vacation days)
  • Company paid Holidays (11)
  • Company paid sick leave
  • Company-paid health and protective benefits for employees, partners, and other dependents
  • 3% 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous paid Parental Leave
  • Free virtual coaching and counseling sessions through Ginger
  • Opportunities to learn about the Crypto industry
  • Free daily snacks in-office
  • Smart, entrepreneurial, and fun colleagues
  • Employee Resource Groups

Apply now and join us on our mission to engineer a new economic paradigm.

The base salary ranges included below will be commensurate with candidate experience, expertise and local market. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors, including candidate experience and expertise. At Galaxy, we maintain a total compensation philosophy which consists of a competitive base salary, annual bonus, and equity incentives.

Base Salary Range

$150,000$175,000 USD

Galaxy respects diversity and seeks to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and job applicants for employment without regard to actual or perceived age, race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital or partnership or caregiver status, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military or veteran status, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, or other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete the application process or to participate in an interview, please contact [email protected]

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