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Director of Communications at Web 3 Foundation

Zug | Marketing | Full-time | Updated: April 30, 2019, 7:59 p.m.


Job Description

Web3 Foundation is seeking an experienced Director of Communications to help develop our communications strategy and manage a highly competent team to execute on it.

This is an opportunity to work at the forefront of technological development and to be part of shaping the future of society for the better. You will be instrumental developing and implementing both a communications and product launch strategy, focused on raising the awareness of the Foundation and the Polkadot blockchain ecosystem.

Our diverse communications team already has a range of key skills with specialist understanding and knowledge of the various segments and aspects of our audience. We will be looking to the person in this role to ideate and implement major initiatives to grow general awareness on a short timeline.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Develop and lead communications plan that is aligned to the company’s mission and the impending launch of the Polkadot network
Define with the help of the team the target groups that need to be reached along a specific timeline with milestones before and after the launch of the Polkadot network to achieve the goal of general awareness
Responsible for creating digestible content that engages our community, drives brand awareness, and leads to developer adoption
Partner with the Events team to maximize awareness and attendance for Web3 Foundation’s flagship events and conferences, including Polkadot hackathons and the Web3 Summit
Partner with research and technical education teams to develop compelling video and written content to amplify across all channels
Build world-class messaging and positioning for key announcements and feature launches around Polkadot
Hands-on with the help of the team to implement the defined strategy, via Content Creation, Social Media, Marketing, Online Communication, etc.

REQUIREMENTS

7+ years of corporate communications or public relations

3+ years of building and leading a high performance team

Ability to work hard and grasp new concepts fast

Exceptional writing skills and ability to communicate to highly technical audiences

Strong messaging skills and ability to explain new technologies to a broad and diverse audience

Proven track record of developing and coordinating the execution of a communications strategy

Proven leadership and management experience as a marketing expert

Passion for building open source communities, increasing the adoption of cutting edge technologies, and fostering the global movement towards user privacy and digital sovereignty

NICE-TO-HAVES

Understanding of the core concepts and ideas of decentralization and blockchain industry

Familiarity with the most important ecosystems, communities, companies and cultures in the blockchain industry


BENEFITS

Competitive compensation and a very attractive work location at the Zuger Lake
Travel to W3F events around the world
An AMAZING and diverse team with deep roots in the space and with an ambition to change the world with open source software
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