PR Manager

Discipline: Publishing

Location: Cambridge

Employment Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 16 December 2019

Salary: Competitive

PR Manager

Frontier is the studio behind Jurassic World Evolution, Elite Dangerous, Planet Coaster and upcoming Planet Zoo. We are Britain’s biggest independent publisher and developer of videogames, based among the world-leading technology cluster in the historic city of Cambridge, England.

We are proud to be named one of the UK’s Best Places to Work by GamesIndustry.biz.

We have a fantastic new opportunity for a PR Manager to join our talented publishing team.  You’ll be joining during an exciting period of growth at Frontier and will be working on PR and communications for current titles, and future unannounced projects.

The role of PR Manager encompasses the promotion of Frontier’s products and developing a deeper engagement with the media. The PR Manager will devise and execute strategic and tactical PR plans, write press releases, ensure consistent communication of company and product messages, generate coverage and commentary, plan and execute campaigns and events, and work with Frontier’s Publishing team on broad strategic goals.

This position is an internal role at Frontier’s Cambridge studio and reporting to the Head of Brand Marketing

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with key stakeholders to create, plan, and deliver aligned PR campaigns and events around Frontier and its titles
  • Build and maintain relationships with global media outlets and key influencers across multiple channels ensuring that a positive brand image is conveyed at all times
  • Write and edit press releases, fact sheets, FAQs, planning documents, and other PR material
  • Coordinate with international PR agencies
  • Work with the Publishing team to develop broad long term strategies for increasing engagement and conversation
  • Attend and manage global events (E3, Gamescom, etc.)
  • Use analytical tools to analyse and measure all activities to improve effectiveness and response. Set KPIs and develop plans accordingly
  • Regular and ad hoc reporting as required.

About You

  • Experience working in a similar PR or related role in the games industry, preferably in a development studio
  • A deep understanding of the computer and videogames market, and the specialist and non-specialist media landscape
  • Strong relationships with key international specialist and non-specialist media outlets
  • Very strong writing, editing, presentation and communication skills
  • Good knowledge of online marketing and good understanding of major marketing methods and channels
  • Strong strategic mind set with the ability to goals and KPIs
  • Collaborative and thrives in a team environment
  • Confident working in a fast-paced environment and able to react positively to change
  • Willing and able to travel to industry events and conventions.
  • Passionate about video games.

Desired

  • Degree qualified or CIPR qualified or working towards
  • International, European or Asian working experience and/or language skills.

What we can offer you

At Frontier we believe your work should be rewarding in every way. We offer the chance to work on blockbuster franchises and world-leading IP in a studio environment considered one of the best places to work in the UK.

We also offer a range of flexible benefits to our 400+ team, including life assurance, private family healthcare, pension, flexitime working hours, enhanced maternity/paternity package, in-house catering, support with relocation, a Cycle to Work scheme and free bike servicing, regular in-house wellbeing sessions, childcare vouchers, regular social events, and annual bonus and sharesave schemes for everyone to share in the studio’s success.

We welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

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