PR & Communications Manager

Sumo Digital
Sumo Sheffield
8 days ago

Sumo Group is one of the largest suppliers of end-to-end creative development services to the video games and entertainment industries. Comprising of veteran video game studios, an agile publishing team and an award-winning creative services studio, Sumo Group teams are delivering on ground-breaking projects across the globe.

Sumo Group currently employs over 1000 talented team members across 13 studios in the UK, Poland, North America and India.

In the UK, Sumo Group received the top level of accreditation from Best Companies in 2021, receiving a 3* World Class Award and listed as one of the Best Large Companies to Work for within the UK.

With a reputation for developing deep relationships with some of the world’s largest video game publishers, developers, platform manufacturers and entertainment brands, Sumo Group is dedicated to growing a sustainable business that provides security for its people, whilst delivering a first-class experience to partners and players.

There are opportunities to join the central Sumo Group team across multiple disciplines including HR, Finance, Marketing, IT and Recruitment, with industry-leading benefits and a flexible working environment.

The Role @ Sumo Group

Reporting to the Head of Content and Communications, you will be responsible for writing compelling content for news and communications published via our various channels. You will work with key stakeholders to deliver strong copywriting, with a passion for storytelling that helps drive awareness around the business. You will manage the media relations and push the communications strategy out. You will have an eye for detail and a strong ability to understand the core audiences for content and how to correctly capture the angle of a story.

You will also be responsible for helping to implement our internal communications. Working closely with our marketing team, you will generate content to support our wider marketing efforts.

The successful candidate will be a digitally minded, creative copywriter who can think on their feet and produce effective content and copy from scratch. You will have a background in PR or content writing within the video gaming industry or B2B Tech either in-house, agency side or a mixture of both. You will be a team player, with a creative flair. You will bring an enthusiastic and energetic attitude to teams around you.

In this role you will:

To be succesful you will have:

What We Offer:

· Annual Bonus

· Share Incentive Plan

· Competitive Pension

· Flexible Working

· 27 Days Holiday, including your birthday. a duvet day and Christmas

· 5 Learning Days

· Access to 4,000 Udemy Courses

· Wrap Parties

· Alternative Travel Prize Draw

· The Sumo Game Jam

· Big Family Events

· Studio clubs, inc. running, board games, film…

· Life Drawing

· Yoga Classes

· Free fruit and drinks

· Employee Referral Bonus

· Career Development

· Competitive Mat/Paternity & Adoption

· Employee Assistance Programme

· Life Assurance 4x Salary

· Income Protection of 75%

· Relocation Support to the UK

· Visa Sponsorship

Where do we stand on diversity?

At Sumo, we want to enable everyone to bring their full, authentic selves to work every single day. We acknowledge that the games industry is far from perfect and a global organisation with people all over the world, from all kinds of backgrounds, and know that it’s part of our duty to provide everyone at Sumo with a safe, accepting and affirming working environment.

We encourage and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

More about Sumo Group:

Sumo Group is proudly founded on the pillars of Family, Security, Trust and Collaboration, and upon joining, our team members become part of a growing family of operating businesses around the world who strive to achieve wonder together.

Within the Sumo Group umbrella sits a myriad of outstanding studios and brands, including: Sumo Digital (and all subsidiary studios including The Chinese Room, Lab42 Games, PixelAnt and Red Kite Games), Secret Mode, Atomhawk and Pipeworks (including Timbre Games).

Built on creativity and imagination, our staff are some of the most talented minds in the industry. We respect our colleagues, support innovation, show determination in achieving goals, take accountability for our actions, celebrate excellence and – above all – we have fun whilst doing so.

Recent releases and projects from Sumo Group businesses include: BAFTA-Award winning Sackboy: A Big Adventure, Apple Design Award winner Little Orpheus, Hood: Outlaws & Legends, Rival Peak, Hot Shot Racing, WST Snooker and Spyder.


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