Newsletter Writer, Deals at The Block (Remote)

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Founded in 2018 and based in NYC, The Block is the leading research, analysis, and news brand in the digital asset space. The Block's team is spread across 7 timezones, covering the global cryptocurrency space 24/7.

The Block delivers deep insight into how the emerging digital assets sector interacts with traditional finance, technology, governments, and markets. We reach millions of Fortune 500 professionals, financial market participants, technologists, global service providers, policymakers, and more through our main website, dedicated Research Portal, podcast, and events.

We are looking for a talented writer to join our newly formed Deals team. The person will put together a regular newsletter highlighting and analyzing some of the best work produced by the team, spanning fundraising, M&A, venture capital and fintech stories. They will do so in an imaginative and engaging way, with a distinctive style, to help develop a loyal audience of subscribers.

Responsibilities

  • Set up from scratch a newsletter that will go out on a regular basis to subscribers to The Block Pro’s deals section
  • Get involved in designing what features will be included in the newsletter, devising the narrative voice, and fine tuning other aspects of the product
  • Write, compose and send the newsletter once it’s up and running — thrice weekly initially
  • Help to promote the newsletter to potential readers and grow our audience

Qualifications

  • Three years minimum of relevant experience in journalism or elsewhere
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Professional experience in, or demonstrable interest in, crypto and financial technology
  • Outstanding communication and people abilities
  • Reliability and efficiency with strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency in English

Who We Are: The culture of The Block lies in our key behaviors. It’s who we are and it’s how we show up every day.

We are confidently humble. We jump in and roll up our sleeves. We know there’s always more to learn and we operate without egos.
We are actionably curious. We strive to be an expert in our field and always seek opportunities to expand our knowledge and skill set. We put our learnings into practice every day. 
We practice tenacious ownership. Every day when we show up we are contributors, teammates, and owners. We rotate through those three hats with agility and without sacrificing accountability or consistency.
We practice respectful partnership. We treat others as we’d expect to be treated - with respect, concern, understanding, and patience.

Why You Should Work Here:

We take care of our employees and we have the benefits and perks to support it. Our full-time, US-based employees are eligible for Unlimited PTO, remote-first environment, high health plan employer contributions, monthly wellness stipend, generous parental leave policy, 401k match, fitness partnerships, fertility benefits, One Medical membership and citibike membership. 

We’re a remote-first company which allows us to hire the best person for the job regardless of location. 
Impactful work. Regardless of your role at The Block you’re making a meaningful contribution to our mission in accelerating the evolution of financial systems through independent reporting and technical research of all projects influencing the future of financial services.

What Else Should You Know?

The Block is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
During our application process we collect completely anonymous diversity information. Providing this information is voluntary but we want you to know what we do with it. We use the data to ensure that our recruiting practices are bringing diverse talent to the organization and we are reacting where we are coming up short. We strive to use the data to ensure we have the tools and resources for all employees both during the interview process and should those employees choose to join us at The Block.

More Information on The Block
The Block operates in the Blockchain industry. The company is located in New York, NY. The Block was founded in 2018. It has 87 total employees. To see all 15 open jobs at The Block, click here.
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