Posted on: Tuesday 14 March, 2017
Osprey Games is looking for a Games Assistant to join the team at our offices in Oxford. The successful candidate will work closely with our games developers and marketing staff to develop, produce, and promote our growing range of tabletop wargames. This is a great opportunity to join the team behind such wargames as Frostgrave, Bolt Action, Field of Glory, and the Osprey Wargames series (Lion Rampant, In Her Majesty’s Name, Rogue Stars etc.), and make a career in the world of games!
∙ Editorial support for Osprey Games, including editing manuscripts, proofreading, checking eBooks etc.
∙ Project management support for wargaming titles.
∙ General administrative support for Osprey Games.
∙ Database management.
∙ Uploading and maintaining titles on our content management system (CMS).
∙ Representing Osprey Games at conventions and shows.
Skills, knowledge, experience
∙ Strong editorial skills and a high level of written and spoken English.
∙ Great organizational skills.
∙ Excellent communication skills with colleagues, collaborators, customers and the public.
∙ Time management and ability to prioritise workload.
∙ Flexibility and adaptability.
∙ Strong eye for detail.
∙ IT competency (especially MS Word, Excel and Outlook) and an aptitude for learning new software (training provided).
∙ Professionalism and a positive approach.
∙ A passion for and knowledge of tabletop wargames in particular and other games (board/card games, roleplaying games etc.) in general!
This is a permanent, full-time position based at our Osprey Games/Bloomsbury Publishing office at:
Kemp House, Chawley Park, Cumnor Hill, Oxford, OX2 9PH. A full job description is available on request.