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Communications Associate

Digital Currency Group

Digital Currency Group

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Marketing & Communications
Stamford, CT, USA
Posted on Monday, February 5, 2024
What You'll Be A Part Of:

Founded in 2015 by CEO Barry Silbert, Digital Currency Group is the most active investor in the blockchain sector with a mission to accelerate the development of a better financial system through the proliferation of digital assets and blockchain technology. Today, DCG sits at the epicenter of the industry, backing more than 200 blockchain-related companies in over 35 countries. DCG also invests directly in digital currencies and other digital assets.

We passionately believe digital currency and blockchain technology will drive global economic and social change. Our unique model enables us to deploy our resources to build over the long term.

About the opportunity:

We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to join the team as a Communications Associate reporting to the SVP, Communications and Marketing. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting internal and external communications strategies, managing brand and social media initiatives, and partnering on events.

To be successful in this role, you must be a proven collaborator and communicator; you know how to listen and work well with multiple stakeholders and navigate ambiguity.

What you'll be responsible for:

  • Internal and External Communications: Partner with the SVP, Communications and Marketing on internal and external communication strategies and campaigns to effectively convey company initiatives, updates, and key messages to employees, external stakeholders, the media, and the general public.
  • Media Relations: Act as a point of contact for media inquiries and develop strong relationships with journalists, influencers, and publications spanning traditional, digital, and trade outlets. Draft press releases, develop media strategies and campaigns, and other communication materials. Coordinate and facilitate press interviews.
  • Social Media Management: Maintain DCG's presence on social media platforms, including Twitter and LinkedIn. Create engaging content, monitor conversations, and respond to inquiries, ensuring consistent brand messaging and corporate reputation.
  • Brand and Events: Support integrated marketing campaigns that align with the company's strategy. Assist in the planning, coordination, and execution of company events and conferences.
  • Crisis Communications: Assist in developing and implementing crisis communication plans. Monitor and assess potential reputational risks and develop proactive strategies to mitigate negative impacts.
  • Crypto Curiosity: Stay informed about developments in the cryptocurrency industry and demonstrate an understanding of blockchain technology. Leverage this knowledge to effectively communicate the company's initiatives and partnerships and influence the industry's rapidly evolving narrative.

What you'll bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or a related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience in the communications industry. Experience in the digital asset industry not required, but a plus.
  • Demonstrated expertise in managing social media platforms, particularly Twitter, and the ability to leverage them for effective brand communication.
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills with the ability to create compelling content for a variety of audiences and channels.
  • Direct experience in media relations, including developing relationships with journalists, securing media coverage, and managing interviews.
  • Knowledge of marketing principles and experience supporting marketing campaigns.
  • Experience planning and executing events or conferences.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work collaboratively across teams and influence stakeholders.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Comfort working in a complex environment and navigating ambiguity.

What we offer:

  • Inspiring colleagues and an invigorating startup environment
  • Competitive base salary, bonus, and incentive compensation
  • Company paid health insurance for employee, partner, and dependents
  • Unlimited PTO / Flexible Time Off
  • Life insurance, short-term & long-term disability coverage
  • 401K plan with up to 5% matching
  • Pre-tax transit and parking program
  • Pre-tax flexible spending program for medical and dependent care
  • Paid parental leave
  • Water-front office with world-class perks and amenities

Location: Stamford, CT

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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