The Story Mob is the world’s leading international communications consultancy focused on gaming culture, competitive esports and digital entertainment. We work with brands, teams and publishers to shape meaningful communications and engage in authentic conversations with gaming fans. This is the most exciting, digitally savvy and fastest-growing culture in the world - and communications are helping shape the future of it.

We’re a hungry and ambitious company where each team member wears a lot of hats and the ceiling for growth is sky-high. Our culture is open-minded, fast and flexible where great ideas are celebrated and you’re free to execute them and learn new skills.

If you’re based in London, looking to grow your career, work across multiple brands in the market, and get hands-on experience in esports and mentorship from the leading esports communications experts in the field, this role could be a fit. Bonus points if you’re a passionate esports or sports fan!

Here’s what you’ll be doing

Administrative support

  • Facilitating regular client needs and keeping accounts organised and on track
  • Helping us maintain weekly/monthly activity reports, with an eye on key milestones and current activities
  • Monitoring and tracking of media coverage and social media sentiment, and creating coverage reports for monthly and project recaps
  • Creating tailored press and events lists
  • Coordinating calls, meetings and media opportunities
  • Learning the ins and outs of the brands we work with
  • Support senior management in streamlining workload and small administrative tasks

Media liaison and outreach

  • Actively research and get to know esports and mainstream writers, editors and producers covering or likely to cover the space
  • Identify journalists and publications for exclusive stories across esports, sports, business, and financial verticals
  • Work with us to develop creative, accurate and authentic stories across these contacts
  • Build your own strong network of media friendlies, and maintain those relationships
  • Craft unique and well-tailored pitches to relevant journalists
  • Secure coverage and celebrate wins!

Internal business development

  • Brainstorm creative ideas for new and current clients, and work on visualizing and describing them in proposals, decks and during client briefings
  • Create decks and proposals for new business prospects and help research new targets and potential partners
  • Help oversee the new client onboarding process

About You

  • We want someone who asks the right questions, isn’t afraid to speak up, sends updates before they are required and can point out potential issues before they arise.
  • You are looking to grow
  • You have a passion for or are willing to become interested in esports
  • Whether you’re an esports fan with mad organisational skills or an existing PR pro looking to learn more about the world of esports, we’d be excited to talk to you.
  • In turn, you must be excited to get your hands dirty, go to the events, and immerse yourself in what we believe is the future of entertainment
  • You are independent, and can think of solutions to problems that arise - and are proactive about proposing them
  • Our team spans several countries and timezones. We recognise the old 9-6, in-office workstyle has shifted, and would work with you to accommodate the right, for you and us, way of working within the team

Our offer

  • 4 day work week opt-in
  • Competitive salary and bonus schemes, fitting your experience and skillset, tailored for your individual contribution to the growth and success of the agency
  • Bi-annual checks and reviews, quarterly KPIs with room for personal growth goals
  • Hybrid working mode with 2 days in the office in London (Shoreditch)
  • Annual personal development budget to spend on whatever makes you a better comms pro
  • The right hardware that works the way you prefer
  • Unlimited PTO - on top of the statutory days - for a sane and balanced approach to work and life
  • Collaborative approach to building teams that support you and the kind of work you want to go after
  • Mentorship and support from some of the most experienced minds in the space and the opportunity to work on leading brands in gaming
  • Weekly Thursday drinks and networking after work!
  • Opportunity to travel to international esports events

PLEASE NOTE: We will only process applications that are sent to [email protected] with a resume and cover letter attached.