Vertigo Games (Senior) PR Manager

(SENIOR) PR MANAGER

Job description

Vertigo Games’ publishing team is currently seeking a highly motivated (Senior) PR Manager with a
proven track record of media relations management, a strong flair for copywriting and team player
attitude to work on some of the world’s most popular and highly anticipated VR games.

responsibilities

  • Create and define global PR plans in line with our product brand & marketing strategies, including key communications pillars, PR campaign goal and objectives
  • Work closely with studio leadership for the development and execution of the global PR campaign to build up, launch and sustain our VR games
  • Manage PR budgets to set, track and deliver on campaign goals and objectives
  • Supervise and support the inclusion and support of key communication pillars by all of the marketing assets produced by studios and the graphic design team
  • Write and oversee the writing of copy for key commercial materials and presence
  • Establish and maintain close working relationships with all key media outlets, editors, and influencers for (VR) gaming in NA, UK, and EU territories
  • Identify and create opportunities to get coverage placed in key media, including bespoke coverage, exclusives, industry articles, event reports, award shows & gift/best of guides
  • Collaborate with the relevant internal teams (Events, Marketing, Development) to organize (digital) trade show & event presence and related communications strategy and deliverables
  • Work closely with the internal community team to drive the creation and execution of community plans that are in line with our communications strategy
  • Brief and where necessary train studio spokespersons for media interviews, guided demos, and public speaking engagements
  • Work alongside our worldwide local publishing offices to understand, approve and support local PR campaign requirements in line with our strategy
  • Keep track of and align local territory PR approaches, related post-campaign reports & analysis into a consistent global view in a timely fashion manner
  • Present integrated global & local PR plans and post-campaign reports and analysis to executive management

Essentials

  • Requires a BA in Marketing, Communications or equivalent experience
  • Relevant 3+ years experience in a global gaming-related PR and/or communications role
  • A passion for video games & entertainment
  • Experience in partnering with game developers or studios
  • In-depth knowledge in communications in a games publisher or gaming related media
  • Experience managing own PR budgets and related goals
  • Ability to create communications pillars, set PR goals and align objectives
  • Experience in coordinating and releasing AAA titles in both digital and physical channels
  • Must be articulate and professional and the ability to work effectively and cross-functionally with all levels of management in a high pressure environment, both internally and externally
  • Excellent communication, copywriting, organizational and presentation skills
  • Advanced Office, PowerPoint and Excel skills
  • Fluent level of English is required (written and verbal)

Desirable

  • Experience in international multi-territory campaign management
  • Experience in partnering with game developers or studios
  • Experience in ‘GaaS’ and live operated games
  • Technical knowledge of consoles, PC, VR and further gaming equipment
  • Willingness and ability to travel, both national and international

Apply now

In order for us to consider your application, we would receive your CV and portfolio.
To apply for this position, please send your CV and application letter to: jobs@vertigo-games.com or use the form below.

Due to the volume of replies we receive, we will not be able to respond to every application.

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