WePlay Esports is a leading esports media holding with key offices in the USA, China and Ukraine. The holding combines the best practices of esports, media and entertainment fields to provide cutting-edge products and services worldwide.
We improve our expertise in the field of international brands’ integration in esports. We create conditions for constructive dialogue between business and active, passionate audience of players and fans.
About the role:
Our Communications Team is looking for a skilled PR Lead that will develop and implement B2B Communications strategy through PR and Media Relations. While reporting directly to the CCO (Chief Communications Officer) she/he will manage two PR Managers.
— Developing proactive media relations with global media.
— Leading a team of PR Managers.
— Developing and implementing a B2B communications strategy for WePlay Esports Holding and its assets.
— Ensuring publications in global top-tier media outlets (for example, Bloomberg, Business Insider, TechCrunch, Forbes, etc.).
— Taking part in defining the brand positioning of WePlay Esports Holding on the global market.
— Two to three years’ experience on the position of PR Lead, either in-house or in an agency.
— Experience of Global Media Relations at least 2 years (esports, gaming, IT fields would be a plus).
— Experience of working closely with journalists and responding to media requests.
— A track record of developing and delivering communication strategies is desirable.
— Knowledge of Digital PR and key PR metrics for measurement and evaluation is a must.
— Knowledge of SEO, ORM, and Content Marketing principles would a plus.
— Should possess fluent English, Russian and Ukrainian languages.
— Excellent verbal, writing and editing skills and the ability to write compelling stories.
— Able to act on own initiative and meet deadlines.
— Able to suggest solutions and ways forward when escalating questions.
— Highly organized and motivated with strong leadership skills.
— Inter-personal skills are vital for developing relationships with media representatives and handling issues and communications crisis situations.
Benefits of working at WePlay Esports:
— Office space with comfortable work conditions, various esports entertainment activities and is within a 15 minutes walk from Osokorki subway station.
— 18 work days of paid leave and 12 days of sick leave per year, with a flexible schedule possibility and remote work.
— No dress code policy and low level of bureaucracy.
— Medical insurance after successful probation period completion (100% coverage, premium package).
— Up to 50% expense coverage for specialized training.
— Free English courses (with a native speaker).
— Corporate events (office CS:GO and Dota2 tournaments, WePlay Esports birthday, Summer BBQ Party, New Year Party, Children’s Days).
— Life events (maternity/paternity leave, “Welcome Baby” Gift, wedding Time Off).
— You will have a mentor and quarterly reviews to help you meet your goals and objectives, as well as 1-to-1 meetings with your lead to discuss work processes and much more.