Communications Manager

Red Antler, Brooklyn

Creating captivating brand experiences for startups

At Red Antler, we build brands for companies that are changing how the world works. Our clients span a wide range of categories, representing some of the most exciting companies in the startup space and beyond. We are searching for a talented communications leader to help us tell our story and enhance our visibility through key business, design and technology press, social media, and events. 

What you’ll do:

  • Shape the Red Antler story in the VC, startup/entrepreneur, CMO, and creative communities
  • Secure top-tier media coverage that effectively highlights our business and clients
  • Build and maintain productive relationships with key business, design and technology press and influencers
  • Act as primary liaison between Red Antler and media, maintaining relationships and constantly developing strategic story angles and news
  • Collaborate with internal team members to proactively identify compelling news angles and story ideas
  • Work internally and externally to source and research the data to support pitches
  • Lead brainstorms for story ideas with key leadership at Red Antler
  • Create a strong thought leadership program for Red Antler’s three founders
  • Prepare briefing materials and draft key messaging
  • Develop and submit speaking proposals for key conferences, events, and awards
  • Manage Red Antler’s content calendar and presence on all social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin) in partnership with internal design team 

Role Requirements:

  • 4 -6 years of corporate public relations experience at an agency or start-up environment
  • Experience in executing and managing integrated PR programs
  • Experience conceiving and pitching targeted stories to business, technology, and design media with a proven track record of media relations results
  • Successful track record of securing feature placements
  • Strong relationships with tech, design and business media outlets
  • Deep understanding of startup, VC, and creative communities
  • Amazing written, verbal, and nonverbal communications skills
  • Quick judgment and an excellent understanding of the current state of mind of the press
  • Knowledgeable, passionate storyteller who loves to create and define authentic messages for diverse audiences
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and drive with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently

About Red Antler

Red Antler is a branding company based in Brooklyn. Fiercely committed to differentiation and success, we build brands for startups that are changing how the world works. We create captivating brand experiences that connect with people deliberately, through all points of interaction.

Want to learn more about Red Antler? Visit Red Antler's website.