FGH is looking for a Communication & Event Manager

March 14, 2024

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Wanted: new colleague

The Flanders Game Hub (FGH) is hiring a communication and event manager!

The Flanders Game Hub strengthens the Flemish Game Ecosystem by:

- Coaching game startups to professionalize and grow their game business

- Connecting all stakeholders in the ecosystem

- Sharing knowledge and networks by organizing events and expert talks

The Flanders Game Hub is looking for a passionate new team member to help us in our mission. The person we are looking for is pro-active, reliable and able to work in an independent way. This new team member is flexible and has the right start-up mindset to connect the different activities of the FGH (Unwrap, Incubation, Events).

On the communication side the job entails:

  • Managing FGH socials: content calendar, posting, community management
  • Managing UNWRAP socials (in collaboration with comms agency)
  • Creating content for FGH socials and/or website: image and video
  • Managing content on the FGH Website/UNWRAP website
  • FGH Vault with expert talks
  • Manage blogs and/or newsletters with PR agency
  • Follow up FGH mailbox/UNWRAP mailbox
  • Highlighting the FGH game startups in any possible way

Skills necessary:

  • Solid knowledge of social media channels used by FGH (twitter, meta, linkedin)
  • Being able to create visually appealing assets (image, video) using appropriate software
  • Copywriting skills (in English)
  • Hands-on and go-getter. We have great studios and we do great work. It is your job to make sure the world knows about it.
  • We are a very small team and we have a lot of ambition so you will have to find the ideal balance between working independently and checking off regularly with your team members.
  • ·The day to day planning will happen in close collaboration with our Incubation manager.

On the event side the job entails:

Events (incl marketing en social campaigns)

Setting up smaller events for the FGH all over Flanders and Brussels

  • Expert talks (online)
  • Workshops (online and offline)
  • Investor pitches
  • Network events

Representing FGH at fairs

  • We represent our game startups at international fairs, oa. Gamescom (Cologne) or Indigo (Utrecht) or GDC (San Francisco)
  • We rely on you to make all necessary practical arrangements with the fair organizers (registrations, tickets, booth packages AND marketing materials)
  • You will be on the booth, representing the FGH
  • Operational event manager for Unwrap (www.unwrap.be)
  • Large event, once a year (November, Kortrijk)
  • You will be in charge of event production: logistiscs, catering, planning, crew, etc
  • You will work closely with the Global PM for Unwrap and other team members responsible for the programme, partnerships, sales, etc
  • You are practical, well organised, reliable, stress-resistant, pro-active and an open communicator/team player.

Although remote work is possible, we prefer you to work from our HQ in Kortrijk on a daily basis.

Salary and conditions will depend on the level of experience of the candidate. The games industry is a passion-driven rock-and-roll business. If you want to be part of this wonderful ecosystem, without making games yourself, this might be the perfect job for you.

If you think you are the person we are looking for, please send your resume to rik@flandersgamehub.be