PR Manager, Europe

Games Jobs - Public Relations - Paris

Job Title PR Manager, Europe
Job Category PR Manager
Job Description Blizzard Entertainment is looking for an experienced public relations (PR) manager to manage franchise communications strategies including the World of Warcraft and Hearthstone brands in Europe (EU).  With an ability to think both creatively and strategically and with a passion for games, the PR manager will work in close cooperation with many other teams including community management, marketing, game project managers, as well as the country dedicated PR managers, to maximise the European communications strategy for World of Warcraft and Hearthstone. This position will report to the senior PR manager, Europe and is based in Versailles, France.   As part of a franchise team integrating marketing, public relations and community management, the PR manager will drive strategies aimed at maximizing positive communications for the World of Warcraft and Hearthstone brands in Europe and Russia.

Responsibilities
  • Contributing (notably with the marketing and community managers) to the definition of an integrated communications strategy of the brand across Europe.
  • Building and  maintaining the EU PR plan, communications and project specific budgets.
  • Defining, maintaining, and executing against the EU communications plan, making sure that all elements required for the European, Russian and export markets are delivered on time and to a high quality.
  • Leading and  supporting the local PR managers actions related to World of Warcraft and Hearthstone.
  • Close liaison and collaboration with the global PR manager for the World of Warcraft and Hearthstone brands.

  Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or relevant business-related field
  • A minimum of 5 years’ public relations experience from gaming, internet, technology, or consumer products related industries
  • Experience and knowledge of the European game markets, and European media
  • Proven solid project leadership
  • Creative think-out-of-the-box mindset and ability to turn creative ideas into actionable integrated communications plans
  • Able to communicate effectively and collaboratively with strong verbal and written communications skills in English.
  • Passion for communications, PR and a creative mind is a must.
  • Personal passion for games (PC, mobile, console) / online entertainment services, or web user experience.
  • Knowledge of Blizzard games, including the World of Warcraft and Hearthstone franchises

  Pluses
  • A knowledge of community management


Please apply on our website:http://us.blizzard.com/en-us/company/careers/posting.html?id=14000HI
Salary
Location Versailles (a relocation package will be provided), Paris
Job Category Public Relations
Date posted 06/08/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Blizzard Entertainment (Europe) using their internal reference 14000HI.
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