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Senior Communications Manager, International

Epic Games

Epic Games

Marketing & Communications
London, UK
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024

WHAT MAKES US EPIC?

At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.

COMMUNICATIONS

What We Do

The Epic Communications team advances the company’s narrative and represents Epic products and the company vision to external and internal audiences globally. We create positive relationships and engagement strategies with a wide range of audiences, including media, investors, influencers, and policymakers.

What You'll Do

Epic is looking for an experienced external communications professional to join the International Communications team - with a focus on APAC, EMEA and LatAm communications for all of Epic’s games and products, including Fortnite. You will also work on major consumer activations across music, fashion, sport and entertainment. You’ll be tasked with telling the Epic Games story to global media and external audiences, with a focus on building and maintaining excellent results and relationships outside the US.

In this role, you will

  • Establish and maintain relationships with journalists and influencers on behalf of Epic Games - including consumer, entertainment, gaming, technology and policy press
  • Collaborate with marketing, product, engineering and executive teams on announcements
  • Partner closely with global corporate communications, legal and policy on our strategy for key issues
  • Use blogs, talks, social media, events and other strategies to tell stories that are important to the company and our products
  • Hire and manage external PR agencies all over the world; be accountable for their success
  • You will be based in London while keeping regular communications with the global Epic Games communications team and regional leadership; international travel will be periodically required in this position

What we're looking for

  • 7+ years of relevant experience in communications who has worked with gaming, technology, entertainment or lifestyle brands
  • Someone keyed into the community of reporters and thought leaders and who enjoys developing new relationships
  • Someone who moves fast, is focused on delivering results, and has a track record of working well across a diverse group of internal and external partners
  • A proactive problem solver, with strong instincts for when to escalate issues
  • A team player who’s collaborative, supportive, and celebrates others’ wins
  • Communication skills, written and verbal, are stellar

EPIC JOB + EPIC BENEFITS = EPIC LIFE

We pay 100% for benefits except for PMI (for dependents). Our current benefits package includes pension, private medical insurance, health care cash plan, dental insurance, disability and life insurance, critical illness, cycle to work scheme, flu shots, health checks, and meals. We also offer a robust mental well-being program through Modern Health, which provides free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents.

ABOUT US

Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.