Away is hiring a

PR Assistant

New York, United States

DESCRIPTION

Away is seeking an eager and dedicated public relations assistant to join our team. The ideal candidate will have an interest in writing, public relations, the startup world and, of course, travel. We're a small (but mighty!) department within a quickly growing team, and this person will have the opportunity to learn valuable PR skills while contributing creatively to our larger goals. This role is based in our HQ in Soho, NYC. 

REQUIREMENTS

What you'll do:

  • Track media hits and monitor industry news
  • Research new markets and ideate creative pitch opportunities 
  • Coordinate samples and facilitate press, influencer and celebrity gifting opportunities
  • Assist in writing and the ideation of press materials
  • Maintaining press lists
  • Lend support at press events
  • Go above and beyond to help the team in various tasks

Who you are:

  • Smart and organized
  • Friendly and patient
  • Detail oriented
  • Previous experience in public relations, editorial, marketing or media a plus
  • Knowledge of media outlets, trends, and current topics
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced and energetic environment
  • Never satisfied with the status quo, always thinking "how can we do this better?"
  • Hard working with a "no task is too small" attitude
  • Eager to learn and take on new and varied responsibilities

 BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary + equity
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Quarterly company outings
  • Annual international team trips

 

 ABOUT AWAY

Away (awaytravel.com) is modernizing the travel experience, beginning with your luggage, while striving to set the example for how socially conscious companies should conduct themselves. In November 2015, we launched our brand in Vogue, GQ, and USA Today, and have been featured in over 80 publications including New York Magazine, Travel + Leisure, and Wallpaper*. Away was founded by two Warby Parker alums and has raised $11M in venture funding led by Forerunner Ventures and Accel Partners.