Senior Communications Manager at ShapeShift

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ShapeShift is seeking a Senior Communications Manager to propel the company’s corporate and brand storytelling through effective strategy and consistent messaging. You will oversee the development of brand and public relations collateral, execute on internal and external communications, liaise with media to build effective relations, and assist with overall media strategies. 

The primary goal of the Senior Communications Manager is to influence strategy and execute on campaigns to drive success. A successful candidate will be able to seamlessly context switch between developing high-level strategy and daily campaign execution with ease. The ideal candidate will be an effective team player/coach, a natural extrovert, and possess a drive to influence media channels and insert the company narrative at every point possible. This person is equally comfortable with brand narrative as they are with corporate narrative, and is excited by the startup pace and the opportunity that comes with it.

This is a full-time position, based in Denver, Colorado or fully remote when able to operate in western time zones, and reports to the Chief Growth Officer. 

The ideal candidate will be open to daily changes in workflow and protocol (and force us to improve workflows). As a start-up in an evolving space, there are new challenges that require new solutions every day. Learn more about who we are at ShapeShift.com/careers

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Work with the Chief Growth Officer to drive strategy and execute effective media and communications campaigns 
  • Define key performance indicators for each communications channel which will indicate a campaign's level of success
  • Maintain strong relationships with media, agencies and industry influencers, at a national and global level
  • Determine strategic communications campaigns that will help further organizational goals
  • Create internal communications protocols and initiatives that will continue to foster our strong team culture
  • Oversee the creation of marketing and communications collateral to ensure that it is consistent with the organization's brand and corporate communications strategy, including email, white papers, website copy, video, imagery, and more
  • Develop, implement and manage our social media strategy including important social media KPIs

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE 

  • 5-7 years experience working in a communications, public relations, or marketing role
  • Proven success designing and executing communications strategies and campaigns
  • Superior written and verbal communications skills
  • Product communications experience
  • Experience building consensus among multiple internal stakeholders
  • Experience managing reactive communications
  • Corporate and agency experience preferred

BONUS SKILLS

  •  Cryptocurrency knowledge and experience with blockchain technologies

WHAT WE OFFER YOU

  • 100% Covered Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Company Equity
  • Remote work 
  • 401(k)
  • Generous Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Opportunity to be paid in Bitcoin

TRAVEL

15% domestic/international travel (Post-COVID)

OTHER DUTIES

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle or feel controls. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary. 

 ShapeShift is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SolidityLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

Our office is downtown with plenty of local restaurants, breweries, and public transit options within walking distance.

What are ShapeShift Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
CryptoCurrency Certification Consortium (C4)
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
ShapeShift employees can contribute up to $2,700 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
ShapeShift's dental plan covers 100% of premiums for employees and 75% for dependants.
Vision Benefits
ShapeShift's Vision plan covers 100% of premiums for employees and 75% for dependants.
Health Insurance Benefits
ShapeShift's health insurance policy covers 100% of premiums for employees and 75% for dependants.
Life Insurance
ShapeShift's covers $100,000 of life insurance at 100% with the opportunity to voluntarily increase the amount
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
ShapeShift provides up to 12 weeks of maternity leave and 4 weeks of paternity leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
ShapeShift provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes core Mountain Time hours, flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
We have a Hybrid Workforce, where we believe you should work where you are comfortable.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Kickball Mindful Fox Slack Channel
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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