Plan, develop, and direct the implementation of public relations and communication strategies to position and promote our brands; particularly focusing on blockchain, crypto, tech, and business-related channels such as media, major conferences, and so forth.
Determine public relations and communication objectives, key results, and positioning narratives; work closely with other teams in Marcomms to build strong alignment across key initiatives.
Oversee public communications in order to ensure it meets strategic goals and regulatory compliance standards.
Represent the organization in public spaces such as interviews, press conferences, etc.
Serve our internal teams as a source of knowledge and direction on the industry relationships, trends, and conditions that could impact our communication efforts.
Monitor public narrative and sentiment around key brands; proposing strategy adjustments and initiatives where relevant.
Align public communications across regional teams, accounting for and encouraging localised differences in culture, audiences, and operating landscape.
Develop and lead crisis management strategies and processes, providing consultation to leadership as needed.
Oversee our public relations, influencer, and communication agencies; ensuring objectives, reporting, and accountability for all external vendors.
Collaborate with on-chain governance-related initiatives, providing assistance and guidance where needed.
Recruit, onboard, develop, and manage team members in public relations.
Manage team budget, resourcing, expenditure, and reporting.
10+ years experience in public relations and/or communications role, ideally in software and technology space.
Excellent skills in building relationships with external stakeholders, ideally with an existing strong industry network.
Proven experience in leading teams and working in cross-functional setups.
Ability to oversee and ensure communications are regulatory compliant.
Excellent verbal and written language skills; fluency in English.
Proven experience to act as a senior spokesperson.
Ability to work in a fast-paced and growing startup environment.
Expertise, knowledge, and experience in blockchain.
Familiarity with open source software culture.
Experience working with multiple brands at the same time.