We’re looking for a PR Freelancer.

Project Need:

Sandbox is a group of companies that reaches kids, parents and teachers through various digital media and gaming properties. We collectively reach an audience of 50m on a monthly basis.

To grow our portfolio, we are always looking for:

    • Audience reach with parents, teachers and kids so they get in contact with our brands.
    • Reach with game developers so that we can continue to acquire amazing games that kids and adults like to play.
    • Corporate and family offices – so we can be on their radar for fundraising and acquisitions.
    • Currently, our goal is to increase the profile of our gaming business, specifically Coolmath Games and Poptropica. Coolmath Games is a leading destination for “fun + thinking” games that entertain over 2 million players a day and Poptropica, which entertains and informs millions of kids from around the world per month.
    • We plan to target corporate/family office/investor audiences as well as game developers through strategically placed content in media outlets consumed by these audiences. Additionally, a stage profile in various industry event can help elevate our business profiles.

Description:

We are looking for a freelance PR consultant to develop and execute a PR + thought leadership strategy for approximately six months to deliver on our project needs.

Responsibilities:

    • Develop PR & thought leadership strategy, focused on raising profile of brands and executive leaders in alignment with business objectives.
    • Create a cohesive brand story that will resonate with investor audience.
    • Build and execute forward-looking PR plan.  Includes strategic content placement (media pitches, speaking opportunities, events) and leveraging brand + executive social profiles, Medium etc.
    • Establish and grow relationships with relevant trade media.
    • Draft award submissions, press releases, social posts and other copy as needed.

Requirements:

    • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience.
    • 5+ years of PR experience, ideally including experience with kids’ media, licensing and/or online games.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Ability to thrive in a casual, fast-paced environment.
    • Self starter with entrepreneurial spirit.
    • Experience in edutainment (“fun + thinking” games) a plus.

To apply for the role, please mail a note and brief description of past projects to mitch@coolmath.com