Minted, the global marketplace for independent artists, is in search of a business media relations expert to help the company elevate its profile among the business press, business audiences, and influencers.
Reporting to the SVP, Artists and Partnerships, the Director of Corporate Communications will design and execute a comprehensive external communications strategy to secure prestigious business press coverage that helps us tell Minted’s business story. You will craft and drive a media strategy that utilizes earned and owned channels to establish Minted and our Founder’s thought leadership in design, online retail, and crowdsourcing. You will work very closely with our Founder and CEO to build her executive communications platform. You will also help us establish a content and communications strategy for Minted Labs, our internal analytics think tank. Along with the CEO and SVP, you will help craft Minted’s B2B positioning and help us build momentum for Minted’s burgeoning new wholesale and licensing businesses. This position is open to FTE (salaried position) or FT/PT contract assignment with flexible hours.
Minted is a lifestyle brand and design marketplace connecting you with the world’s best artists to create something one of a kind. Minted crowdsources graphic design and artwork from a global community of independent artists and sells these as products addressing the $10 billion stationery market, $48 billion art market, and $100 billion home decor market.
Minted’s mission is to enable the design independence of both consumers and artists around the world, and the company is a platform for the strongest emerging artists in the world to be seen and discovered. We aim to build a lasting brand representing the most commercially successful design community in the world. Minted was founded by successful serial entrepreneur Mariam Naficy.
Minted is located in a beautiful office in downtown San Francisco and is backed by Benchmark Capital, IDG Ventures SF, Menlo Ventures, and angel investors including Marissa Mayer formerly of Yahoo and Jeremy Stoppelman of Yelp. Minted is comprised of an experienced and entrepreneurial team. We come from Google, Amazon, Microsoft, eBay, Yahoo, and Goldman Sachs and numerous disruptive startups. We are a passionate, creative, ambitious team. We provide a great opportunity to work with a stellar team and on a world-changing mission, all supported by a proven business model.
Minted is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives and will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Minted participates in the E-verify program.