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Technical Content Strategist (Contract, Parental Leave)

Optimism Unlimited

Optimism Unlimited

IT
Remote
Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024

About the Optimism Collective and Optimism Unlimited

The Optimism Collective is redefining power to elevate humanity by building a more equitable internet. Our vision for this citizen-governed network: a composable, unified constellation of blockchains that can support internet-level activity; powered by the MIT-licensed open source OP Stack.

To date, the Optimism Collective is defined by its focus on scaling Ethereum and funding public goods. We’ve processed hundreds of millions of transactions and are responsible for the largest ongoing public goods funding program in existence.

Optimism Unlimited is a subsidiary of the Optimism Foundation that focuses on supporting the growth, adoption, and governance of the Optimism Collective.

Optimism Unlimited is looking for a Technical Contract Strategist - Contract; the contract term is until EOY 2024 with a flexible start date. If you are interested but the term length is not ideal, please apply and we can discuss.

What are the role responsibilities?

  • Lead a content strategy that positions Optimism as technical experts in Ethereum and blockchain and highlights the ambitious work our team is driving for the Optimism protocol
  • Own the technical content roadmap and editorial calendar, working closely with the Head of Comms to ensure a cohesive voice and overarching narrative
  • With support from Head of Comms, own strategic content planning for major initiatives from concept through execution
  • Manage development of assets including: product and feature releases and updates, blog posts, social copy, FAQs, and creative content we haven’t dreamed up yet!
  • Drive strategy for developer blog, increasing publication cadence without sacrificing quality

What skills do you bring?

  • A track record of leading content programs at brands developers love - we’d especially love to learn about programs you built and scaled at high-growth startups
  • Experience helping engineers and product managers produce technical thought leadership content while juggling competing priorities
  • The ability to translate complex, technical details into digestible, engaging stories
  • A desire to dream up and experiment with new forms of content to keep our community engaged and expand our reach to new audiences
  • A knack for tailoring content to a variety of mediums including: social media, long form blogs, talking points and scripts, web copy, and presentations
  • Crypto, Web 3, and blockchain experience isn’t required, but a passion for learning new technologies and understanding what engages and interests our community is critical

What you'll like about us:

  • We take pride in the accomplishments of our teammates and support each other in doing the best work of our careers.
  • Our team is a diverse group of people from a variety of backgrounds and interests. We cherish our eclecticism and consider it a great strength.
  • We have a transparent, feedback-driven and fun-centric culture.
  • We are a team of builders—our founding team has been working on Ethereum scalability since 2015.

We strongly encourage candidates of all different backgrounds to apply. We believe that our work is stronger with a variety of perspectives, and we’re eager to further diversify our company. If you have a background that you feel would make an impact at Optimism, please consider applying. We’re committed to building an inclusive, supportive place for you to do the best work of your career.