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Community & PR Manager

Community & PR Manager

Als Community & PR Manager bij Koch Media Benelux ben je verantwoordelijk voor het succesvol uitbouwen en managen van al onze digitale communicatieplatformen voor verschillende videogamemerken. Je definieert en implementeert de lokale social media- en PR-strategie op basis van Europese merkrichtlijnen. Ook ben je het centrale aanspreekpunt voor alle PR-gerelateerde zaken en houd je intensief contact met de media en externe partners.

Werkzaamheden

  • Verantwoordelijk voor alle Koch Media- en Deep Silver-communicatiekanalen in de Benelux
  • Ontwikkelen en uitwerken van effectieve content-, community- en PR-strategieën
  • Volgen en implementeren van de laatste digitale trends
  • Activeren en uitbouwen van onze gamingcommunities
  • Dagelijks plaatsen van activerende updates op onze sociale platformen, o.a. Twitter, Facebook
  • Luisteren en reageren op onze community voor alle communicatieplatformen
  • Het creëren, uploaden en optimaliseren van materialen voor o.a. YouTube, Tumblr
  • Up-to-date houden van alle platformen, profielen en productpagina's
  • Lokalisatie en distributie van persmaterialen (persberichten, trailers, artwork, screenshots etc.)
  • Onderhouden en uitbouwen van relaties met de pers en externe partners
  • Organiseren van lokale persevenementen
  • Bewaken van de vastgestelde merkrichtlijnen voor alle externe communicatie
  • Nauwe samenwerking met internationale collega's waaronder de digital marketing-, PR- en Global Brand-teams
  • Rapporteren over de community- en platformperformance

Functie-eisen

  • Je bent een gedreven online professional met 3-5 jaar ervaring met social media, online communicatie en -strategieën, ervaring in de videogame-industrie is een pre
  • Je hebt minimaal HBO werk- en denkniveau
  • Je hebt een passie voor gaming en weet hoe gamecommunities werken en hoe die te activeren
  • Je bent thuis in social media en je bent altijd op de hoogte van de laatste digitale trends
  • Je hebt ervaring met YouTube, Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • Je bent een sterke communicator en je bouwt graag aan je netwerk
  • Je bent creatief en sterk in tekst én beeld, ervaring met Photoshop en/of Indesign is een pre
  • Je bent stressbestendig en weet meerdere projecten tegelijk goed te managen
  • Je hebt een uitstekende beheersing van de Nederlandse en de Engelse taal, Frans is een pre
  • Je hebt een rijbewijs en je bent bereid tot reizen binnen en buiten Europa

Aanbod

  • Een aangename werkomgeving in Breda met veel verantwoordelijkheid binnen een internationale organisatie
  • Afwisselend werk in een boeiende sector
  • Aantrekkelijk salaris en passende arbeidsvoorwaarden

Interesse?

Ben je geïnteresseerd in deze job? Stuur dan je motivatie en je cv ter attentie van dhr. Joey Smits naar: j.smits(at)kochmedia.com

Over Deep Silver
Deep Silver ontwikkelt en distribueert interactieve games voor alle platformen. Deep Silver heeft sinds 2003 meer dan 200 games uitgegeven, waaronder eigen merken als de veelgeprezen zombie-actie-franchise Dead Island, openwereldgames van action role-playing games van Sacred world, succesvolle open world-adventures als de Secret Files-avonturenserie en de role-playing games Risen. De onlangs uitgebrachte titels van Deep Silver zijn Saints Row IV en Metro Last Light. Deep Silver bezit tevens de in Champaign, VS, gevestigde ontwikkelstudio Volition. Bezoek voor meer informatie www.deepsilver.com.

Over Koch Media
Koch Media is een vooraanstaand producent en distributeur van digitale entertainmentproducten (software, games en films). Het bedrijf geeft producten uit en verhandelt en distribueert deze in Europa en de Verenigde Staten. De Koch Media Groep heeft meer dan 18 jaar ervaring in digitale mediadistributie en is uitgegroeid tot de grootste distributeur in Europa. Het bedrijf heeft strategische allianties met talrijke software- en games-fabrikanten in verschillende Europese landen: Kaspersky Labs, Paradox Entertainment, Sega, Square Enix, Tecmo-Koei, THQ, and System 3 etc. in verschillende Europese landen. Koch Media's hoofdkwartier is gevestigd in Planegg bij München (Duitsland). Het bedrijf heeft kantoren in Duitsland, Groot-Brittannië, Frankrijk, Oostenrijk, Zwitserland, Italië, Spanje, Scandinavië, Benelux en de Verenigde Staten. Het Benelux kantoor is gevestigd in Breda. www.kochmedia.com

(Senior) Creative Producer

(Senior) Creative Producer

Help Deep Silver Publishing take some of the most exciting AAA brands to the next level by becoming part of our international organization. Deep Silver is structured in a flat configuration where innovation, passion, and individual contribution are valued and rewarded. If you have a proven track-record of professional excellence and a high willingness to learn and grow, you’ll fit right in to our dynamic, experienced team.

