Director, Product Communications Strategy

Electronic Arts Redwood City , CA 94063

Posted 2 months ago

Director, Product Communications Strategy

At Electronic Arts, we are bringing together the creativity, talent and technology to connect players and deliver amazing experiences in entertainment. We thrive on passion and pioneering. It's the fuel that drives us to inspire the world to play.

We're looking for someone who is passionate about stories, who can make sure that the best ideas are part of our PR campaigns and events. As the Director of Product Communications Strategy, you will be in a leadership role helping define the voice of EA's portfolio of games, its studios, as well as how that connects with our overall brand. In concert with the other leaders of the PR team, we'd like your help to guide the teams as they develop integrated communications strategies that elevate our products and our company. We would also rely on you to help develop and coach a team of PR professionals eager to grow in their strategic and creative thinking, and in their careers.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work with the communications team and teams across the organization to develop multifaceted plans and cultivate creative communications strategies.

  • Create powerful messages and storylines to be delivered through PR and owned channels.

  • Partner with marketing strategy, creative and activation leadership to deliver highly impactful storylines and PR strategies.

  • Partner with studio leads to help develop communication strategies that elevate individual products, the studio, and EA.

  • Increase awareness and brand recognition through various PR and media strategies.

  • Coordinate and work with other members from the communications team in executing strategy, which includes digital, research, events, and partnerships.

  • Help prepare principals for media interviews to ensure key messages are consistently conveyed.

  • Develop strategies for the respective teams to pitch and place work in national, state and local news outlets.

  • Work with internal team and outside PR agencies, as well as program budgets.

  • Develop key messages, and draft press materials and other communications when required.

Experience:

  • 10-12 years of experience in communications, strategic media relations or public relations

  • Must be passionate about communications and media relations with finger on the pulse of the latest industry trends and can deliver measurable results

  • Must be a strategic thinker with experience conceiving and leveraging relationships

  • Demonstrated strength in building, managing, and motivating high-performance teams

  • Ability to build strong collaborative relationships with a diverse range of partners

  • Excellent communication skills and the proven ability to influence at multiple levels of the organization

  • Proven ability to think ahead, problem solve, engage proactively and take initiative

  • Strong process-minded planner who can determine deadlines, logistics and operational plans for multi-dimensional programs and events

  • Excellent persuasive writing, editing and verbal communications skills, including presentation skills

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