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Sr. Communications Manager, RippleX

Ripple, New York, NY, United States

Enabling the world to move value like it moves information today


Ripple is looking for a Senior Communications Manager to join our fast-growing communications team. In this role, you will work closely with the Senior Director of Communications for RippleX to lead the development and execution of product and developer communications; devise strategic PR plans; and work with business partners and cross-functional teams within Ripple. You are a compelling storyteller, strong writer and have a penchant for scrolling through Twitter (where crypto “lives”). 

RippleX’s mission is to inspire and enable developers to collectively build the Internet of Value (IoV) - which will enable the world to move value like information moves today. We contribute to open-source protocol development (e.g. the XRP Ledger) and innovations that accelerate the IoV. We also partner with enterprises and institutions to develop solutions that use the XRP Ledger, its native digital asset, XRP, and related technologies.

The ideal candidate is a skilled communications expert who has a successful track record of executing a wide range of product launches, partner announcements, and developer communications leveraging diverse channels with a focus on social media. You’ll manage a set of executives and spokespeople in the crypto and blockchain spaces, and build narratives that these spokespeople can deliver during press interviews and at events. 

This role will report to the Senior Director of Communications and partner closely with the RippleX Product, Engineering and Marketing teams. This person can be located in New York, NY or San Francisco, CA. 

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Lead, develop and execute communications strategies that support RippleX business objectives, including in developer growth 
  • Partner with RippleX’s marketing teams to build integrated marketing/communications plans for key initiatives, with an emphasis on social media 
  • Identify proactive opportunities for Ripple to participate in conversations relevant to its mission and goals, especially on Twitter and other social media channels
  • Work with the RippleX leadership team to prepare for media interviews and speaking engagements, and elevate their thought leadership and social media profiles
  • Maintain and build relationships with press, partners and influencers to drive positive awareness and coverage
  • Manage agency relationships

 WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR:

  • 10+ years experience of relevant communications experience (either in-house or agency) working in tech -- experience in crypto and/or developer-related fields a big plus
  • Established relationships with media contacts and demonstrated success with media relations in top-tier tech, business and developer press
  • Skilled at planning, prioritizing and executing in a fast-paced environment with keen attention to detail
  • Adept at understanding complicated product and engineering concepts and communicating them back to external stakeholders and media, in simple, jargon-free language
  • Ability to draft focused messaging and content for press-related materials like press releases, executive briefing documents, press kits, and blog posts
  • Seeks opportunities to add value and contribute to the team’s broader success
  • Excellent at project management that requires collaborating with many contributors
  • Passionate, hard-working, self-starter with a positive attitude
  • Big Bonus: passion for crypto and the developer space

WHAT WE OFFER:  

  • The chance to work in a fast-paced start-up environment with experienced industry leaders
  • A learning environment where you can dive deep into the latest technologies and make an impact
  • Competitive salary and equity
  • 100% paid medical and dental and 95% paid vision insurance for employees starting on your first day
  • 401k (with match), commuter benefits
  • Industry-leading parental leave policies
  • Generous wellness reimbursement and weekly onsite programs
  • Flexible vacation policy - work with your manager to take time off when you need it
  • Employee giving match
  • Fully-stocked kitchen with organic snacks, beverages, and coffee drinks
  • Weekly company meeting - ask me anything style discussion with our Leadership Team
  • Team outings to sports games, happy hours, game nights and more!

Ripple is flexible-first: Ripplers have the option to work remotely, from our offices, or a combination.

 

WHO WE ARE:

Ripple is doing for value what the internet did for information: enabling its instant and seamless flow around the world. We call this the Internet of Value (IoV). Using blockchain and cryptocurrency technology, Ripple is dedicated to creating powerful gains in financial efficiency, equity and inclusion. In addition, Ripple is developing and enabling the future use cases that will catalyze the new digital economy for governments, businesses and consumers.

Ripple has offices in San Francisco (HQ), New York, London, Mumbai, Singapore, São Paulo, Reykjavík, Washington D.C. and Dubai.


Ripple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We do not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual preference, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local law or ordinance.
 

About Ripple

Overview Ripple provides one frictionless experience to send money globally using the power of blockchain. By joining Ripple’s growing, global network, financial institutions can process their customers’ payments anywhere in the world instantly, reliably and cost-effectively. Banks and payment providers can use the digital asset XRP to further reduce their costs and access new markets. With offices in San Francisco, New York, London, Sydney, India, Singapore and Luxembourg, Ripple has more than 100 customers around the world.

Want to learn more about Ripple? Visit Ripple's website.