Community Manager/Conversation Lead (Gaming)

San Francisco, California | Freelance | Job ID #59186 |
Posted Earlier this month

Our client, an internet platform, is looking for a Community Manager/Conversation Lead with 3+ years of experience to join their team for a 6+ month contract, 40 hrs/wk, 100% remote. You will help connect our client's brand with gamers, while being an authentic voice within the overall gaming community.

This Community Manager/Conversation Lead will be part of the social/global consumer marketing team. This team helps communicate the company's thoughts and announcements to the world, and helps monitor conversations happening on the company's platform.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with stakeholders (Comms, Product, and executive leadership)
  • Monitoring conversations, news, and trends, while also managing replies to end users on the platform (you'll be tasked with responses for their gaming editorial calendar)
  • Finding social media influencers, content that has the ability to become viral that they can engage with (i.e. creating a meme, reposting content)
  • You will be asked on occasion to attend shoots, events, and activations — either for live responses or to help with celebrity content capture or interviewing. U.S. travel is part of the role
  • The Community Manager/Conversation Lead is a publishing role, so whilst the office hours are the standard 9-5, occasionally you will be needed outside of these hours


  • 3+ years of Social Media and Community Management experience, particularly in gaming
  • Ability to have a strong social voice, a passion for storytelling, and strong writing skills (grammar, spelling, and punctuation are impeccable)
  • Passion for gaming, esports, video games is a must
  • A track record of developing interesting content and social media accounts (personal or business) to show for it *must have a social media handle to share
  • Great attention to detail and ability to see projects from planning to execution
  • Self-starter, take initiative attitude, and a desire to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment is preferred

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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