Communications Lead

  • Blockchain
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Apr 25, 2018
Permanent

Job Description


Blockchain is the world's leading software platform for digital assets. Offering the largest production blockchain platform in the world, we share the passion to code, create, and ultimately build an open, accessible and fair financial future, one piece of software at a time.

We are seeking a Communications Lead for our New York office.

THE ROLE:

You will be responsible for supporting the COO in advocating Blockchain through compelling storytelling. A skilled writer and  champion of Blockchain and our mission, y ou'll wear many hats and make meaningful contributions in a fast-paced environment that values initiative, innovation, detail, and integrity.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:
  • Conceptualize and implement Blockchain's external communications and media relations strategy.
  • Serve as chief copywriter tasked with writing, editing, and distributing press releases, pitches, brochures, blog posts, and website and social media content.
  • Handle inbound press inquiries.
  • Develop internal and external-facing content from product copy to blog posts.
  • Coordinate participation in conferences and events.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
  • 7+ years of experience in strategic communications and public relations outreach; experience building and maintaining a press list
  • Love of the written word and keen attention to detail (the kind of person who has strong opinions on the use of the Oxford comma and frequently identifies typos in newspapers and novels)
  • Avid reader and writer; ability to recognize and tell a compelling story
  • Initiative; ability to learn new skills and information quickly, and to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Follow-through on commitments and persistence; lives up to verbal and written agreements; demonstrates tenacity and willingness to go the distance to get something done

COMPENSATION & PERKS:
  • Amazing and accessible office location in the heart of New York City.
  • Catered team lunch every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
  • Apple equipment.

APPLICATION:
  • Resume/CV or LinkedIn profile.
  • Link to your portfolio, if any.
  • Your favorite GIF.