August 20, 2021

Operations Associate | Full-time

Please email recruiting@forkast.news with your resume to apply.

The Role

Forkast.News is looking for an Operations Associate to join our team, with an immediate start. This role reports directly to the COO and would have the opportunity to lead day-to-day operations functions for a venture-backed early-stage media startup. This role would have a front-row seat to building and scaling a revenue-generating startup with a rapidly expanding team and projects. The ideal person has strong attention to detail and an eye for operational project management to streamline current operations in order to position the company for a new phase of growth.

Forkast.News speaks to an audience of professionals and corporate decision-makers who are interested in developing a point of view on blockchain technology, digital assets, and web 3.0.

We are looking for the right person for this role, and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Job Duties

  • Work alongside the COO to oversee daily internal business operations including finance and accounting, HR/people operations, as well as assist with client management with key partners

  • Facilitate communications with staff, outside vendors, commercial business partners, and service providers

  • Assist in managing Forkast's current financial software systems (e.g. Wise, AirwalleX, Xero, etc) and create/introduce new workflows for increased efficiencies

  • Assist COO in people operations and manage company team needs such as recruiting, hiring, payroll, and policies

  • Act as a critical resource and point of organization for all operations, as well as participate in expansion activities such as partnerships and new projects

Qualifications

  • B.A. or B.S from an accredited university

  • Interest and experience in operational/project management preferred

  • Desire to improve systems and create more efficient workflows is a must

  • Must be highly detail-oriented, responsive, and have excellent time management skills

  • Thrives in a fast-paced, decentralized startup environment – hungry and willing to roll up your sleeves

  • As this would be a remote-first position, our ideal candidate must be a self-starter who can work independently

  • Familiarity with Excel and knowledge of accounting/finance is a plus

  • Excellent client management skills

About Forkast.News

Forkast.News (www.forkast.news) is a digital media platform covering blockchain and emerging technologies at the intersection of business, economy, and politics. From Asia, to the world.

Since our founding in 2018, our proposition has been different: to bring credible journalism and deep-dive analysis into this emerging space. Emerging technology and digital transformation will re-shape our world, and we speak to an audience of professionals and corporate professionals who are interested in the bigger picture of blockchain, digital assets, and web 3.0. Today, Forkast.News serves as an end-to-end media ecosystem bridging the blockchain community and a Fortune 500 audience.

Forkast.News has become the authority voice in Asia in providing a global perspective on blockchain, partnering with organizations like OECD, EY, IBM, Swire, and the UN General Assembly to lead the most important conversations on blockchain regulation, financial inclusion, digital innovation, and industry impact.

The Team

Based in Hong Kong, Forkast.News supports a growing team across Asia, Europe, and the U.S. The team is led by Editor-in-Chief Angie Lau, a 20+ year veteran journalist most recognized for her role as Bloomberg TV's lead anchor in Asia, with her flagship morning show "First Up with Angie Lau."

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