Formed in 2014, Tendermint is the creator of Cosmos, an ecosystem of interoperable blockchains. We are a software engineering company that focuses on the Cosmos SDK and Starport, state-of-the-art frameworks for blockchain development. Over USD 100 billion worth of digital assets is secured by the 200+ blockchains built with the Cosmos SDK.

We’re passionate, self-driven industry leaders whose vision is to empower people to create a more transparent and accountable world through open, distributed, and interoperable networks. We believe that the technology we’re building will have a major positive impact on how humans connect and coordinate globally. Join our growing international team and help us build the most popular multi-blockchain ecosystem in the world.

How we work

We have team members working worldwide, from North America, Europe to the Middle East and Asia. We leverage agile methodologies to move quickly and stay focused. Communication is vital to us, and we rely heavily on Slack, Google Workspace, Asana, Notion, and GitHub to help us stay in sync. All the technology we build is free and open source.

This role is a full-time remote position, and you’re free to work from anywhere. Be advised that most team meetings occur between 8 am and 12 pm Pacific Time (UTC-8/-7).  If you’re applying from a location where these hours are outside your usual working hours, we expect you to adapt to our meeting times.

About the role

Tendermint is seeking an experienced, reliable, and task-oriented PR & Influencer Marketing manager, to bring our PR to the next level, build our corporate brand image, and establish long-term relationships with key thought leaders in the crypto industry. The PR & IM manager will work directly with our VP of Growth and play a vital role in the deployment of the overall marketing strategy.

What you’ll be doing

  • Develop, execute and track a global PR strategy. Monitor and analyze corresponding developments in the news
  • Develop and refine messaging, write and edit press releases, media materials, and statements
  • Build and maintain relationships with key influencers and thought leaders in the crypto space
  • Manage relations with our global PR agency and align with internal marketing strategy and roadmap. Drive the PR agency to deliver impactful results
  • Manage corporate announcements and Tendermint’s thought leadership initiatives. Proactively build the corporate identity of Tendermint through traditional and new media channels
  • Prepare executives for media interactions and public appearances; provide counsel prior to opportunities and manage de-brief and follow-up
  • Close collaboration with marketing and community teams to create synergy and generate maximum impact for PR initiatives.
  • In the long term, the role will progressively include the management of local PR agencies, as we grow the international scope of our communication initiatives.

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • 5+ years’ experience in PR on a global level, including actual experience in the crypto space, with a proven track record of managing high-impact, global public relations programs that deliver measurable results
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Communications, Marketing, or similar
  • An in-depth understanding of the crypto media market and an existing PR network (existing relationships with some crypto influencers is a plus)
  • Top-notch communication skills, including written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Self-directed strategic thinker capable of collaborating with a wide range of stakeholders and making an impact quickly
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to handle various tasks simultaneously under multiple deadlines

What we offer

  • The opportunity to be part of building the future of the Internet
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Excellent benefits like educational budget, fitness, and wellbeing spend
  • Flexible PTO
  • Healthcare, Dental, and Vision insurance 100% covered for employees in the US
  • 401K Match in the US
  • Competitive salary, including equity.