Lead Editorial Manager (m/f)

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Business Operations
Mainland Europe
Gameforge AG
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We're looking for "Doers". Online games are your passion and you want to contribute to the success of our games? Can you keep cool even in the toughest of situations? Are you a team player, have a talent for organisation and communication? Then keep reading!

Tasks to inspire:

• Ability to lead a small group of Online Editors within the Content Team
• Strong editorial and copywriting skills
• Administration, analysis and improvement of social media channels
• Responsibility for and management of the Editorial Calendar in Cooperation with other departments
• Effective collaboration with the Marketing Division, Community Management and Product Management to develop strategies, campaigns and placements that drive growth in our internet channels
• Increasing the quality of our content output and drive improvements
• Monitoring of product-specific websites and all social media content and in general of our appearance and customer perception in the net
• Creative and strategical thinking with responsibility for target achievement
• Planning, implementation and coordination of social media content projects
• Continuous monitoring of market and social media trends
• Contribution to editorial meetings and specific reporting
• Briefing of internal departments such as Art or Media Production

Qualifications to convince:

• Degree as writer, editor, journalist or communication related field or relevant vocational training
• At least 4 years of professional experience in online editorial and copywriting, preferably with focus on social media
• English native speaker and excellent knowledge of written and spoken English
• Affinity for games and comprehension of the gaming industry
• Experiences in the areas of content marketing or project management are an advantage
• Great analytical skills and a structured and independent way of working
• Good knowledge of common office software, especially Word and Excel
• Reliable proactive person with good communication skills, confident appearance, team spirit and social competence
• Resilience paired with the will to walk an extra mile if necessary
• Knowledge of the German language is a plus

Please provide your application documents in English only
A company to connect:

• The informality of a start-up combined with more than 10 years' experience in the industry
• A dynamic working environment offering opportunities for personal development and for contributing ideas
• Benefit from colleagues with many years' experience in the industry
• An open corporate culture and trust-based working time
• A job in one of the most distinctive industries

About Gameforge

With more than 20 titles and over 450 million registered players, Gameforge is the leading provider of free-to-play massively multiplayer online games (MMOs) in the western hemisphere. Headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, the group offers its games in more than 75 countries. Their portfolio includes a bundle of established gaming industry brands, including client-based titles such as award-winning role-playing game AION Free-to-Play and TERA as well as Europe's most successful MMO, Metin2. In future, the varied offering will be expanded by action-rich Anime MMORPG SoulWorker; Popular browser-based games such as OGame and Ikariam complete their offering. More information available at http://corporate.gameforge.com/ .

Contact Details:
Gameforge AG
Tel: +49 721 354 808 244
Contact: Recruiting Office

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