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About Maple

Developed to solve the inefficiencies seen in traditional systems, Maple brings the corporate credit market 100% on-chain using smart contracts to remove time and cost frictions, and executed on blockchains for immutability.

Maple Finance is infrastructure for experts (pool delegates) to run on-chain lending businesses, and have three core customers Borrowers, Lenders and Pool Delegates. Maple offers Borrowers transparent, capital-efficient financing. For Lenders, Maple offers a sustainable yield source through lending to diversified pools of crypto’s premium institutions. Loans are managed and underwritten by sophisticated teams of credit analysts called Pool Delegates, who assess credit-worthiness and set loan terms with Borrowers.

The Team

Today the Maple team is 25+ strong, with staff from BlockFi, Kraken, Meta, Bank of America, Gemini and MakerDAO to name just a few blue-chip orgs. Team profiles are shared on our site here!

Competitive Salary + Token Allocation | Full Time Contract | Remote in a timezone in or between EST - CET

The Role

The team is scaling fast and we are looking for a crypto-native and governance-focused member of the Web3 community to join as our first Community Governance Manager. The ideal candidate will be hungry to own both governance processes and community communications, be active in the space (contributing DAO member), have a background in DeFi and experience in writing long-form discursive content and analyzing different viewpoints. You’ll be joining an exceptional team transforming global capital markets and growing the digital economy.

The Opportunity

This role sits within the commercial function. The commercial team consists of operational managers, marketers and a growth function, and all play a key role in building Maple’s brand awareness and reputation at scale. Each team member has an entrepreneurial mindset, finds creative ways to speak to and grow audiences and build long-term relationships and partnerships. The commercial team sells our vision, and communicates our trusted protocol in a way that is professional and transparent. You’ll be working with a team whose background includes success at Gnosis, Maker, Gemini, BlockFi, Facebook, TikTok and Kraken.


  • Take the lead in governance for the Maple DAO; Develop standards and templates for how MIPs are laid out and the information they contain, develop and execute on strategies for governance participation.
  • Draft and guide proposals throughout the entire governance process, including formal off-chain and on-chain polling.
  • Support partners/pool delegates in writing governance proposals, and participate in discussions using logic and persuasion.
  • Build and manage community channels in relation to governance; Discord and Telegram.
  • Collaborate with product managers and the core team to identify opportunities for Maple to more effectively and efficiently execute governance
  • Connect and network with new DAOs and new communities to expand the reach of Maple and spur future developments.
  • Work with the marketing team to deliver a community engagement strategy on Discord and Twitter, including; creating and posting updates, responding to support requests and engaging in conversations.
  • Own community events (Community Calls, AMA’s, and more), including; developing content, scheduling streams and recruiting guest appearances.


  • Experience in developing governance processes, crafting proposals, and incentivising participation.
  • Have a keen interest and network in DeFi, traditional capital markets and Web3
  • Passionate about creating a strong engaged community
  • You are a strong communicator, can write persuasively, manage conflicts, speak publicly and educate both DeFi and TradFi audiences about Maple.
  • Strong copywriting skills, design capabilities and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated success in building communities.
  • Technical expert on Discord, Telegram, Snapshot, Discourse.
  • Experience organizing virtual community events.

What’s in it for you:

  • Base Salary Range of 100-150 paid in USDC or Local Fiat currency
  • A stake in Maple’s long term success, in the form of an MPL token allocation
  • 30 days paid time off per year
  • Fully remote and flexible working
  • Shared working space at your local WeWork or equivalent if you’d like it
  • Medical insurance for US team members
  • Contract or Full Time Employment opportunities
  • Fully transparent and collaborative team culture
  • Funding for personal skills development
  • Annual team offsite event, check out our first here

2021 saw Maple build, launch and grow: Launching 4 liquidity pools, generating $500m in TVL, and building strong partnerships with Circle, Alameda Research, Framework, Polychain, Wintermute, Orthogonal Trading, Maven 11, BlockTower and more. Having found product-market fit, Maple is focused on growth in 2022 and aims to reach $5BN in TVL by year end.

With our current 4 lending pools collectively having over $625m in TVL, and further pools imminent, now is the time to join the most exciting project in DeFi. If you subscribe to the values of Maple - Personal Ownership, Focused Execution, User Prioritisation, Innovative Mindset - and want to be part of a collaborative culture focused on bringing Global Finance into the future, then we want to hear from you!

We look forward to receiving your application and will be in touch after having a chance to review.

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