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We are hiring! Junior Executive Director (20h/week)

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We are excited to announce that we, the Digital Euro Association (DEA), are seeking a dynamic and ambitious individual to fill a position as an Executive Director (20 hours per week). The successful candidate will play a crucial role in supporting the DEA's core initiatives: (1) education, (2) community building, and (3) public affairs, particularly focusing on regulated digital currencies such as stablecoins, commercial bank money tokens, and central bank digital currencies (CBDCs).

Key responsibilities include:

  • Business development - developing strategies to acquire new members and devising other strategies to diversify revenues
  • Public Affairs - developing formats and political positions for communication with political stakeholders on the European and national level
  • Partnership management - building and sustaining connections with existing members
  • Research - autonomous, regular knowledge building
  • Organization of events and speaking engagements
  • Project management
  • Podcast management - organisation, recording, editing and publishing

This role offers a broad scope of activities, providing a rich, hands-on experience with one of the leading global think tanks around digital currencies.

We are ideally looking for a passionate, driven, and tech-savvy candidate who possesses either a completed Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree and has a keen interest in digital currencies. Preferred academic backgrounds include a combination of business, economics, and computer science.

Requirements for this position include:

  • A strong orientation towards technology with basic knowledge of blockchain/digital currencies
  • Skills in business development, community building, and communications
  • Native German language speaker
  • Proficiency in English at a professional level

Additional preferences:

  • Prior knowledge of digital currencies
  • Based in Germany

What you can expect from the role:

  •     Exciting and diverse tasks with plenty of room for creativity
  •     Creative and conceptual freedom for your own ideas and their implementation
  •     Full responsibility for your own projects from day one
  •     Diverse team and a supportive and cooperative environment
  •     Flexible working hours

We strongly encourage individuals of all genders, people with disabilities, and people of color to apply.

The gross annual salary is competitive with standard academic salaries for research assistants at German universities.

The position is available to start between 1 June and 1 August, initially on a two-year, fixed-term basis. Interested candidates should complete this form and send their CV and cover letter, via email to Conrad Kraft at

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