Intentional about culture

Our talented team works together for one purpose—to unlock the potential of those around us.

Our work starts with Why

We're a purpose-driven bunch and strive to build meaningful relationships, both in-house and with our clients.

What makes us different

Everyone knows how it works at big PR agencies: the senior strategic guys come make the pitch and then your account gets turned over to junior staff.

We’re different.

At JSA+Partners, you and your company will be supported, day in and day out, by seasoned professionals. Our belief is that everything stems from the right strategy. It’s thinking about your business in the context of the industry conversation and competitive environment.

Not just on launch day, but every day.

A bit more about us

100%
Growth over the last year
75+
Clients serviced
10k
Stories placed
Billions
of media impressions
500+
Giphys sent in Slack
1000+
Tacos consumed

Job Openings

Come work with us!

PR Manager - Esports & Gaming

JSA+Partners, a tight-knit, fast-paced boutique communications firm, is looking for a PR Manager to join our team and spearhead our esports, gaming, and sports betting clients. You would be responsible for leading the internal team as well as developing and implementing public relations strategies including: strategic counsel, client management, thought leadership, and media relations. You will have a great opportunity to join a small team and make a big impact on some of the fastest-growing industries globally. 

The role is ideally hybrid, but can be fully remote for the right candidate. You can expect some travel throughout the year, including to our HQ in Santa Monica, CA. 

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

•    Lead key accounts for both midsized and global companies and interact with client executives and team members.

•    Manage and develop an awesome team of communications professionals. 

•    Develop strategic plans and execute successful communications campaigns for clients specifically in esports and gaming.

•    Develop narratives, positioning, and messaging on behalf of clients.

•    Maintain and develop strong media relationships, pitch in-depth story ideas, and be responsible for developing creative written materials that reflect an understanding of our clients’ businesses.

•    Handle many of the day-to-day deliverables, including content creation, events and awards submissions, and project and account management.

•    Lead client calls and help guide media interviews.

•    Manage media inquiries, interview requests, and prep executives.

•    Consistent proactive creative idea generation and media opportunities on behalf of clients.

•    Maintain a keen understanding of industry trends affecting clients and make appropriate recommendations regarding communication strategies surrounding them.

•    Provide strategic counsel to senior executives and client contacts on a regular basis.

•    New business development and industry relationship building.

•    Occasional on-site PR support of client events.

YOU SHOULD APPLY IF YOU

•    Have at least 5 years of experience in-house or at an agency. 

•    Care about your clients and getting wins for them and wanting to go the extra mile. 

•    Have a comprehensive understanding of the esports and gaming landscape.

•    Have strong media relationships with reporters in esports, gaming, tech, business, and sports.

•    Have experience playing a client lead role. 

•    Have exceptional communication, writing, editing, and organizational skills.

•    Are dedicated to putting the work in during the day so you can get on with your life. 

•    Are a team player and effective collaborator; able to identify roadblocks early and call for help when needed.

•    Are a strategic thinker, intellectually curious, a problem solver, and enjoy bringing new ideas to the table.

•    Are incredibly organized, detail-oriented, and can manage multiple projects simultaneously.

•    Are a self-starter and self-confident, but also enjoy having fun.

•    Can work in a fast-paced environment, switching back and forth on clients frequently.

•    Are focused on working during the day so you can enjoy your life. 

•    Have a hunger and desire to grow as a professional.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

•    Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, public relations or related field.

•    A comprehensive understanding of the esports / gaming landscape.

•    Strong media relationships with reporters in esports, gaming, tech, sports, consumer, and business.

•    Exceptional communication, writing, editing, and organizational skills.

PERKS:

•    PTO that increases with tenure, plus holidays and flexible remote days 

•    Paid office closure for the last week of the year 

•    Medical and dental coverage 

•    Flexible Fridays year-round 

•    Annual learning & development stipend

•    401K with matching after one year

•    Relocation (if applicable) and/or student loan payment

About JSA+Partners

JSA+Partners is a Santa Monica-based communications agency specializing in servicing the consumer technology, digital media space and esports & gaming. We work with clients, from startups to global brands, to develop and execute the right strategies to reach desired business objectives. Our full suite of services includes strategic counsel, positioning and messaging, thought leadership, media relations and crisis communications. We take a personalized approach to each client to build brands and create value. 

Our Commitment

At JSA, we respect and encourage everyone to be their unique selves. We are committed to fostering an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their full potential, to have an excellent career experience and be a valued member of the team. Come join us, and come as you are.

Santa Monica, CA