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PR & Communication Manager EMEA

  • Location: Lyon
  • Salary/rate: DOE
  • Date posted: 28/10/19
  • Job reference: 7519
  • Permanent

Are you an experienced PR and Communications specialist from the video games industry? Would you love a varied role, managing an exciting portfolio of brands, for one of the industry’s leading publishers?

Amiqus have partnered with industry leading AAA publishers, to help them find an experienced EMEA PR & Communication Manager to strengthen the EMEA Communication team.
Reporting to the PR, Communication & Events Director, you will ensure that your allocated brands and titles are well represented in traditional media and across content creation platforms and clearly visible to the publisher’s audience. In order to do so, you will recommend creative PR & Influencer strategies in coherence with the Group’s brands and the territories’ cultural specificities. You will drive day-to-day execution of global communication plans and support subsidiaries in the implementation of their Comms campaigns.  
 
Your principal responsibilities will be as follows: 

  • Elaborate compelling EMEA PR & Communication strategies for your portfolio, working closely with the Brand Team 
  • Plan, write and secure approval for press releases and Media Alerts. Compile PR fact sheets for products based on marketing materials / info  
  • Manage your allocated PR & Communication budget and report it monthly 
  • Plan embargo timing of asset delivery to PR teams / media, align with BNEI/A/Asia and involved stakeholders  
  • Deal with BNE / 3rd party publishers on individual requests from PR teams for specific / exclusive assets and requests 
  • Liaise with BNE / 3rd party publishers, Production and Engineering on delivery of Pre and Review versions of games to PR teams in EMEA territories  
  • Liaise with development teams, producers and management for timely delivery of Q&A’s for PR teams / media   
  • Create and be able to participate in all EMEA based events held by BNEE. Manage the guests during events 
  • Create reports and manage our tools for reporting of titles and assist Event Manager in creating post mortems for events • Insight in competitor’s PR and communication activities in order to improve Group communication strategies 
  • Suggest ways to improve the department activities, level of service and ROI 

 
Candidate profile 

Experience, qualification and skills: 

  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in PR and Communication in an international set up in the video game or entertainment industry  
  • Local market experience is a plus 
  • Passion for video games and other forms of entertainment  
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken), other languages are a plus 
  • Intercultural knowledge of Global markets  
  • High level of organization and the ability to work independently  
  • Ability to deliver first class written and verbal presentations  
  • Project oriented, capability to handle several projects at the same time  
  • Ability to manage process and workflows through multiple departments and offices (Internal, territory and 3rd party)  


Personality traits: 

  • Passionate, leader, strong drive, proactive 
  • Creative thinker with common sense  
  • Ability to be a strong team player in a multi-cultural environment  
  • Ability to express oneself clearly and also to be able to identify potential problems/issues and react/advise accordingly  
  • Service-oriented  
  • Professional and diplomatic  
  • Excellent inter-personal skills, ability to establish trustworthy relationships internally, with the territories, developers and media
  • Deep entertainment culture in video games, music, movies, entertainment, books 

 


This is an incredible opportunity, offering a competitive salary, along with benefits and relocation assistance if required. 

Please click apply or contact Kim Hunt on 01925 839730 or kim.hunt@amiqus.com to find out more.

 


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