Manager of Communications - Japan




About Kraken



Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion.  Founded in 2011 and with over 4 million clients, Kraken is one of the world's largest, most successful bitcoin exchanges and we're growing faster than ever. Our range of successful products are playing an important role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets.  We attract people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry. Kraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers who see value in being radically transparent. Let's change the way the world thinks about money! Join the revolution!



About the Role



This is a fully remote role.



The Kraken Marketing team is looking to expand. We are seeking applicants in both Europe and Asia. This role will allow for further expansion of our Communications team and implementation of the company's external communication strategy in Asia, and Europe.



The Communications Lead is responsible for: assisting in the generation of amazing media coverage in Europe along with building relationships within the organization and with reporters and industry peers.



Requirements:



    • Cryptocurrency knowledge is a must

    • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills as well as the journalistic ability to source stories from employees

    • Excellent understanding of the Media Landscape within the given locations (Japan OR UK preferred)

    • Story pitching experience

    • Experience with media outreach to major news outlets

    • Proven ability to form journalistic connections

    • Experience building media lists and drafting press releases

    • Experience working with a media monitoring tool such as Cision or Meltwater and pulling together campaign results

    • Must have fluency in Japanese




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