Senior Group PR Manager, Xbox
Microsoft | Redmond WA 98052 USA | Full Time | Posted: 11/23/2009
Its most recent success stories are Kameo: Elements of Power and Perfect Dark Zero, two of the three first-party Microsoft titles published to lead the Xbox 360 software charge alongside the console's launch in November 2005. Still expanding by the day; our custom-built rural HQ in the heart of the English countryside, could be the perfect place to further your career.
As a member of Rare'™s Build Lab Team you will be working to improve the quality and stability of games at every stage of development, leveraging code analysis and performance tools. You will be responsible for maintaining the scripts and applications that developers use at each step of the build process, everything from interacting with source control systems and digital asset management, to pushing the latest version out to the teams build portal.
Can you effortlessly jump from behind the lines of Covenant fire to the line of media fire? Are you as comfortable with a wireless mic as you are with a solid media strategy? Does the idea of controller-free experiences excite you as much as a
clear, controlled message? Answer yes, and you may have just found your dream job.
The Xbox Consumer Communications team at Microsoft is looking for a seasoned PR professional to lead global public relations for one of the world’s leading game publishers. In this role, the Global Group Public Relations Manager for Microsoft
Games Studios will shape public perception of Microsoft Games Studios (MGS); forge relationships with some of the world’s most talented creators at Bungie, Epic, Lionhead and more; drive the communications strategy for the industry’s most
beloved and successful franchises, including Halo, Fable, Forza and Gears of War; and play a role in introducing the world to an entirely new way to play with Project Natal.
The ideal candidate has experience in the games industry, a desire to understand the MGS business inside and out, and an understanding of the importance of Xbox LIVE. Success in this role hinges on the ability to juggle multiple priorities and
stakeholders; collaborate across marketing; grow and manage internal and agency PR teams; drive global strategy, U.S.execution and seamlessly integrate with subs across the world. Budget and executive management are a must, as is the
stamina to thrive in a fast-paced, high-energy environment.
10-12 years public relations experience with outstanding people management and media relations skills is essential.
Public relations agency experience and a strong background in games PR is strongly preferred. BA/BS degree in communications,
journalism, marketing or related discipline is required.
This job listing originated on Gamasutra.com, the game industry's leader.
|Location||Redmond, WA, 98052, United States|
|Categories||Marketing / PR / Communications|
|Experience Years||10 yrs|
|Pref Degree||Bachelor's Degree|
|Contact Name||Marta Beck|
|How to apply||Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.|