Temporary PR & Marketing Assistant
Big Fish - Seattle, WA

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Founded in 2002, Big Fish is the world’s largest producer of casual games; dedicated to bringing engaging entertainment to everyone, anywhere, on any device. Through its proprietary, data-driven platform, millions of consumers seeking engaging entertainment easily discover and play PC and mobile games created by Big Fish’s network of more than 600 development partners and its in-house Big Fish Games Studio. The company has distributed more than 2 billion games from a growing catalog of 3,000+ unique PC games and 300+ unique mobile games, and offers cross-platform streaming games via its proprietary universal cloud gaming service, Big Fish Unlimited . Big Fish’s games are played in more than 150 countries on a wide variety of devices across 13 languages. The company is headquartered in Seattle, WA, with regional offices in Oakland, CA; Cork, Ireland; Vancouver, Canada; and Luxembourg.

The PR & Marketing assistant provides support to both the PR and marketing functions at Big Fish. The job requires an interest in PR, marketing, and social media. Candidates will support a wide array of PR and marketing activities, including corporate announcements and events, monthly product launches, social media coordination, creation and maintenance of communication reports and department SharePoint sites, and maintenance of overall PR and marketing support systems. Candidates should enjoy research, writing, and updating data, as well as people management and external vendor communications.

PR Responsibilities:
Create & Maintain PR contact databases -- add and delete editors as appropriate

Respond to unsolicited press inquiries

PC Media relationship management

Create weekly coverage reports for executive staff

Maintain and update press room on www.bigfishgames.com

Create product fact sheets for product launches

Coordinate media interview logistics with executives

Track media placements when announcements are distributed and create announcement coverage reports to send to exec staff

Maintain speaking opportunity calendar

Marketing Responsibilities:
Monthly expense management for Marketing team

Travel Planning and business development meeting organization

Marketing team meeting organization and planning for ongoing education (MLR) events

Assist in managing moderation on social media portals

Help create and manage new blog content

Create and maintain competitive marketing database (e.g., using Onavo as data source)

Help make & maintain mobile campaign tracking links as needed for new creative and new vendors

Project-based administrative support to marketing department as needed

Following up on potential new marketing vendor/partner leads

Support delivery of marketing assets to new partner marketing programs and campaigns

Skills, experience and educational requirements:
Bachelor’s degree

Interest in public relations, social media, and marketing promotions

Excellent writing, research, and communications skills

Enjoy working with people

Enjoy data management and creating reports

Attention to detail

Good work ethic and proactive

Come be the next Big Fish in the Pond!

This contract is slated to start at the beginning of August and last through December with the possibility of extension.

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Big Fish Games hopes to be just that in the casual retail gaming pond. A leading publisher of casual, single-player games, it offers titles...