Job Posting - Communications Director
Red Hook Studios, creators of the acclaimed indie RPGs Darkest Dungeon and Darkest Dungeon II (Currently in Early Access on the Epic Games Store) are looking for a full-time experienced Communications Director. Red Hook has an established position as a “Triple-I” developer, and we’re looking to add top tier talent to our diverse team.
This is an important position, with responsibilities that include community management, social media strategy, and marketing coordination. You will be acting as the key link between the company and our player community, ensuring a steady and timely flow of information between them. You will help foster engagement and community growth, support marketing efforts, and work to ensure that player sentiment and critical issues are communicated back to the development team.
We are looking exclusively for a candidate with a high level of expertise and game industry experience.
Organize, direct, and execute Red Hook’s outward facing communication with game owners, prospective game owners, and fans.
Manage all social media platforms and channels, including staying up to date with trends and proposing initiatives to take advantage of any relevant opportunities.
Work directly with Red Hook team members (graphic designer, writers, product stakeholders) to execute related initiatives.
Create compelling written communications like blog posts, patch notes, and social media copy.
Support and maintain storefront presence to support sales growth and ensure the company and the games are well-represented.
Facilitate daily communication with our players online by answering questions, offering support, and generally nurturing an ongoing connection.
Direct our volunteer moderation team to make sure our online spaces are friendly, inclusive, and helpful.
Collaborate with the team to support communication efforts for updates
Grow our relationships by engaging with and supporting our content creators and their communities.
Regularly communicate with the internal team to highlight interesting community work, player sentiment, and live issues
Suggest and drive new initiatives and programs to help grow our online spaces.
Keep Red Hook management informed regarding community opportunities and developing issues
A passion for creating and maintaining positive online spaces, and the mental fortitude required to navigate today’s digital communities.
Exceptional written and verbal communication (must have examples of comms writing for us to review).
3+ years direct games industry experience in a communications and community management role.
A deep understanding of online platforms and how to use them (Discord, Social Media, Twitch, Reddit, TikTok, etc.).
Desire to explore emergent online spaces that would help grow our audience.
Nice to have:
Hours and hours and hours of Darkest Dungeon I & II play experience
Experience with or willingness to learn how to create video content for Youtube, IG, Tiktok
An understanding of automated social bots for Discord and Twitch
Duration: Permanent full-time
Location: Vancouver Canada preferred; remote possible depending on personal initiative
We offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits including: a paid winter and summer break, vacation days, sick days, educational reimbursement, profit sharing, and health care reimbursement.
How to Apply
Send us your resume and cover letter/email and include “Communications Director” in the subject: email@example.com