Date: July 20, 2014
Location: New York, NY
Company: Digital Currency Council
Title: Content Director
Applications: Please send cover letter, CV and samples of your work to careers@digitalcurrencycouncil.com

 

About the Company

The Digital Currency Council supports the development of professionals in the digital currency economy. The firm offers a membership which includes four core services, including a: (1) skills and competency training curriculum; (2) globally recognized standards-based certification process; (3) practice support program that facilitates client relationships; and (4) marketing support service that drives new business for our members. The Digital Currency Council works with leaders in their respective professions who seek to capture the opportunity presented by digital currencies.

The Digital Currency Council is a venture-backed company headquartered in New York City.

About the Role

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with strong interpersonal and communication skills to lead the content development for members and prospects of the Digital Currency Council. This is an ideal role for an experienced journalist who has been following and is intrigued by the rise of Bitcoin, is seeking to learn about and grow his or her career within the digital currency economy, and would like to develop a high quantity of best-in-class decision-support content for an entrepreneurial organization.

The goal of the Content Director is to generate content that will be of direct interest to professional enterprises, including financial institutions, accounting firms, and law firms that are seeking to grow in the digital currency economy. The Content Director will be supported by, but should not rely on, Contributors who will develop some short-form content. The Content Director should be entrepreneurial, creative and nimble with an insatiable desire to provide actionable insight to his or her audience.

Qualifications

– Bachelor’s degree required
– Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
– Highly motivated team player with an ability to work independently
– A self-starter who isn’t afraid to “roll up their sleeves” to get the job done
– 7+ years of content development experience, including management of an online publication
– Background in digital currency, finance, accounting, or legal content is a plus

Compensation and Benefits

Base compensation for this role will be slightly below market, as this role is eligible for equity options over time. Benefits are competitive with the market. Applicants should include salary history and expectations when applying.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Digital Currency Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company considers all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected status.