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Senior Manager Advertising Business Strategy

V4P FEB19 029

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Data, Analytics & Strategy

Job Description:

Activision Blizzard Media (ABM) is looking for a Business Strategy,  Senior Manager/Associate Director to join the Strategy & Operations team.

In this role, you will report to the Head of Business Strategy and Demand Operations, Director, and work closely with ABM leaders to design major strategies/actions plans, seek alignment and ensure execution. You will also work closely with other operational leaders at ABM, as well as stakeholders (including senior leaders) within the ABK organization.

You will be a critical leader in setting, maintaining and implementing a vision leading to exponential revenue growth, setting a path which considers opportunities and challenges. 


 

What You'll Do

  • Maintain a vision for ABM’s long- term strategy, consistent with ABK’s vision, and align it across ABM Leadership and broader team

  • Transform our vision into execution plans. Leverage frameworks such as OKRs to ensure clear ownership and measurement, and efficient execution

  • Partner with ABM Leadership to refresh yearly and quarterly plan to ensure the best course of action is pursued

  • Ensure that our business strategies are well communicated, aligned, and incorporated into functional strategies (Product Strategy/Roadmap, Go- To- Market Strategy, etc.)

  • Set a cadence for business reviews and lead meetings through deliverables, outcomes, and actions to drive goals and priorities

  • Act as a subject matter expert in the world of advertising within ABK. Develop and maintain expertise of the fast paced gaming and ad tech market. Anticipate and evaluate impact of major industry changes (e.g. Apple’s ATT) and be ready to evolve ABM’s long- term and short- term paths 

  • Support decision making by bringing subject matter expertise and insightful data

  • Lead execution of cross- functional strategic projects to create new avenues of growth and/or remove roadblocks

  • Identify and pursue growth projects. Rally leaders and teams behind prioritization and pursuit

  • Help build the ABM POV of external growth opportunities via acquisitions and partnerships, based on our long- term strategy and goals, as well as market dynamics

  • Lead regular and adhoc presentations/updates to King and AB Leadership. Set agendas and desired outcomes, create and coordinate content, facilitate high quality content and conversations

  • Lead or support adhoc projects in support of the General Manager of ABM, or other ABM Leadership members


 

Who You Are

  • 5- 7 years of experience in relevant position: Credible Management Consulting firms or Corporate/Business Strategy team in relevant industry

  • Good understanding of gaming and ad tech strongly preferred

  • A thought leader / partner who excels at collaborating with team members and influencing senior leadership

  • Strong program and stakeholder management skills bringing structure, visibility and efficiency to multiple on- going initiatives with different cross- functional touchpoints

  • Ability to process complex information, bringing in framework to navigate and design solutions for complex issues

  • Has good business intuition backed by a data- driven approach to decision making

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, experience in storytelling / insight presenting in PowerPoint format 

  • Strong work ethic and an appetite to learn more about the ever- changing gaming and ads industries

About King

King is the game developer behind the world- famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top- grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players - and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

Applications need to be in English.
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“It’s a bit of a myth that people wear flowers in their hair here, but if you join us in San Francisco, we certainly won’t stop you doing it.”

It’s a small team here on the West Coast, but it’s one that is growing, both for our studio world and also our Advertising business. With its mild climate, stunning scenery and cosmopolitan character, San Francisco is one of North America's most beautiful and exciting cities. You’ll find our studio within striking distance of the AT&T stadium and only a short tram ride away from the heart of the city.

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Data, Analytics & Strategy @ King

V4P FEB19 029

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