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Position: European PR Manager
Employer: WayForward
Category: Public Relations
Location: UK - South East
Salary: £competitive
Reference: epr
Date posted: Thursday, May 18th 2017

Description:

My client is a globally renowned games publisher that is looking for an experienced European PR Manager to create and execute communication strategies that generate maximum positive awareness for its stable of fantastic titles.

The role would suit someone that has worked on high-profile communications campaigns for videogames and has the experience to make an impact on some of the games industry’s biggest franchises.

The job will involve:

  • Contributing to communications plans and strategies in collaboration with colleagues in the European territory offices and the US
  • Working with Brand Managers and Social and Community teams to ensure PR activities are aligned and on brand
  • Monitoring and supporting local PR Managers in directing their territory PR activities
  • Coordinating the creation and distribution of PR assets to the International territories
  • Organising press trips to developer studios, travel to conventions, press events, developer tours and other industry related events where necessary
  • Working with developer studios to arrange interviews and feature requests from international media
  • Engaging international content creators, including YouTubers, streamers and other influencers

 Essential skills needed: 

  • Excellent PR experience, gained either directly in the games industry or at a PR agency working with the industry
  • Experience in creating and executing International communications campaigns
  • Solid understanding of video games and the video game landscape
  • Excellent organisational skills – ability to manage time and workload under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Flexibility to travel as and when required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, comfortable with presenting.
  • Preferably degree educated.