Head of Global Communications








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Job Description

Leading-edge gaming studio looking for a talented Head of Global Communications to join the Global Publishing team. We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic team player who’s eager to partner with our commercial, creative, editorial and global teams to deliver epic user journeys and experiences through Bright Star’s internal and external communications.

We are developing Ember Sword, a groundbreaking MMORPG set in a community-driven PvP and PvE universe. With player-owned collectible cosmetics and a blockchain-enhanced economy, this game is on a mission to disrupt the current gaming industry norms.

The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, deadline-driven, detail-oriented individual with a passion for excellence in communication and a dedication to consistently meeting team objectives. Excellent interpersonal skills and a wide-ranging knowledge of multi platform marketing practices.

As the Head of Communications you will lead all aspects of Bright Star Studio’s publicity and communication strategy and execution - in alignment with our broader company goals. Reporting to the Vice President of Marketing, you’ll work closely with the senior management team and product leaders to craft a cohesive, B2B and B2C narrative and drive its delivery. A seasoned communications leader, you will be responsible for leveraging our owned channels and broad set of media touchpoints to maintain and extend prominence in the public sphere.

Your TO DOs

  • Conceptualize and implement an internal and external communications strategy that successfully drives company messaging and up-levels Bright Star’s portfolio of products
  • Ideate and drive consistent and compelling storytelling that leverages the assets and stories of our brand, product advances, and key executives to prominently drive awareness of our story and products
  • Manage corporate/executive strategy, build product awareness, and lead token and investor communications
  • Safeguard Bright Star’s brand through rapid yet thorough response plans to address complex, potentially heated public issues affecting the company, executives and board.
  • Successfully raise our brand profile and flagship products at major industry events and conferences
  • Communicate our employer of choice positioning especially related to recruitment, retention, culture, diversity and inclusion
  • Multi-million-pound budget management with a focus on KPIs and commercial objectives
  • Build crisis management processes and implement with stakeholders in multiple regions
  • Support the sourcing and vetting for the regional agency pitch strategy
  • Prepare regular performance reports and analysis for owned and earned channels to share out with the team to drive continuous improvement in our products and services
  • Work with international teams to ensure initiatives are culturally relevant and compliant
  • Collaborate on brand franchise opportunities with developers, producers, partnerships and L&M to maximize community fandom
  • Talent, production, executive, creative, publicity and agency management
  • Act as a mentor to all other team members practicing the core values of Bright Star Studios


  • Demonstrable experience managing regional teams to produce a multi-platform publicity strategy in a gaming, tech or creative entertainment industry
  • Demonstrable of experience using strategic communications and public relations to create a differentiated brand
  • 1+ years of experience/knowledge of the crypto/blockchain industry preferred
  • Experience building and executing regional communications strategy, crisis management plans, and advising leadership teams
  • Proven ability to create and utilize strong media and key influencer relationships to drive results; experience working with journalists at key outlets across print, broadcast and online channels
  • Love of the written word and keen attention to detail
  • Initiative; ability to learn new skills and information quickly, and to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrable experience managing teams of regional, multicultural stakeholders
  • A passion for finding innovative ways to reach potential MMORPG and Blockchain community in a relatively new marketplace
  • Ability to manage multiple project budgets across different currencies
  • Genuine passion for creative storytelling, gaming and MMOs
  • Proven ability to translate data and customer insights into successful engagement strategies
  • Ability to interpret, articulate, and present communications plans to various stakeholders
  • Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexible and willing to travel as needed


  • This is not your average gaming company. We are a culture which encourages challenging the status quo. Therefore, we are keen to work with people who value integrity, accountability, curiosity, inclusion, passion and innovation.
  • We are seeking the individual who wants to push boundaries creatively and use a future-facing approach to producing assets for all platforms.
  • We operate in an industry which is evolving on a daily basis, and therefore, we are looking for talented individuals who are comfortable adapting in a fast paced and often changing environment.


  • While Ember Sword is an MMORPG, prior gaming experience is a plus, not a must.
  • This is a UK/EU contractor-based role with offices based in the Netherlands, Denmark and Serbia. Remote working is acceptable with the willingness to travel as needed.

The TEAM at Bright Star

In just two short years, Bright Star Studios has become one of the most watched developing gaming studios in the world. Today we are a rapidly growing team, and though we are spread across continents, we are united in our mission to build the ultimate MMORPG experience for our community. The BSS culture is driven by a group of passionate, determined and talented individuals, hailing from a range of diverse backgrounds and locations.

We are an equal opportunity employer who hires people who are genuinely passionate about changing the games industry for the better. Always on the lookout for exceptional talent and potential, we care about good team effort, open and friendly communication, and speaking up without reserves.

So… if you are ready to rock the foundation of the gaming world together, we will welcome you with open arms.

About Bright Star Studio

Bright Star Studios, is a global independent games development studio crafting next generation original MMO game franchise experiences.

Led by a diverse team of award-winning venture founders, former world champion pro-players and entertainment professionals who come with decades of game industry experience, these innovators are carving a new path forward for MMORPGs across PC, Browser, and Mobile. The studio’s mission is to rewrite the games industry with a business model that favors the community through exciting competitive gameplay, instant playability and a leading platform which supports the player economy.

The studio is working on their flagship title, Ember Sword, a modern rewrite of the games industry business model which brings a player-owned economy and the community together in a unique and engaging cooperative role playing story-universe.

About Ember Sword

Ember Sword is a social sandbox MMORPG taking place in a player-driven universe where the adventure finds you. Built by a team of imaginative artists, engineers, and game designers, Ember Sword offers a unique community led and frictionless PvP and PVE player experience, and allows true ownership of digital gaming assets using blockchain technology.


We offer remote options and flexible working hours. We offer balance between work and personal life and are encouraged with open paid time off. All employees getting onboard 2022 will get a token package, and therefore have an incentive to make the best MMORPG. Besides that, we have the usual: Free coffee and tea. Social gatherings. Board game nights. Free office snacks, soft drinks, and occasionally friday bars.

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