Associate, Communications

Wachsman is a leading professional services firm for the blockchain industry. Originally founded as a Public Relations agency in December 2015 by David Wachsman, Wachsman has expanded its service offerings to include Event Management and Strategic Advisory, with more than 100 team members across its New York City, Dublin, and Singapore offices. The firm has represented more than 120 blockchain-focused companies, including some of the largest brands in the industry. Our global roster of clients includes several of the leading digital currencies and many of the most prominent breakthrough technology companies.

With a significant year ahead, Wachsman is now seeking a public relations Associate for immediate hire.

This is an incredibly rare opportunity, where you will have the chance to help shape a rapidly expanding company with a meaningful, transformative mission. 

Duties:
  • Executing PR campaigns as an integral member of a team
  • Assisting senior staff with day-to-day internal and external communications for clients
  • Drafting, editing, and reviewing press materials
  • Dealing with enquiries from press, clients, new business and external organizations
  • Issuing press releases and pitching to reporters both within the US and internationally
  • Daily media monitoring
  • On a regular basis, conducting direct client engagement
  • Undertaking industry research and generating story ideas and angles
  • Developing and maintain relationships with media to secure and grow coverage
  • Supporting in-person and video meetings with clients and potential new business
  • Supporting and training Account Coordinators and Interns

Skills & Requirement:
  • Minimum of 2 years PR agency experience post-college
  • Bachelor’s degree required with strong preference for Communications or Business majors 
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication
  • Knowledge of finance and economics preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and to identify opportunities for clients
  • Excellent knowledge of the technology and business media landscape
  • Ability to communicate clearly and transfer complex information in a concise and clear form
  • Ability to prioritize and plan effectively
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Motivated to excel in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to maintain a high level of social, organizational and professional standards in job-related activities

This is a non-management position
This is a full time, exempt position

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