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Charlie

Charlie

Community Manager and Host

XBOX

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  • Video »
  • Case Study »
    • The Community Manager helps build and maintain the success of a game by looking after its fans. 
    • Players are the heart of most successful games. As Community Manager you listen to players’ views and feed them back to the studio. You help make positive spaces for fans to interact in and grow a loyal following for the game.
    • You will love talking to people across all kinds of channels, from social media and newsletters to live online streaming and real-world games events. You’ll be able to handle criticism and disruptive behaviour, as well as enjoy sharing updates and new content with fans.  

  • Did you know? »
    • You can get involved in the Gaming Community simply through social media, podcasts, creating content...there are lots of ways to become a part of it!
  • Routes »

    University: Some employers may expect you to have a degree in a relevant subject, like: 

    • advertising
    • marketing and public relations
    • digital and social media marketing
    • internet design
    • journalism
    • business management
    Apprenticeship: You could do a digital marketer advanced or degree apprenticeship, or a digital community manager higher apprenticeship.


     

    Workplace: You could start work with a social media or marketing company as an assistant or digital content writer. As you get more experience, you could work your way up into a management position.

  • Entry Requirements »

    University: 

    • 2 to 3 A levels, or equivalent, for a degree
    Apprenticeship:
    • 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), or equivalent, including English and maths, for an advanced apprenticeship
    • 4 or 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) and A levels, or equivalent, for a higher or degree apprenticeship
  • Skills and Knowledge »
    • Organisation
    • Friendly and approachable
    • Great at listening
    • Ability to bring people together
    • Excellent verbal communication skills
    • The ability to sell products and services
    • The ability to work well with others
  • 10 reasons why »
    1. Create and grow a community around the game studio and its products
    2. Enjoyable work in communication
    3. Connecting fans to one another
    4. Person who get to share news with gamers
    5. Key figure in finding feedback and promoting the brand at all opportunities
    6. Work in social media channels
    7. Role in enjoying the games and sharing your passion with gamers
    8. Opportunity to be a host at gaming events
    9. Witness the creative talent of games creator as well as gamers
    10. Work behind-the-scenes and meet influential people in the gaming industry
  • Other roles that may interest you »
    • Social Media management
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I love being the conduit between the developers and our audience!