PR and Communications Lead

USA

DESCRIPTION

Communications & PR Lead

eToro is the leading global investment platform that makes online trading and investing accessible to everyone. More than 14 million registered users are already using eToro’s platform to participate in markets old and new, from traditional stocks and commodities to cutting-edge cryptoassets. eToro is a regulated and secure platform, operating in full transparency with its clients’ interest in mind.

This role will be responsible for planning, soliciting, and managing all of the eToro US press/media communications. Working with the US marketing leadership and global PR team, this role will leverage their existing rolodex of relevant media contacts to increase the visibility of eToro’s brand in the US market.

Responsibilities:

  • Shape the eToro story and enhance our visibility in relevant media by leveraging your existing rolodex of media contacts
  • Build and maintain productive relationships with key business, technology, finance and consumer  press as well as fintech/blockchain media personalities
  • Act as primary liaison between eToro and media, maintaining relationships and constantly developing strategic story angles and news
  • Secure top-tier media coverage that effectively highlights our business
  • Work in partnership with the US marketing team to support business objectives 
  • Initiate and manage thought leadership and other media-focused events

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Communication, Marketing, PR or a relevant field
  • Has existing rolodex of relevant media relationships
  • 5-7 years of relevant work experience at an agency or start-up environment (fintech industry is required)
  • Strong relationships with tech, fintech, blockchain, business and finance media outlets
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong storyteller who loves to create and define authentic messages for diverse audiences
  • Intellectual curiosity for crypto and blockchain space