Marketing Assistant

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This role is a part of the UK government's Kickstart Scheme and is only applicable to 16 to 24-year-olds in the UK who are not in education and are currently claiming Universal Credit. Click here to view more Kickstart placement opportunities.

October 6, 2021
United Kingdom

Greetings from The Bunker! Secret Mode is the publishing wing of the award-winning Sumo Group Plc, based in Royal Leamington Spa. Our goal is to publish internally developed projects from any of our 16 game development studios across the UK, US, Europe and India, as well as third party independent game developers.

Now is an exciting time to join a rapidly growing, diverse team at the start of Secret Mode’s journey. If you have a strong passion for video games and want to help us build the best games publisher in the business, get in touch!

You will join our Marketing department in working closely with the Marketing team and various developers to bring Secret Mode-published titles to market and to promote the Secret Mode brand.


  • Own and manage our asset-creation pipeline (videos, trailers, gifs, static banners, etc) 
  • Liaise between project managers at Sumo CS and external agencies to deliver assets to schedule, including approvals and localisations
  • Create and manage tracking documents for all assets – schedules, timelines, gantt charts, etc. 
  • Handle documentation required for assets: pass on contracts, raise POs, brief in localisation, etc.


  • A passion for videogames
  • A high level of organisation
  • Project Management experience is desirable. 
  • Great Written and Verbal Communication 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • A desire to learn new skills.

How to Apply

Kickstart is a Government scheme aimed to help support young people back into work after the economic effects of the pandemic. The Job Placements are only available for Universal Credit claimants aged 16 to 24 and out of education who are referred to employers by their respective Work Coaches.

In order to apply you should:

  1. Complete this form
  2. Get in touch with your work coach (reference postal code CV34 6UD) to receive a referral

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We are Secret Mode.

  • Quality drives us.
  • Fun informs us.
  • Community is our reason for being.
  • Inclusivity is at the heart of everything we do.
  • To delight and inspire is our goal.

Secret Mode is managed by a small group of industry veterans and a team of passionate videogame professionals.  We’re looking for diverse, creative, driven people who share our passion for all things video games, no matter their background.

As part of the Sumo family, we’re able to offer a super benefits package including generous holidays and flexible working hours. We’re based in Royal Leamington Spa but are flexible on work-from-home options.

Our environment is fast paced, dynamic and friendly and built upon the basis of every team member having the opportunity to shine and have a realisable input into the games we publish. We’re in the amazing position of building a brand-new team, and creating a culture that’s all about passion, respect, diversity, fun and togetherness. We’re looking for people that love what they do and love to share their enthusiasm with each other. We have taken the #RaiseTheGame pledge to fully dedicate ourselves to inclusivity in our hiring and working processes and already have aligned ourselves with amazing initiatives and charity organisations to make a difference in the industry we all love.

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