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Public Relations Manager

Led by a team that includes the former co-founder of Diapers.com (sold to Amazon), the head of digital at The New York Times and the Entertainment Industry Manager at Facebook, Some Spider is a profitable digital media & entertainment company backed by serial entrepreneurs Marc Lore and Vinit Bharara, founders of Diapers.com.

We’re home to two channels: Scary Mommy (the biggest parenting property in the country, reaching over 100 million people each month), and CAFE (2016's breakout news and humor brand, reaching over 60 million people each month), both built for mobile and social. And we plan to launch more. 

Fresh off our Series A funding round, we’re now building out our content, marketing and sales teams, and looking for an exceptional public relations talent who will help us get the word out as we grow.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Secure a steady drumbeat of favorable coverage for the company in business, trade and consumer press outlets.
  • Craft and pitch stories about Some Spider – its individual brands, franchises and personalities – to media outlets and conference organizers for coverage and speaking opportunities.
  • Working directly with the executive team, define public relations goals, strategies and tactics.
  • Draft and issue press releases on a regular basis tailored for the company’s sites and social channels.
  • Continuously refine approach to getting the job done based on available data and raw instinct for what works. 

Qualifications:

  • 5 years’ relevant experience in a public relations role, ideally both agency and in-house for a media & entertainment company. 
  • Proven track record of garnering media coverage from a range of business, trade and consumer facing outlets. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, and ability to produce and present a highly persuasive story pitch.
  • Can-do, entrepreneurial spirit and obsessively detail-oriented at the same time.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams on deadline in a very fast-paced environment.

We value creativity, analytical rigor, crazy initiative, humor and kindness. We work hard because we love what we do. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, challenging work, a passionate team that cares, and the chance to turn this industry on its head. And we’re excited to hear from you! 

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