Senior Editor, Tech

CoinDesk is looking for an experienced editor to help shape its market-leading coverage of blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies, and the coders working hard to build a new open-source infrastructure for the financial system.

You:

  • Have a deep understanding of media about technology and are experienced developing a strategy for technology verticals
     

  • Are passionate about digital audience building and are up-to-date on strategies for moving and maintaining coverage across platforms, messengers and social networks
     

  • Can lead a team of writers, coaching them to deepen their coverage and improve their storytelling skills

 

  • Have developed and maintained an editorial calendar involving multiple team members
     

  • Are curious about the bleeding edge of blockchain technology and are enthusiastic about building relationships with key leaders in the field.

Our core team is based in New York, but we will consider international applications.
 

Requirements
 

  • Deep knowledge of platforms: past experience producing content for the web; proficiency with bitcoin, blockchain technology and distributed ledgers
     

  • Experience: 5+ years as a journalist, preferably as an editor in the technology sector and previous employment in online/digital media
     

  • Flexibility and curiosity: We have a lean, mean, geographically dispersed team that often needs to work collaboratively to accomplish greater goals
     

  • Willingness to work in a fast-moving environment
     

Bonus skills
 

  • Familiarity with coding and development tools

  • Experience with block explorers, ability to read and comprehend white papers

  • Experience using and navigating data products


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