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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.