Work with us!

We are currently looking for talented people to join us at Game Drive!

If you’re interested in applying, please send your CV with a motivation letter to hr@game-drive.nl, and we might invite you for an interview at our office in the center of Utrecht!

PR Manager

We are looking for a PR manager with a passion for video games to be part of the Game Drive marketing team.
If you’re driven by creativity, fascinated by games, and eager to contribute to building a high performing PR team, then this role is tailor-made for you!

As a PR manager, you will build and manage relationships with press and influencers supporting us and the games of our clients. You will be responsible for increasing the awareness of and engagement with each client and their games.
Please note: We are looking for somebody who is located in The Netherlands (optional: UK or US).

Your duties

  • Develop, deliver, and execute PR plans, campaigns, and seasonal PR calendars
  • Organize and manage press moments e.g. previews, reviews, let’s plays, etc.
  • Produce content for press kits, press releases, award (show) entries, and pitches
  • Creatively and strategically deliver major news announcements
  • Manage media inquiries, interview requests, and reports
  • Monitor, analyze, and communicate PR results regularly
  • Help maximize share-of-voice on the web for all clients and their games
  • Leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts within the industry
  • Maintain a keen understanding of game industry trends affecting clients and make appropriate recommendations regarding communication strategy surrounding them
  • Identify and share competitor insights with the team
  • Brief and manage external local PR and influencer agencies
  • Optimize communication via PR (testing) tools, analytics, SEO reports, surveys, and more
  • Support the Game Drive team and/or clients at exhibitions and events

Skills required

  • Creative with exceptional English writing skills. Preferred: native English
  • Experience managing media relationships and collaborating with external agencies/stakeholders
  • Skills to act as a spokesperson, proactively pitching and placing stories in the media, as well as managing media relationships and maintaining an up-to-date network of media contacts
  • Strong communication skills when liaising with colleagues, influencers, press, and clients – able to identify and express the value of client games
  • Good understanding of the role social influencers can play in promoting and driving commercial value for brands
  • Ability to relate to influencers and press, develop trust, rapport, and long-term relationships
  • Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications, or a related discipline
  • Affinity with video games, able to generate enthusiasm and empathy for each project
  • Familiarity with current and emerging PR platforms, current gaming trends, and social media – in particular Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing priorities and multiple deadlines
  • Minimum 2 years of PR experience

We offer:

  • Bruto salary: €2.800 – €4.500, based on full-time employment
  • 8% holiday allowance
  • Starting contract:
    • 8-12 months
    • 30-40 hours a week
  • Caring 10+ marketing team
  • Growth opportunities
  • Video game industry insights and games
  • Day off on your birthday
  • Monthly Thursday afternoon drinks
  • Annual company BBQ and Team outing
  • Great office space in the middle of Utrecht city center

Are you able to embrace different types of games and increase public awareness of all of them?
Please send your CV with a motivation letter to hr@game-drive.nl, and we might invite you for an interview at our office in the center of Utrecht!

Media Design Intern Q1 – Q2 2024

We’re looking for an enthusiastic Marketing intern who will support us in our day-to-day marketing activities for online clients.

As an internationally oriented company in the center of Utrecht, we offer lots of variety for your internship. We work with several game studios, meaning a lot of diversity in our games and marketing activities. Some examples are the WW1 Game SeriesTricky Towers, the We Were Here Series, and more.

Your duties will include company design work, producing concepts for promotional material, content marketing support, and much more!

Skills we’re looking for:

  • Marketing creative with excellent attention to detail
  • Skilled in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, or Acrobat Professional
  • Can work independently while being a team player at the same time
  • Affinity for video games, able to generate enthusiasm and empathy for each project
  • Year 2/3/4 – Bachelor scholarship related to Marketing, Advertising, and/or Communications

We offer:

  • Caring 10+ marketing team
  • Video game industry insights and games
  • Monthly Thursday afternoon drinks
  • Great office space in the middle of Utrecht city center

Please note that the minimum duration of an internship at Game Drive is three months. It’s not possible to combine it with writing your thesis.

Are you excited to learn more about the game industry and enrich us with your awesome talents?
Please send your CV with a motivation letter to hr@game-drive.nl, and we might invite you for an interview at our office in the center of Utrecht!