Junior Product Manager

Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 pa
Reference: AW / JnrProductManager
Type: Permanent
Sector: Other Digital/IT, Digital Marketing & IT Recruitment
Deadline: 24/12/2021

The company

 Brewster Partners are working with a creative gaming company to help with their Junior Product Manager position.

The job

 “We need someone who is passionate about Marketing and video games, who is looking to get into the industry to work alongside our existing team to learn all of the skills required to be a Product Manager”

Purpose of role: This is a development role and you will work closely with our 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

The person

  • At least two years’ 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
  • Comfortable working under pressure, with multiple parallel deadlines

 

  • 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
  • Japanese language would be highly beneficial, but not required
  • An understanding of Graphic Design and the ability to effectively brief and communicate accordingly
  • Integrity, trustworthiness, flexibility and adaptability
  • A proactive, get stuck-in approach
  • Well-organised and presentable

The benefits

£28,000 - £30,000 pa

Contact

Amy Wood
Candidate Manager
Brewster Partners Recruitment Group

Applications

To apply for this job, please send your CV to the email above or to info@brewsterpartners.co.uk quoting "Vacancy: Junior Product Manager, Reference: AW / JnrProductManager". Thank you for your interest.

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