Canada PR/Comms Director

Canada /
Communications – Communications /
Full-time: Remote
Binance is the global blockchain company behind the world’s largest digital asset exchange by trading volume and users, serving a greater mission to accelerate cryptocurrency adoption and increase the freedom of money.

Are you looking to be a part of the most influential company in the blockchain industry and contribute to the crypto-currency revolution that is changing the world?

Binance is looking for a Canada PR/Comms Director to join its global communications team. This is a full-time remote position. We are looking for candidates who come from the financial, crypto, blockchain and or fintech industry with mid-level experience leading communications and PR strategies on a multinational level.

Responsibilities:

    • Oversee communications and PR throughout Canada including key provinces and territories; manage local agencies and PR managers
    • Develop and execute internal and external communications plans around local market strategies; support all stages of communications from strategic messaging to dissemination
    • Develop strong media relations and oversee media relations and corporate communications programs locally 
    • Lead on key announcements/write press releases, develop messaging documents and FAQs
    • Execute thought leadership pieces and bylines; forecast industry news and trends
    • Oversee speaking program and strategy regionally and locally
    • Liaise with external teams and ensure alignment of global company messages and design/brand assets and identity 
    • Work with global/local marketing and community managers to build and execute integrated communications plans
    • Develop local stories and campaigns across channels for localized strategies and messages; manage local and regional editorial calendars 
    • Crisis and reputation management with rapid decision-making with internal stakeholders and leadership team
    • Conduct monthly and quarterly/half yearly reports
    • Manage PR-related budgets 

Requirements:

    • Minimum of 7-8 years of relevant experience, ideally in finance, crypto, blockchain and or fintech sector
    • In-house and or agency experience
    • Proven ability to execute successful communication strategies across channels, managing a team  
    • Native English speaker with strong verbal and written communications in English 
    • Superior communications skills
    • Experience in multinational companies or teams with understanding of unique Canadian territories and provinces 
    • Experience working with media/reporters, notably in the financial, business or cryptocurrency sector 
    • Able to work autonomously with minimal supervision and strong follow up skills; proactive and collaborative
    • Excellent project management and organizational skills; able to prioritize and work under pressure
    • Proficiency or experience in Google Workspace applications (Google Docs and Sheets)
    • Works well in a fast-paced environment
Working at Binance
Do something meaningful; Be a part of the future of finance technology and the no.1 company in the industry
Fast moving, challenging and unique business problems
International work environment and flat organisation
Great career development opportunities in a growing company
Possibility for relocation and international transfers mid-career
Competitive salary
Flexible working hours, Casual work attire