Retail, Communications/PR Specialist job in New York City
|Company Type:||Certified B Corporation|
|Impact Area:||Quality of Life|
|Company Name:|| Warby Parker|
|State / Province:||New York (NY)|
|City:||New York City|
Warby Parker is looking for a standout Retail Communications Specialist to support all of our retail initiatives. The person in this role will be responsible for creating and executing PR strategies that introduce, enhance, and elevate the Warby Parker brand in both new and existing retail markets.
The Retail Public Relations Specialist will collaborate both internally with other departments and externally with our agency to develop integrated retail opening plans, coordinate with store liaisons on communications-related inquiries, and travel to new retail locations on an as-needed basis to host press appointments with local media. They’ll also oversee external engagements for executives and other company employees.
What You’ll Do:
Who You Are:
Warby Parker was founded in 2010 with a lofty objective: to offer designer eyewear at a revolutionary price while leading the way for socially conscious businesses. By circumventing traditional channels and designing our frames in house, we’re able to offer insanely high-quality eyewear at decidedly non-insane prices (i.e., from $95 with prescription lenses—a fraction of the going price!).
In the last seven years, we’ve grown to over 50 retail locations in the U.S. and Canada, opened our first optical lab in upstate New York, and launched two of our own iOS apps. And for three years running, Fast Company has named us one of the world’s most innovative companies.
We’re also a certified B Corporation, so we’re held to the highest standards of social and environmental responsibility. This means lots of different things, like operating carbon-neutrally and distributing a pair of glasses to someone in need for every pair we sell. (We’re big believers that businesses can scale and be profitable while doing good in the world.)
Of course, all work and no play makes an extremely dull office, and no one likes an extremely dull office. (We sure don’t.) As an employee at Warby Parker, you can look forward to company outings, guest speakers, volunteering opportunities, and other brain- (and/or taste-bud-) stimulating activities. It also doesn’t hurt that our team is just great company.
Some benefits and perks of working at Warby Parker: