August 2, 2023

Head of Institutional Sales at Nethermind

What are we all about?

We are a team of world class builders and researchers with expertise across several domains: Ethereum Protocol Engineering, Layer-2, Decentralized Finance (DeFi), Miner Extractable Value (MEV), Smart Contract Development, Security Auditing and Formal Verification.

Working to solve some of the most challenging problems in the blockchain space, we frequently collaborate with renowned companies, such as Ethereum Foundation, StarkWare, Gnosis Chain, Aave, Flashbots, xDai, Open Zeppelin, Forta Protocol, Energy Web, POA Network and many more.

We actively contribute to Ethereum core development, EIP’s and network upgrades together with the Ethereum Foundation, and other client teams.

Today, there are nearly 200 of us working remotely from over 45+ countries.

The role

As the Head of Institutional Sales, you will be responsible for leading and managing the institutional sales team and strategy within the company. You will play a crucial role in driving revenue growth by establishing and maintaining relationships with institutional clients, such as banks, financial institutions, asset managers, and institutional investors. Your primary focus will be on driving sales, meeting revenue targets, and expanding the company’s market share within the institutional segment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive sales strategy for the institutional segment, aligning with the company’s overall business goals and objectives.
  • Identify and evaluate potential market opportunities and develop plans to penetrate new markets or expand the company’s presence in existing markets.
  • Set ambitious sales targets and develop action plans to achieve and exceed them, monitoring and adjusting strategies as needed.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key institutional clients, including banks, financial institutions, asset managers, and institutional investors.
  • Understand clients’ needs, objectives, and investment preferences to effectively position the company’s products or services and provide tailored solutions.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for institutional clients, addressing their inquiries, resolving issues, and ensuring client satisfaction.
  • Lead and manage the institutional sales team, providing guidance, support, and mentorship to achieve sales targets and drive performance.
  • Foster a collaborative and results-oriented culture within the sales team, promoting knowledge sharing and continuous professional development.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, market dynamics, and regulatory changes that may impact the institutional sales landscape.
  • Conduct regular competitor analysis to identify strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities, leveraging insights to refine sales strategies and differentiate the company’s offerings,
  • Track and analyze sales performance metrics, such as revenue, sales pipelines, conversion rates, and client acquisition costs.
  • Prepare regular sales reports and presentations for senior management, providing insights and recommendations for sales improvement and revenue growth.
  • Utilize CRM systems or other sales tools to effectively manage and monitor the sales process, ensuring accurate and up-to-date client information.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in institutional sales within the financial services industry or blockchain and web3 industry.
  • Strong understanding of financial products and institutional client needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute effective sales strategies, driving revenue growth and achieving sales targets.
  • Excellent relationship-building and interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Analytical mindset and proficiency in sales data analysis, leveraging insights to make informed business decisions.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills.

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Head of Institutional Sales at Nethermind

August 2, 2023 10:30 PM
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