PR & Marketing Manager (Hybrid)

Kalypso Media - UK logo
Posted 01 September 2023
Salary £35000 - £50000 Per Year
Job type Permanent
Contact NameChris Mellor

Job description

We're working with Kalypso Media UK to find a PR & Marketing Manager. In this role you will be responsible for the planning and delivery all PR activities across all media in conjunction with the Global PR and Marketing Team. You’ll also manage relationships with key media outlets to secure the best possible coverage for Kalypso’s titles and plan and execute EMEA marketing campaigns.

Kalypso Media UK are part of the global and privately owned Kalypso Media Group, who develop and publish games through four development studios as well as working with leading independent developers.

Kalypso have an impressive international track record and are known for their focus on creating strategy games for a global audience across all platforms, with an IP portfolio that includes internationally popular series such as Tropico, Commandos, Port Royale, Dungeons, Sudden Strike and Railway Empire.

This position is hybrid, with 2 days based onsite at Kalypso’s Bracknell offices.

Your responsibilities…
  • Plan and execute all PR activities across all media, including video- and blogging-influencers in conjunction with the global PR and marketing team
  • Manage relationships with key media outlets to secure best possible coverage from initial announcements through to post-review analysis and coverage reports
  • Management and control of external PR agencies for EMEA region if required
  • Plan and execute EMEA marketing campaigns and co-operations for new game launches in conjunction with the global marketing teams
  • First Party Management for EMEA region (especially Sony and Microsoft)
  • Take a supportive role in planning and attending press, trade, and consumer events
  • Support retail presentations and provide support to the sales team
  • Create and update partner presentations
  • Maintain product listings
  • Asset distribution to partners
  • Trade marketing
  • Amazon Marketing A+ pages
  • Retail support/sleeves for products
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • 3 or more years’ experience in PR Accounts within the Games Industry or Entertainment Industry
  • Experienced in creating and delivering PR strategies
  • Comfortable collaborating closely with a Marketing team on marketing campaigns
  • Experience of mentoring juniors or exec’s