Blizzard Entertainment seeks a seasoned public relations
manager with excellent writing skills to join our public relations team. We are
looking for a focused, detail-oriented person who can multitask efficiently and
work comfortably in a deadline-driven environment. The ideal candidate will be
a motivated self-starter who is flexible and can adapt quickly to changing
goals and objectives. This person will also be highly organized and able to
work independently while contributing to the goals of a team. Clear, concise
communication skills are a must.
Develop PR strategies and manage the execution of product
publicity through pre-launch, launch, and post-launch phases.
Provide counsel to leadership regarding incoming media
Write and edit press releases, corporate communications,
and online materials about Blizzard Entertainment products and the company.
Correspond with the press as a representative of Blizzard
Entertainment, as needed.
Conduct worldwide press tours, as necessary.
Conduct efficient interviews of Blizzard Entertainment's
developers to gather data for written assignments.
Answer written interview questions about Blizzard
Entertainment products for domestic and international press.
Write articles and news blurbs for domestic and
international Blizzard Web sites.
Maintain Blizzard Entertainment’s public relations style
Additional travel, as necessary.
Additional writing projects, as necessary.
Demo Blizzard Entertainment games to press, when needed.
Other duties as assigned.
A minimum of 5 years’ PR experience
Strategic thinker with a strong media relations
background, and proven placement results
Able to quickly compose and edit a variety of creative
and business-oriented texts that meet company standards, on deadline
Possess excellent interpersonal and diplomatic skills,
while maintaining an ability to always stay focused on the work at hand
Able to confidently communicate about Blizzard
Entertainment products with the press and public
Demonstrate extensive knowledge of video games and the
video game industry
Extremely detail-oriented and driven to consistently meet
Able to organize thoughts and make decisions under time
constraints and full work load
Experience in managing a team of PR professionals
Strong team player, able to balance and blend various
department needs and views into effective product-PR strategy and work with
other teams to complement and support each other's plan's and objectives
Good presentation skills
A passionate gamer
Very organized and possess excellent time-management
Bachelor's degree in Public Relations, Marketing,
Journalism, or Business, or equivalent work experience
Applicants must submit (i) a cover letter, (ii) and a
resume. Only resumes with cover letters will be considered.