Want to be our new
Junior Campaign Manager?
Advert date: 31st May 2023 // THIS POSITION IS NOW CLOSED
Game If You Are is a leading full-service marketing agency, dedicated to small-to-medium-sized video games companies. Fiercely passionate about the indie game scene, we design and deliver innovative and impactful campaigns – at a price that makes sense for solo developers, small studios and micro-publishers.
We’re looking to bolster our team with a Junior Campaign Manager to oversee a roster of client accounts and their associated marketing campaigns, under the guidance and direction of a senior marketer. For each of your clients, you’ll be their main point of contact and the key champion of their campaigns within the agency – combining hands-on marketing and PR work with project and relationship management to deliver great results.
On each campaign, you’ll work under the guidance of a senior marketer and can expect to contribute across both strategy and delivery. You’ll frequently collaborate with colleagues as well as commissioning freelancers and third-party agencies to support the delivery of a best-in-class indie game marketing services.
The role would be well-suited to someone passionate about video games with around 1-2 years of commercial marketing, agency or PR experience looking to take their next career step; or someone with other relevant games or games-adjacent experience looking to move into marketing and PR.
Diversity & Inclusion: We are constantly looking to improve the diversity of our team, and believe passionately in the value of different backgrounds, cultures, and life experiences. If you don’t see many people like you working in similar roles, we’d especially love to hear from you.
The nature of the role means that each day will look slightly different, but you can expect most days to involve a combination of some of the following:
- Working under the guidance of senior marketers to conduct market research, position products, generate concepts and ideas, and prepare tactical plans for our clients’ campaigns
- Coordinating project activities and planning out workload both internally and with external partners
- Communicating with clients – in video calls or via email
- Writing press releases and pitching to journalists and influencers
- Creating and publishing social media and community content
- Setting, monitoring, and driving toward key performance indicators and milestone targets
- Commissioning, briefing and managing creative freelancers such as artists, illustrators, designers, and video producers
- Producing client-facing documentation including proposals, project plans and campaign reports
- Undertaking individual and group learning activities, ensuring your knowledge of marketing and the games sector remains up-to-date
- Representing Game If You Are in the wider world – via social media or, occasionally, in person at events
We're looking for...
We’re looking for someone who’s bold, ambitious and curious, and who’s motivated by driving excellence and delivering great results that make a real impact on the lives of passionate indie game developers.
You’ll need a good grounding in the fundamentals of marketing and be au fait with multiple different disciplines, channels and techniques.
You need to be organised, disciplined, and comfortable multitasking across several different projects. You’ll be great at balancing and tracking your own workload and be keen to learn the fundamentals of good project management.
You’ll need to be an exceptional communicator, with the ability to convey information precisely and effectively in person, on a video call or in writing. You’ll be adept at building and nurturing relationships while balancing the client’s needs with those of our business.
You’ll ideally have previous experience working in an agency environment or similarly fast paced workplace with multiple workstreams – bonus points if that was in the world of video games. Alternatively, you’ll have good games-adjacent experience and a good understanding of the fundamentals of how they are promoted (e.g. having worked as a professional games journalist or editor).
And you’ll have a passion for video games, and an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the current indie games market across multiple platforms.
What you'll get.
£25,000 – £27,500 salary range.
Fully remote within the UK – Work from home / the beach / anywhere with a stable internet connection! All employees receive a monthly tax-free contribution toward the cost of remote working, on top of their basic salary.
Flexible working arrangements – We work an approx. 36-hour week with core hours of 10AM-4PM (UK time) Monday to Friday, and a 45-minute lunch break each day. This leaves roughly ten hours a week to work whenever is best for you – whether early in the morning, later in the evening, or in the middle of Saturday night if for some reason you’re so inclined!
Minimum of 33 days of paid annual leave – All UK bank holidays, a whole-company break between Christmas and New Year, plus 20 days of extra leave to book at your convenience.
14 weeks’ fully paid parental leave – Available to all qualifying employees, regardless of gender, and regardless of whether you’re expecting a biological child or adopting.
Meaningful professional development – With tailored training plans, regular 1:1s, and the opportunity to carve your own path within the agency.
A commitment to employee wellbeing – We believe in the importance of work/life balance and invest in our team’s wellbeing. Overtime is a rarity and we offer TOIL when it’s unavoidable. We’re a mental health- and neurodiversity-friendly work environment, and a founding partner in Safe In Our World’s ‘Level Up’ initiative – driving best-practice for staff wellbeing in the video games industry
How to apply.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line Junior Campaign Manager Application.
Please read the full job specification here before applying.
In your application email, please include both:
- An up-to-date copy of your CV
- A few paragraphs explaining why this role interests you and the main reasons you think you’d be a good fit
Applications that do not include both of the above will not be considered.
*The final closing date is Friday 30th June at 5PM BST although we reserve the right to close the position earlier in the event that we have received a sufficient number of applications from qualified candidates. Interviews will be held via video conference.
Please note that we do not work with recruiters or recruitment agencies.
If you would like to discuss the role with Game If You Are prior to making a formal application, please contact Paul Watson – email@example.com