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Public Relations Manager

CanvasPop is a venture-backed B2C e-commerce company focused on delivering personalized wall decor and home accents.  We’ve been featured in hundreds of publications and TV programs including Good Morning America, Today Show, New York Times, Techcrunch, Mashable, PopSugar, HGTV and man, many more. With over 300,000 happy customers and growing, we’re now looking to expand and disrupt the $664 billion dollar global home decor market and change the way people around the world shop using the power of mass customization and co-creation. Come join our effort to grow CanvasPop into a household name.

We’re looking for a highly motivated, energetic person to help us continue to secure top-tier media exposure. Your job will be to get in front of top-tier North American media outlets, reach out to influencers in order to help evangelize our products, show off our amazing culture and products to the world and help us get recognition through award programs.

Job Functions

  • Developing a comprehensive communication strategy, media plan and media calendar
  • Working with marketing team on content strategy
  • Identifying media opportunities, influencers and trends
  • Building targeted media lists
  • Pitching the media and influencers on new product launches on an ongoing basis via email and social media
  • Writing press releases, writing compelling content
  • Handling all inbound media enquiries from the press and influencers
  • Your job is to get CanvasPop exposure every month and drive traffic to the site

You’re excited about

  • Pitching the media daily and can handle rejection- you have the ability to HUSTLE everyday
  • On top of the latest trends and you know how to craft angles and stories that are compelling
  • Very strong at written and verbal communication
  • Strong ability to do research, build lists, find contact information
  • You’re “pleasantly persistent” and have a “can do” attitude- you get stuff done
  • You’re as strong at working with a team as you are working independently

Required Experience

  • 5+  working in a communications role and/or marketing
  • Proven track record of securing media mentions or partnerships
  • Strong knowledge of social media (Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest) and influencer outreach
  • Experience with media list building using the web and tools like CISION or Muckrack and other similar platforms

Team Characteristics

  • Strong team building skills
  • A willingness to try new things, platforms, tools and techniques, experiment and iterate quickly
  • You have the ability to work in a fast-paced, autonomously-driven, and demanding startup environment
  • You have a bias towards action and are impact-driven, ability to roll up your sleeves and “get it done”.

What You’ll Get From Us

  • Work with a passionate team to deliver a revolutionary new service
  • Generous Vacation
  • Health, Dental, Vision
  • Macbook Pro
  • Market rate salary + ownership in the company
  • Stake your claim with us in a new industry and change the way people personalize their homes.
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