Skybound EntertainmentLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
Reporting to the VP of Marketing, the Communications Director plays a key role within the Skybound Entertainment consumer products division where we are launching video games, board games, collectibles, and merchandise for diehard fans, community, and loyal customers.
The Communications Director will be responsible for getting the word out and shaping the public narrative on the vast and exciting portfolio of Skybound consumer products. Your team will own messaging platform across video game, tabletop, merchandise, comic, and digital property go-to-market campaigns. As the subject matter expert in the Marketing organization, this role has room for significant growth and increased management potential.
Directly manage?product PR across'skybound's?video games slate.?
Work closely with Brand and Marketing Managers on strategy and go-to-market planning.
Oversee?product PR across comics, books, tabletop, digital, and Kickstarter.??
Lead a team of communications professionals across multiple product verticals.
Manage an ever-growing slate of local market and international agencies.
Work closely with partners for licensed IP?and ensure'skybound?is properly represented in?their interactive games.??
Establish and optimize MSA/SOW processes with legal.
Manage PR budgets across the portfolio, working with finance to find the right solutions across multiple product types and budget sizes.
Lead the establishment of best practices for product PR. Testing and learning to find the optimal approach for each type of product. - -
7-10 years of experience in video games and entertainment PR with at least some of that experience on the client-side.
3+ or more years of experience with team leadership and direct report management/development.
Some experience in video games PR is a must.
Direct experience managing budgets and negotiating with agency partners.
A self-starter who can work independently or with minor supervision in a fast pace, multi-project, and process-oriented environment by balancing time on competing priorities.
Ability to spot problems before they arise, and constantly looking for ways to improve processes.
A pro at presenting to the executive level, both internally and externally.
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