ICO Partners is looking for a Junior Communications Manager to join our multinational team. We’re based in the vibrant city of Brighton, UK and looking for someone who can  join us to oversee a varied number of video games clients. 

The ideal candidate is an English native speaker with some industry videogames industry experience or someone willing to start a career in video games PR, community management or influencer management. 

You will be joining a team of ten others from all over the world in our Brighton office, working on cool projects, attending games conferences and trade shows and pushing the boundaries of communication in the games industry. 

If this sounds like you, and you’re interested in joining a highly motivated, fun and skilled team, send your CV to jobs@icopartners.com and/or drop us a line for more info.


We are: ICO is a small games publishing agency based in Brighton, UK. We work in 3 main areas within the games industry: Communications, Business Intelligence and Marketing. Our mission is to raise the bar when it comes to publishing, unlocking our clients potential with our expertise and tools.

We are an open, inclusive and progressive place to work, proud to take care of our team’s physical and mental health. We support our team individual development and career progression proactively and strive to make the games industry a better place to work. We encourage and support your hobbies and interests through regular team training initiatives and expertise-sharing activities. 

We are proud to represent some of the biggest games in the world, with current projects including Magic: The Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, Northgard and World of Warships. In the past we have worked with studios like Hi-Rez and Riot Games as well as indie titles such as Armello, Bury Me My Love or A Normal Lost Phone. We regularly feature in games media where we cast a light on the industry news and trends, as well as work with content creators on Twitch and Youtube regularly. 

You are: Someone with passion for video games, communicating about them and keen to help teams around the world reach new heights. 

What you bring to the team:

  • Native English speaker with strong spoken and written communication skills.
  • Additional language skills are a plus.
  • A max of one year of experience in a communications role, ideally facing the media.
  • An interest for media relations, social media, influencer marketing or community management. 
  • Understanding of the video games media landscape and industry at UK level a plus. 
  • Focused, able to prioritize tasks based on timeliness 
  • Comfortable working in multicultural teams and across languages (we use English across the team).
  • Happy to multitask between clients as needed.
  • Interested in video games, news and trends. 
  • Excited to learn about communications best practices, executing new projects and work methodologies. 

What you will be doing:

  • Assisting project managers on multiple projects, from big games coming from well known studios to small, independent ones. 
  • Helping manage relationships with journalists, content creators and key stakeholders across selected European territories.
  • Working closely with the ICO team to create and implement publishing plans, schedules and calendars across PR, influencer marketing and social media. 
  • Connecting with journalists, content creators and clients in the games industry, as well as doing research and maintaining our internal lists. 
  • Attending major international and local industry events, learning about trends and making connections with people, supporting our client presence as needed. 
  • Media outreach, collection and analysis of press coverage, reporting, organization of events, interviews and promotions.
  • Supporting our business intelligence projects to help our partners make informed decisions for their publishing strategy.
  • Working with teams of all sizes and profiles, from triple A to indie.
  • Playing and testing video games as needed.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Perk pack with discounts for shops, cinema and more (similar to Perkbox).
  • Flexible working conditions.
  • Team health activities every month. 
  • Yearly personal development plan, choose areas you want to learn or improve and we help you make it happen. 
  • Pension contribution. 

Remuneration : DOE

Location:  On-site at our Brighton, UK office. (Relocation package available)
Reports to:  Communications Director
Hours:  Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Contact:  jobs@icopartners.com

ICO Partners celebrates diversity and equal opportunities. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.
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