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Editor in Chief

Netherlands, Gelderland, NijmegenMarketing

Job description

Are you a fan of writing and the crypto market? Then get involved as editor in chief for the leading crypto news platform in the Benelux!

BTC Direct and BLOX are two brands with one mission: making crypto easy and accessible for everyone. With our products we make it possible for everyone to buy and sell crypto in a safe way. By now, our organization consists of over 90 (crypto) enthusiasts, and we are still growing. The crypto sector is hot and there are endless opportunities waiting to be explored. Would you like to be part of an ambitious and driven team, in one of the most dynamic sectors of the world? Then this job might be for you!

We are looking for people who are flexible and who dare to take initiative. But we find it especially important that you can be yourself! We regularly plan the best company outings and get-togethers. We also find health very important, so there is fresh fruit for everyone and you can join our weekly boot camp.

Job description

Since 2018, millions of Dutch bitcoiners and crypto fans have been visiting our news site. For many it is the place to stay up to date with the latest news and price developments. Every day we publish on the biggest crypto news website of the Benelux, in our BLOX app and on our YouTube channel (almost 50K followers) all the latest news and price analysis. You will be the main person responsible for that. That means choosing relevant topics, writing your articles and price analyses, managing (freelance) writers and monitoring quality. So it is very important that you have knowledge of the market and you can assess what our readers want to read. Finally, you will occasionally help your colleagues from the marketing team with texts about crypto. Sounds cool? It is!

What will you be working on?

  • You'll start the day by reviewing the news, researching trends and looking at the current prices.; 

  • Then you will select topics based on newsworthiness, relevance and what fits BLOX;

  • Together with freelance writers you publish at least 32 articles per week, we also post during weekends. You will manage these writers remotely;

  • You make sure there is an analysis of the Bitcoin exchange rate every day, this may also include other coins;

  • Our YouTubers also rely on your input to create their news and price videos;

  • You will occasionally provide content for third parties;

  • You provide input for the newsletter;

  • Your creative input is welcome (and expected) on a variety of cool projects.

What can you expect from us?

  • A competitive salary, with the option of being partially paid in bitcoin 💰

  • We think it's important that you continue to grow. That's why we make a personal development budget available 🎓

  • Pension plan through Brand New Day 📈

  • 25 vacation days 🏝

  • If it's your birthday, you have an extra day off 🎉

  • Every week, our colleague Paul organizes a bootcamp 🏋️

  • Would you like to work from home once in a while? Then you can! 🏡

  • A brand new Macbook, so you can work anywhere, anytime 💻

  • Lots of activities outside of work, like the annual participation in different sports activities, get-togethers and legendary team outings 🍻

Job requirements

What do we expect from you?

  • HBO working and thinking level;

  • At least two years of experience in journalism, communications or content creation;

  • Great affinity with cryptocurrency, you know what's going on;

  • Excellent control of the Dutch language and professional control of the English language;

  • You can write for your target audience;

  • You write quickly, carefully and use an active, positive style;

  • You are enthusiastic about achieving concrete and demonstrable results;

  • Experience with various CMS systems such as Wordpress is a plus;

  • Knowledge of Google Analytics or Google Search Console is a plus;

  • You can cope with constructive feedback.