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(Expired) PR Coordinator

5 months ago by The Story Mob

Berlin, Germany

Level: Junior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Public Relations

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The Story Mob is the world’s first communications consultancy focused solely on the esports market. We work with brands, teams and publishers to shape meaningful esports communications and to have authentic conversations with fans.This is the most exciting and fastest growing sport in the world - and communications are helping to shape the future of it.

We’re headquartered in LA, with teams in LA, Amsterdam, and Berlin - and our clients span the globe. We’re flexible on working location, but for this position are looking specifically for a junior to mid-level PR pro who’s Europe based and looking to take the next step in their career.

We’ re a hungry and ambitious company, where each team member wears a lot of hats and the ceiling for growth is sky-high. Our culture is open-minded, fast and flexible where great ideas are celebrated and you’re free to execute them and learn new skills.

If you are Europe-based, looking to grow your career, work across multiple brands in the market and get hands-on experience in esports and mentorship from the leading esports communications experts in the field and love location flexibility, this role could be a good fit. Bonus points if you’re a passionate esports or sports fan!

About the Role:

Client Support

Working with the three co-founders on a cross-section of clients:

  • Being the first line of contact for regular client needs and keeping accounts organized and on track
  • Weekly/monthly activity reports, with milestones and current activities communicated through the evergreen PR tracker
  • Helping to brainstorm new and fresh stories, opportunities and collaborations for the brands we work on
  • Monitoring and tracking of media coverage and social media sentiment, and creating coverage reports for monthly and project recaps
  • Creating customized press and events lists
  • Coordinating calls and media visits

Media Relations

  • Actively research and get to know esports and mainstream writers already covering, or with the potential to cover, esports stories
  • Identify journalists and publications for exclusive stories across esports, sports, business, and financial media
  • Work with us on creative, accurate and authentic stories across a variety of of media
  • Build your own strong network of media contacts, and maintain those relationships
  • Craft unique and perfectly tailored individual pitches to relevant journalists, and follow through

Internal Business Development

  • Brainstorm creative ideas for new and current clients, and work on visualizing and describing them in proposals, decks and during client briefings
  • Create decks and proposals for new business prospects and help research new targets and potential partners
  • Help oversee the new client on-boarding process

About You:

You communicate. We want someone who asks the right questions, isn’t afraid to speak up, sends updates before they are required and can point out potential issues before they arise.

You are looking to grow. If you are looking to dive deep, work hard and accelerate your career, we are here to give you those opportunities and support your professional development.

You have a passion for or are willing to become interested in esports.Whether you’re an esports fan with mad organizational skills or an existing PR pro looking to learn more about the world of esports, we’d be excited to talk to you. In turn, you must be excited to get your hands dirty, go to the events, and immerse yourself in what we believe is the future of entertainment.

You are independent. We work from three different countries and across even more timezones. You want to be a digital nomad or spend winters in South East Asia? We love that. As long as you meet your deadlines and do excellent work, we want you to be fulfilled in work and in life.

Role requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in related fields (Communication, Public Relations, Marketing)
  • Min. 3 years of experience in communication management and/or public relations, either in-house or on an agency-side
  • Excellent communication skills in verbal and written English, another European language is a big plus!
  • MASSIVE passion for esports and sports
  • Understanding of (international) media landscape - bonus points for bringing in your own media list
  • Excellent project management skills, ability to drive projects all the way
  • Rigorous, detail-oriented self starter, who is able to work independently
  • Ability to work on numerous projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to travel internationally, as required
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills; verbal and written
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google Suite, basic Photoshop skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, with fast-moving deadlines in a constantly changing environment

Our offer:

  • Competitive salary, fitting your experience and skill set with bi-annual checks and reviews
  • Location flexibility
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Potential for travel to international esports events
  • Personal development budget
  • The right hardware that works the way you prefer
  • Healthcare reimbursement, specific to your location

For more info or to apply directly, reach out to the email address linked below.

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