Director of Strategic Response Communications
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Bellevue, WA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Demonstrated 8+ years in Gaming-related corporate communications and public relations experience in-house or at an agency or a blend of both
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement communication strategies
  • Experience with rapid response and crisis management communications
  • Established relationships with a broad range of media contacts, with outstanding depth in gaming media
  • Ability to work cross-functionally, with sound business judgment in fast-paced and ambiguous situations
  • Passion for measurement and analysis to drive results and prioritize work
  • Outstanding oral and written communications skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and experience with project management software
  • Experience with tabletop gaming communities preferred
  • Passion for Magic: The Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, and the overall gamer community
  • Experience working for a publicly-traded company preferred
  • Continuously champion, promote, and advance diversity, equity, and inclusivity
  • Advise on communication strategy and process with business partners in legal, marketing, game design, investor relations, product, and other internal teams as appropriate
  • Appropriately handle roadblocks that impact execution
  • Lead the strategic development and implementation of effective crisis and rapid response strategy plans, including social media and press strategies, press releases, statements, content creation, and FAQs. Ensuring best-in-class crisis response communications preparedness
  • Build partnerships with key internal partners, collaborating across teams and locations to share information, manage project timelines, and expectations
  • Coordinate with legal teams to ensure that all communications are legally compliant and do not put the organization at risk of liability
  • Provide reports and analysis on key issues
  • Monitor and evaluate results of communication plans, using specific metrics to track progress and insights for continuous improvement
  • Spot trends, monitor for emerging or active issues and "see around the corner" to predict what might happen next
  • Respond to intermittent and unexpected issues that may occur and result in work activity outside of standard working hours
Wizards of the Coast
Game publisher
Company Overview
Wizards of the Coast creates entertainment that inspires creativity, sparks passions, forges friendships, and fosters communities around the globe. Their games seek to harness the boundless energy and imagination of their players. In every pursuit, they seek to inspire a lifetime love for games.
  • Direct & Indirect Compensation
  • Employee Health Support
  • Caring for Families
  • Parental Leave
  • Core Hours
  • Generous Time Off Programs
  • Free and Discounted Products
  • 4 hours/ Month Paid Volunteer Time
Company Core Values
  • Be legendary
  • Build a well-rounded crew
  • Delve into dungeons
  • Don't split the party
  • It takes a multiverse