Associate Director, Commercial Marketing EMEA
Craft:Data, Analytics & Strategy
The Activision Blizzard King Mobile Commercial Team drives partner collaboration that fuels growth across our leading portfolio of mobile games. We are looking for an experienced, motivated, highly organised, creative and execution- oriented individual to lead initiatives with the largest mobile distribution platforms on behalf of the King business unit.
You will be the primary representative of the Mobile Commercial Team in EMEA and will be based in King offices in London. You’ll play an instrumental role in representing the needs of King and other ABK Mobile Games with our App Store partners, setting strategic priorities and roadmap, implementing growth initiatives, and communicating cross- functionally. You willYou will work alongside various internal teams and have a proven ability to foster positive relationships with internal partners at all levels of the organisation.
Act as the primary point of contact for King mobile teams within the ABK Mobile Partnerships team.
Collaborate with internal partners and mobile platforms (e.g. Apple, Google) to drive company & game team objectives.
Evaluate, evangelise, resource, and support growth initiatives and new technologies offered by platform partners with game teams (e.g. new distribution channels/features, monetization features, hardware and core tech opportunities, co- marketing campaigns).
Explore, pitch, and drive new initiatives with EMEA regional platformpartners based on Activision mobile’s business objectives and priorities.
Support new games from pre- launch strategy through to launch and beyond, by working closely with platforms throughout all stages.
Own, track and share regular performance updates with platform partners and game teams to support growth and drive the execution of joint initiatives.
Showcase in- game content roadmap and manage the operational flow for LiveOps/campaigns with mobile distribution platforms.
Manage King teams’ day- to- day platform- related product and technical requests, operations, and incident escalations.
Skills to Create Thrills
BA/BS degree with a strong academic record, MBA nice to have.
Extensive experience of business development, partnerships, strategy, consulting, or related partner management or business operations experience in a gaming, media, entertainment, or consumer web/mobile services company.
Excellent leadership and relationship- building skills with the ability to influence internal and external partners.
Strong attention to detail and ability to analyse complex problems, leading to developing and communicating recommendations and action plans to senior management.
Analytical, with experience driving analyses and recommendations with a data- driven framework.
Excellent project management skills in managing external and internal partners to implement recommendations and action plans.
Ability to work well in a cross- functional and cross- cultural team environment.
Excellent oral and communication skills to express complex and analytical concepts with clarity.
Ability to take ownership of an issue and see it through resolution.
Nice to have: fan/basic knowledge of the King franchise and/or mobile games.
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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