Talent Lead

  • Token Foundry @ ConsenSys
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Feb 22, 2018
Permanent Business Development | Blockchain

Job Description

Token Foundry is an arm of ConsenSys Capital that helps promising blockchain projects launch successful token sales.  We have a strong understanding of the Ethereum blockchain ecosystem and work closely with companies and initiatives that can benefit from a decentralized protocol. We have successfully launched several token sales  and have several more in our pipeline. We are seeking applicants with a strong understanding of cryptoeconomics and blockchain protocols and a genuine interest in this space. The ideal applicant should have a hard work ethic, a proven track record and passion to succeed in an ever-changing and exciting digital landscape.

The Role

Token Foundry is rapidly expanding and is seeking a Talent Acquisition Lead. This role will focus on finding top talent within the blockchain ecosystem and ensuring retention of all talent while maximizing impact.  This is a key leadership position that will be reporting directly to our CEO and helping to build a successful hiring framework for top talent. In addition, this role will be responsible for implementing a streamlined approach to hiring.  We are seeking individuals with a proven track record in successful start-up ventures and an  understanding  of key roles and positions within our space.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Identifying key business roles and defining jobs and specs while implementing a streamlined approach to sourcing, hiring, onboarding and retention

+ Maximizing impact of talent while creating strategic retention methods

+ Executing full-cycle scaling solutions based on business needs

+ Continually adding to a pipeline of candidates, both active and passive, that would fit our ecosystem

+ Facilitating strong partnerships with top universities, job boards, and dev related software enterprises.

+ Creating and implementing a talent assessment program with key indicators of quality and objectivity in talent performance

+ Formulating key analytics and indicators  for hiring, onboarding and retaining  top talent

+ Ensure ongoing professional developments among key roles within a rapidly expanding environment

+ Implementing a core strategy for recruiting top entry level talent

+Understanding and implementing compensation plan

+ Finding strategic branding opportunities and events to drive brand awareness

+ Understanding of software development needs and roles


+ Bachelor’s Degrees (Master’s preferred) in HR, organizational psychology, development,  or similar discipline

+ Proven track record as talent lead and recruitment manager (4-6 years) within fast-paced tech startup

+ Genuine interest and understanding of rapidly growing startup needs and wants

+ Proven implementation of strategic methods for scaling sourcing solutions

+ Strong organizational skills and implementation strategies

+ Expertise in on-boarding and company retention

+ Self-starter mentality with proven organizational skills  

+ Interest in blockchain, hyperledger technologies and Ethereum  

Pay Rate

Competitive for the right fit