Head of Communications


over 1 years ago

About Zilliqa

Zilliqa is the world’s first public blockchain platform to be built on sharded architecture. We are a globally diverse team on the lookout for like-minded and passionate people who share our mission of making the development and use of blockchain applications for everyone’s life.

Job Description

  • Development and implement global (and where needed, regional) communications strategy for layer-1 blockchain Zilliqa. Set annual KPIs that will enable growth of company visibility, its spokesperson and star projects/verticals  
  • Research key competitors, news and industry trends; regularly adapt narrative, positioning and key messages to fit with current vision, mission and goals
  • Liaise with the PR agency (and any other external contractors) to oversee and execute major PR campaigns and media relations efforts  
  • Curate an array of content and promotional materials (speeches, talking points, press releases, blogs, bylines, op-eds, social media messages, messages to stakeholders) in alignment with relevant Heads of Departments. Manage copywriters’ pipelines to create a steady stream of content that is informative, engaging and educational
  • Assess and coordinate on key industry event participation, and lead Zilliqa-run events
  • Broker opportunities within partnerships, sponsorships and advertising that best suit Zilliqa’s needs.
  • Thought leadership: Build content and story pipelines to enrich profile of all key Zilliqa speakers across DeFi, Metaverse/NFTs, gaming and esports and crypto/Web3 themes 
  • Maintain relationships with key partners and their marketing teams to leverage PR and promotional opportunities    ### Requirements
  • Prior experience of around 5-10 years in marketing, communications, PR/editing, journalism, (print, online or broadcast) preferred. Experience working in tech - especially within crypto, blockchain, NFTs, DeFi a plus. 
  • You should have the ability to condense technical material into digestible information for a variety of audiences (mainstream, tech, developers etc.)
  • Excellent oral and written communication, including presentation skills, Fluency in English is a must.
  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills with the ability to bring a high level of organisation to planning and execution. 
  • Must possess excellent time management skills
  • Proactive, self-starter who can suggest and see through new and creative ideas 
  • Strong experience working on multiple assignments at once, while maintaining project deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail and an ability to produce high-quality, accurate work in a fast paced environment. Must be a responsive, engaged team player!    ### Location At Zilliqa, we work remotely However, for this role you should be able to periodically travel for industry events/conferences
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