The (Senior) Creative Producer is responsible for the “creative success” of all titles of one or more IPs. He takes care of all projects within one brand universe and sees that the projects are successfully completed, deliver on the creative vision, and satisfy the needs of internal and external stakeholders. This role grants both the freedom and responsibility to lead our games, and your team, to the next level.

Responsibilities

Primary:

  • Decisively develop and communicate game visions
  • Actively shape and enforce best practices for the department together with the team
  • Support and guide creative producers of all levels on all their tasks
  • Balance and prioritize tasks for creative production
  • Actively participate in shaping a vision and strategy for the department
  • Support the producers and development director in business development, portfolio management and positioning of games
  • Create inspiring new game ideas

Secondary:

  • Be an active part of keeping up a positive culture of trust and empowerment
  • Be proactive in supporting the department’s growth with your expertise, ideas, and drive in all areas
  • Interact positively and effectively with employees at all levels within the organization, as well as with customers, prospects, and vendors
  • Monitor market trends, stay on top of technological developments, and prepare these for knowledge sharing within the department
  • Have fun at work and be an enthusiastic team player

Requirements

This position is open for experienced creative professionals from the gaming industry or other related fields:

Primary skills and abilities:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in any field, preferably with an entertainment- or business-related focus
  • Track record / proven successes
  • Passion for video games across multiple genres and platforms
  • Holistic understanding of brands / IPs
  • Deep knowledge of game design principles and methodologies
  • Strong interpersonal skills, team player, and self-starter
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Outgoing networker, excellent presenter
  • Outstanding visionary skills (“big picture” thinking)
  • Out-of-the-box problem solving skills
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written

Beneficial further experience:

  • Business development experience
  • Start up experience
  • Leadership experience
  • Any experience in entertainment-related fields

Job Status

  • Full time, permanent
  • Based in Munich, Germany
  • International applications are welcome!

Applications

Interested candidates please send your complete application including your desired salary and how you heard about us to:

Koch Media GmbH
Lochhamer Str. 9
82152 Planegg / München
Germany

email: stars(at)deepsilver.com

Team Lead Game Producing

Team Lead Game Producing

Job description

Help Deep Silver Publishing take some of the most exciting core gamer brands to the next level by becoming part of our international organization. Deep Silver is structured in a flat configuration where innovation, passion, and individual contribution are valued and rewarded. If you have a proven track-record of professional excellence and a high willingness to learn and grow, you’ll fit right in to our dynamic, experienced team and fast-growing company.

The Team Lead is responsible for ensuring all titles are on track – on time, in quality, on budget – and last not least delivering on the game vision. He leads the team and advices the Producers, Creative Producers and Art Team to ensure all project goals are met and the creative vision is understood across internal and external stakeholders. The Team Lead also ensures good communications and beneficial relationships with all internal and external stakeholders and takes care that all stakeholders feel that their needs are met in the best possible way. In this demanding and very responsible role you will not only take our games, but also your team to the next level.

Responsibilities

Primary:

  • Manage and motivate a team of Producers, Creative Producers and Artists to accomplish their goals; especially be a constant driver and enabler of the creative vision
  • Work with the Producing team to create achievable project plans and suitable processes that fit into the organizational structures and allow the team to produce high quality work efficiently on time and on budget
  • Effectively communicate the core experience of the games internally and externally and help ensure that each product leverages the ideas and resources of the larger organization
  • Research and communicate market trends, patterns, and customer requirements and stay on top of technological developments
  • Passionately articulate goals and team principles to help form a stimulating and fun work environment and culture

Secondary:

  • Maintain a positive and trustworthy department morale
  • Interact positively and effectively with employees at all levels within the organization, as well as with customers, prospects, and vendors

Requirements

This position is open for experienced Executive Producers & Team Leads with proven successes only:

Primary skills and abilities:

  • Proven successes (in the video games industry), several years of disciplinary leadership experience
  • Demonstrated excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, team player
  • Decisive problem solver
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, concise language
  • University degree in business administration / economics or related fields appreciated
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written; German language skills appreciated
  • Great passion for video games across multiple genres and platforms

Beneficial further experience:

  • Business development experience
  • Start up experience

Job Status

  • Full time, permanent
  • Based in Munich, Germany – strictly no freelancers.
  • International applications are welcome.
  • Relocation package & assistance is offered.

Applications

Interested candidates please send your complete application including your desired salary and how you heard about us to:

Koch Media GmbH
Lochhamer Str. 9
82152 Planegg/München
E-Mail: stars(at)deepsilver.com

About Deep Silver

Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all platforms. The Deep Silver label means to captivate all gamers who have a passion for thrilling gameplay in exciting game worlds. Deep Silver works with its partners to achieve a maximum of success while maintaining the highest possible quality, always focusing on what the customer desires.

Deep Silver has published more than 200 games since 2003, including own brands like the critically acclaimed zombie action franchise Dead Island, action role-playing games from the Sacred world, successful adventures such as the Secret Files series and the role-playing realms of Risen. Upcoming highlights from Deep Silver include Saints Row IV, Sacred 3 and Metro: Last Light. Deep Silver also owns the development studio Volition based in Champaign, IL, USA.

For more information please visit www.deepsilver.com