Head of Marketing (Status App)

Who You Are?**

You’re passionate about open source software and peer-to-peer technologies, and have meaningful experience in leading marketing teams in a startup environment.

You’re prepared to get hands on, but also have experience leading teams and managing people.

You understand communications within the blockchain space requires a different approach from the corporate world and most startups, and you can not only generate original campaign ideas that reflect this culture - but you can lead them through all stages of execution.

You enjoy a remote work environment that is fast-paced, and you help create an amazing, positive workplace. You enjoy working with a diverse group of people and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

What We Need?

You’ll work closely with our marketing, engineering, product teams to help lead the marketing for Status' mobile and desktop applications. You’ll shape and develop strategy, lead its execution, and help to coordinate the existing team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and lead the overall communications strategy of the Status App.
  • Lead the existing team and aid in project management and coordination.
  • Develop and execute marketing strategy and campaigns for the Status App, and its upcoming ‘communities’ feature.
  • Assist in updating Status' product positioning to reflect its upcoming features.
  • Develop and execute on original campaign ideas that are open, participatory, and community-centric, and fit within the open source ethos of the organization and brand. 
  • Manage the production of demos, tutorials, and conference presentations that demonstrate the possibilities of the Status App and grow its active community.
  • Generate interest and excitement in Status through intelligent promotion and marketing our products, services and brand. 
  • Manage relationships with PR firms.
  • Plan resources, and manage budgets and timelines to support key product launches with the development of the required technical content.

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

[Don’t worry if you don’t meet all of these criteria, we’d still love to hear from you anyway if you think you’d be a great fit for this role!]

You ideally have:

  • Experience in, and passion for, blockchain and peer-to-peer technology.
  • Experience leading marketing/communications teams within a startup environment.
  • Technically-minded with some background in software development, engineering, product management, or working with technical products.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in marketing/communications OR 3+ years marketing/communications and experience as a product manager.
  • Strong experience with marketing technical products to a global audience - including a successful track record of either building vibrant open source communities or bringing products to market in emerging technologies.
  • A strong alignment to Our Principles.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Extreme focus on quality of work and a strong eye for detail.  

Bonus points if:

  • Experience working remotely. 
  • Experience working for an open source organisation.
  • You identify with the Cypherpunk movement.

Perk & Benefits


  • Work with some of the most passionate & dedicated minds in the Ethereum space.


  • We ask that you’re willing to be paid in a combination of fiat and cryptocurrency.
  • We’ll reward you with a competitive base salary.
  • We’ll also reward you with SNT (Status Network Tokens) to give you a real stake in the success of the organisation.
  • A generous budget (€2000 Euros) to choose whatever laptop you prefer.
  • We provide a small allowance (up to €250 Euros per month) for a co-working space.


  • Work from wherever you choose. Our contributors are a varied bunch - some work from home, some from a coworking space, some from a local cafe, others are nomads.
  • We operate an open vacation policy, meaning there are no hard limits or strict rules around how much holiday you take and how you schedule it.
  • We want our contributors to be healthy and take the time they need to relax and enjoy quality disconnected time away from work.
  • We offer all contributors a Headspace subscription.


  • Each team has a travel budget to attend conferences & team meetups of their choice.
  • Once per year the whole organisation gets together to connect (so far we’ve visited Bangkok and Prague).

Note: We don’t offer traditional benefits like medical/dental insurance - we’d rather pay you well and give you the freedom to select your own benefits, on your terms.

About Status.im

As a team, Status is completely distributed since inception.  Our team is currently 85+ core contributors strong, and welcomes a growing number of community members scattered all around the globe.

We care deeply about open source, and our organizational structure has minimal hierarchy and no fixed work hours. We believe in working with a high degree of autonomy while supporting the organization’s priorities.

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