Privateer Press

 

Resin Mold Maker

Feb 14 2017

About Us

Privateer Press, Inc. (privateerpress.com) is an award-winning publisher of games and game supplements based in Bellevue, WA. We produce the acclaimed WARMACHINE® and HORDES® tabletop miniatures wargames, the Monsterpocalypse® pre-painted miniatures game, the Iron Kingdoms® Full Metal Fantasy and Iron Kingdoms® Unleashed roleplaying games, the Undercity™ and Widower’s Wood™ adventure board games, and the LEVEL 7® survival-horror board game line. We also publish the bimonthly No Quarter™ magazine and the Formula P3™ hobby tool and paint range in addition to the other products in our catalog. We are focused on producing the finest gaming products on the market today as we continue to build and expand the richness of our games and settings. We are in search of great people who are enthusiastic about producing engaging and enjoyable experiences and who can appreciate the inherent beauty of giant steam-powered robots smashing each other to pieces.

We are a hard-working crew who derive satisfaction from a job well done. We work in a fast-paced, results-driven environment, and we seek a highly motivated individual with AMAZING attention to detail to support our production of high-quality miniatures in our resin mold making department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The resin mold maker is a full-time entry-level position. The primary duties are to assist the resin mold making department. These duties include but are not limited to:

• Cleaning masters
• Spruing masters for mold lay-up
• Designing mold lay-up schemes for difficult parts
• Troubleshooting mold performance problems
• Minimizing material usage and labor costs
• Maximizing efficiency of molds and their creation
• Soliciting feedback from casting department to improve molds
• Other duties as necessary

Qualifications:

• Must be able to work in our Bellevue location
• Capable of working both individually and collaboratively
• Upbeat and positive attitude
• Strong work ethic
• Action oriented with ability to complete tasks quickly and thoroughly
• Good problem-solving skills
• Strong 3-D visual manipulation
• High manual dexterity and steady hands
• Great eye for detail and high quality standards
• High visual acuity for parts inspection (QA)
• Basic math skills
• Mold making/RTV mold making experience
• Must be able to stand, lift and bend for 8 hours each day
• Must be able to lift 50 lbs

Benefits

• Medical
• Dental
• Product

Start Date: Immediate
Compensation: This is an entry-level hourly position.

Application Process:

1) Prepare a resume of no more than two pages. The filename of the resume should be your first and last name separated by an underscore, and it must be in .doc or .PDF format. Example: John_Doe.doc
2) Compose a cover letter of no more than one page. The filename of the cover letter should be your first and last name followed by “CL”, all separated by underscores. The file must be in .doc or .PDF format. Example: John_Doe_CL.doc
3) Send your resume and cover letter to jobs@privateerpress.com, and make sure the subject line says “Resin Mold Maker—[your name].” Example: Resin Mold Maker—John Doe.

Trade Sales Account Manager

Jan 31 2017

About Us

Privateer Press, Inc. (privateerpress.com) is an award-winning publisher of games and game supplements based in Bellevue, WA. We produce the acclaimed WARMACHINE® and HORDES® tabletop miniatures wargames, the Monsterpocalypse® pre-painted miniatures game, the Iron Kingdoms® Full Metal Fantasy and Iron Kingdoms® Unleashed roleplaying games, the Undercity™ and Widower’s Wood™ adventure board games, and the LEVEL 7® survival-horror board game line. We also publish the bimonthly No Quarter™ magazine and the Formula P3™ hobby tool and paint range in addition to the other products in our catalog. We are focused on producing the finest gaming products on the market today as we continue to build and expand the richness of our games and settings. We are in search of great people who are enthusiastic about producing engaging and enjoyable experiences and who can appreciate the inherent beauty of giant steam-powered robots smashing each other to pieces.

We are a hard-working crew who derive satisfaction from a job well done. We work in a fast-paced, results-driven environment, and we seek a highly confident individual with excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to build rapport with new and existing customers over the phone and in person.

Job Description

The Account Manager role is a mid-level position and will report directly to the Sales Director. The Account Manager will be responsible for making weekly calls to existing accounts to enhance individual account performance as well as making daily new account cold calls and followups to canvas for new business by maintaining a current call sheet. The Account Manager will also be responsible for ensuring that all accounts are informed of current OP programs, Best Trade Sales Practices, and other promotional and marketing materials.
This is a full-time position in our Bellevue, WA office.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

