Head of Communications

Austin, TX /
Tracer DAO – Marketing & Communications /
Remote - Full-Time
Mycelium is a rapidly expanding network that is looking for driven and talented individuals to Reimagine Trust. We are a collective of software engineers, data scientists, economists and creatives, whom are committed to the future of a decentralised web. Our efforts focus on two distinct areas: data and finance. Mycelium is a globally distributed company with offices in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Sunshine Coast and team members in London, Lisbon, Helsinki, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Bangalore, Toronto, Montréal, Dallas, Chicago, Austin and New York.

As the Head of Communications, you’ll own all initiatives for advancing Tracer DAO networks, communities, and the broader ecosystem. You’ll lead global brand marketing and creative strategies for all external communications, including the website, PR, blog, research, social media, analyst relations, conference management, speaking appearances, and more. You will be behind Tracer DAO's public brand, and work directly with the lead at Tracer DAO and broader team to strategize, design, and execute the communications strategy for the products globally.

As a decentralised organisation, this role can be based anywhere in the world. See specifics in Requirements. #LI-Remote

Your Mission

    • Create a compelling brand message and thought leadership point of view; shape the global narrative around derivatives and Tracer DAO's role within it
    • Develop and execute a world-class media strategy that shares the Tracer DAO story across the international business, trade (blockchain/tech) and mainstream press
    • Oversee all external communications including Tracer DAO product launches and third party ecosystem announcements with partners, projects, node operators, integrators, users, etc
    • Create and execute a comprehensive global content strategy; collaborate with country managers to localize content across various geographies
    • Oversee a wide range of content creation including press releases, media pitches, and all other materials required to support communications, public relations, and analyst relations strategies
    • Oversee social media strategy (Twitter, etc.)
    • Collaborate with the team to develop the point of view and provide media training/coaching as needed to help establish them as experts in the field
    • Strengthen our relationships with top research analysts through one-on-one engagements, briefings, and proactive outreaches
    • Manage speaking opportunities at conferences and other in-person events
    • Develop a crisis communications practice and playbook
    • Build and lead a team of exceptional communications professionals; manage a team of writers, videographers, press agencies, social media managers, event organizers and content producers

Requirements

    • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and storytelling skills to express messages concisely and compellingly
    • Demonstrated ability to understand a complex technical subject matter and to simplify and explain it to a broader audience
    • Confidence working in a fast-paced environment; ability to deliver a quality product under time-bound and high stakes circumstances
    • Proven track record of building long-term, beneficial relationships with media and analysts
    • Experience successfully managing agencies, clients and/or direct reports
    • Experience with crisis communications in similar industries; crafting crisis communication strategies and successful implementation/execution when applicable
    • Experience working with global companies and audience bases in multiple languages
    • Experience working on developer tools, technical products, and open-source a plus
    • Ability to keep up to date with the latest news and discoveries in the blockchain and technology space
    • Passion for the blockchain space and its power to change the world for the better

Benefits

    • Competitive remuneration
    • Mentorship from team members who have worked in the Blockchain industry for years
    • Flexible working hours

About Mycelium
Mycelium is the network substrate for a host of growth-stage projects, each focusing on unique and challenging problems. Composed predominantly of software engineers, economists and creatives, Mycelium knows the impact of Web3 will be profound and irreversibly change our future. Mycelium built and operate a highly performant Chainlink verified node, created Reputation DAO, an early-stage investment fund Koji Capital, and is engaged by Tracer DAO to build Tracer. Mycelium is committed to reimagining trust in a new era of individualism.

Our Values

Transparency
Our mission is to 'Reimagine Trust'. In order to reimagine trust, one must begin by reimagining transparency. We believe that the future of corporate practice is for entities to become radically transparent.

Innovation
We are innovation maximalists looking to build on the cutting edge of technology with global solutions. Everything about Mycelium - from its products and services to its management of people and workflows - has innovation sewn into it.

Freedom
Freedom is the value which secures the meaningful expression of all others. To operate freely in the world and not jerk to the strings of another is axiomatic. There is no life without freedom, at least not one worth living.

Independence
Freedom is the right to walk in any direction; independence is choosing the right direction. To blaze a trail with an independence of thought and purpose is something that few have the courage to do. To walk independently is the greatest of privileges.

Community
Strong individuals can be great, but strong communities can be greater still. Choosing the right community will determine how fully you abide by these values. Never underestimate the power of a community who shares the same North Star.