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Communications & PR Director

OKX Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Posted 1 month ago Permanent Competitive
Communications & PR Director
Who We Are

At OKX, we believe the future will be reshaped by technology. Founded in 2017, we are revolutionising world systems through our cutting-edge digital asset exchange, Web3 portal and blockchain ecosystems. We reshape the financial ecosystem by offering some of the most diverse and sophisticated products, solutions, and trading tools on the market. Trusted by more than 50 million users in over 180 countries globally, OKX empowers every individual to explore the world of Web3. With our extensive range of products and services, and unwavering commitment to innovation, OKX envisions a world of financial access backed by blockchain and the power of decentralized finance.

We are innovative in the way we think, work, and in the products we create. We are also socially responsible by actively participating and encouraging employees to take part in various public welfare activities. With more than 3,000 employees around the world, we believe embracing diversity and inclusion will spark the creation of long-term value for the industry. Come Build the Future with Us now!

About the role

We are looking for a Communications and PR Director to develop and implement effective PR strategies with global scope, while serving as our go-to person for projects across EMEA. Our vision is to combine our global resources with strong local talent and insight to become the most widely used and recognized crypto platform in the world. You will be central to how we achieve this by leveraging your comms/ PR experience in the region while also contributing to strategy and implementation of global initiatives.

We are looking for a rising talent with a strong work ethic, deep understanding of multi-stakeholder marcomms for B2B and B2C and an ability to quantify results and plan effectively. Native crypto knowledge is a plus; the ability and passion to learn about crypto and blockchain is a must.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Develop and implement effective/creative strategic PR plans in coordination with Head of Communications and stakeholders in local markets, marketing, product, legal, compliance and others
  • Be an integral member of our global comms/ PR team, contributing to global initiatives, steering projects to completion, and helping to maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Create and amplify PR opportunities with our global partners including McLaren F1 Team and Manchester City Football Club, driving coverage and visibility in media and amongst potential users
  • Manage PR agency's efforts to maximize effectiveness in support of (1) regional comms/ PR initiatives and (2) global comms/ PR initiatives that we would like to amplify in the Middle East and across Europe
  • Create opportunities to place stories in all types of media, especially tier-one general media and crypto publications
  • Drive coverage volume through effective media strategy, pitching, interviews and media relations
  • Write PR plans and PR material for announcements and key initiatives
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with media and influential industry peers
  • Ensure brand consistency in all efforts
  • Track and influence media coverage

What We Look For in You

  • 12-15 years experience in PR and Communications with exposure in the financial services, technology or fintech industries - crypto experience strongly preferred
  • Team management experience
  • Proven work experience and success in a senior public relations role - a mix of agency and in-house is ideal
  • Solid experience creating and executing successful global and regional PR campaigns resulting in high volumes of media coverage
  • Deep media contacts across business, financial, crypto trade and TV
  • Experience with investment and financial communications
  • Fluent in English, other languages is a strong advantage
  • An entrepreneurial attitude and a love of crypto
  • Agile working style and ability to 'deliver and get the job done' while maintaining good stakeholder relationships
  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, journalism or related fields

Perks & Benefits
  • Competitive total compensation package
  • L&D programs and Education subsidy for employees' growth and development
  • Various team building programs and company events
  • Wellness and meal allowances
  • Comprehensive healthcare schemes for employees and dependants
  • More that we love to tell you along the process!

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Job ID  5749521003
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