Communications Manager

  • Ava Labs
  • Remote (Brooklyn, NY, USA)
  • Jun 21, 2021
Full time Marketing

Job Description

ABOUT AVALANCHE

Avalanche is an open-source platform for launching decentralized finance applications and enterprise blockchain deployments in one interoperable, highly scalable ecosystem. Developers who build on Avalanche can easily create powerful, reliable, and secure applications and custom blockchain networks with complex rulesets or build on existing private or public subnets.

ABOUT AVA LABS

Ava Labs makes it simple to launch finance applications using blockchain technology–with highly scalable and efficient networks, customizable public and private blockchains, the capability to create any digital asset, and more. We are empowering people to build an open, simple, and democratic internet of finance that enables the world to have a more prosperous future.


Ava Labs was founded by Cornell computer scientists who brought on talent from Wall Street to execute their vision. The company has received funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Initialized Capital, and Polychain Capital, with angel investments from Balaji Srinivasan and Naval Ravikant.


WHAT WILL YOU DO

Ava Labs is looking for someone who wants to help craft and share the first draft of history with Avalanche. This person is an excellent writer, passionate learner, and skilled communicator with demonstrated results for projects in cryptocurrencies, blockchains, and decentralized finance. This role needs a results-driven individual who can own projects end-to-end, and work closely with Ava Labs Director of Communications to execute high quality content and media relations strategies.


The Communications Manager is an essential member of the Ava Labs who will help position Avalanche as the go-to blockchain platform for all financial products, services, and other decentralized applications.


Develop and execute strategic PR campaigns that earn high-quality media coverageWork directly with Director of Communications, Executive Team and product owners to  tell the stories behind Ava Labs applications and the growth of the Avalanche communityBuild and foster relationships between media and Ava Labs / AvalancheLeverage insights and proactive response to identify press opportunities and earn Avalanche a place in key storiesContribute to copywriting of blogs, press releases, opinion pieces, etc. 

WHAT WILL YOU BRING

  • 3-5 years experience in Communications + PR with a track record of delivering quality results in crypto, blockchains, or DeFi
  • Experience working autonomously at an agency or in an in-house corporate environment
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience 
  • Proven experience in earning coverage in business and crypto media
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • You’re passionate about learning and understanding new markets and opportunities to grow a brand
  • Required: Passionate about blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies
  • Required: Contacts with crypto, finance, or technology reporters, and understanding of these outlets