CoinDesk is an integrated media platform for the next generation of investing, exploring how cryptocurrencies and digital assets are contributing to the evolution of the global financial system and the future of money. Our vision is to inform, educate, and connect communities through news, data, events, and research.

As part of that mission, CoinDesk aims to create an authoritative library of information around bitcoin, cryptocurrency and related topics with guidance on how to apply it to personal finance.

Cryptocurrency and digital assets are an entirely new, digitally native system for building personal wealth and savings. The current system leaves out too many people because it's confusing, lacks clear guidance on how to get started, and largely leaves it up to individuals to do their own research. CoinDesk’s Learn section will demystify crypto for anyone looking to educate themselves about this new asset class and how it’s disrupting global finance. Our Learn section aspires to be the most trusted on-ramp for a mass consumer audience — the next generation of investing.

The Position

CoinDesk is looking for an experienced cryptocurrency writer to help inform and educate the next generation of investing. Your mission is to produce outstanding informational and educational content for CoinDesk’s readers, covering all areas of the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry. This is an incredible opportunity for a professional cryptocurrency content creator to join the leading publication in the space to help educate the next wave of new participants entering the cryptocurrency space.

The ideal candidate has at least three years of relevant writing experience and a deep understanding of cryptocurrency and related technologies. Experience covering bitcoin and crypto is essential, especially with respect to looking at the industry through the lens of personal finance and retail investing. You are someone who can break down complex concepts into easily understandable, conversational language while adhering to high standards of accuracy and consistency. You also have a proven track record of using data-driven insights to create targeted service journalism (i.e. “news you can use”).

Responsibilities

  • Create evergreen content (articles, multimedia content, social posts and more) per agreed-upon deadlines and schedule
  • Work closely with the Learn Editor, product team, and other relevant departments to ensure the highest-quality content is produced
  • Adhere to CoinDesk’s strict editorial policies and style guide
  • Explore new ways to repackage and deliver educational content to a mainstream audience
  • Write a steady stream of original, engaging, and concise educational pieces every day
  • Update existing evergreen content to ensure articles are up-to-date with the latest industry developments
  • Work closely with the Learn Editor to help create content for novel user experiences around informational content (e.g. Instagram stories)
  • Produce informative, step-by-step product and service reviews
  • Transcribe Q&A and interview sessions

About you

  • Writing talent with proven track record
  • Lives and breathes blockchain and cryptocurrency
  • A solid network in the industry  
  • Familiarity with online content management systems
  • Social media fluency
  • Excited by challenges and passionate about education
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Outstanding work ethic

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