Community Manager - Fortnite

NC, United States

Overview

For over 25 years, Epic Games has been making award winning games and game engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that brings environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design.  As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.


Epic is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Community Manager to connect our fans with the team who is launching Fortnite, our latest title. The ideal candidate will have experience engaging online communities across a variety of platforms from social (think Twitter and Facebook) to gamer focused media like Twitch. If you're a passionate gamer with a strong track record of managing communities, we'd love to talk.


The person in this role will be responsible for the following:

  • Working with other members of the publishing team, and the development team, to define community plans

  • Initiating positive and supportive conversations inside the community around content, contests, information and opportunities that will be of interest to our players

  • Contributing, organizing, recording, writing and/or creating interesting content for our community that keeps players engaged with our games

  • Monitoring and responding to conversations on social media, in comment threads and on the forums, and in social media channels such as Twitch, YouTube, Twitter, Reddit, etc.

  • Identifying, building, and maintaining relationships with key influencers and power users, and tracking the impact of that interaction

  • Helping organize the process of Epic developer participation on owned channels (blog, social media, forums)

  • Establishing metrics for growing, engaging and retaining the member base; regularly analyzing & reporting on community sentiment & making plan adjustments according to performance

  • Improving communication with our players by interacting directly with them, resolving their concerns, keeping them informed about development, and communicating their feedback to the development team

  • With marketing lead & other stakeholders, helping plan & suggest changes to the website & content cadence to support community goals

  • Traveling to support community events and trade shows



 The ideal candidate will have a mix of the qualifications below:

  • Well-versed in key social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, reddit, YouTube)

  • Great written and verbal communication skills (will be writing in communications channels and may also create content. Blogs, etc.)

  • Familiarity with content creator space (YouTube, Twitch)

  • Ability to prioritize the high number of tasks that will always be on their plate

  • Some direct experience managing a gaming community

  • Experience creating content 

  • Experience managing social media channels 

  • Bonus: some level of on camera experience


This is going to be Epic!  

#LI1