Junior Product Manager

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Letchworth Garden City
Salary
25000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
16 Oct 2021
Closes
13 Nov 2021
Sectors
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Letchworth with 2 days working from home

This is an exciting opportunity for a hands-on Junior Product Manager to join a fast moving, successful and growing business within the entertainment sector. They need someone who is passionate about Marketing and video games, who is looking to get into the industry to work alongside their existing team to learn all the skills required to be a Product Manager.

Responsibilities of the Junior Product Manager:

You will work closely with the existing Product Management team to learn about the role and support the team in a practical way. The kinds of activities you will support include:

* Overseeing the development and delivery of marketing strategy on individual games

* Liaising with the Operations and Production team to ensure the timely release of product

* Managing budgets on individual titles

* Co-ordination of timings and placement of advertising activity

* Developing relationships with key clients - from developers to distribution partners

* Overseeing all marketing creative - from design, to video direction

* Overseeing the design and manufacture of merchandise

* Presenting product to key retail accounts, consumers, press and sales teams

* Communicating marketing updates and activity to the clients, group and sales teams

* Reporting on current campaigns and optimising them for the best possible delivery

* Ensuring the products are listed online for sale

* Social media co-ordination with the Community Manager to develop your products' awareness and general category strategy

* PR co-ordination - identifying influencers and writing press releases to support the PR Manager

* Event management and on-site presence at events both domestic and international

Skills required:

* Experience in either an in-house or agency marketing position

* Degree level education in a business or marketing field

* Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, Google Docs, and Photoshop

* Strong organisational skills and the ability to track several projects over many months

* The confidence to present professionally to external partners - from sales and retail to consumers and media

* Strong Marketing fundamentals

Desirable:

* Huge passion for, and knowledge of, videogames and gaming culture

* Knowledge of the Japanese/Asian/anime gaming scene would be highly beneficial, as well as language skills

* An understanding of Graphic Design and the ability to effectively brief and communicate accordingly

If you are passionate about marketing and want to work in a fast moving, successful and growing business within the video games sector then apply now

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