Jam City Corporate Communications Manager in San Francisco, California
We are always looking for the “best and brightest” talent to join our family. At Jam City you will have the freedom to work and play with a team of entrepreneurs who aren’t afraid to get things done!
At Jam City, we are seeking an experienced, results-oriented communications professional for the role of Corporate Communications Manager responsible for driving external PR for Jam City’s corporate profile, executive positioning, company culture and game titles.
The ideal candidate is a results-driven go-getter with strong attention to detail, excellent ability to lead through influence, and an aptitude for and interest in taking intelligent risks. In this proactive communications role, the Sr. Corporate Communications Manager is responsible for pitching and securing media placements for Jam City.
Perks & Benefits
• Employee Stock Options • Unlimited Paid Time Off, Paid Sick Days & Holidays • 100% Employee Covered Medical, Dental, Vision Plan Base Plans (PPO & HMO) • Life Insurance, 401k, Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter Benefits & More • Catered Lunches & Well-stocked Kitchens • Food Truck Fridays • Yoga & Wellness Activities • Happy Hours • Company Retreats • Pet Friendly
• Independently own the development of proactive media programs and initiatives to support broader narratives about Jam City’s corporate profile, executive positioning, company culture and game titles. • Work with Jam City’s PR agencies to identify new trends, publications and contacts for story development. • Create proactive/reactive content, including messaging, blog posts and Q&A’s for announcements, partnerships, events and profiles. • Manage a targeted proactive speaking and awards program with a goal of positioning Jam City as an industry leader. • Own the strategy behind and oversee day-to-day execution for the Jam City blog and corporate social media channels. • Provide expert PR counsel to internal clients and external partners on communications to both manage expectations and provide educational support on a variety of issues and experiences that impact Jam City. • Partner closely with internal teams including the HR, global communications, marketing, and social media teams as well as defined employee resource groups to identify opportunities for cross-functional collaboration and story amplification.
• 8+ years of related PR or external communications experience • Experience in a business and media environment, particularly in consumer technology or entertainment • Research and analytical experience (i.e. analyzing industry news and trends) • Experience in verbal and written communications skills with lens for consumer/social media friendly tone • Experience with project management and decision-making • Experience working in a team environment • Bachelor’s Degree in related area
• Deep understanding of the impact technology can have on the world around us as well as a passion for, and understanding of, games, entertainment trends and social media • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and unstructured, deadline-oriented environment • Ability to demonstrate maturity and good judgment at all times • Possess a high degree of integrity and sense of confidentiality • Ability to develop and maintain strong internal and external relationships at all levels is critical to this position • Ability to position oneself as a leader with cross functional groups • Strong organizational, attention to detail and an innate ability to stay on top of multiple projects at once
Jam City is a Los Angeles-based mobile gaming platform with global reach.
Created in 2010 by former MySpace co-founders Chris DeWolfe and Aber Whitcomb along with former 20th Century Fox executive Josh Yguado, its games have been downloaded more than 800 million times and are regularly played each month by nearly 50 million people, half of whom live outside the United States.
Jam City (formerly SGN Games) is the creative force behind 6 of the Top 100 highest grossing games across Google’s and Apple’s U.S. app stores.
Its portfolio of hit titles includes Cookie Jam, Panda Pop, the Book of Life: Sugar Smash, Marvel Avengers Academy and Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff. Cookie Jam is the recipient of Facebook’s 2014 “Game of the Year” award.
Headquartered in Los Angeles, Jam City also has studios in Seattle, San Francisco, San Diego and Buenos Aires.