Mighty Oak: Communications Manager

Mighty Oak is a Brooklyn-based creative studio specializing in hand-made animation and design. Our mission is to bring the human touch back into the picture, and we do it by fusing hand-made techniques with the latest technology. With over 1 billion views across platforms, we’ve been able to provide customized and effective content for clients like Netflix, HBO, Airbnb, NBC, Nick Jr. Sesame Street, Etsy, Airbnb, Giphy, HGTV, and The New York Times. We’re looking for a Communications Manager to help spread the word!

This role fuses PR strategy with social media management in order to reach new clients and increase inbound business.

We’re looking for a candidate who has:

  • 3+ years of experience running successful PR campaigns on agency or brand-side

  • A way with words, an eye for design, and a love for storytelling

  • A healthy obsession with social media

  • The ability to work independently and lead a team through execution of an idea

  • A love for connecting with new people and pitching fun concepts

  • A passion for creative problem solving and collaborating with artists

  • A “get things done” attitude. You keep trying until you get the results you want!

  • An interest in wearing a few hats and working inside a boutique studio setting

  • A proactive interest in learning our creative process

  • Video editing and photoshop capabilities a big plus!

  • A love for really cute studio dogs

Your tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Managing the execution of our social media strategy and newsletters, creating new campaigns and commissioning artists that complement our brand

  • Maintaining database for monthly newsletters

  • Collaborating with our creative team to develop visual content for marketing initiatives, including behind-the-scenes videos, how-to demos, client clips, and more

  • Tracking performance of content across platforms and campaigns to reach new clients and increase repeat customer business

  • Developing PR strategy to feature new work, submit to awards, create thought leadership articles by staff, and design consistent messaging to drive client interest

  • Supporting business development by growing and maintaining a list of press contacts and business leads.

  • Managing the communications & marketing budget as you craft new initiatives

You will report directly to:

The CEO, while maintaining a close relationship with the Creative Director and team. Animation knowledge is not a must, just an interest in talking about the art form!

In return, you’ll receive:

  • Health benefits and retirement plan

  • Flexible sick days

  • Up to 15 days of PTO

  • Professional Development opportunities, and space in the studio to create your own work

how to apply

Please send us your resume OR portfolio and a cover letter to hiringmightyoak@gmail.com with the best PR mention you’ve ever received for a client! We’re looking forward to meeting you.