PR & Communications

New Delhi, Delhi, India | Full-time

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About WinZO Games
WinZO is India’s largest social gaming platform aiming at building an astronomical tech strong gaming ecosystem in India. WinZO in a short span of time has emerged as the leanest Series C funded gaming startup in the Indian startup ecosystem. WinZO has so far raised over $100MM and handles more than 3.5+ Bn micro transactions monthly, a number which is fast growing. WinZO with a data driven DNA is working towards becoming the one-stop-shop for online gaming users spread across every household in Bharat. With a vision of becoming a household name for Bharat, catering to their entertainment needs through interactive engagements, Paavan Nanda (Co-Founder, WinZO, Zostel & ZO Rooms) and Saumya Singh Rathore (Co-Founder, WinZO, Ex-Chief of Staff & Growth- ZO Rooms, Zostel, Ex-Times Group), are aggressively building the platform to not just capture market opportunities but also explore and maximize potential of social interactions as consumption drivers. Both of them are putting together WinZO piece by piece using tech and data to create a transparent and unique gaming experience for its users.

WinZO, which hosts 100+ games in 12+ languages, has 80% users consuming the app in vernacular languages. WinZO has always yearned to mentor, guide and onboard games to be culturally relevant for Bharat. It also provides opportunities for housewives to translate and earn which empowers them economically. A 150+ members strong team with stellar professionals coming from global tech giants and companies such as Google, Amazon, Flipkart, McKinsey etc., WinZO is funded and backed by global gaming and entertainment investment funds such as Griffin Gaming Partners, Maker’s Fund, Courtside Ventures, Pags Group and Kalaari.

WinZO is continually working towards revolutionizing the gaming ecosystem by creating a complete entertainment package through a slew of interactive features. Speaking of the larger picture the platform is driving unique initiatives that are constantly attempting to nurture and groom developers.

WinZO Values:
Integrity, Excellence Perseverance, Data Orientation, Agility

About the Role:
A PR & Communications professional for WinZO will be responsible for contributing to building a strong brand public image in the editorial space. We are looking for an experienced communication professional to drive the PR charter as part of our dynamic and growing team. We are looking for a self-driven individual who understands the media environment, and is enthusiastic about startups, innovation and tech. You will be working in a fast-paced environment which will require you to take initiatives with complete ownership, manage multiple projects, and drive execution with stakeholders.

What you will do:
• The role requires managing proactive and reactive communications, including content development, regional and national media relations.

• We want someone who is passionate about communications, is an outstanding writer, and has a proven track record in both quickly and adeptly handling editorial campaigns to drive meaningful media stories.
• You will be responsible for managing media queries from top-tier outlets from across the world, as well as executing high-impact campaigns for WinZO.
• Develop and execute communications strategies and initiatives to support the company’s vision and marketing strategy, across markets.
• Interface, consult and collaborate regularly with cross-functional teams across the company, both, like Product team, Marketing, Advertising etc.
• Prepare briefing materials and manage executive spokespeople.
• Drive positive stories across a broad range of media to position WinZO as a tech focused organization, in the online and offline media platforms and respond to media queries.
• Support and manage the creation of press materials and customer/partner reference programs and organize press briefings, media sessions, and events, as required.
• Have a good understanding and knowledge of the media landscape.
• Conceptualise content for social media channels from an employer branding perspective

What you should have:

We’re looking for people with a hustler mindset, who are curious, eager to learn new things, with a passion for innovation, and work to be a little better every single day. This is not solely based on whether a candidate has previously done similar work or not. We’re looking for someone dynamic with below qualities in generous quantities to perform well in this role -
• Minimum Bachelor degree, Post-Graduate or professional degrees preferred.
• 3-7 years professional experience in the tech/ startup industry (PR agency or on the client side)
• Good English with exemplary verbal and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced, high-growth environment.
• Capability to research and contribute content towards narrative building.
• Attention to detail, and ability to appreciate nuances associated with external communications.
• Strong intent and ability to keep yourself updated on developments in the startup ecosystem by following all forms of media, and keeping ear close to the ground
• Excellent content strategy and content development skills.

What we offer you:
• A flat and transparent culture with an incredibly high learning curve
• A swanky informal workspace which defines our open and vibrant work culture
• Opportunity to solve new and challenging problems with a high scope of innovation
• Complete ownership of the product and chance to conceptualize and implement your solutions
• Opportunity to work with incredible peers across departments and be a part of the Tech revolution
• Most importantly, a chance to be associated with big impact early in your career

At our core, we’re a creative company. Ideas is where we live, and we love building magical products. It’s not just about features, it’s also about how they make people feel. So, we build at the intersection of the technical and the romantic. And it all starts with people, the right team that cares deeply about our mission, values, and our users. We value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer: we do not discriminate based on race, colour, religion, gender, ethnicity, or disability status.

Download our app for a better understanding - https://www.winzogames.com/