Building off its success with the podcast, Unchained is expanding out to become a full crypto news publication, hiring additional editorial staff to bring the podcast’s no-hype coverage to news articles, analysis, opinion, videos, educational content, reviews, newsletters, a broader social media presence and more. 

Unchained is seeking an experienced Sponsorships Manager to grow sponsorships across all its platforms as the publication itself grows. This role is perfect for a driven individual with a knack for sales who is excited about working as part of a team to broaden the audience for an established brand in crypto media and building for the long-term.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Sponsor Acquisition: Research and contact potential sponsors to generate sponsorships across all Unchained properties, including podcasts, newsletter, sponsored posts, advertorial, videos, website, etc. 
  • Sales Proposals: Develop and present customized proposals and quotes for potential sponsors
  • Sponsorship Execution: Close and execute deals, ensuring that all aspects of sponsorships are carried out to sponsor satisfaction
  • Sales Strategy: Develop and implement a growth strategy focused on revenue generation 
  • Analytics and Reporting: Monitor sales performance, analyze trends, and refine strategy. 
  • Sponsored Content/Press Releases: Build out sponsored content and press release areas of the site.
  • Jobs Board: With the web development team, create and manage a jobs board 
  • Brand Awareness: Stay abreast of publication goals and developments and continually update the deck to offer potential sponsors new opportunities.
  • Client Value Maximization: Increase the value of current customers while continuously attracting new ones
  • Market Development: Work with the director of audience development to help grow the brand visibility and the footprint for impressions
  • Sales Process: Set the foundation for growth of the sales team by making scalable processes for future growth
  • Industry Engagement: Attend conferences, meetings, and industry events to network and cultivate sponsors for Unchained

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Proven experience in sales, preferably in crypto media
  • Strong communication skills, IT fluency, and proficiency in MS Office and CRM software (e.g., HubSpot)
  • Ability to manage complex projects and multi-task effectively
  • Excellent organizational skills and a proactive approach
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Knowledgeable about cryptocurrency and blockchain technology

To apply:

Please email [email protected] with the subject line “Sponsorships manager role” with an email about your interest in the job, your experience and your qualifications, as well as your resume.

About Unchained 

Unchained is a crypto news publication featuring news, educational articles, how-tos, reviews, videos and podcasts founded by crypto journalist and author Laura Shin. Formerly a senior editor at Forbes, she was the first mainstream journalist to cover crypto full-time, and her podcasts and videos have had more than 25 million downloads and views. Known as “your no-hype resource for all things crypto,” Unchained aims to cover the crypto industry from an objective point of view and in a comprehensive way, touching on everything from technical issues and monetary policy to regulation and culture.