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Influencer Marketing Manager (12-Month FTC)

Sega Europe


Creative Assembly is seeking an Influencer Marketing Manager to join their team in Horsham, West Sussex. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and driving the success of paid influencer campaigns, managing budgets, and reporting on results. The role requires a deep understanding of the games industry, influencer marketing, and content creators. The ideal candidate will have experience leading campaigns and projects in influencer marketing, outstanding communication skills, and strong organizational skills. The position is hybrid, with an expectation of at least one day per month in the Horsham studio. The company offers flexible working arrangements, a bespoke relocation package, and a range of benefits to support employees and their families.

Job description

Position at Creative Assembly

Creative Assembly’s award-winning team behind the Total War series are looking to expand their investment into running sponsored influencer campaigns. This is an excellent opportunity to join the team as an Influencer Marketing Manager. This role will be based at our headquarters in Horsham, in the heart of West Sussex.

As the Influencer Marketing Manager, you will develop and drive the success of our paid influencer campaigns. You will work as part of an embedded Brand-Marketing team to define, deliver, and report on exciting and creative sponsored opportunities.

This role offers a great deal of creativity to a candidate with a deep understanding of the games industry, influencer marketing, and the role of content creators within it. The ideal candidate will enjoy the flow of planning, pitching, and executing strategies while developing the collaborative relationships required to pull it all together.

Flexible working at Creative Assembly includes hybrid, fully remote within country of employment for eligible roles, and in-studio. We recognise that there is no one-size-fits-all approach and empower our teams to define the working patterns which work best for them, which may mean different things for different teams and roles and at different times.

This role is Hybrid and has an expectation of at least one day per month in our Horsham studio. This role cannot offer fully remote working. Further details can be discussed during the recruitment process.

Key Responsibilities

A mix of analytical and strategic thinking will help you to improve our agency and creator relationships and processes while working as part of a dynamic influencer team. Through your work on fast-paced campaigns, you’ll build team capacity, elevate our brands, and improve internal understanding of the discipline.

On a day-to-day basis you will:

  • Support day-to-day creator communication in a professional manner
  • Research, develop and pitch new leads for influencers
  • Be responsible for management and execution of influencer campaigns
  • Manage a budget and report on the results of our sponsorships
  • Keep up with influencer trends in the industry
  • Work across CA and SEGA to improve our contracting and invoicing pipelines
  • Work on a variety of titles across the entire studio’s roster of releases.
Knowledge, Skill and Experience

  • Experience leading campaigns and projects in influencer marketing
  • Deep understanding and appreciation of the content creator space
  • A positive personal attitude and a natural inclination to connect with others
  • Outstanding communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to self-manage
  • Willingness and availability to travel.
  • Experience in a relevant field such as PR, influencers, or community
  • Experience in client or stakeholder management at a variety of levels
  • Knowledge and appreciation of content creators and the gaming audience
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and work creatively.
We cannot sponsor a VISA for this position so applicants must have the Right to Work in the UK.

About Creative Assembly

It’s an exciting time to be a part of our craft-led studio as we push boundaries, creating deep and detailed experiences that last. 

Our teams are diverse from across the world, from trainees to industry veterans who constantly challenge us and make sure we are striving for the best within our games and our studio life. We are united through our shared values of Quality, Focus, Teamwork, Respect and Trust and we win awards for our culture and our people-centric approach, having won a Best Place to Work Award for six consecutive years. We invest in our people, the studio, and our projects. We are a company that’s secure and safe – you don’t need to worry about job security at CA.

We’ll give you the creative freedom, tools, support, and development to achieve your potential. 

We have studio locations across Horsham, UK in Newcastle, UK and Sofia, Bulgaria. These include several bespoke state-of-the-art audio suites and a dedicated motion capture facility.

We offer many benefits to support you and your family including:
  • Flexible working: hybrid, fully remote within country of employment for eligible roles, and in-studio working

  • Work from Anywhere for a temporary period each year (restrictions apply such as VISAs)

  • Enhanced holiday allowance, maternity and paternity breaks, flexibility with our core hours, and no-notice holidays

  • Bespoke relocation package for you and your dependents, with support throughout the process from our dedicated Relocation Specialists

  • Private medical and dental insurance, life insurance, permanent health insurance, critical illness cover and free health care screening

  • Generous holiday allowance plus full studio closure over the Christmas and New Year period, and all UK Bank holidays

  • Annual discretionary studio bonus

  • Join our award-winning education and social responsibility programme; the Legacy Project, as an industry ambassador to mentor and educate others

  • Defined career development pathways and personalised training support including SEGA Dev Day, internal masterclasses, prestigious creative workshops, on-site training with renowned specialists and global conference attendance

  • Opportunity to join our Diversity and Inclusion Network – an employee-led group

  • Season ticket travel loans and cycle to work scheme with free bike servicing and discounted car valet service on site

  • Free games and merchandise plus access to our extensive games library

  • Free breakfast in the studio every day - toast, bagels, pancakes, cereals, yoghurts, fresh fruit, smoothies, juices, milkshakes and more in our fully stocked kitchen

  • Wellbeing support with an employee assistance programme and onsite confidential sessions

  • In-studio heavily subsidised massage therapy

  • Discounts for home technology, travel insurance, corporate gym membership, cinema tickets, holidays, trips out and Ikea vouchers, and many local businesses including estate agents

  • Studio parties for you and your family; such as our Summer Festival, Christmas Party plus a separate Children’s Christmas Party. We also have Cinema days and wrap parties for game releases

  • Studio community activities such as life drawing, creative writing, Pilates, Walking Challenges, Couch to 5k, basketball, game and movie evenings, board game club, 5-a-side football, CA Choir, Sword fighting (yes, sword fighting) and loads more.
Our studio sites have disabled access. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.  

Location: Horsham, West Sussex

Country: United Kingdom

Date found: 2023-03-21

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