Shardeum and Ecosystem Job Openings


Director of Public Relations



Marketing & Communications
Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

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 Director of PR to develop and implement effective PR strategies in the Europe/Middle East regions. Our vision is to prove that cryptocurrency can be the basis for financial inclusion and economic stimulus and move beyond crypto as a speculative asset.
Reporting to the Global Head of Communications, this leadership role will be responsible for developing and driving our external PR strategies. You must have a deep understanding of multi-stakeholder marketing and PR across B2B and B2C frameworks and have a passion to learn the niche market of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.
What you'll be doing:
  • Responsible for the growth and overall effectiveness of agency PR efforts
  • Develop and implement effective/creative strategic PR plans utilizing cutting-edge methods
  • Strategic planning and execution of nationwide PR campaigns and support global initiatives
  • “Sweat” sponsorship opportunity and brand assets to drive coverage volume
  • Create opportunities to place stories in all types of media, from traditional to digital to influencers
  • Drive coverage volume
  • Responsible for implementation of all PR initiatives for select accounts including technical and creative writing, pitching and follow-up
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with media and influential professionals
  • Arrange interviews and press releases to promote our clients and their products/services
  • Ensure brand consistency in all efforts
  • Track and influence media coverage
What We Look For in You:
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, Communications, Journalism related fields
  • PR and Communications experience with exposure in the financial or financial technology related 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 national 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 a strong advantage
  • An entrepreneurial attitude and a love of crypto
  • Flexible and agile working style

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!