Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Advergaming? Try in-game brand-reps...

I just came across this job posting in a YPulse newsletter (a marketing-to-youth industry newsletter) for a virtual world "brand manager". Yet another indication of the continuing encroachment of "advergaming" in MMOGs.

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Manager of Virtual World Avatar

Fleishman-Hillard Youth has an immediate opening for someone to oversee an avatar on behalf of one of our clients. If you or someone you know has strong experience in virtual worlds and RPGs, and is interested in youth marketing, we want to hear from you.

Description:

- Manage an avatar in a virtual world on behalf of a corporate client
- Interact with players, answering various questions and disseminating information
- Sending email blasts to members
- Staying in continual contact with the Fleishman-Hillard team, providing updates and status reports

Qualifications:

- Excellent experience using RPGs and virtual worlds
- Ability to effectively handle in-game requests with the interests of the client in mind
- Responsible and easy to reach
- Strong communication skills
- Work schedule: 7 pm - 11 pm EST/EDT, Mon-Fri
- 3 month contract starting ASAP
- Can work remotely

Please pass this on to anyone you think would be interested.

Please contact Vanessa Lane by email (Vanessa.Lane@flei shman.com) or phone (212-453-2390)

Posted by anastasia

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

hmmmm....this job sounds perfect for a certain game player/cousin/nephewgodson.......