Junior Brand Manager (Fixed Term Contract)

Feb 23, 2023
London, United Kingdom
... Not specified
... Junior
... Office work


Position at Sports Interactive

Job Title: Junior Brand Manager (Fixed Term Contract)

Team: Sports Interactive – Marketing and Communications

Location: SI HQ, Here East, London

Reporting to: Brand Marketing Manager 

Position Overview

Working into the Brand Marketing Manager, the Junior Brand Manager will support in the creation, clearance, and distribution of key brand assets for all Football Manager cross-platform games, as well as new titles in slate, and the Sports Interactive brand.

As this is a junior role, the candidate must have a strong desire to learn and a hunger to develop. Good attention to detail plus the ability to juggle projects and work at pace are key traits for the role. Industry or relevant marketing experience is desirable, but we may also consider recent graduates from a marketing-related field.   

Like all SI team members, the Junior Brand Manager role may require work outside of agreed core hours. In these cases, the time can be reclaimed using the studio's flexible working arrangement.

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing the production of brand and promotional content including hero art, logos, digital assets, video content, and any other marketing assets, as required.
  • Ensuring that all assets created adhere strictly to guidelines.
  • Working with external agencies to deliver first-class campaign assets to deadline and within budget.
  • Following the internal asset creation workflows with both the studio’s and SEGA’s creative teams.
  • Handling the trafficking of assets between agencies, media, and partners.
  • Ensuring that all international deliverables are localised for key markets to a high standard.
  • Support in the development of detailed product feature decks, ensuring upcoming projects and roadmaps are clearly understood by the wider marketing team.
  • Assisting with the management of marketing budgets, ensuring purchase orders are raised and invoices are processed on time.
  • Effective use of an internal project management system (Wrike) ensuring all projects are logged, tracked, and executed following best practice.
  • Develop and maintain expert, in-depth knowledge of all the studio's products and competitor titles.
Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
  • A degree or relevant qualification in marketing or a related field 
  • 1+ years in a similar role
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Good time and project management abilities. 
  • Desire to learn and develop as a brand marketer. 
  • Appetite to thrive and perform in a fast-paced creative environment.
  • An interest in football and/or gaming is desirable, but not a requirement.

Studio Overview

Sports Interactive (SI) is an ambitious development studio creating immersive sports management simulations. Since 1994, we’ve captivated a global pool of players with our iconic, BAFTA award-winning game, Football Manager. We’re a wholly owned subsidiary of SEGA having caught their attention in 2006 with our continuous critical and commercial success.

We’re a tenacious community, coming together at the Here East technology hub in Stratford, East London. Always expanding, the SI team takes on the gaming genre through a diverse array of disciplines. But no matter how big we dream, we keep our approach (and your schedule) flexible, creating a relaxed atmosphere where collaboration can thrive.

Further information on the company and its games is available at www.sigames.com

Working Here

We approach everything with passion, whether that’s making our mark on the gaming and football industries or doing our bit for the world around us. We want to share that outlook with everyone who shows up to work here each day. 

We like our talent tenacious, so you can expect to surround yourself with other ambitious individuals bringing their A-game to many different disciplines. We know collaboration is the key to constantly topping our best and encourage our people to fiercely realise their own personal potential.

We believe everyone matters, no matter which part of the business you’re in. Above all else, we’re a team. A team with a down-to-earth dynamic, that works and plays together. We have fun doing what we do; one of the many reasons we’re one of the best places to work in the UK games business (Gameindustry.biz 2021 Large studio category).

And if you want a work/life balance, we’re behind you. Because while we live to create extraordinary games, we know that’s not all you’ve got going on. You can trust that we always keep things in perspective, fostering an environment where work can be more than just a job.

Our flexible working culture gives team members the responsibility to optimise their workloads, with in-office, hybrid and remote working options dependent on role. Even in countries where we don’t directly employ*, we’ll even explore what’s possible via third parties and do our best to accommodate location preferences. We’re also a London Living Wage employer and proudly boast one of the lowest staff turnover rates in the industry.

*We’re able to directly employ in the UK, Ireland, France, Sweden and Finland.

Inclusivity Matters

We’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from any relevant candidate irrespective of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion, or belief. Our studio has disabled access and facilities.

SI is proudly a Disability Confident Committed employer, and we are dedicated to ensuring our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. Our studio has disabled access and facilities but please ensure you advise us if you require any other reasonable adjustments to be made to support you during the recruitment process.

This job description is an accurate reflection of the duties and responsibilities of the post as at the time of writing but will be changed from time to time as the job is a career development job which will be adjusted according to the progress of the job holder. It does not form part of the contract of employment.

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