Business Development Manager (NFT) at Origin
Business Development Manager (NFT) at Origin

Business Development Manager (NFT) at Origin

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Origin Protocol is looking to hire a Business Development Manager (NFT) to join the team.

This position has been closed

Origin Protocol's mission is to bring NFTs and DeFi to the masses and reach the next 100M users in crypto.Our flagship products are Origin Story (, the NFT platform that has powered multiple record-breaking NFT sales, and OUSD (, the first stablecoin that earns yield automatically while in users' wallets. Our NFT value accrual token, OGN, is traded globally on Coinbase, Binance, Huobi, and other exchanges ( Our OUSD governance token, OGV, recently launched and is available on Huobi,, and other top exchanges (


We are on the lookout for a 'never take No for an answer' BD Manager to join the Origin Story Partnerships team. You will work with a team of other BD Managers to source, close, and manage partnerships for the Story NFT platform. Key responsibilities will include evangelizing our primary sale drop technology, our branded secondary marketplaces, and token-gated access features to prospective partners looking to build out their NFT ecosystems.

You will source partnerships from a variety of verticals, including established NFT projects (PFP, gaming, metaverse), as well as develop relationships with new projects looking to launch. We oftentimes work with tier-A celebrities/influencers and brands, so you should be prepared to have the confidence to manage relationships and guide partnership outcomes with strong personalities.


  • 5+ years of experience in business development
  • Demonstrated passion and high-level understanding of NFTs (must be a member of multiple NFT communities)
  • Proven track record of sourcing and closing deals
  • Extreme bias to action and hustle - we expect you to kick down doors that others won't
  • High degree of organization and attention to detail
  • Strong empathy, sales ability, and analytical ability

How to apply

  • Apply below and be sure to tell us:
  • Why you are a good fit for this job
  • Links to your LinkedIn, your public social media profiles (Twitter is a must), or website
  • Links to any public crypto wallets
  • Examples of your previous work

Compensation and benefits

You will be paid a competitive salary and a cryptocurrency grant of Origin Tokens (OGN) and Origin Dollar Governance (OGV). We offer health, dental, and vision insurance.Other details

Origin is a well-funded decentralized crypto project, raising over $38M from Pantera Capital, Foundation Capital, Spartan Group, BlockTower Capital, HackVC, Sora, 1kx, and other top crypto venture firms. Our angels include Steve Chen (co-founder of YouTube), Alexis Ohanian (co-founder of Reddit), and Garry Tan (managing partner of Initialized Capital).

The core team of ~30 includes a PayPal founder, 1st YouTube employee, and product and engineering managers/leads from Google, Dropbox, Palo Alto Networks, Pinterest, Coinbase, and other iconic companies.The Origin community includes hundreds of thousands of community members and hundreds of open-source contributors. On the NFT front, we count Paris Hilton as an investor and advisor. We've worked with top crypto and mainstream talent, including Trevor Jones, Alotta Money, KSHMR, Don Diablo, Inspiration4/SpaceX, 3LAU, and Jake Paul. Several new startups are building on top of OUSD, and it is integrated widely across DeFi.

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