Role Title: Communications and Content Officer

Salary: £25,000 

PlPs pension scheme, bonus scheme, generous holiday allowance 

Reports to: George Osborn, Head of Communications 

Location: Our base is Black Bull Yard, 24-28 Hatton Wall, London, EC1N8JH but we offer a mix of working remotely and in the office. There will be office based team and member related activities on a regular basis. 

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UK Interactive Entertainment (Ukie) is the trade body representing over 500 businesses from the games and interactive entertainment industry in the UK. Our membership includes cutting-edge companies working across the interactive entertainment industry from Sony PlayStation, Electronic Arts and Microsoft to Roll7, Space Ape and Jagex.  We exist to make the UK the best place in the world to make, sell and play games and interactive entertainment. 

The Communications and Content Officer will support Ukie’s communications work, helping us to speak on behalf – and to – the UK games industry. 

Reporting into Ukie’s Head of Communications, the Communications Officer will be responsible for helping to create content across all key communications channels including (but not exclusively) the company’s website, social media channels and newsletters. 
 
The Communications and Content Officer will also be responsible for the planning and administration of Ukie’s communications output, including working on its key campaigns, helping the team to effectively speak to its key internal and external audiences and support the needs of over 500 members. 

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to step into the games industry, to develop their skills and to build connections with people working across the sector in a variety of ways. 

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The role and key responsibilities  

What we’re looking for from applicants 

Personal qualities we are looking for 

What you will gain  

Other information 

Office hours are Monday to Friday – 9.00am to 5.30pm 

Expectation that some evening and weekend work will be required to attend events as the business requires.  

Ukie allows remote work, but there is an expectation of regular visits to the office. 

This role profile is not exhaustive; it will be subject to periodic review and may be amended to meet the changing needs of the business.  

The post holder will be expected to participate in this process and we would aim to reach agreement to the changes. 

How to apply 

Send a CV, a covering letter and a relevant writing sample (such as a personal blog post, article or press release) to us at info@ukie.org.uk by noon on Friday 30th April 2021.