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Position: Communications Officer
Institution: Web3 Foundation
Department: Communications
Location: Zug, Switzerland
Duties: You are the right hand to the Head of Communications; You help manage the day-to-day affairs of the Web3 Foundation communications team; You handle copy, including doing an initial pass on first drafts and giving texts a final read before publication. Copy includes blog posts written by developers, announcements written by external partners and press releases; You help oversee projects related to the communications team, including building websites and delivering special content packages; You watch out for violations of Web3 Foundation branding and style across external and internal communications
Requirements: 2-3 years experience as a journalist or in a writing-intensive industry; Impeccable written and spoken English; Alacrity. You have a bias towards action and people naturally appreciate working with you; Flawless judgment. You know how to think fast and slow. You learn quickly from mistakes and don't repeat them; Ability to thrive amid vast complexity. The more information you face, the more dogged your will to synthesize it becomes. You structure your thoughts in oral and written communication. You can summarize a one-hour meeting in a few sentences while holding others'attention; Poise under pressure. Whether speaking to journalists handling breaking news or receiving direct feedback from colleagues, you keep your cool; You offer solutions to editorial issues, usually by revising copy or proposing improved language; Self-awareness and candor. Ability to deliver feedback to teammates and externals in a friendly way that clearly gets your message across and avoids personal conflict; Diligent organization. You don't lose track of tasks or need reminders; Experience in blockchain or a background in economics, financial or STEM-oriented journalism OR experience managing public-relations and marketing campaigns at fast-scaling startup or large corporation
   
Text: Web 3.0 Technologies Foundation Privacy Policy Job Openings Communications Officer Communications - Zug, Zug Apply for this Job Department Communications Employment Type Full-Time Minimum Experience Experienced Are you looking for a challenging role at a values-driven organization? Do you believe your writing skills can create value in a fast-moving startup environment? Then come join the Web3 Foundation team in Zug as a Communications Officer Web3 Foundation accelerates the development and adoption of the decentralized web. We are providing the framework and setting the standards for an ecosystem so that the most cutting-edge projects can work together, multiplying their benefit to society as a whole. We are building the future of identity, privacy, financial markets and commerce through blockchain and cryptographic technologies. At the core of this work is Polkadot - a platform that enables blockchains of all kinds to interact and communicate with one another. This is an opportunity to work at the forefront of technological development and join in shaping the future of society for the better. We are a lean team with a flat organisation. For this role we will consider candidates who are legally allowed to work in Switzerland, although for exceptional talent we would also consider EU citizens with the ability to relocate to Zug, Switzerland. Responsibilities You are the right hand to the Head of Communications. You help manage the day-to-day affairs of the Web3 Foundation communications team. You handle copy, including doing an initial pass on first drafts and giving texts a final read before publication. Copy includes blog posts written by developers, announcements written by external partners and press releases. You help oversee projects related to the communications team, including building websites and delivering special content packages. You watch out for violations of Web3 Foundation branding and style across external and internal communications Requirements 2-3 years experience as a journalist or in a writing-intensive industry. Impeccable written and spoken English. Alacrity. You have a bias towards action and people naturally appreciate working with you. Flawless judgment. You know how to think fast and slow. You learn quickly from mistakes and don't repeat them. Ability to thrive amid vast complexity. The more information you face, the more dogged your will to synthesize it becomes. You structure your thoughts in oral and written communication. You can summarize a one-hour meeting in a few sentences while holding others' attention. Poise under pressure. Whether speaking to journalists handling breaking news or receiving direct feedback from colleagues, you keep your cool. You offer solutions to editorial issues, usually by revising copy or proposing improved language. Self-awareness and candor. Ability to deliver feedback to teammates and externals in a friendly way that clearly gets your message across and avoids personal conflict. Diligent organization. You don't lose track of tasks or need reminders. Experience in blockchain or a background in economics, financial or STEM-oriented journalism OR experience managing public-relations and marketing campaigns at fast-scaling startup or large corporation. A Plus Deep understanding of social media. Advanced competence in 1-2 other languages. Compelling academic track record. Benefits Competitive compensation and employee benefits Regular company retreats at unique locations located around Europe Opportunity to work in a multinational, high-performance team with diverse backgrounds (i.e. physics, computer science, machine-learning algorithm design, legal, financial products, management consulting, marketing & advertising, etc. ) To apply to this position, we kindly ask that you to answer a few questions on the application form and submit a one-page curriculum vitae and a one-page cover letter. Additionally, we would like to get an idea of how you think about social media. To that end, along with your cover letter in the same PDF please do the following: include one writing sample. find one news article written about blockchain technology in the last six months; summarize it briefly in your own words; offer any reactions you want to share; and highlight any questions it raises.select one tweet from any account that you think was a success - regardless of how many retweets it had - and explain why. We are looking for originality and the ability to clearly defend your choice. 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