(Senior) PR MANAGER WESTERN EUROPE - KALYPSO, Worms, Germany

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Job Title (Senior) PR MANAGER WESTERN EUROPE - KALYPSO, Worms, Germany
Job Category PR Manager,PR Executive
Job Description (Senior) PR MANAGER – WESTERN EUROPE (m/f/d)

Start of Employment:    Immediately                             
Salary & Bonus:            Negotiable 

About:  
Kalypso Media Group GmbH is a fully independent publisher, developer and marketer of interactive entertainment software with more than 100 employees in 8 locations in Germany, England and the USA, including Kasedo Games, Kalypso Media’s digital-first label, and three development studios - Realmforge Studios (Munich), Gaming Minds Studios (Gütersloh) and Claymore Game Studios (Darmstadt). Specializing primarily in bringing strategy games to all modern platforms and for a global audience, Kalypso Media's brand portfolio includes the rights to the Tropico series, Commandos, Port Royale, Dungeons, Sudden Strike and Railway Empire.  To support the global PR & marketing team, we are looking for a (Senior) PR Manager Western Europe, working from the headquarter in Worms, Germany. The PR Manager is reporting to the International Head of PR and will work closely with the PR & marketing teams in Europe and America.

We offer:

  • A lively and open-minded atmosphere in a growing company
  • Freedom to implement own ideas and initiatives
  • Teamwork and short decision-making procedures
  • A responsible job in one of the most creative and exciting industries
  • Company pension scheme, temporary company flat (if available), flat rate for drinks (coffee, water, soft drinks) and other benefits


Main responsibilities:
  • Plan and execute all PR activities across all media, including online and video- and micro-blogging-influencers in conjunction with the global marketing team
  • Manage relationships with key media outlets to secure best possible coverage from initial announcements through to post-review analysis and coverage reports
  • Work closely with HQ teams to prepare code demonstrations of products at all stages of development
  • Work with HQ to localize and distribute press releases to relevant media outlets for maximum coverage
  • Take a leading role in planning and attending press, trade and consumer events.
  • Act as a central ‘hub’ for European partners, help to coordinate asset and information flow and work alongside sales teams to create impactful campaigns


Skills and Experience:
  • Good experience (>3 years) in a games industry PR role (internal or Agency)
  • Strong media relations experience with gaming media and influencers
  • Degree-level qualification in journalism, communications or similar
  • Demonstrated ability to create results-driven communication campaigns
  • Very good verbal and written communication skills (German & English)
  • Experience implementing national & international press events and media tours
  • Strong game presentation skills and excellent gaming knowledge
  • Able to work as part of a small, dynamic team and handle multiple projects parallelly
  • Flexibility to travel both domestically and internationally  


Are you interested in this job opportunity?
Please send your CV and application via e-mail to jobs@kalypsomedia.com or directly apply here
Attn: Dr. Anika Thun
Salary negotiable
Location Worms, Germany
Job Category Public Relations
Date posted 15/10/2020
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