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Communications Manager

Ava Labs

$118,600 - $148,200 / year
Apply before: May 31, 2024
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  • Date posted
    May 1, 2024
  • Location
    Onsite
  • Salary
    $118,600 - $148,200 / year
  • Apply before
    May 31, 2024
  • Career Level
    Mid-Level

Job Description

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Looking to join a world-class blockchain development team? Ava Labs makes it simple to deploy high-performance solutions for Web3, led by innovations on Avalanche. The company was founded by Cornell computer scientists, who partnered with Wall Street veterans and early Web3 leaders to execute a promising vision for redefining the way people build permissionless networks. Ava Labs is redefining the way people create value with Web3. Join us as we empower people to easily and freely digitize all the world’s assets on one open, programmable blockchain platform

Ava Labs is looking for someone who wants to help craft and share our 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 Chief Marketing Officer to execute high quality content and media relations strategies.

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

What You Will Do

  • Develop and execute strategic PR campaigns that earn high-quality media coverage
  • Work directly with Head of PR and Executive Team and product owners to tell the stories behind Ava Labs applications and the growth of the Avalanche community
  • Build and foster relationships between media and Ava Labs / Avalanche
  • Leverage insights and proactive response to identify press opportunities and earn Avalanche a place in key stories
  • Contribute to copywriting of blogs, press releases, opinion pieces, etc. Partner with the wider comms team to develop content for blogs, press releases, opinion pieces, thought leadership pieces, and more
  • Work closely with design, legal, and product teams on a global scale to align messaging and content deliverables with overall Ava Labs goals
  • Work closely with partners, product managers, founders developers, and subject matter experts to gather information and ensure the accuracy and completeness of documentation and to ultimately tell the stories behind Ava Labs applications and the growth of Avalanche
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support documentation needs related to product launches, hackathons, marketing campaigns, and ecosystem contributions

What You Will Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience in the field of writing
  • 5+ years experience in Communications + PR with a track record of delivering quality results in crypto, blockchains, or DeFi
  • 3+ years of experience producing web3 content in-house, writing for a news publication, or related role
  • Strong experience writing about blockchain technology, decentralized applications, smart contracts, and Web3 protocols or previous contributions to open-source projects or technical communities related to blockchain, crypto, or Web3
  • Loves writing, really loves it. This is a writing-intensive position. You are the happiest writing high-quality pieces, short or long, that explain complicated aspects/ideas and inspire people
  • Can think strategically about where content strategy should go but is also keen on getting things done operationally
  • Has an understanding of how to leverage content strategies for consumer, developer, retail, and institutional audiences
  • A passion for the crypto + blockchain industry

Salary Range: $118,600 to $148,200

(**This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, a final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location.)

WHY AVA LABS?

If you’ve ever thought about joining an early stage Web3 company – this is it! We’re a global, world-class team of experts in computer science, economics, finance, marketing, and law with offices in New York City and Miami. We’re highly passionate about Web3 and redefining the way people build and use finance and decentralized applications of all kinds. The company received early-stage funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Initialized Capital, and Polychain Capital, with angel investments from Balaji Srinivasan and Naval Ravikant. Join us and be a pioneer in a new technology that will have implications across a range of verticals such as finance, gaming, investing, collectibles, among many others.

Ava Labs is committed to diversity in the workplace and we’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not hire on basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.