Director of Communications

26 Apr, 2022


Director of Communications

Compass Mining
Remote/Austin, TX

What is Compass Mining?

Compass is the world’s first bitcoin mining marketplace which provides everyone the opportunity to mine bitcoin profitably. Our mission is to strengthen Bitcoin’s network by democratizing hashrate and providing institutions and retail the ability and access to own bitcoin mining hardware and host it at the best facilities around the world.

About the Team and Role:

We are seeking a highly diligent, confident candidate with substantial management experience to join our team as the Director of Communications. The position comes with great responsibility, as you are accountable for the public perception of Compass Mining. Managing this perception involves developing public relations and communication strategies, understanding the importance of timing and setting, responding to crises and setbacks, and ensuring that information released is consistent with the strategy at large. The Director of Communications will report directly to the CEO.


  • Developing a cohesive communications strategy.
  • Crisis management and preemptive planning.
  • Cultivating an environment of readiness and alertness.
  • Maintaining an awareness of company risks and threats.
  • Projecting a positive company image to the public.
  • Managing media relations.
  • Managing a communications budget.
  • Ensuring quality control of all information released.


  • MBA or advanced degree in communications, public relations, or related field.
  • 10+ years communications experience.
  • Extensive list of media contacts.
  • Awareness of and proficiency with communications technologies.
  • Experience in stakeholder/community engagement.
  • Clear and concise communication with team members and senior management.
  • Strong and confident leadership.
  • Knowledge of the bitcoin industry preferred

Why Compass Mining?

Compass Mining is a rapidly growing startup! We have undertaken the bold task of putting the power of mining back in the hands of people all over the world to bring true decentralization to Bitcoin’s network. At Compass, you will have the ability to make your mark on the bitcoin mining industry and positively impact millions of people while strengthening Bitcoin’s underlying infrastructure.

We Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • 4 weeks PTO after the first 90 days of employment.
  • 100% employer-paid medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability coverage for you, your spouse or domestic partner, and/or dependents. Effective 1st day of the month following date of hire.
  • Additional coverage options include: hospital insurance, critical illness coverage, and accident insurance.
  • 401(k) option with 5% company match.

To read more about our mission and values, check out our company website. Individuals seeking employment at Compass are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Job posted: 2022-04-26