PRESS AND PUBLIC RELATIONS FREELANCER

Artiphon is seeking a freelancer to work with us on press relations, with additional opportunities to develop brand partnerships, artist/influencer relations, and social media campaigns. This is a dynamic and exciting opportunity to spread the word about a rising brand with a revolutionary, award-winning product.

This role will report to the CMO and Director of Marketing, and will focus on these areas:

  • Pitching to journalists and publications to get coverage of our brand, products, CEO, events, and artist with whom we work. This outreach is across a range of press categories, including: tech, design, business, musical instruments, culture/lifestyle, gift guides, and more. (See press coverage highlights here).

  • Working with social media influencers and creators to get coverage of the INSTRUMENT 1.

  • Conducting product demos and desksides.

  • Supporting events including performances, showcases, parties, trade shows, and other activations.

  • Cultivating opportunities for brand partnerships, events and activations, and creative collaborations.

  • Knowledge of European press markets is a plus.   

Qualifications

  • Strong track record pitching press outlets and landing stories.

  • Passion for sharing our mission of creative empowerment and designing the future of musical expression.

  • Experience with digital music production and a working knowledge of MIDI.

  • Ability to demo Artiphon products to journalists, artists, brands, and other potential partners.

  • Experience working with social media influencers and thought-leaders.

  • Contacts with brands and an eye for partnerships.

  • Strong knowledge of social media strategy.

  • Ideally based in NYC, Nashville, or Los Angeles (though people in other cities will be considered)

Commitment and compensation

  • 60 - 120 hours per month

  • Initial scope of work is October, November, and December 2018 with option to extend into ongoing engagement based on successful working relationship.

  • Compensation negotiated based on experience and scope.

How to apply

  • Please send an email to jobs@artiphon.com briefly describing what you hope to bring to this position.

  • Include several examples of press stories you’ve landed, an example of a pitch or press release you’ve written, and links to any other relevant work.

About Artiphon

Artiphon is a consumer electronics startup designing creative technologies for everyday music making. Our first product is the INSTRUMENT 1, an intuitive app-connected multi-instrument that lets anyone express themselves through music. The INSTRUMENT 1 launched on Kickstarter where it remains the #1 crowdfund for any musical instrument, and was named one of TIME Magazine’s Best Inventions of the Year.