Event Lead (Contract)

United States

Closing in 3 days

What is Polygon Labs?

Polygon Labs develops Ethereum scaling solutions for Polygon protocols. Polygon Labs engages with other ecosystem developers to help make available scalable, affordable, secure and sustainable blockchain infrastructure for Web3. Polygon Labs has initially developed a growing suite of protocols for developers to gain easy access to major scaling solutions, including layer 2s (zero-knowledge rollups and optimistic rollups), sidechains, hybrid chains, app-specific chains, enterprise chains, and data availability protocols. Scaling solutions that Polygon Labs initially developed have seen widespread adoption with tens of thousands of decentralized apps, unique addresses exceeding 225 million, over 1.2 million smart contracts created and 2.56 billion total transactions processed since inception. The existing Polygon network is home for some of the biggest Web3 projects, such as Aave, Uniswap, and OpenSea, and well-known enterprises, including Robinhood, Stripe and Adobe. Polygon Labs is carbon neutral with the goal of leading Web3 in becoming carbon negative.

Job Summary

We are looking for a seasoned, strategic event lead to support our global marketing and community efforts. You will be responsible for contributing to and executing individual events that support overall business goals, community plans and key messages —before, during and after the event.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about Polygon technology, and have an event, community and strategic marketing background that includes event marketing strategy, developing and producing multi-channel event programs (including in-person, virtual and hybrid events) through solid positioning, messaging, project management, contract negotiating, and cross-functional relations.

A successful candidate will be a fast learner who is curious, analytical, comfortable with ambiguity and working independently, able to think strategically while focusing on details, and scaling high impact projects.

Key Job Responsibilities
 Develop and produce multi-channel event programs through solid positioning, messaging, event planning, project management, contract negotiating, and cross-functional relations, to bolster the perception of Polygon technology in the marketplace
 Share and scale assets and experiences, maximize efficiencies and cultivate new ideas that benefit programs globally
 Provide direction and exert influence in shaping experiences or programs
 Manage large teams of internal cross-functional collaborators and third-party agencies and vendors across complex events, fostering open communication and driving excellence in delivery
 Develop and review creative concepts for events, and work with cross-functional teams and internal/external collaborators to build and enhance programs
 Profit and loss responsibility, budget and planning for complex programs
 Work in collaboration with PR and industry marketing peers to ideate, negotiate and execute large-scale sponsorships at key industry events
 Deeply understand external collaborators' goals and metrics, building solutions to capture and provide event KPIs 
 Foster feedback loop with cross-functional teams to continually measure event effectiveness
 Define and refine event metrics as part of overall event strategy effectiveness
 Evaluate and report on event's success as part of overall business goals
 Contribute to and set team-level goals and functional strategy
 Leverage external data and insights to inform strategy
 Ability to travel frequently for events
 6-8 years experience of event marketing strategy experience, with an emphasis on web3, crypto, developer landscape the last 2-3 years and proven experience executing culturally-relevant events
 Thorough understanding of the web3 industry, key associations, partners and media landscape
 Bonus: Experience creating and evolving experiences that showcase the Polygon technology stack — Polygon PoS, zkevm, Miden, – with proven results building developer event experiences with and aligning use of these technologies to business goals
 Experience working in close collaboration with agency creatives, designers, and producers on a variety of digital and interactive projects
 Experience concepting, programming and producing events of all sizes — from intimate C-level experiences, to large scale events – both company-owned and industry-led
 Highly organized, self-motivated, solution-oriented and able to think creatively and quickly with a strategic lens
 5+ years working with cross-functional teams and stakeholders across various levels of the organization, building trust and fostering collaboration
 Demonstrated project management skills of complex programs and budgets of $1M+
 Experience working well under pressure with tight deadlines, while managing multiple programs simultaneously
 Demonstrable interest in diversity and inclusion and ensuring it is a lens through which events are executed
 Expertise using tools such as Notion, Airtable, Hubspot, Google Suite, Jira, Excel, Slack, Luma
 Familiarity with competitive landscape
 A desire to learn and stay on top of emerging technologies and trends, consistently enhancing programs, and bringing new ideas to the table
 Interest in learning in a fast-paced environment
 Excellent eye for detail
About the Team
 We are believers in Web3 values and aim to empower the world to equitably access the internet's value.
 You would join a close knit, hard working team who plan and produce some of the best events in the industry.
 There is always opportunity and encouragement to take initiative on projects and be confident that team members will share feedback and support.

Polygon Labs Perks

The goal of the Polygon Labs total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan includes, the following benefits:

Remote first global workforce

Industry leading Medical, Dental and Vision health insurance

Company matching 401k with 3% match

$1,500 Home Office Set Up Allowance (life-time max)

$200 Annual Book Allowance Program

$75 Monthly internet or phone reimbursement

Flexible Time Off

1 company wide wellness Friday day off per quarter

Company issued laptop

Egg freezing, mental health, and employee wellness benefits

In certain countries medical, dental and vision is fully covered for employees & their dependents. This is country and plan specific.

401k is for United States employees only

Polygon Labs is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. Polygon Labs is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We believe in integration and equal opportunity. Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process and applicants with a disability may request to be accommodated throughout the recruitment process. We will work with all applicants to accommodate their individual accessibility needs.

If you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We'd love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit.

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Job details


Event Lead (Contract)




United States


March 27, 2024

Application deadline

April 26, 2024

Job type




About the employer

Polygon is a platform for Ethereum scaling and infrastructure development and web3. Its growing suite of products offers developers easy access to all major scaling and infrastructure solutions: L2 solutions (ZK Rollups and Optimistic Rollups), sidechains, hybrid solutions, stand-alone and enterprise chains, data availability solutions, and more.Polygon’s scaling solutions have seen widespread adoption with 7,000+ applications hosted, 1B+ total transactions processed, ~130M+ unique user addresses, and $5B+ in assets secured.


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