Communications Lead

17 Jun, 2020


Communications Lead

Epic Games
San Francisco, CA/Los Angeles, CA/Cary, NC

What makes us Epic?

At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.

Discipline at Epic

What we do

We deliver the most innovative gaming experiences possible to players across the world. Whether through community outreach, world-class events, or partnership integrations, the Epic Games Publishing and Marketing teams seek to surprise users with new experiences every time.

What you’ll do

Epic seeks a Communications Lead for its Social Platform products, including Houseparty and the Fortnite social app PartyHub. Social at Epic is about empowering users to share virtual experiences with their friends and loved-ones.

As the Communications Lead for Social products, you will lead our public and media relations functions. You’ll work with stakeholders across Epic Games to craft ideas and insights that drive conversations with journalists, thought leaders, influencers, customers, and your coworkers.This is the perfect opportunity if you are enthusiastic about bringing empathy to online interactions and sharing that enthusiasm with others.

In this role, you will

  • Establish and maintain relationships with journalists and other influencers, including technology, games, and culture-focused press

  • Coordinate across the organization on strategic communications and reactive messaging for social products

  • Craft thought-leadership for social initiatives, and work closely with executives and senior stakeholders

  • Develop and maintain processes for measuring performance of communications programs

What we’re looking for

  • 7+ years of experience in corporate communications or public relations, preferably a mix of in-house and agency

  • Someone who always has their finger on the pulse of today’s trends, and is shaping the trends of tomorrow

  • Someone keyed into the community of reporters and thought leaders, and enjoy developing new relationships

  • Someone with an affinity for Social and Games, and their power to bring people together

  • Someone who is user-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do

Remaining knowledge, skills, and abilities needed

  • A proactive problem solver, with strong instincts for when to escalate issues

  • Communication skills, written and verbal, are stellar

Epic Job + Epic Benefits = Epic Life

Our intent is to cover all things that are medically necessary and improve the quality of life. We pay for 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. We offer coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, AD&D and Life Insurance, 401k.

All Epic employees enjoy drinks, snacks, and lunches every day, free of charge – and we offer plenty of annual celebrations for employees and family members to show the love we have for our people. Additionally, each year, we celebrate the Epic family with company-wide paid breaks, generous paid time off, and recognize individuals for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical – we think our people are pretty awesome!

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

About Us

Job posted: 2020-06-17