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VP of Communications, Crypto + FinTech

Company: Tusk Strategies
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Tusk Strategies is a 30-person team of some of the most talented and tenacious political, communications, and policy strategists in the country. For over a decade, we have worked with leading startups, established companies, and organizations willing to think creatively and challenge the status quo. Our teams take on and wins complex multi-jurisdictional regulatory campaigns, pass groundbreaking laws, direct communications efforts in intense environments, and grow client businesses through unique partnerships.

We pride ourselves on moving quickly and are expanding rapidly.

Our recently launched Crypto + FinTech Practice has quickly become a nationally recognized leader in public affairs strategy and advocacy for some of the most respected names in crypto.

The team has recently helped clients obtain a coveted BitLicense in New York, build partnerships with public universities, and generate substantial media coverage across new and traditional media channels.

Tusk fosters a collegial and collaborative environment where the best ideas for our clients win, no matter your title. To that end, we aim to consistently create opportunities for professional growth at the company.

Most importantly, we believe that diversity and inclusion is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

The benefits.

Tusk leadership believes that treating employees well helps the whole company prosper. Benefits include:

Highly competitive salary.
401(k) with employer contribution of 3% of compensation.
100% covered premiums for medical, dental, vision with dependents and spouses 50% covered.
4 weeks paid vacation.
Fully paid four month parental leave.
Covered cell phone service.
Hybrid work environment.

What you will be doing.

Work directly with the Head of the Crypto + FinTech practice and other team members to generate press to help clients achieve policy and business aims.
Incorporate relevant earned and paid media plans into larger regulatory and legislative campaigns at the national, state and local levels.
Devise innovative ways for our clients and their executive to build their reputation in the cryptoverse and beyond through earned and social media, conferences, podcasts, newsletters, and TV opportunities.
Proactively identify storylines to create ad hoc media opportunities.
Draft and edit content including op-eds, testimony, speeches, and press releases.
Manage and mentor early career team members.
Assist with new business proposals by putting together creative ideas and tactics.

Qualifications.

3-6 years of experience at a public affairs agency, in-house, in government, and/or on political or issue advocacy campaigns.
Basic understanding of cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology, and emerging financial technologies
Experience crafting media opportunities for brands, technologies or clients in Web3. The ideal candidate hangs out on social media where crypto innovators do, and understands their perspective and goals for the industry at large
Ability to provide examples of campaigns or projects that show how your creative communications efforts drove a successful media, regulatory, legislative, or political outcome.
Reporter contacts at relevant beats.
Excellent writing skills.
Ability to work on multiple projects at once and under tight deadlines.

Tusk Strategies is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

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