This job listing expired on Dec 4, 2023

Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. is seeking a rising PR star ready to apply their experience and passion for games and anime to our diverse portfolio. Join a company whose mission includes the mantra “Fun for All,” as publisher and developer of some of the world’s most recognized video game brands including PAC-MAN®, GALAGA®, TEKKEN®, and the premier publisher in the Western hemisphere for anime-based games such as NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, DRAGON BALL Z®, and ONE PIECE®.

We are seeking an Associate Public Relations Manager to join our team and drive PR initiatives for our games, with focus on our anime-licensed and anime-inspired products. This role will help develop and execute actionable PR plans that maximize awareness and drive purchase interest in our products, working closely with cross-discipline marketing teams and outside partners and agencies. The person in this position will also act as a media relations representative for their products, communicating regularly with press, and attending trade shows and events.


  • Act as the main PR representative on assigned titles, developing comprehensive PR plans that support the lifecycle of a product

  • Write and edit press materials including product messaging, press releases, media alerts, and pitches

  • Help plan and coordinate PR tours, press events, and PR presence at major trade shows

  • Regularly interact and develop relationships with press to foster positive engagement with our products

  • Work closely with internal marketing and product teams to coordinate interviews, procure assets and approvals, and ensure strategies/messaging are aligned

  • Work on product PR initiatives with partner agencies/vendors

  • Monitor and report on PR campaign KPIs

  • Be an effective ambassador for Bandai Namco Entertainment in and outside of the company


  • 2 + years relevant PR experience

  • Work ethic that is detail-oriented, highly proactive, and with excellent follow-through

  • Familiarity with game, tech, and entertainment press

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • High level of comfort with speaking and presenting

  • Passion for and knowledge of video game and anime culture and landscape


  • Bachelor's degree in Communications or related field

Salary Range: $75,563 - 108,183