Community Engagement Specialist

Block.one

www.block.one

Name
Human Resources

Email
stacye.broce@block.one

Job Description

About Block.one LLC

Block.one LLC is a creator of Decentralized Autonomous Corporations (DACs), a concept introduced by CTO Daniel Larimer in 2014 that empowers open source communities to disrupt existing centralized business models. Currently we, along with others globally, are developing EOS.IO, a revolutionary open-source decentralized blockchain infrastructure that will be used worldwide as the basis for developing countless high-throughput blockchain applications. We are looking for extraordinary technology professionals to join the Block.one LLC team in our continuing quest to enhance, refine and scale EOS.IO for our rapidly expanding developer community.

About EOS.IO

Published by Block.one, EOS.IO is a blockchain protocol that enables horizontal scaling of decentralized applications, allowing developers to efficiently create high performance distributed applications. The EOS.IO software provides accounts, authentication, databases, and the scheduling of applications across multiple CPU cores and/or clusters. This allows for horizontal scalability, replaces user fees with an ownership model, and powers simple deployment of decentralized applications. Check out the EOS.IO GitHub repository to read our source code and, for more information, visit the resources section of the EOS.IO website.

The Job

Our global public communications team is looking for a Community Engagement Specialist who will be based in our Blacksburg, Virginia office. The candidate should be a people person with excellent writing and editing and persuasive communications skills. The role will include public relations, internal communications and community affairs. The candidate will report to the head of public relations, who is based in Hong Kong.

Responsibilities

  • In cooperation with the head of public relations and in alignment with global strategy, assist to drive local market public communications and community relations activities, including CTO personal media relations and communications
  • Draft and edit communications materials, including media pitches, statements, quotes, announcements and other documents as required
  • Conduct local market media relations, write and edit other communications materials as needed
  • Liaise with local community organizations as necessary
  • Coordinate Blacksburg-related communications and community engagement initiatives and other related projects as required by public relations and the management team
  • Work with digital, events and developer and community relations teams to ensure consistency of style and efficient project work-flow across markets

Qualifications

  • Have, at minimum, a  Bachelor’s degree in Marketing Communications, Public Relations or a related discipline
  • 2-4 years of professional experience in communications or similar field, with preference given to those with experience in technology development and/or financial industries
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Extensive ties to, and contacts in, local community associations, media outlets and other local and regional organizations
  • Highly organized, with experience managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strategic, analytical thinker who enjoys problem solving
  • Flexible, self-starter, highly organized and able to multi-task
  • A positive attitude, an entrepreneurial approach
  • Public affairs, developer and analyst relations expertise and/or experience preferred
  • Knowledge of blockchain and/or computer science is a plus
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