BARK is a company building products, experiences and entertainment for dogs and the people who love them. The lasting brand that Disney has built for kids and families, BARK is building for the fast-growing market of dog people.
Our ambition level is high, the opportunity is huge and our love for dogs is through the roof! We launched in 2011 with BarkBox, a monthly themed subscription of all-natural treats and clever toys. Since then, we've shipped more than 50 million toys and treats to the dogs across the world and use all of that direct customer feedback to inform new initiatives and ways to make dogs happier.
At BARK, we know that dogs aren't pets; they're family. Our people, crazy dog people, believe that their dogs deserve the best. The best treats, the best toys, the best seat on the couch. Together, we're driven to be the people our dogs think we are.
WHO WE’RE SNIFFIN’ FOR:
Can you give a pup belly scratches until you get carpal tunnel? Listen to squeaky toys until your ears bleed? We (and the world’s dogs) are looking for you. BARK is a fast-growing business for people who love dogs.
The PR Director at Bark will lead all PR efforts across BarkBox, BarkShop and BarkRetail. This includes strategic planning, program support, media relations, agency management and event planning, along with helping to build out our Brand and PR architecture for the future. This position will be critical to driving attention and engagement for Bark as we continue to create fun and happiness for dogs and their people.
BARK’s PR director will help capture the attention of business and consumer press and spread our message through innovative storytelling, program development and experiential activities. This role with leverage earned media, events and our incredible social community to help spread our story.
- Proactive, strategic program planning and support
- Development of ongoing PR architecture for Bark
- Inbound and outbound media relations
- Agency management
- Event support around experiential activities
- Client-side PR and Communications experience at a consumer-facing growth company
- Alternatively, significant PR leadership experience at a leading PR firm, supervising accounts for growth and consumer facing companies.
- Relationships and contacts with key media influencers
- Scrappy, innovative and dependable team player who loves dogs!
This position is a full-time, salaried position. It is located on-site at our office in Manhattan, New York. We offer health insurance for both you and your pup, 401k, wonderful team lunches, and a dog to pet anytime you wish.
There are 80 million dogs in the US. Not all of them have their own BarkBox subscriptions…yet. But you can help. BarkBox is hiring, and employees get a spot in their sunny new office and health insurance for employee and pup (no joke).
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Want to learn more about BarkBox? Visit https://www.barkbox.com/
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