Crypto Communications Associate

  • Remote, CA, United States
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.

Job Description

Our Global Communications team is made up of tough, quick-witted, entrepreneurial, and intellectually curious people. We communicate to the world Block’s purpose of economic empowerment and our mission to empower people with easy-to-use, elegant tools that provide better access to the economy. 

We are looking for an extraordinary communications associate who is passionate about bitcoin and crypto as an instrument of economic empowerment. Reporting to the Crypto Communications Lead, you will work closely with teams across Block to communicate our range of bitcoin and crypto-focused initiatives in a way that is as beautiful, easy to understand, and empowering as the tools our building blocks create. The role requires resourcefulness, creativity, and the ability to remain unflappable as the fast-paced and ever-evolving world of crypto continues to take shape. 

You will:

  • Work closely with the Crypto Communications Lead to develop and execute inventive strategies to communicate Block’s crypto initiatives across all of our building blocks in ways that resonate with our audiences.  

  • Maintain media relationships on behalf of our building blocks with essential national business, financial, crypto and technology press. 

  • Work alongside many teams across Block, including Cash App, hardware, policy, legal, TBD, Spiral, COPA, design, internal communications, engineering, and many more. 

  • Develop written materials, including company messaging and statements, press releases, communications plans, FAQs, and other collateral.

  • Maintain lists, reports, coverage roundups and other systems to help ensure the team continues to run smoothly.

  • Identify and coordinate relevant speaking opportunities for representatives of our building blocks.  

Qualifications

  • 3+ years relevant work experience, either at a PR agency or on an in-house communications team.

  • Communications experience within the cryptocurrency industry is required 

  • Experience pitching financial, business, crypto, and technology publications.

  • Ability to synthesize complex concepts to create messages that are consistent but tailored to multiple partners.

  • Outstanding writing and editing skills.

  • Skills in shaping and executing simultaneous projects. You can multitask and work effectively in a fast-paced and collaborative environment.

  • Great organizational skills, able to maintain speaking calendars, media lists, executive bios, as well collating media coverage for the wider crypto comms and corporate comms teams.    

  • Enthusiasm, an exceptional work ethic, a self-starter attitude, and a belief in the mission of Block. 

  • Curiosity, creative thinking, and a sense of humor.

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, assessing candidates in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Perks

We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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