Employment Opportunities

Communications and City Relations Manager

Agon, a commercial partner of the World Chess Federation, is seeking a press and city relations manager to lead all communications and city relations efforts required to successfully hold major chess events, including the World Chess Championship match and other events. 

The position is full-time, based in Moscow and requires quite a lot of business travel. 

Daily job tasks will include:

— Writing press releases
— Media outreach
— Direct contact with select group of journalists
— Follow up and Q&A with the media
— Outreach to 186 member federations
— Drafting proposals (events and collaborations with cities/federations)
— Follow up and coordination with cities/federations
— Maintaining and managing media lists in countries where events take place
— Coordinating press office at major events

The successful candidate should have perfect command of English, have experience in journalism and some published work in English. 

Please send resume and cover letter to office@agonlimited.com