Director of Public Relations, US (Boston)

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Boston, USA

Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value.

We’ve already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we’re expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle Trade, we’re market makers for the top crypto coins and offer OTC trading services. In March 2018, Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces.

Circle is looking for an exceptional Director of Public Relations to lead strategic and day-to-day responsibilities for various internal and external communications activities, including full-cycle PR campaigns, executive thought leadership programs, and influencer engagement.

What you'll work on
    • Manage the planning, development, implementation and execution of national and local public relations and communications programs
    • Support the development of news announcements, written statements, media/customer talking points, Q&As for product and service offerings and ongoing PR campaigns, partnerships, etc.
    • Develop influencer marketing strategies and campaigns
    • Serve as a liaison to multiple PR agencies to plan and execute local and national campaigns
    • Identify and pursue opportunities that will further Circle’s vision and drive brand awareness, including speaking/event opportunities, awards, and contributed content
    • Liaise with product team, product marketing and engineering to orchestrate communications to identify and craft compelling storylines across business, tech and consumer media
    • Track and report campaign results, measure program success and report metrics via marketing business intelligence tools
    • Spearhead cross-functional content marketing initiatives with internal stakeholders
    • Maintain an active and timely thought leadership platform

What you'll bring to Circle
    • Minimum of 6 - 8 years of public relations experience
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Proven track record of creating highly successful media relations programs
    • Proven ability to excel in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong relationships with top tier business and technology press
    • Technology, consumer, and business-to-business PR experience required
    • Proven track record of responding quickly, yet thoughtfully, to urgent PR matters
    • Outstanding attention to detail
    • Ability to boil down complex product offerings and communicate them effectively
    • Excellent communication skills including public speaking
    • Strong team player with a positive attitude

Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We’re backed by $250 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat), Accel Partners, and Bitmain, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong.

Check us out at and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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