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Business Development Manager

  • Sales & Marketing
  • Full-time
  • Lafayette, CA
  • Remote

2023-02-12 17:59:33 UTC

We are seeking a dynamic Business Development Manager to join Hawku, the largest game NFT marketplace on Polygon.  The ideal candidate will have a strong passion for the web3 gaming industry and a deep understanding of the NFT market, with a proven track record in business development.

About the Role:

  • You will be helping lead our business development team - contacting, establishing and maintaining relationships with web3 gaming companies.  

  • You will be playing a key role in Hawku’s growth as it adds new games and other utility/gaming tokens, ensuring we have the top marketplace possible for our game and NFT creator partners.

  • This is a rare opportunity to get in very early in a fully-remote venture building a product thousands of players love with huge growth potential.


  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities through partnerships and collaborations with game developers and publishers.

  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders, including game creators, players, guilds, and potential partners - ensuring Hawku is the preferred marketplace and solves their marketplace needs.

  • Collaborate with the development team to ensure a seamless user experience for game creators and players and collectors

  • Constantly experiment with more effective ways to help bring on and maintain key NFT games and get their players to engage with the Hawku marketplace.

  • Engage players and creators in web3 gaming communities and identify key pain points that a Hawku implementation can solve.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, or a related field

  • 2+ years of experience in business development or a related role, with a focus on the web3 gaming industry

  • Strong understanding of blockchain technology, digital assets, and the NFT market

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to think creatively and develop innovative solutions to complex problems

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Self motivated & able to be productive in a fully remote work environment

  • Passion for the gaming and NFT industries and a drive to succeed in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving market

Who we are looking for:

  • You ideally have experience in a start-up environment 

  • You have played in or are involved with a number of Web3 games

  • You love intellectual challenges and are intellectually curious.

  • You love building out and managing relationships. You enjoy putting customers first, and finding creative ways to make them successful within the constraints of what is possible.

  • You enjoy companies that are scrappy, and are able to do more with less.

  • You are goal oriented and tend to thrive on execution (i.e. you get stuff done.)

  • You prefer things that are simple over complicated

  • You have a witty sense of humor (or at least can tolerate bad puns).

This is a unique opportunity for a driven and talented individual to join a cutting-edge start-up and play a key role in shaping the future of the gaming NFT market. If you have a passion for gaming, blockchain, and digital assets, and a proven track record in business development, we would love to hear from you!

About Hawku

Hawku has created the leading game marketplace on Polygon, focusing on tokens valued by their real-time data. It is the primary NFT marketplace for leading Polygon games like ZED.run, The Red Village and Rebel Bots. Its specialty is helping people research, buy, and sell NFTs based on real-time data making buying and selling a key part of the fun of the game. Since its launch in 2022, Hawku has facilitated over 85,000 NFT sales.

Hawku is backed by some of the top VCs in the web2.0 and crypto industries including Lightspeed Venture Partners, Dragonfly Capital, Multicoin Capital and Alameda Research.

Compensation: Salary, equity and/or possibly tokens. 

Please note: At this time this role is limited to select countries of residence in North America, South America and Europe.

No Recruiters or Agencies Please!

Remote restrictions

  • Workday must overlap by at least 3 hours with San Francisco, CA, USA