Records Manager- (Gaming)

Location
New York
Posted
Dec 12, 2012
Closes
Jan 11, 2013
Contact
Ms. Morgan Wilber
Duration
Full Time
JOB PURPOSE:
This role is integral to Guinness World Records for maintaining record integrity and prestige. The records manager is a record applicant’s first point of contact with Guinness World Records, expected to deliver the highest standards of customer care. Responsible for researching and writing guidelines for record attempts in various categories and reviewing all received record claims according to provided guidelines. Travel to record attempts to act as the official Adjudicator, communicating and ensuring guidelines are met. Support and liaise with other departments to contribute to the creation, promotion and sales of Guinness World Records products.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
•Respond to 7,500 general e-mail/web inquiries a year
•Research new record categories and write suitable guidelines for the attempts
•Records manager must have a certain level of expertise and knowledge in the following categories; video gaming, Internet, social media, games and past times and consumer technology
•Update existing guidelines to reflect changes in record areas
•Review record evidence, upholding the GWR standards to maintain fair competition
•Provide creative brainstorming/research to assist with record pitches to corporate clients
•Liaise with PR/Marketing about upcoming records with reference to PR value
•Communicate to TV/PR/EDITOR with valuable content for usage
•Travel a minimum of approximately 15-20 events per year- nationally and internationally to verify records, and arrange necessary agreements for our presence

DESCRIBE SPECIFIC SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
•Enthusiastic with a passion for the Guinness World Records brand
•Excellent communication skills; in a team environment, interpersonally, public speaking, as well as writing
•Cultural and international sensitivity; second language fluency preferred but not required
•Computer literacy, with experience working with internal databases
•Experience in customer service, with the general public and business to business
•Ability to work effectively in a team and with other GWR departments
•Ability to prioritize and manage personal time
•Results orientated
•Professional knowledge and/or proven experience in: video gaming, internet, social media, games and past times and consumer technology


Please include short cover letter in email.
No phone calls.