Schell Games is a highly talented group of artists, programmers, producers, and game designers led by game industry veteran Jesse Schell. We're the largest full-service education and entertainment game development company in the United States. Since 2002, we've worked with world-class clients and partners to create interactive experiences that engage and inspire players of all ages across all platforms. Presently, we are focused on virtual reality, augmented reality, location-based experiences, and social games.
Do you like to work on innovative projects in a motivating, friendly atmosphere? Would you agree that games can engage and inspire?
If you answered "YES!" to both questions, you might be a fit for our studio!
SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST
Schell Games is looking for a highly-motivated and skilled Social Media Specialist to ideate, create, and manage community campaigns that will attract new players to our original games and keep existing ones engaged across multiple platforms.
This imaginative and design-savvy individual possesses outstanding communication and organizational skills. They will be friendly, curious, inclusive, flexible, and enjoy working in a team environment. The candidate will have a passion for games and/or popular entertainment IP and understand the complexities and nuances of various social communities.
The candidate should be able to act as the community voice of each of our games, with the goal of building lasting, vibrant online communities that are engaged and responsive. This position will report to the Senior Product Marketing Manager and will work in tandem with one additional product marketing teammate.
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Conceive, develop, and implement campaigns that align with overall strategic product marketing efforts that build and nurture online communities
Plan and implement promotions, events, competitions, and other programs to grow the communities and boost brand engagement and awareness
Manage multiple game-related social media channels including Discord, Twitter, Facebook, etc, each with its own unique voice and brand guidelines
Develop image and video assets to support social campaigns
Serve as the voice of our online gaming communities, bringing community concerns, needs, and desires to the wider Schell Games product and marketing team for insight
Moderate online/offline conversations with the community
Coordinate with Marketing, Product, and Development Teams to ensure brand consistency
Communicate important messages to the community through social media and long-form mediums (blog posts, forums, newsletters)
Manage and lead small teams of volunteer community moderators across various time zones on Discord (multiple servers)
Use platform-specific measurement tools to create reports on the success of campaigns, while continually finding ways to improve on those metrics through testing and new initiatives
At least three (3) years of experience working with an online community or managing social media platforms or communities for brands
Must be located in the Pittsburgh area for the role: local hybrid schedule option available.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact inclusively as part of a team and to contribute to increasing productivity goals and efficiencies
Attention to detail and ability to time manage independently across multiple campaigns
Strong communication, copywriting, and organizational skills
Advanced experience using Adobe Creative Suite and Canva to create images and video
Excellent understanding of popular social networks and their current. best practices, including Discord, reddit, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Twitch, TikTok, and Instagram
Experience using digital marketing scheduling tools like Sendible and Hootsuite
Strong work ethic, driven, and proactive with a can-do attitude
Passion for games of all kinds
Associate’s Degree, Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent education is strongly preferred
Experience using project management tools such as Monday.com, Trello, and Jira
Game and/or Entertainment industry experience is welcome
Familiarity with current game industry trends and communities
eSports and partnerships knowledge is a bonus
Our studio is committed to providing an equitable and inclusive work environment that ensures that all applicants and team members are treated with dignity and respect. We will not tolerate any type of discrimination or harassment directed at any applicant or employee because of their sex, gender, gender identity, race, color, religion, age, disability, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran, family or parental status or any other protected group characteristic. This equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.
Prohibiting discrimination and harassment is only one part of the equation. “Diversity makes us strong” is more than just something we say. We value diversity in all forms because it is essential to our success, and we want every member of our team to feel their best creative self. Our development environment and social culture are based on welcoming, respecting, and celebrating differences among our team members and our players. We rely on each person to add their own unique skills and perspective to our culture. Every member of our team is responsible for making the studio as inclusive and equitable as possible.
Candidate selected for this position will be subject to standard employment verification and criminal background check upon offer of contingent employment.
Schell Games is one of the largest full-service game design and development companies in the United States, working with and creating games for some of the most beloved companies across the globe.
Let's make amazing experiences together.