Senior Partner Manager (Advertising)
Craft:Advertising & Sales
We are seeking a skilled Advertising Partner Manager that has a passion for digital advertising, data driven platforms and the gaming industry to help us scale a player- first advertising business. You will work collaboratively with an array of top tier developers and support services to create exceptional ad experiences that make a meaningful contribution to our games. You will play a pivotal role in defining what we build and why we build it.
Apply for this role if you are a hungry and talented individual that has insight into the key drivers that make for a successful mobile game and have a deep understanding of mobile ad monetisation.
Establish new partnerships by successfully aligning with key stakeholders across our internal game studio teams on advertising monetization and Activision Blizzard Media’s (ABM) product solutions
Work with key stakeholders including game teams to partner in growing player life- time value and revenue of our games through the adoption and utility of our advertising product, services and solutions
Partner with a team of product marketeers, researchers and designers to develop and iterate on best practice and insight materials
Manage communication on technology stability issues, business critical incidents together with business impact across teams
Define opportunities beyond King’s other teams like marketing team, platform partnerships team to deliver incremental values for company
Partner & Product Enablement
Take ownership of product adoption, and realisation of product value and overall success by understanding a games production lifecycle and how adoption enables delivery of game objectives
Shape the direction and mobilise resources need to deliver actionable recommendations supported by data and analysis
Become an expert in ABM’s advertising technology, product and services; educate, share experience and train game teams on how to best leverage our set of world class products
Assemble product requests from multiple sources to clearly articulate current and future customer needs
Build business cases and analytical insight for new business initiatives: this requires identifying key issues, quantitative analysis and clear communication
Skills To Create Thrills
You have a proven track record in building strategic business- to- business partnerships based on strong understanding of both parties strengths and needs
Excellent business judgment and the innate ability to link business objectives to customer experiences
You are able to translate and document long term needs/objectives and set out clear milestones and deliverables to achieve these
The ideal candidate will be service oriented and willing to go the extra mile to ensure stakeholders and game studio partners are successful in scaling game performance across a range of disciplines.
Ability to interpret, internalise, and decision off of data
Experience working with mobile F2P games is an advantage
Education: Graduate Degree preferred.
Experience/a proven track record managing or directly contributing to a live business during a period of rapid growth
Prior experience in mobile game development, mobile advertising or both!
Prior experience in startups, studios, and consulting firms
Candidates from customer success, consulting, game studios, mobile app development, and ad technology should apply.
You have an ability to demonstrate an understanding and experience in developing player- first game experiences.
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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