Public Relations Manager

New York City, United States


Bitstamp, the world's longest standing cryptocurrency exchange is looking for an experienced:


PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER


This is an opportunity to join a growing international company with a leading position in one of the most promising sectors of finance. We are already the largest crypto exchange in Europe and are now looking to ramp up our presence in the States from our newly opened New York office. You will get a chance to shape Bitstamp’s image in the US, as well as our global brand perception from both a strategic and operational level.  


Responsibilities:

• Developing a public relations plan including strategy, goals, budget and tactics

• Crafting a media relations strategy with placements in leading digital media and print publications

• Finding and analyzing media coverage and promoting that content through owned and paid media channels

• Developing and maintaining Bitstamp’s corporate image and identity

• Building relationships with thought leaders, key journalists and industry influencers

• Attending relevant industry events and meetups

• Managing project-specific agency budgets and coordinating public relations activities across the Bitstamp group

• Leveraging your existing media relationships to generate new contacts rapidly

• Functioning as the main contact for all media inquiries, taking requests and coordinating interviews

• Creating content for press releases, articles and keynote presentations

• Identifying opportunities for partnerships, sponsorships and advertising

• Maintaining a keen understanding of industry trends affecting clients and making appropriate recommendations regarding communication strategy

• Working closely with social media manager, brand manager and content manager to create and drive campaigns, deliver our message, enhance the company’s reputation externally and internally and raise performance and credibility of the brand

• Planning and managing the organization of our events as well as PR coverage of events we sponsor or attend


Required Skills and Experience:

• 5+ years of experience designing and executing successful public relations campaigns, as well as working with various agencies

• Strong relationships with fintech businesses and industry media outlets

• BA/MA in marketing, advertising, journalism, communications or other related field

• Exceptional writing, editing, oral and interpersonal communication skills coupled with strong organizational skills

• Experience in measuring PR performance of web and mobile-based companies


Nice To Have:

• 1-2 years’ experience in similar fintech companies, preferably in public relations

• Solid understanding of and an interest in cryptocurrency and blockchain markets

• Connections with influencers in the cryptocurrency blockchain and/or tech market


Languages:

• Fluent in English (oral/written)


Perks of the Job:

• Shape one of the leading brands in crypto

• Work with a dynamic international team

• Comprehensive insurance and benefits

• Training and development opportunities

• Highly competitive salary


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