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Content Communications Senior Specialist
Posted on 8/10/2022
Burlingame, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Adobe Photoshop
Social Media
  • Education: Bachelor's degree -- ideally in related fields such as PR/Communication, Marketing, or Film -- but not required
  • 3-5 years experience in publisher/developer social media/community management, communication, or videogame media (with a branded blog, website, or other publication) required
  • Excellent written communication skills to ensure accurate, grammatically correct public-facing blog and social media postings
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and professionalism in a corporate environment
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills, with ability to succeed in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment
  • Extensive experience creating compelling video game content, particularly short-form content and longer in-depth writing. Unique or specialized content experience (podcasting, hosting, video creation, design, production etc) is also welcome
  • Experience working a high-traffic website, traditional media outlet, or agency is useful, as the position will deliver content and maintain strict deadlines
  • Preferred candidate will possess extensive experience in developing compelling digital editorial content, from short-form social posts, to feature-length preview/interview articles, to overseeing video projects
  • Knowledge of videogame landscape is strongly preferred
  • DE&I communication experience, indie game knowledge, and/or corporate communication experience are also highly appreciated
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop and Premiere is desired
  • Position will face mostly logistical/technical complexities with social media platforms and 3rd party content hosts. Moderate analytical and problem solving skills both in a technical and content sense will be required
  • Senior Specialist is expected to help identify industry news trends and to elevate potentially urgent events to the appropriate parties
  • Position will also need written skills required to copy edit potential posts in various states of completion
  • Position may face inquiries from press under deadline pressure, and will need to respond in line with company policy
  • Conceive, plan, create, and obtain original, high-impact content for externally-facing PlayStation channels, including PlayStation.Blog, SIE.com, TikTok and other social media channels. Role will collaborate with internal and external partners to devise content plans that are appealing for external audience
  • Build and implement content plans for PlayStation.Blog, SIE.com, and social media channels that inclusively spotlights a wide range of games with diverse themes and creators
  • Maintain and execute day-to-day social channel duties such as copy-editing, fact-checking,securing approvals to ensure posts follow specific accuracy and timing requirements
  • Build plans to secure unique, valuable content from third-party partners and first-party studios for use on PlayStation channels
  • Support production of weekly Official PlayStation podcast, from interviewing developer guests, lead recording, and editing the show as needed
  • Fill in for other social media roles and editorial support as needed
  • Position will have light autonomy. Takes day-to-day direction on content decisions. Will work independently and from precedent in logistical components such as third-party outreach, content acquisition, and story editing
  • No sign-off or budgetary responsibility
PlayStation Global

5,001-10,000 employees

Online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service
Company Overview
Playstation's mission is to deliver new joy, excitement and awe to everyone. The company builds software and hardware for gaming consoles and content.
  • Health and wellness: Medical (PPO, HDHP, and HMO), dental, vision, disability, employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, student loan repayment assistance, education reimbursement program, wellness reimbursement, identity theft protection, basic and voluntary life and AD&D insurance, business travel accident insurance, 4.5% 401(k) match, commuter program, additional voluntary programs (group legal, pet insurance, auto and home insruance), onsite flu shots and biometric screenings
  • Family and time off: 12 paid holidays, generous PTO, paid parental leave, adoption assistance program, 529 college savings plan match, back-up child care, parental and elder care coaching
  • Perks: Sony product discounts, passport perks program, monthly $10 Playstation Network voucher, employee referral bonus, game launch events
Company Core Values
  • Dreams & Curiosity: Pioneer the future with dreams and curiosity
  • Diversity: Pursue the creation of the very best by harnessing diversity and varying viewpoints
  • Integrity & Sincerity: Earn the trust for the Sony brand through ethical and responsible conduct
  • Sustainability: Fulfill our stakeholder responsibilities through disciplined business practices