The CBS Interactive Communications Department is looking for a senior manager of communications to oversee the public relations programs for the CBS Interactive Games Division. In addition to passion for gaming, candidates will have a proven record of success in developing and executing PR programs for games-related companies and the ability to demonstrate proven results. The ideal candidate will have in-depth knowledge and experience in the gaming industry, as well as established contacts in games and digital media.
In addition to its flagship property, GameSpot.com, the CBS Interactive Games family of sites has grown to include GameFAQs,Game Rankings, and Metacritic covering every aspect of the gaming world. The Sr. Manager of Communications will work closely with the general manager, the head of programming for CBS Interactive Games and the SVP of Corporate Communications to define and execute a communications strategy that will position GameSpot and the family of game sites as the leading resource for all things gaming.
Responsible for overseeing the communications for GameSpot understanding the needs and goals of the business partner and brands, and turning them into actionable PR Plans
Manage internal expectations and communicate results and progress against goals on a regular basis
Responsible for full spectrum of PR Program – everything from setting strategy to writing releases, pitching media, and managing press lists
Research, pitch and place appropriate speaking opportunities for internal clients
Operate under strict deadlines and high levels of confidentiality; exhibit poise and discretion when interfacing with all business partners, company executives, and customers
Required Skills/Experience 8+ years experience of public relations experience, both agency and in-house a plus.
- Highly motivated and organized; a self-starter with the ability to multi-task
- Detail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Established media relationships and proven success with gaming, consumer, business and advertising trades
- Experience working with executive management
- Strong writing skills
- Ability to skillfully prioritize a diverse workload
- Be a team player; work in cooperation with other team members as well as independently on both isolated and ongoing projects
CBS Corporation - 12 months ago
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