Public Relations Manager Quirky
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We are Quirky.
We make invention accessible.
We believe that the best ideas in the world aren't actually in the world--they're locked in people's heads.
We exist to solve that problem.
We are looking for a smart, sophisticated and passionate PR Manager to join our team in NYC and help spread the word about Quirky and its products.
You are obsessed with products, gadgets and innovation and are up on the latest trends in everything lifestyle and pop-culture. In your down time, you are flipping through magazines, watching your favorite TV host or updating your Pinterest page. You know which magazines have the highest circulation, which websites drive the most traffic and the difference between Kathie Lee and Katie. You are confident, have a voice and know how to tell a good story. You are overflowing with fun and creative ideas. You know your way around media and have strong contacts in the field. You can pitch from here 'til tomorrow and get overly excited by securing a solid press hit. If this sounds like you, please continue.
As our PR Manager, you will
Be a member of Quirky's Storytelling team, working closely with Quirky's Director of PR who works remotely
Be responsible for all aspects of Quirky's weekly product press releases
Be a strong brand ambassador for Quirky telling our story far and wide
Be a part of a growing movement to make invention accessible
Draft, distribute and manage all aspects of weekly product press releases
Provide PR support and planning for marketing initiatives
Act as an internal department coordinator
Help amplify key product launches
Manage a press release calendar and develop new creative ideas for media outreach
Constantly develop new media contacts and identify passionate idea people and spread the Quirky word
Be a brand ambassador for the Quirky movement and the company's mission to "make invention accessible"
Manage media assets produced by the creative team including product photos and videos needed for digital press kits
Collect and analyze media coverage about Quirky and its products
Assist with SEO strategy
Manage media contact database
3-5 years of Public Relations experience
College degree or a really great dropout story
Entertainment, lifestyle and brand background is a must
Strong consumer and lifestyle media contacts
Strong and creative writing skills
Ability to manage an outside agency
Fluency and comfort pitching press directly and via social media platforms
Confidence to act as a real brand ambassador in the face of the media
Agency and product-specific experience is a plus
Enthusiastic, outgoing, hardworking and fun to be around
Self-motivated and able to drive initiatives without daily supervision
Unrelenting intellectual curiosity and pride in doing awesome work
An entrepreneurial spirit
Passion for what we are building at Quirky
Check us out at www.quirky.com. Spend some time on our site understanding what we do. If you like what you see, please continue.
Submit your resume and a personalized cover letter addressed to Tiffany Markofsky, letting her know why you want this job and why we should pick you.
Make sure to follow the instructions within this application to submit a stick figure drawing of yourself through Quirky's website.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
We Make Invention Accessible
20 - 50M RaisedInvestors: FreshTracks Capital
, Norwest Venture Partners
, RRE Ventures All Jobs: at Quirky
|Industry:||Consumer Products and Services|
|Company Profile:||For centuries, becoming an "inventor" has been a hard gig to crack. Complexities relating to financing, engineering, distribution, and legalities have stood in the way of brilliant people executing on their great ideas.
Since launching in 2009, Quirky has rapidly changed the way the world thinks about product development.
We bring two brand new consumer products to market each week, by enabling a fluid conversation between a global community and Quirky's expert product design staff.
The world influences our business in real-time, and we share our revenue directly with the people who helped us make successful decisions.|
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