Square Enix Germany is looking for an ambitious, highly organised, and collaborative Assistant Project Manager Events to join the FINAL FANTASY XIV Online (FFXIV) marketing team based in Hamburg.
The successful candidate will be fluent in both German and English, thrive in a fast-paced and agile interdisciplinary team, whilst working with multiple international stakeholders.
The Assistant Project Manager Events will be well organized and able to commit to multiple projects simultaneously, while maintaining a keen eye for detail.
If you are a highly motivated individual and want to drive success for international events planning and execution, then this is the role for you.
Determine project schedules and manage the wider events group to achieve goals and deadlines.
Collaborate with a wide group of international stakeholders in the successful delivery of key Square Enix events.
Initiate and chair regular meetings between stakeholders to ensure transparent communication and information flow.
Develop strategic and creative concepts to engage and entertain the players.
Build and manage a budget plan and ensure compliance through the group.
Manage regular and transparent updates to communicate through the group.
Contact and negotiate with suppliers and vendors.
Support Marketing Director as and when required.
Track learnings, reflect and share in order to build best practice through the group for future projects and management of events.
International travel will be required.
Executive Director Marketing, Western Strategic Lead, Marketing Director, Senior Marketing Manager, PR Manager, International Community Team, International Strategy Team, Legal Department, Creative Studios, Finance.
Knowledge & Experience:
Strong organizational skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Event management experience
Experience of working across multi-disciplinary departments and international markets
High performer, innovative and creative
Ability to adapt quickly and effectively to changing deadlines without compromising quality
Analytical, communication and organizational skills
Able to demonstrate excellent attention to detail
Previous experience in the games industry, either within agency or publisher
Experience in project management
Passionate about the entertainment and gaming industry
Degree or equivalent
Competencies, Skills & Attributes:
Extremely well organized
Good presentation skills, excellent communication skills – both written and verbal in German and English
Able to travel
Excellent time management and ability to coordinate multiple projects efficiently
Results oriented, outgoing and self-motivated
Ability to develop, and manage, strong relationships and collaborative skills
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Strong team player in a multi-cultural environment
Interest in leading projects and initiatives
Ability to speak other languages (e.g., French, Japanese)
Understanding of Japanese video games and the global video games market
Our goal at Square Enix is to hire, retain, develop and promote the best talent, regardless of age, gender, race, religious, belief, sexual orientation or physical ability.
Our pledge to D&I
At Square Enix we believe in the importance of being a diverse and global company, and we stand firmly together against any forms of injustice, intolerance, harassment or discrimination. In our effort to create a truly diverse workforce, we pledge to continue to raise awareness in every step of the employee experience, from recruitment to promotions to ensure equal opportunities for all. One of our goals is to champion diversity in games and at work and work together to inspire real change.
Learning and education around D&I will be a key element for us to continue to grow as an organization. With unconscious bias training, D&I workshops and a variety of initiatives to give our employees the opportunity to be heard and be part of that change to achieve real equality. We need all our efforts to continue to build our culture of inclusion and equality.
We are also proud to partner with UKIE's Raise the Game pledge, BAME in Games and Women in Games, to name a few.
Covid-19 remote working
Square Enix are committed to keeping our employees safe. We are listening closely to government guidelines, and this role will be based remotely until the company sees fit to return to the office. This role will be based in our Blackfriars Studio in London, upon return.