Assistant Product Manager - Letchworth

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Salary: £20-£25K

industry: Gaming

Our client is a global videogame publisher with top brands and they have a unique opportunity for you to join a fast moving, successful and growing business.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Purpose of role: This is a development role where you will be given support and training to develop into a Product Manager. Your responsibility as an Assistant Product Manager is to support the Product Manager with marketing assets and activities to give our products the best possible chance of success through:

• Social media asset generation including GIFS, images and short videos

• PR co-ordination – identifying influencers & supporting with media outreach

• Recording footage of games for trailer and screenshot purposes

• Copy-writing – generating Steam updates and website content

• Research – keywords, competitors etc, to support the digital marketing team

• Community work – interact with the community on our channel where required

• Marketing support – supporting the Marketing team with other activities

MEASURES OF SUCCESS Key measures will include:

• Feedback from the marketing team on quality of content produced

• Development within the role and responsibility gained

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

• At least 1 years’ experience in a Marketing role

• Degree-level education, preferable marketing or media studies, and strong communication skills • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, Google Docs, Adobe Photoshop and Premiere (or other relevant video editing software)

• Huge passion for, and knowledge of, videogames and gaming culture

• Strong organisational skills and the ability to track several projects over many months

• Autonomy – the ability to carry on with tasks given, keep track of them and communicate in case of issues, try to solve them first where possible

• Comfortable working under pressure, with multiple parallel deadlines

• Excellent written English

PREFERRED SKILLS

• Knowledge of the Japanese/Asian/anime gaming scene would be highly beneficial, as well as language skills

• Integrity, trustworthiness, flexibility and adaptability

• A proactive, get stuck-in approach • Well-organised and presentable

• Project management software experience

DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

This is a development role and you will learn valuable skills as part of your progression. Skills you will learn as part of this role will include:

• Project management – managing timelines and activity schedules

• Stakeholder management – communication and relationships with developers and internal departments – managing a product internally and externally

• Marketing – audience identification, segmentation, targeting and positioning and practical strategies and techniques to drive sales of video games

• Creative – creating design briefs, working with creative teams,

• Teamwork – working within a Marketing department, collaborating on projects and tasks

PERSON SPEC

• Adaptable - working in a SAME you will be required to react quickly to changes in your working day and responsibilities

• Strong integrity - working closely with a small team, it is essential that you quickly develop a working relationship with your co-workers Integrity is an essential part of this

• Trustworthy - you will be working independently for elements of your work schedule and it is vital that you are trustworthy and reliable

• Flexible - the requirements of the role may change from time to time and it is essential that you are comfortable with change

• Analytical - you will be required to analyses and present results and statistics at a detail level, understanding the cause and consequence of all marketing activity

• Confident - you will need to be confident in your experience and knowledge, reporting to senior management and the wider team on your campaigns and strategies

• Proactive mindset – good communicator with the rest of the team, coming up with ideas and suggestions

• Motivated - you will be required to be strongly self-motivated and possess a drive to succeed

• Comfortable working individually and as part of a team - there will be a healthy mix of working on your own (setting up campaigns etc) and as part of a team (working with various departments within the company).  

Please note: due to the high volume of CV’s we receive, we are unable to respond personally to all applications. If you do not hear from us within 5 working days of your application, please take your application as unsuccessful on this occasion. Good luck with your job search.

Arena Personnel Ltd – Letchworth  Garden City’s independent recruitment agency.

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