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Director, Strategic Opportunities & Chief of Staff



People & HR, Operations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, February 23, 2024

Who are we?

FalconX is the most advanced digital asset platform for institutions. We provide trade execution, credit & treasury management, prime offering and market making services. Given our global operations, industry-leading technology and deep liquidity, we have facilitated client transactions of $1 trillion in volume. Our products & services are regulated, compliant and trusted.

We are a team of engineers, product builders, institutional sales and trading leaders, operations experts, and business strategists. Our teammates have entrepreneurial experience and come from companies such as Google, Apple, Paypal, Citadel, Bridgewater, and Goldman Sachs. And, we embody our values: Think big; Drive bold outcomes; Be one team; Iterate with speed; and be an entrepreneur.

We prioritize learning. Outcomes are mission-critical, but we also believe that learning in success and in failure will drive our continued success. Our industry is emergent - there’s no shortage of experiments to get involved with and to continue growing and learning together.


As the Director, Strategic Opportunities & Chief of Staff, you will be responsible for the highest impact projects facing FalconX. You will serve as a key liaison between our teams and each of the functional leaders for these groups. In addition, you will own projects from beginning to end, working cross-functionally with teams such as Product, Engineering, Markets, Operations, Revenue and People to deliver mission-critical results.

This is a unique opportunity to join in a high visibility, high-impact role working directly with the executive management.

You Will:

  • Be a difference maker: FalconX embraces the culture of making a dent in the world. You will have the platform to push change and drive outcomes.
  • Program & Project Management - valuable connector, bridging gaps and facilitating communication and collaboration within the organization to remove roadblocks and keep programs on target.
  • Leadership: Be the “voice” of our CEO and leadership, representing the requirements, objectives, and mentality when approaching our mission-critical projects
  • Communicate: Efficiently provide the wider organization with an understanding of priorities and timelines.
  • Be Flexible: Willingness to flex to meet the needs of the organization, including the ability to context switch and support projects in different domain areas.

You Have:

  • 8+ years of experience in Management Consulting, Program Management, Startup Operations, or similar
  • Self-starter with a track record of balancing multiple projects at once
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills are a must
  • Concise, persuasive, and authentic communicator both verbally and in written communication
  • High gear operator who does not take no for an answer
  • Superb judgment and integrity, unparalleled confidentiality, and sophistication in all aspects of work
  • Experience planning and leading strategic initiatives
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Financial Services or Crypto experience a plus
  • MBA or similar advanced degree preferred but not required

Base pay for this role is expected to be between $160,000 - $250,000 USD. This expected base pay range is based on information at the time this post was generated. This role will also be eligible for other forms of compensation such as a performance linked bonus, equity, and a competitive benefits package. Actual compensation for a successful candidate will be determined based on a number of factors such as skillset, experience, and qualifications.

Inclusivity Statement

FalconX is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, equitable, and safe workspace for all people. Our roles are intended for people from all walks of life. We encourage all those interested in applying to our organization to submit an application regardless if you are missing some of the listed background requirements, skills, or experiences!

As part of our commitment to inclusivity, FalconX would like to acknowledge that the EEOC survey has limited potential responses that you can select. For legal reasons, FalconX must use this language to align with federal requirements, however, we want to ensure that you are able to provide a response to our own voluntary survey questions about your identity that best aligns with your most true self.

FalconX is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, citizenship, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and other applicable state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on FalconX. Please inform FalconX’s People team at recruiting@falconx.io, if you need assistance with participating in the application process.