Grayscale Investments is the world’s largest digital currency asset manager. Through its family of investment products, Grayscale provides access and exposure to the digital currency asset class in the form of a traditional security without the challenges of buying, storing, and safekeeping digital currencies directly. With a proven track record and unrivaled experience, Grayscale’s products operate within existing regulatory frameworks, creating secure and compliant exposure for investors.

Grayscale Investments is the world’s largest digital currency asset manager. Through its family of investment products, Grayscale provides access and exposure to the digital currency asset class in the form of a traditional security without the challenges of buying, storing, and safekeeping digital currencies directly. With a proven track record and unrivaled experience, Grayscale’s products operate within existing regulatory frameworks, creating secure and compliant exposure for investors.

The digital currency industry is the most exciting and fastest-growing segment of finance, with new institutions and capital from around the world entering the space every day. And perhaps nothing is more important to the industry than an ability to navigate the complex patchwork of state, federal, and international regulatory regimes.

Grayscale is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Director, Government Relations to be based in Washington D.C. that will help to develop the company’s public policy positions, crafting and executing strategies to implement those positions, and building and maintaining relationships with lawmakers, regulators, and other stakeholders in the U.S. and global policymaking community. The role reports to the Grayscale’s Chief Legal Officer.

As the Director, Government Relations, you will:

  •     Work with industry allies to develop comprehensive public policy positions on behalf of the company
  •     Author advocacy materials to explain public policy issues and company positions
  •     Develop and implement the company’s advocacy and lobbying strategies
    •     Maintain a regular presence on Capitol Hill, both through formal meetings and informal networking opportunities, as well as relevant regulatory agencies
  •     Follow congressional committee hearings and markups, Congressional Blockchain Caucus events, SEC, CFTC, and FinCEN regulatory hearings, and other public policy briefings related to blockchain policy
  •     Engage officials, including but not limited to those at the White House and key state and federal regulators
  •     Work closely with industry trade associations
  •     Manage Grayscale’s external lobbying firms
  •     Liaise and work closely with DCG, Grayscale’s parent company, as well as its other wholly-owned subsidiaries in the U.S. and abroad

What we’re looking for:

  •     10+ years’ experience as a Capitol Hill staffer, or at a relevant federal agency (SEC, CFTC, Treasury, etc.), or at a key state agency, or federal experience lobbying in technology and/or financial services
  •     Deep understanding of policy making process, including legislative, executive, and judicial branch processes
  •     Creative thinker - an individual who has the capability to develop innovative public policy solutions for a fast-growing and evolving industry
  •     Strong communicator - ability to relay complex public policy positions in a manner that is easy to understand
  •     Exceptional writer with the ability to explain complex public policy issues in a language that can be understood by regulators, Congress, and the general public
  •     A demonstrated interest in and understanding of crypto, commodity trading, and/or financial services industries and related policies
  •     Detail-oriented individual - we need someone who can drill down into the details of laws, regulations, and legislation and explain these details to others.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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