Casper is hiring a

Director of Public Relations

New York, United States

Overview: 

Casper is looking for a PR Director to join its talented Communications team. The ideal candidate with have a minimum of 8 years of experience in publicity and communications, with a combination of both in-house and agency experience preferred. This role requires excellent organizational skills with expertise in project management and cross-functional planning, plus a passion and understanding of brand voice and positioning. The PR Director will manage multiple agencies, lead a small internal PR / Communications team, and report to the VP of Communications. 

Responsibilities:

  • Managing multiple North American PR agencies and in-house PR team
  • Developing comprehensive PR campaigns to support new product launches, experiential programs, seasonal promotions, and brand partnerships 
  • Working closely with Experiential Marketing team to increase awareness around our regional events and trial opportunities 
  • Maintaining close relationships with media and identifying new media to work with in future
  • Owning the development of a comprehensive Comms library, including media documents, FAQs, talking points, and press releases 
  • Strategic thinking and ability to capture complex relationships
  • Identification and management of emerging PR opportunities, including areas such as executive thought leadership, product placement, and influencers. 

Requirements:

  • Minimum 8 years in public relations with both in-house and agency experience 
  • Strong organizational skills to project manage multiple agencies, cross-functional team initiatives, and nonstop programming
  • Extraordinary writing and editing skills 
  • Deep knowledge of national, top-tier press behavior  

About Casper

Casper (casper.com) is a sleep brand that launched in 2014 with one perfect mattress sold directly to consumers — eliminating commission-driven, inflated prices. Its award-winning sleep surface was developed in-house, has a sleek design, and is delivered in a small, "how did they do that?" sized box. A year and a half after launching the mattress, Casper expanded its universally comfortable product line, which now includes a perfect pillow and sheets.

Now expanding into Europe, the company is one of the fastest growing consumer brands of all time with more than 100 full-time employees, $100M in revenue for 2015, and 100,000 Casper owners. Casper was named one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies in the World, and its eponymous mattress was crowned one of Time's Best Inventions of 2015.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary + equity
  • Excellent medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Fitness stipend
  • Open vacation policy
  • Lots of free food and unlimited naps!