Global Brand Assistant (Hybrid Options)

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Posted 22 September 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameAndrew Freedlander

Job description

Aardvark Swift are supporting Plaion as they seek to bring in a Global Brand Assistant. In this role you will report to the Senior Global Brand Manager and collaborate closely with the International Marketing teams, supporting one or more of the Global Brand Managers in the day-to-day planning and execution of the global brand and marketing strategy across one or more of Deep Silver’s IPs.

Plaion have published more than two hundred games under the Deep Silver label including own brands like the open world extravaganza Saints Row, the zombie action franchise Dead Island, and the gritty, post-apocalyptic Metro series.

As a Global Brand Assistant your responsibilities will be to…
  • Become an effective product evangelist for the brand
  • Present the products creative vision and marketing strategy to external and internal stakeholders
  • Execute department critical administrative tasks including asset tracking and management, raising SOWs and budget maintenance
  • Field asset and information requests and approvals from the local marketing teams, liaising with the studio and Product Development where necessary
  • Attend and take minutes of internal / external meetings (studio, agency, internal)
  • Process invoices, ensuring all activity is correctly documented, facilitate accurate and prompt supplier payment
  • Maintain the global marketing budget, ensuring it is up to date all marketing expenditure is accounted for
  • Managing and maintaining the central asset calendar and other internal documents and working processes
  • Take the lead role in studio asset sourcing, documentation, and generation, including game capture
  • Supporting the GBM in external relations with 1st Party, licensors, and other partners
  • Assisting the PR, Social and Community teams where necessary
  • Project management (with GMB support) around specific brand marketing initiatives on a case-by-case basis
  • Additional projects and tasks as required by the GBM and Marketing teams

The skills and experience you will bring to the role…
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good communication and inter-personal skills
  • Solid presentation skills
  • A professional and self-motivated team player
  • Experience as a brand, PR, or marketing assistant within the games industry a major bonus
  • A passion for, and in-depth knowledge of the Western ‘AAA’ games landscape
  • Savvy social media skills
  • Educated to graduate level or a professional equivalent e.g. MBA
  • Fluent in English, with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experienced with MS Office products