Manager, Audience Partnerships - Consensus Festival and CoinDesk Events


The Position:

CoinDesk, the global leader in crypto and blockchain news, seeks a dynamic Manager of Audience Partnerships for the annual Consensus Festival, and the broader CoinDesk Events team. 

The Manager will work to develop, close, and fulfill key companies & organizations for promotional partnerships in support of the Consensus event. These include key players in Crypto including wallets, platforms, DAO’s, messaging groups, and NFT organizations, as well as crypto-adjacent companies with wide reach who can promote the Consensus event to their communities. 

The Manager is a deft multitasker with experience researching, approaching, and closing potential clients. They are charismatic and persuasive, with strong work ethic and experience closing & contracting deals. 

In this role, the Manager will report to the Managing Director of Consensus, and will work internally with Event Operations, Sales, Marketing, Content  and CoinDesk Studios teams to help generate target lists and outreach strategies, and to assist in proposals, strategy, and execution of broader company partnerships. 

In this role, the Manager will be the point of contact for these partners, working along with sales, marketing, and event ops leads to ensure successful execution of these partnerships, and to help grow and maintain accounts. 

Additionally, we will look to the Manager to brainstorm and develop new opportunities, source new partnerships and manage internal and external resources to bring partners into the fold.

As part of the core CoinDesk team the candidate will require fundamental skills including owning and managing team OKRs, being adept at time and project management, have creativity to dream up new strategies & opportunities for targets, be a natural networker and understand the business and revenue side of media, publishing, and events.

This individual must be comfortable with a fast paced, high pressure environment and have a passion for creative experimentation. They should be experienced with identifying opportunities within media and marketing disciplines.

We understand that not all candidates possess every single attribute and requirement listed; we’re looking for a well-rounded candidate who isn’t afraid to learn new skills.



  • Develop and manage new opportunities for audience partnerships, platform partnerships, and marketing partnerships for the Consensus Festival and other CoinDesk Events. 
  • Own multiple clients from pre-sale thru contracting and fulfillment, and ensure success as much as is in their control.
  • Be aware of existing Sales clients and possibilities for partnerships there. Manage fulfillment of any programs that come in thru the Sales teams.
  • Be first point of contact for client on Consensus opportunities
  • Be comfortable with managing client relationships and working with the sales, marketing, and content teams to build opportunities with current and future clients
  • Work with internal Sales, Marketing, and CoinDesk Studios teams to brainstorm, develop, and support new opportunities, partners, and programs.
  • Be able to write copy, and develop decks & proposals
  • Identify potential partners for outreach to help further the CoinDesk vision 
  • Help measure and report success of programs and campaigns.
  • Work with Product, Studios,Marketing, and Ad-Ops to create new offerings to the client base
  • Maintain working knowledge of Events, Activations, CoinDesk Journalism and media products,  and other cross media content opportunities 
  • Research competitors and adjacent brands and media to inspire areas of future exploration
  • Explore, leverage and experiment with new and emergent program ideas. 



  • 3-5 years of experience working in sales, marketing, or events
  • Strong knowledge of crypto and Web 3 players and platforms.
  • Experience with marketing partnerships, brand activations, and/or events
  • Familiarity with marketing strategies and programs on off-site platforms such as Twitter, TikTok, WhatsApp, Telegram, Reddit, Discord, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, etc.
  • Proven ability to hit targets and goals
  • Experience working with a high volume of clients, and/or higher level clients.
  • Familiarity with financial and cryptocurrency news
  • Impeccable writing and editing command and ability to build decks and proposals communicating creative ideas
  • Proven success of owning and managing projects of all sizes
  • Ability to think outside the box and drive opportunity through creative solutions with clients
  • Thorough knowledge of content, media, marketing and events landscapes
  • Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively, and have a proactive approach to executing deliverables
  • Ability to handle short-term and long-term goals for various projects on deadline in a fast-paced, news-driven organization
  • Ability to manage all aspects of a client’s lifecycle
  • Great communication skills, verbal and written


In an effort to attract, retain, develop and promote the most qualified individuals, CoinDesk is committed to treating all applicants and employees in a nondiscriminatory manner with respect to the terms and conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status/service, physical or mental disability, or any other classification protected by applicable law. This mandate governs all aspects of employment, including recruitment, selection, promotion, training, education, social and recreation programs, compensation, discipline, termination and access to benefits.

For more information on our DEI initiatives, please visit:


CoinDesk is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the application process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request.


COVID-19 vaccination is required for all employees whose position is based out of the NYC office. However, CoinDesk will consider accommodations for disability- and religious-based reasons on a case by case basis. 

Apply for this Job

* Required

Voluntary Demographics

At CoinDesk, we value belonging and believe in fostering an environment where each one of us seeks diverse perspectives and drives inclusivity. This core fundamental is a pillar of our business and is critical to our success. It's captured in The CoinDesk Way, an internal framework for how we work. Check out The CoinDesk Way Here!

Below is a set of voluntary demographic statements that we believe will provides meaningful insight, allowing us to strengthen our hiring practices and identify further area for development as we continue to grow and scale as a company. If you choose to fill them out, the responses will be used in the aggregate to help us identify areas to address and take action. Your responses, or your choice to not respond, will not be associated with your specific application and will not in any way be used in the hiring decision.

I identify my gender as:

I identify as transgender:

I identify my sexual orientation as:

I identify my ethnicity as (mark all that apply):

Veteran Status:

I have a physical disability:

Voluntary Self-Identification

For government reporting purposes, we ask candidates to respond to the below self-identification survey. Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file.

As set forth in CoinDesk & TradeBlock Opportunities’s Equal Employment Opportunity policy, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected group status under any applicable law.

Race & Ethnicity Definitions

If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows:

A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.

A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.

An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.

An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.

Form CC-305

OMB Control Number 1250-0005

Expires 05/31/2023

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability

Why are you being asked to complete this form?

We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years.

Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at

How do you know if you have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Autism
  • Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, or HIV/AIDS
  • Blind or low vision
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular or heart disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Deaf or hard of hearing
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, or irritable bowel syndrome
  • Intellectual disability
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Nervous system condition for example, migraine headaches, Parkinson’s disease, or Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Psychiatric condition, for example, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, or major depression

1Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at

PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.