PR Manager - Overwatch

Position Overview

Blizzard Entertainment games don’t just begin with game ideas, or end once those games are released. A lot more goes into the creation of a Blizzard product than the work of developers—and we support our games for years after they’re in the hands of gamers world-wide. 
Blizzard Entertainment is seeking a creative, strategic, and organized public relations (PR) manager to join our growing Overwatch team in Korea. The ideal candidate has at least five years’ PR experience (preferably in gaming), is well-versed in traditional and digital communication techniques, and possesses excellent media relations skills. We are looking for a focused, detail-oriented person who can multitask efficiently, and thrives in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter who is flexible and can adapt quickly to changing goals and objectives. Impeccable oral and written communication skills, strong attention to detail, and a passion for Overwatch are essential.


Responsibilities:

  • Develop communications strategies and work together with the Integrated Marketing team to execute product publicity through pre-launch, launch, and post-launch phases
  • Maintain strong relationships and involvement in day-to-day contact with press, including consumer, gaming, and trade publications
  • Collaborate with Blizzard Entertainment international PR teams, including sharing of local market needs
    Write and edit press releases, corporate communications, and online materials about Overwatch games and the company to deadline
  • Manage and support Blizzard’s participation in regional events, press tours, and developer interviews
  • Execute high-impact global public relations programs and support press activities at competitive gaming events
  • Create and project manage press kits and other promotional materials as necessary
  • Support regional PR efforts in close coordination with other local and international departments within Blizzard
  • Provide counsel to leadership regarding incoming media requests and opportunities
  • Compile and prepare regular, detailed campaign reporting and executive summaries
  • Travel domestically and internationally, and take on additional responsibilities as assigned


Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, or equivalent work experience, preferably within a multinational company
  • A minimum of five years’ PR experience, preferably in the gaming, entertainment, or consumer electronics industries
  • Strong written and oral communication skills both in Korean and English
  • Strategic thinker with a strong media relations background, including an expansive list of industry contacts and proven placement results
  • Passionate gamer with strong knowledge of Blizzard Entertainment universes. Familiarity and passion for esports would be viewed favorably
  • Knowledge of local and international games industry and media landscape
  • Strong organizational, multitasking, and time-management skills
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and diplomatic skills, including stakeholder management
  • Willingness to travel as required
  • Team-focused and detail-oriented approach, while being able to proactively own and complete independent projects


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