Games Marketing Executive (Osprey Games)
Posted on: Tuesday 14 March, 2017
Osprey Games is looking for a Games Marketing Executive to join the Marketing team at our offices in Oxford. The successful candidate will work closely with our games developers and marketing staff to promote our growing range of tabletop games, implementing all aspects of our marketing plans, including direct mail and email marketing, print and offline advertising, publicity and sales materials. This is a great opportunity to join the team behind such wargames as Frostgrave, Bolt Action, and the Osprey Wargames series (Lion Rampant, In Her Majesty’s Name, Rogue Stars etc.), and board games including Odin’s Ravens, Escape from the Aliens in Outer Space Ultimate Edition and Escape from Colditz.
•Copywriting and implementing print and digital marketing campaigns through email, direct mail, social media and the Osprey website.
•Organising and attending conventions and shows in the UK and abroad.
•Briefing and project managing trade and consumer catalogues and other sales tools including, but not limited to sales sheets, point of sale displays and blads.
•Updating, moderating and monitoring Osprey Games’ social media accounts, blog and forum.
•Managing relationships with print and online reviewers to ensure widespread coverage on blogs, YouTube channels and forums, and in magazines, newsletters and the national press.
•Negotiating and reserving consumer and trade advertising in print and online.
•Providing in-house customer support for website, phone and mail enquiries (in conjunction with a third party customer service provider).
Skills, knowledge, experience
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an eye for detail and accuracy.
•A flair for organisation and time management.
•Professionalism and a positive approach.
•IT competency (especially Word and Excel) and aptitude for learning new software (training provided).
•A passion for and knowledge of tabletop games!
This is a permanent, full-time position based at our Oxford office: Kemp House, Chawley Park, Cumnor Hill, Oxford, OX2 9PH. Osprey Games and Osprey Publishing are part of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.