Senior PR Manager

Games Jobs - Public Relations - Brighton

Job Title Senior PR Manager
Job Category PR Manager
Job Description We’re looking for an experienced, Senior PR Manager to join our multinational team at ICO Partners.

Based in the vibrant city of Brighton we are looking for a capable and experienced PR and communications professional who can work alongside our existing team and help oversee a varied roster of videogame developer and publishing clients. The ideal candidate will have a strong relationship network within the UK press and ideally be a native English speaker, with a proven background in videogames PR, community or journalism. Management experience would be a bonus although not essential for the right candidate. Having represented some of the biggest gaming brands in the world, ICO Partners is focused on games for gamers so a personal passion for videogames is a must.

If this sounds like you, and you’re interested in joining a, fun-loving (but hard-working) team, send your CV to jobs@icopartners.com and/or drop us a line for more info.

Here’s the job spec:

Who we are: ICO Partners, is a Multinational PR/Communications agency and online games services consultancy based in Brighton, UK. Find out all about us at www.icomedia.eu.What we’re looking for: An experienced, creative and motivated communications professional with a passion for video games.Skills and requirements:
  • Native English speaker with very strong spoken and written communication skills
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a position involving direct contact with the media
  • A background in PR, journalism, social media or community management
  • Deep understanding of the UK videogame media and industry with a network that supports this
  • Proven organisational and planning skills, including PR/Communications planning and strategy
  • Self-motivated approach to work; ability to work to short deadlines and under pressure
  • Ability to work with and analyse data, as well as report writing
  • Experience working in multicultural teams and across multiple languages/territories preferred
  • Additional language skills are a plus
  • Skills and experience in online marketing or social media is a strong plus
  • And last, but not least – A genuine experience and passion for video games

Responsibilities:
  • Managing relationships with journalists across selected European territories with primary care for English speaking media.
  • Working closely with clients to create and implement PR plans, schedules and communications
  • Drafting press releases and media alerts
  • Developing and updating media lists and contact databases
  • Participating in daily media relations tasks, including media outreach, collection and analysis of press coverage, reporting, organization of events, interviews and promotions
  • Assisting with market research projects
  • Participating in product testing as required
Salary
Location Brighton, Brighton
Job Category Public Relations
Date posted 07/03/2019
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