PR Project Manager

About the Employer
Company Description

Ubisoft is composed of over 18,000 talented people located in 55+ development studios and offices across the globe. With more than 80% of our teams dedicated to creation, Ubisoft is the biggest in-house creative force in the industry.

Home to the North American Ubisoft headquarters since 1996, Ubisoft San Francisco opened its development studio in 2009 and since developed Rocksmith® and Rocksmith 2014, to teach millions of people how to play guitar and bass. With a song library of over 1,500 songs and 9 years of support the Rocksmith franchise helped millions of players around the world on their musical journey. In 2017, the studio released the critically acclaimed South Park™: The Fractured But Whole™, in collaboration with Trey Parker, Matt Stone, and South Park Digital Studios. The studio is currently working on two unannounced projects.

Ubisoft’s worldwide network of video game development studios and business offices work hand-in-hand each day to deliver rich and innovative gaming experiences that reflect the creativity and diversity of their teams. This cross-studio collaboration model means every team member has the opportunity to participate in challenging projects based on iconic brands including Assassin's Creed®, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege®, Tom Clancy's The Division®, For Honor®, Rabbids®, Rayman®, Watch Dogs®, Far Cry®, The Crew®, Just Dance® and more. Ubisoft is a global leader in the video games and entertainment software industry.

With an expansive global distribution network, Ubisoft is also a company that stays in close contact with its local fans.

Ubisoft is committed to enriching player’s lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. We create worlds where people can express themselves, explore and discover new possibilities.

Are you looking to work with enthusiastic experts who are tackling game-changing challenges in entertainment and beyond? At Ubisoft, we offer an open environment where bright ideas are given a chance to shine and everyone is eager to share knowledge.

Take entertainment to the next level. Join us and create the unknown.

Job Description

Ubisoft is seeking a PR Team Project Manager to work within our PR team. This role’s primary job is to ensure that the PR team’s product launches, Ubisoft News articles, Content Creator projects, Event Teams events, Corporate Communication projects are tracked, monitored, organized and updated in order to streamline workflows throughout the various departments within the team.

While not part of the strategy and creative development, this role is critical to the execution of key PR initiatives and projects led by the PR team. They will collaborate closely and communicate with several cross-team departments including game production studios, Brand Management, Content Marketing, Web Production, Creative Services, Community Development, Ubisoft Film & Television, and the PR agency of record.

This will be a permanent position and will report to the Senior Director, Public Relations.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Public Relations Process Execution Framework:

  • Establish worldwide calendar structures, processes and management within the team
  • Create and manage clear processes and expectations within the team
  • Implement asset sharing model(s) with existing resources and shuttling tools. Communicate the model to recipients
  • Communicate the process execution model (the “how”) and onboard new PR team members

Team Ceremonies:

  • Own and facilitate updates and retrospectives during high traffic windows
  • Ensure that daily reviews, weekly syncs, and cross functional meetings are scheduled, as appropriate


Project Management:

  • Promote operational excellence through business processes.
  • Work with PR team leads to develop and manage project timelines and drive internal processes
  • Collect and catalogue information and updates from the PR team into the system/network/resource for tracking, management and oversight
  • Communicate all PR schedules on a regular basis amongst key stakeholders, including the PR team, cross-functional teams, CAN/LATAM, Corp HQ and EMEA
  • Manage deadlines and adjust quickly and deftly within dynamic work environment
  • Work with PR team to ensure all processes and tools are current and that efficiencies are assessed on an ongoing basis
  • Handle additional PR special projects and help support the team
  • Possible event staffing, work travel and work-related training required
Qualifications

WHAT YOU’LL BRING

  • BS or BA in marketing, communications, or business
  • 3-5 years of experience in a marketing, public relations, project management environment. Experience working within an agency environment a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to persevere and find order in a fast-paced environment with constantly changing variables
  • General knowledge of public relations and marketing terminology as it relates consumer products, online marketing, influencer relations; general video game industry experience a plus
  • Entertainment experience in video games, movies, television, music or related fields a plus
  • Experience with JIRA, Smartsheet, Microsoft Teams, Adobe Creative, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Self-confident, motivated, and builds trust with others
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Good organization skills, and adaptability to changing priorities and deadlines
Additional Information

WHAT YOU'LL GET

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Employer HSA contribution (with enrollment in a HSA eligible medical plan)
  • 401k match
  • Paid vacation, holiday and sick time
  • Fitness, physical, and eSports challenge reimbursements
  • Rocket Lawyer online legal service membership
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off to volunteer
  • Pawternity – paid time off to bond with a newly adopted pet
  • Sabbatical leave available after 5 years of employment
  • Generous discount on new Ubisoft games

Ubisoft is committed to creating an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of our player community. We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status.

Skills and competencies show up in different forms and can be based on different experiences, that's why we strongly encourage you to apply even though you may not have all the requirements listed above.

At Ubisoft, you can come as you are. We embrace diversity in all its forms. We’re committed to fostering a work environment that is inclusive and respectful of all differences.