• Achieve sales objectives and implement the necessary resources to achieve objectives.
• Direct sales to retail stores – existing accounts and new accounts.
• Direct contact with retailers to promote products as well as gather feedback and data that can be applied to product development and growth strategies.
• Promote sales, retention, and acquisition at the retailer and club level with in-store and club programs such as leagues, release events, and special promotions.
• Ensure marketing goals are being met at the store level and collaborate on future promotions coordinating with product releases, events, etc. Trade Sales will have input with Marketing.
• Coordinate and send weekly emails to retailers.
• Implement and coordinate sales policies and objectives.
• Be familiar with all products being sold.
• Recommend product enhancements to boost sales/gain new customers, such as OP kits, Point of Sale materials, displays, etc.
• Be motivated with high energy and enthusiasm.
• Be an effective member of the sales team.
• Forecast sales in terms of dollars and quantities within territory.
• Create long- and short-term sales plans/goals for territory.
• Find new markets/customers for direct purchases.
• Attend events, conventions, and tradeshows as a representative of Privateer Press.
• Travel to industry trade shows (e.g., GAMA), distributor open houses, and large consumer conventions (e.g. Gen Con).

Qualifications

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent customer service skills
• Knowledge of Privateer Press product lines
• Knowledge of hobby industry and retail
• Able to be discreet and trustworthy
• Highly organized
• Able to pay attention to detail
• Basic experience with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
• Ability to work independently and multitask
• Experience working in a fast-paced office environment
• Strong work ethic and positive attitude
• Must be reliable
• Must be action-oriented and able to complete tasks quickly
• Must be willing and able to travel to industry trade shows, distributor shows, and large consumer conventions

Benefits

• Medical and dental
• Paid vacation/sick days
• Free and discounted product

Start date: Immediate
Compensation: Negotiable

Application Process:

1) Prepare a resume of no more than two pages. The filename of the resume should be your first and last name separated by an underscore, and it must be in .doc or .PDF format. Example: John_Doe.doc
2) Compose a cover letter of no more than one page. The filename of the cover letter should be your first and last name followed by “CL”, all separated by underscores. The file must be in .doc or .PDF format. Example: John_Doe_CL.doc
3) Send your resume and cover letter to jobs@privateerpress.com, and make sure the subject line says “Trade Sales Account Manager—[your name].” Example: Trade Sales Account Manager —John Doe.

Primecast Episode 40

Jan 17 2017

Privateer Press Primecast Episode 40 is live!

Join our hosts Will Hungerford and Will Shick as they chat about upcoming errata and new releases. Writing Manager Matt Goetz and talks with Shick about the rise of Protectorate of Menoth Warcaster, Tristan Durant. No Quarter Editor in Chief, Lyle Lowery and Hungerford discuss the return of GRIND™ and other No Quarter games. The episode wraps up with Will and Will giving send us out with a preview of the next Primecast.

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Primecast Episode 39

Dec 19 2016

Privateer Press Primecast Episode 39 is live!

Join our hosts Will Shick and Will Hungerford as they discuss new releases, and chat about further details on upcoming Theme Forces and errata. Writing Manager Matt Goetz and Senior Writer Doug Seacat talk magical murder thematics with Will Shick. Quartermaster, James Arbuthnot sits at the mic for the first time to chat about giving in the holiday season. Convention Manager, JR Godwin and Hungerford talk about hobby classes at Las Vegas Open and more. The episode wraps up with Will and Will giving us a taste of what to expect next month on Primecast.

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Privateer Press Seeks Convention Coordinator

Dec 15 2016

About Us

Privateer Press, Inc. (www.privateerpress.com) is an award-winning publisher of games and supplements based in Bellevue, WA. We produce the acclaimed tabletop miniatures wargames WARMACHINE® and HORDES™ and the award-winning Iron Kingdoms Roleplaying Game as well as various board and card games including the High Command Deck Building Card Game and the series of LEVEL 7 board games. We also publish the bimonthly No Quarter Magazine™ and the Formula P3™ hobby tool and paint range in addition to the other products in our catalog. We are focused on producing the finest gaming products on the market today as we continue to build and expand the richness of our games and settings. We are a growing game company in search of great people who are enthusiastic about producing engaging and enjoyable experiences and who can appreciate the inherent beauty of giant steam-powered robots smashing each other to pieces.


We are a hard-working crew who derive satisfaction from a job well done. We work in a fast-paced results-driven environment, and we seek a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual experienced with logistical planning and possessing a strong work ethic to join our expanding Conventions team as a Convention Coordinator.

Job Description

The Convention Coordinator is responsible for working under the Convention Manager in assisting with aspects of Privateer Press’ pre-show logistical planning and preparation for the various conventions it attends, as well as attending those conventions in person to work onsite with or in the stead of the Convention Manager when necessary. As such, frequent travel is to be expected and is required of the position. Conventions that the Convention Coordinator will be tasked with working on include but are not limited to Sales (e.g., Gen Con), Industry (e.g., GAMA), Distributor (e.g., open houses), and Internal (e.g., Lock & Load).


This is a full-time position in our Bellevue, WA office.

