JOB OF THE WEEK: Konami

Konami is looking for a commercially minded trading card game aficionado to work at its West London offices.
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Konami is a world leading developer and publisher of video games (Metal Gear Solid, Pro Evolution Soccer).

In addition to its video games business it also manufactures and distributes the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game.

The European arm of this business is expanding and Konami is looking for a commercially minded trading card game aficionado to take on the newly created Trading Card Games coordinator role.

This person will champion the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand within Konami and outside the organisation. It is a varied role requiring somebody organised and efficient with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of trading card games and organised play is essential however; this must be backed up by sound commercial experience and business acumen.

The successful candidate will oversee all Yu-Gi-Oh! activities in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. You will work closely with external OP & PR agencies overseeing events whilst maintaining regular contact with distributors to determine ways to increase the popularity, sales and profitability of Yu-Gi-Oh!

Konami offers a vibrant, dynamic work environment so enthusiasm, flexibility and the willingness to work hard are essential attributes.

This role is based in London.

To apply for this role, please email your CV with details of your current package to Konami's retained recruiters Aardvark Swift – louise@aswift.com

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