Communications Manager

Job Details

Type: Permanent Full-time

WHAT IMPACT CAN A COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER HAVE AT ESG

As a Communications Manager, you will join East Side Games and oversee all internal and external communication for our studio. You’ll lead a small team and continue to enable our studio’s outward success as we grow. You will own the communication strategy and all public press matters. You’ll be the voice of our studio and will optimize information flow within our studio. You will work with some of the top brands in entertainment like Trailer Park Boys, It’s Always Sunny, The Office, RuPaul’s Drag Race and many more! You’re innovative and you enjoy collaborating with Producers and working cross functionally.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Create, own and develop all internal and external communication for the studio.
  • Own all Leaf studios press releases and public announcements.
  • Meet with game producers and external brand holders to develop and plan strategies related to engaging our customers and maintaining our brand.
  • Develop, manage, and execute our studio’s partnerships strategy including fundraising, philanthropy, sustainability efforts, and sponsorships.
  • Identify and organize external speaking opportunities, including speaking on panels, giving presentations and managing industry events.
  • Report and track the effectiveness of social content and email campaigns.
  • Developing external communications strategy including templates for emails, newsletters, launch websites to streamline these processes and assure a coherent and consistent voice.
  • Play our games!

WHAT YOU BRING TO ESG:

  • 4+ years’ experience in online or digital inbound content marketing, preferably within the mobile game space.
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or college diploma in business, marketing, or communications, or equivalent experience. Applicable work experience without a degree is 100% acceptable too!
  • Previous experience leading a small team.
  • A craft in writing, with clear examples of engaging copy for social posts, newsletters, press or in-game news features
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Ability to travel, attend industry events and conferences.
  • Detail-oriented and excellent organizational skills: accuracy is essential.

YOU ARE:

  • You enjoy games, particularly mobile games. You are on top of the latest games, trends, and what’s happening in live events.
  • Hungry, humble, and smart and can use these three pillars to impact you and those around you.
  • Comfortable in an environment where priorities and plans change rapidly, but with intention.
  • Ability to communicate across disciplines and seniority levels.
  • Solution-oriented, self-motivated, and diligent.
  • Community-minded, whereby a collective mission of the project is a shared priority.
  • Empathic, compassionate, and curious.
  • Your values are governed by justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO WORK AT ESG?

We are East Side Games – a pillar in beautiful Vancouver’s gaming community. Our mission is to create games that are easy to pick up, hard to put down, and don’t suck! We put players at the heart of our evolution, independence, and profitability. With their help, we’ve defined the narrative, idle gaming space with huge brands IPs that reach the lives of millions globally… And we’re just getting started!

Culture rules here, and that’s what makes us unique. We put people at the core of what we do. We believe that you can steer the ship of your career, and we anchor through support, trust, and connection. Tackle your challenges, share your learnings, then share a drink with the studio in our weekly Cheers Friday Announcements. Have we piqued your curiosity? Then check out our amazing Culture and Benefits!

WE’RE BUILT ON THE FOUNDATIONS OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

East Side Games are an equitable employer that values justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage people of marginalized backgrounds, particularly BIPOC and 2SLGBTQIA+QTBIPOC folks, to apply, and will acknowledge and value the strengths you bring to foster yours and the studio’s growth.

If this sounds like something you hoped for and more, and you’re enthused to build genre-defining narrative idle games, click the “Apply Here” button below. If now is not the right time for you but you know someone who would be a great match for us at East Side Games, check out our referral bonus here! Let’s build great games together.

We can’t wait to hear from you!

WHAT’S NEXT?

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Due to a small (but completely awesome) recruitment team, only those candidates that qualify will be contacted.  Thanks for your interest in ESG and we wish you super success in your job search!

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