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Senior Internal and Brand Communications Manager

Job Overview:
Jagex is looking for a Senior Internal and brand Comms Manager. Reporting directly to the VP of Marketing you will be responsible for brand communications, addressing both the internal company-wide communication strategy, tactics and execution alongside all external marcoms activity for the Jagex brand & it’s publishing arm (JXP). Whilst we can offer this role on a remote basis, you must be based in the UK and be able to attend the office on a semi- regular basis.  You will be working with the highly creative and talented individuals across the Jagex marketing, senior leadership & publishing teams to drive forward the Jagex brand.  Key Duties Include:

  • Lead the internal communications strategy to develop and execute internal communications. Defining the channels platforms & systems for liaising with senior stakeholders, to support regular and effective communications to staff.
  • Lead the external communications strategy to plan and execute external marcoms activities for the Jagex brand at an industry level, working with trade show owners and industry groups such as Ukie.
  • Own internal company Live Streams: Source content, produce and when required be a host of internal live-streamed company briefings to share information and update staff on topics of company-wide relevance.
  • Research, write and edit copy for a variety of internal communications channels, including preparing presentations for company-wide briefings. Edit/draft messages or scripts for senior executives to present to employees in written or spoken form.
  • Work with the HR team to deliver internal communications on matters activities that encourage and support company-wide initiatives.
  • Industry B2B Expos & Events planning: Proactive planning of Jagex brand visibility opportunities at industry events, planning and negotiating with 3rd parties and internal stakeholders, managing executional budget & owning all asset briefs
  • Own external presentation materials to represent Jagex brand - for external presentations and representation – sourcing speakers, coordinating attendees and preparing presentations and required materials.
  • Maintain Jagex.com, creating and updating content, messaging, and visuals.
  • Jagex social channels – work with Social Media team to maintain and provide content updates for brand social channels.
  • Support the senior leadership team in corporate media relations activity.

Essential Skills:

  • At least 5 years’ experience working in internal/brand communication
  • Experience in converting board level communications into exciting messages for internal consumptions across a wide range of disciplines
  • Experience with running company presence at industry events
  • Highly developed media training & ability to train others
  • Highly driven and organized individual
  • Responds well under pressure
  • Great communicator, able to present and bring people along on the journey
  • Excellent relationship skills with experience
  • A passion for video games; knowledge of the industry is a plus but not essential
  • Ability to work outside of office hours when required
  • Ability to travel to events off-site locations when required
  • A desire to work in one of the most admired gaming studios in the industry

Company Overview:
A leader in creating deep and engaging experiences on PC and mobile, Jagex was founded in 2001 and is today one of the UK’s biggest and most respected video game developers and publishers.
Famed for its flagship MMOs RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, Jagex has welcomed more than 260million player accounts to its world and created a $1bn lifetime franchise revenue. Today the RuneScape franchise exists beyond running games in live operations; our titles are living games that connect and inspire millions of players, with content and experiences both inside and outside of inexhaustible game worlds.
Both RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, on PC and mobile, offer ever-evolving, highly-active worlds and our community-focussed development ethos empowers players to have a real say in how each game is shaped.
Jagex is expanding and extending its portfolio with fresh franchise titles, new IP and, in 2018 launched Jagex Partners, delivering third-party publishing and operational services exclusively for the living games of the future.
Jagex employs more than 400 people at its Cambridge headquarters and is on the hunt for talented people to work across the business to help the company to achieve yet another year of record growth and player satisfaction.

Company Benefits:
- Flexible Working- Bonus Scheme- Private Health Care - Gym Membership- Monthly Energy Allowance- Generous Pension Contributions- Life Insurance- Free Cycle Repair- Income Protection- Dental Plan- Free Fruit and Drinks- Subsidised Canteen
Feel like you fit this role, but don’t meet all the requirements? We strive for fresh perspectives, so as long as you can demonstrate how your attitude and other abilities might make up for any gaps we would welcome your application! Jagex are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

Senior Internal and Brand Communications Manager

United Kingdom
Full time

Published on 12/22/2022

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