Media Specialist

Riot Blockchain Inc.

Costa Mesa, CA

Full Time

Customer Operations

Jan 24

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About Riot:

Riot Blockchain is a Nasdaq-listed public Bitcoin mining and hosting company operating in the United States. Riot’s strategic focus is expanding and efficiently operating its Bitcoin mining operations, through industrial-scale infrastructure development at its Whinstone facility in Rockdale, Texas, and latest-generation miner procurement. Riot’s self-mining fleet is currently being upgraded to approximately 93,000 next generation Bitcoin miners. Riot has plans to continue increasing its hash rate capacity to exceed 9 exahash per second by the end of 2022. Riot aims to be an industry-leader in Bitcoin mining.

Key attributes we are looking for:

You are interested in Bitcoin and being involved in the sector. You are creative, innovative, and strive to improve organizational efficiency. You have strong communication skills and can multi-task. You identify problems and solve them. You value small teams because the opportunity they provide for you to make a difference. You take initiative and you are self-sufficient. You are detail focused and have an eye for making a professional corporate image.

About this role:

The Media Speciality at Riot will work alongside the Director of Communications to assist with creating and managing digital, print, and in-person content. This role will be focused on development and implementation of targeted communications and content for a variety of media platforms. They will research, write, proofread and edit all content and plan and execute all media campaigns. 

The Media Specialist will be expected to travel roughly <50% of the year with the Director of Communications and other Riot team members, where we will be filming on site, attending industry conferences, etc.

Essential Functions:

·      Stay up to date on industry-relevant topics and trends.

·      Develop multi-media content and assist with placement.

·      Assist with developing a strategic communications and engaging communications plan.

·      Facilitate non-government communication materials and communications plan.

·      Collaborate with contractors and serve as project manager on website changes.

·      Ensure that key messages align with vital business strategies.

·      Manage the editorial calendar for communications/marketing and public policy objectives.

·      Build and manage a robust asset library, applying brand and style guides to all material.

·      Coordinate with designers, producers, and other external vendors, as needed.

·      Facilitate website changes and all digital aspects of the company’s external communications strategy.

·      Incorporate impactful storytelling across content formats (e.g., multi-media, long-form, short-form) to convey complex topics effectively to a variety of audiences.

·      Editing the work of others, including outlines, structural edits, and proofreading.

·      Be an editorial gatekeeper for quality and consistency in tone, style, and lexicon for internally .and externally developed communications.

·      Monitor all campaigns and report on the results.

·      Ensure content adherence to SEO guidelines to maximize web traffic.

Key skills, education, and experience:

·      BS/BA in English, Journalism, Communications, Marketing, Public Policy and/or industry experience equivalent +4 years in the industry.

  • 2+ years of experience with employee advocacy platforms or social media platforms.

·      Competency with Adobe Creative Suite – InDesign and Illustrator for print and digital layouts.

·      Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·      Strong project management and organizations skills with the ability to multi-task, manage and switch priorities as needed.

·      Creativity, innovation, and flexibility.

·      Proven grammar, punctuation, and proofreading skills.

Preferred skills, education, and experience:

·      Comfortability with public speaking.

·      Confident and refined communication style; creative and authentic yet open to feedback

·      Commit to continuous learning; set and pursue stretch goals.

·      Hands-on experience with content management systems (i.e. Hubspot, Hootsuite, etc).

·      Ability to be a team player with a drive to create a collaborative, positive, and inclusive work environment.

·      1+ years of experience with digital content management within candidate and customer relationship management systems, content management systems, or marketing automation and email platforms.

·      2+ years of experience with writing for employer brand, employee engagement communications, or corporate communications.

·      1+ years of experience writing scripts for external-facing presentations, events, or video.

·      1+ years of experience with working in the tech industry.

·      Possession of excellent project management skills.

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Riot Blockchain Inc.

Riot believes the future of Bitcoin mining will benefit from American operations and endeavors to be the driver of that future.