Responsibilities

The Convention Coordinator is responsible for working under the Convention Manager in assisting with aspects of Privateer Press’ pre-show logistical planning and preparation for the various conventions it attends, as well as attending those conventions in person to work onsite with or in the stead of the Convention Manager when necessary. As such, frequent travel is to be expected and is required of the position. Conventions that the Convention Coordinator will be tasked with working on include but are not limited to Sales (e.g., Gen Con), Industry (e.g., GAMA), Distributor (e.g., open houses), and Internal (e.g., Lock & Load).


Particular responsibilities may include the following, as directed by the Convention Manager and dependent on the convention type:

  • Working with the Convention Manager on crew travel arrangements including sourcing and booking flights, hotels, and onsite transportation as needed.
  • Sourcing drayage to and from the convention
  • Pre-Convention arrangements including coordinating booth electric and phone needs.
  • Working with the Marketing Manager to coordinate Press Media needs, and ensuring all necessary paperwork has been completed as required by the show venue.
  • Ensuring that all necessary supplies are packed and shipped to the conventions as established with the Convention Manager including but not limited to booth parts and supplies, product and promotional materials for sales, all necessary demo materials, and all necessary tournament material including prize support, terrain, and equipment.
  • Assist with determining the booth/display layout and assist with the logistical and pre-planning coordination needs to ensure that said layout is packed and shipped to the specific convention. In addition the Convention Coordinator may need to aid with sourcing and working with various trade show production companies on acquiring new booth material and pieces.
  • Work with the Convention Manager and our Production team to ensure proper product inventory at conventions at which we vend. This includes working with the Convention Manager, Director of Business, Marketing Manager, and Director of Operations to establish what product will be available and at what needed quantities, as well as working with the Convention Manager to determine flooring and display for product at the show. In addition the Convention Coordinator may be required to help pull and pack inventory for conventions.
  • Sourcing new promotional items to be used at both official Privateer Press conventions and as official support items for third party conventions which feature Privateer Press games and products.
  • Ensuring all sales arrangements have been completed for shows at which Privateer Press will be vending product. This includes cash register preparation and upkeep and filing appropriate vending paperwork.
  • Maintaining records of convention sales from cash register reports at conventions where Privateer Press has a vendor presence.
  • The Convention Coordinator may be tasked with assisting or overseeing various on-site convention personnel logistics and scheduling such as: convention personnel training, assisting the Volunteer Coordinator with volunteer scheduling and management, Privateer Press staff coordination, assisting the Organized Play Developer with game tournament scheduling and staffing, demo coordination, and RPG event coordination.

Required Skills and Proficiencies

  • Must be able to work in our Bellevue location
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Capable of working both individually and collaboratively
  • Able to develop a concept through to its conclusion
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Working familiarity with Macintosh/PC computers and common office software such as Word and Excel
  • Upbeat and positive attitude
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Solid knowledge of all Privateer’s products and product lines
  • Solid knowledge of how to play all Privateer’s games
  • Solid knowledge of Privateer’s OP offerings
  • Highly organized
  • Strong work ethic
  • Action oriented and able to complete tasks quickly
  • Able to multi-task
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Physically able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Physically able to bend, stoop, climb, and crouch repeatedly while performing physical labor. In addition potential applicants must be able to stand and work on their feet for 8 hours a day when working conventions and trade shows.
  • Experience with power tools and light construction is a plus!

Start Date: Immediate

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Product

Compensation: Negotiable

Application Process:

To apply for this position, applicants must perform the following steps:

  1. Prepare a resume of no more than two pages. The filename of the resume should be your first and last name separated by an underscore, and it must be in .doc, .docx, or .rtf format. (Word is preferred). Example: Mary_Smith.doc
  2. Compose a cover letter of no more than one page. The filename of the cover letter should be your first and last name followed by “CL”, all separated by underscores. The file must be in .doc, .docx, or .rtf format. (Again, Word is preferred). Example: John_Doe_CL.doc
  3. Send the two files to jobs@privateerpress.com and make sure the subject line says “Convention Coordinator – [your name].” Example: Convention Coordinator – Suzy Queue.
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Primecast Episode 38

Nov 23 2016

Privateer Press Primecast Episode 38 is live!

Hosts Will Shick and Will Hungerford launch themselves into this month's new releases, and talk list building with the new Warlocks. Convention Manager, JR Godwin and Hungerford wrap up the events of WARMACHINE Weekend 2016, and get into details of upcoming shows for 2017. Writing Manager Matt Goetz and Senior Writer Doug Seacat talk Trollbloods with Staff Writer, Zachary Parker. Our hosts lead us out with discussions about the upcoming novel "Watery Graves" and their highlights from WARMACHINE Weekend.

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