Public Affairs Specialist (f/m/d)

  • Berlin, Germany
  • Full-time
  • Flexible Working Organization: To be discussed

Company Description

We Are Ubisoft Berlin

Founded in 2018, Ubisoft Berlin has steadily grown to over 150 talented game developers. We collaborate on Far Cry 6 alongside international Ubisoft teams, and are also working on Skull & Bones – those are just two of our slate of projects, the others still to be announced.

We take an ambitious but humble approach to our goal of bringing AAA development to Germany. We commit ourselves to excellence: delivering inspiring and meaningful game experiences that make our players feel part of the worlds we have created.

We encourage real ownership within our teams – giving lots of trust and space for them to explore their creativity. The ultimate goal being to leave a positive mark in the lives of our players and the industry of a whole.

Come and join us in one of the most creative and exciting cities in the world!

Job Description

Public Affairs contributes to the success of the Ubisoft entities in Germany (Berlin, Düsseldorf, Mainz) by building relationships and using networks of the video games industry and other stakeholders (institutional, political & educational sector) to achieve strategic corporate goals (e.g. CSR initiatives, fostering the games ecosystem etc.).

What you'll be doing

  • Analyse and evaluate political, macro/microeconomic and social contexts
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to put local initiatives from Public Affairs to new heights
  • Research key socio-economic and political metrics on municipal, state and federal level related to the digital entertainment industry
  • Assessment of status quo, analysis, objective/format/tool creation, roadmap & budget planning, documentation, set and monitor KPIs
  • Prepare reports, briefings and presentations
  • Prepare & maintain activities in close collaboration with internal operational teams and external service providers.
  • Have a 360 approach and include a communication strategy for each activity
  • More information about the initiatives of the Public Affairs department can be found here: https://bluebyte.ubisoft.com/en/our-engagements/

Qualifications

What you bring

Education

  • A university degree in Political or Social Science, Business Administration, International Relations, International Studies, Communications and/or Media Studies or other relevant studies/experience

Professional Experience

  • At least 2 years professional experience in public/corporate affairs, government relations and/or consultancy (preferably in the digital entertainment industry, institutional sector or government relations agency)

Skills and Abilities

  • Having strong social and communication skills
  • An understanding of German and EU politics is mandatory, and/or other international politics an asset
  • An understanding of the entertainment/media/tech and/or video game industry is considered an asset
  • Strong analytical skills in relation to legislation, policies etc
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with management, internal and external partners
  • Fluent in German and English, both verbal and written

Additional Information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

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