Community & Communications Manager

Job typeGame Development/Publishing, Mobile
LocationUnited Kingdom - Manchester
TypeFull Time
Posted DateApr. 11, 2019

As Community & Communications Manager at Playdemic, a division of WB Games Inc. you will be the voice of our games to our valued player base and the wider industry and press.

You will be responsible for developing and implementing community engagement programs and the overall global social strategy for our games with a view to maintaining and driving a highly engaged, loyal community for our titles. Working with our global communications team, you will also be responsible for building and managing Playdemic’s communication and PR strategy to trade and consumer press.

You should be familiar with a wide variety of social media platforms and tools and will be responsible for creating, managing and growing the company’s presence through blogs, Twitter, Facebook, and other strategically relevant online properties.

Naturally you will need to be an excellent communicator both written and verbally, as you will be required to create engaging content for press releases, trade events, our community channels and also be the key liaison between press, our players, Customer Support and the game Producers.

You will be proactive at seeking out opportunities to grow and expand their awareness of our products and communities, and report regularly on engagement, performance and other key metrics.

If you are an experienced and passionate individual with a proven record of successful communications and strategies and building a community in gaming, we’d love to hear from you.

Core Skills & Experience:

  • Demonstrable experience as a community manager, ideally in mobile and free-to-play.
  • Relevant degree or equivalent qualification.
  • Proven track record of managing impactful social media campaigns.
  • Avid gamer.
  • Very strong verbal, visual and written communication skills.
  • Current in depth knowledge of social media channels, best practice and emerging trends is essential. Monitor and drive conversation across all platforms.
  • Work with integrated communications team and game teams to develop, update and execute community engagement calendar
  • Write engaging and emotive content for use on relevant social media channels and forums.
  • Able to develop and execute community engagement programs.
  • Promote new community features to players.
  • Deliver regular community updates to the business, informing of community sentiment and player focused campaign performance.
  • Provide qualitative and quantitative feedback based on A/B testing, consumer insights through online surveys and close monitoring of community channels.
  • Demo products at various tradeshows and press events if necessary.
  • Able to multi-task, prioritise and work to deadlines under pressure.
  • Detail orientated, quality focused and player centric.
  • High levels of energy and drive.

About Playdemic

Founded in 2010 by leading Games Industry entrepreneurs, Playdemic is a developer and publisher of mobile games, focused on creating premium free-to-play game services for iOS, Android and Facebook platforms. We are a highly ambitious company committed to making chart-topping products. Our culture and values place great emphasis upon open communication, autonomy and empowerment. We believe in encouraging people to be the best they can be and giving them the tools to achieve their goals.

Golf Clash has been downloaded over 65 million times on iOS and Android and is the number 1 grossing mobile sports game in the US. The game won “Best Mobile Game” at the 2018 BAFTA Awards and Mobile Game Awards.

Acquired by TT Games Studios Limited, part of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and the makers of best-selling LEGO titles including “LEGO Star Wars” and “LEGO Dimensions”, Playdemic is embarking on its next exciting chapter and we are looking forward to lovingly crafting the next generation of LEGO mobile titles. As a result, we’re looking for passionate, dedicated individuals to join us on the next part of our journey.

Playdemic offers successful candidates a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Our work environment is inclusive, relaxed and friendly – one of the best things about working here is our fantastic people! We aim to support work-life balance, and some of the benefits we’re most proud of include: flexitime and other family-friendly benefits; discretionary bonus scheme; company pension scheme and life assurance. We also offer perks such as regular health and wellbeing activities (including on-site exercise classes), discounts on a wide range of company and partner products, free online training courses, complimentary fruit and a wide selection of drinks, social events and much more!

We expect high levels of ambition and innovation from our colleagues and an ability to flourish within the dynamic entertainment industry in which the company operates.

Your information will now be submitted via our parent company’s site, TimeWarner.com.