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Director, EA SPORTS Communications

Electronic Arts (EA)

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Director, EA SPORTS Communications

Electronic Arts (EA)


Apply by 11/12/2020


Posted 2 months ago

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Location

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Job Type

 Job Description

As the Director of EA SPORTS Communications, you will report to the Senior Director of Product and Studio Communications. You are passionate about sports, and stories, and can make sure that the best ideas are part of our EA SPORTS campaigns and events. In this leadership position, you will help establish the voice of EA’s portfolio of sports games and its studios, and how that connects with our overall brand. In collaboration with the other leaders of the PR team, we’d like your help to guide the teams as they develop integrated communications strategies that enhance our sports products and our company. We would rely on you to help coach a team of PR professionals eager to grow in their strategic and creative thinking, and in their careers.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the EA SPORTS communications team and work with teams across the organization to develop multifaceted plans and create effective communications strategies.
  • Create powerful messages and stories told through PR and owned channels.
  • Partner with EA SPORTS studio leadership, marketing, community teams to create campaigns for the EA SPORTS brand and their games that enhance individual products, the studio, and EA and increase awareness and brand recognition.
  • Prepare executives for media interviews.
  • Oversee the communications team as they accomplish plans you create together – and are engaging teams that manage digital, research, events, and partnerships
  • Manage the EA SPORTS internal team and supporting outside PR agencies.
  • Develop key messages, and draft press materials and other communications.

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • 10 or more years of experience in communications, media relations or public relations
  • You have a passion for sports and games, and if you have PR experience in one or both even better
  • You are passionate about communications and media relations and have a finger on the pulse of the latest industry trends
  • You're a strategic thinker with experience and have established media relationships in
  • You have a track record building and motivating teams
  • Ability to build strong collaborative relationships with a diverse range of partners
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate at multiple levels within the company
  • You're able to think ahead, solve problems and take the initiative
  • You're a process-minded planner who understands deadlines, logistics and how to build campaign plans for multi-dimensional programs and events
  • You enjoy writing, editing and have great verbal communications and presentation skills

How To Apply

Inclusive Note

The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

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Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in interactive entertainment. We develop games, content and online services across multiple platforms. We have a broad portfolio of brands that span the most popular video game genres. We exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together accomplished people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion.

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