Content Scout

Award Winning VR Publisher - Opportunity to be Key Team Member - Shape Future Release Strategy

Employment Type
Salary on application

Our client, an award-winning virtual reality publisher and developer, is on the search for an experienced Content Scout. This hybrid role is based out of our HQ in Farnborough, UK, but with a unique Flex+ policy that incorporates flexible working between home and office. The role comes with an excellent salary and many benefits. 

Reporting to the Head of Third-Party Publishing, this new role will also work closely with people across the publishing team and wider business, including the VP of Publishing and VP of Business Development. Travel will be a focus: attending global industry events, shows and meet-ups to meet developers and grow relationships. 

In your first few weeks in this content scout role, you can expect to: 

  • Research, identify and track potential studio and project leads and opportunities, and define and implement strategies to reach them 
  • Attend industry events, shows and meet ups, both in-person and digitally to meet indie developers, get hands-on experience with their titles 
  • Evaluate and review developers' games and content, supplying feedback to 3rd Party Publishing and the game selection process 
  • Act as an evangelist for the studios and titles internally, ensuring the teams are supported in bringing the relevant information to our internal greenlight process 

To apply for this role, you'll need experience as a game developer or publisher. You'll also require: 

  • Previous experience as a Developer Relations Manager, or similar (desirable) 
  • Professional experience playing, reviewing and critiquing a diverse range of games at all stages of development 
  • Outgoing, social and effective face-to-face and written communicator 
  • Able to balance maturity and professionalism, with enthusiasm and authenticity 

You will receive an excellent salary and benefits package for your knowledge, expertise and flexibility. 

Please get in touch with Emily from Skillsearch's team today at to apply or register your interest in this full-time Content Scout position in Farnborough. 

Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Sales, Recruitment and Publishing in Games Consultant Emily Aldred

Emily specialises in Sales, Recruitment and Publishing in the Games Industry and is committed to being a great matchmaker for candidates & studios. In her spare time Emily is found taking on one of her many passions like baking, painting or adrenaline sports! Despite having travelled a lot over the years, her happy place is by the sea, so we’re hoping she’ll hang around for a long time thanks to our seaside office location!

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