Posted: Sunday, January 28, 2018 10:37 PM
Wizards of the Coast is looking for a Digital Product Marketing Manager for its Magic: The Gathering mobile apps and games.
Magic: The Gathering created the Trading Card Game genre in 1993 and has been the category leader since. With more than 20M fans playing in 70 countries, over 1M play events happening in over 6,500 locations globally each year, over 60 Esports:type events (Pro Tour, Grand Prix, World Championship, World Magic Cup) awarding more than 4.5M in cash prizes each year, Magic: The Gathering is a leading gaming and entertainment franchise.
With new digital games under development, Magic: The Gathering is poised to continue to grow exponentially. To contribute to this success, we are inviting a result:oriented, innovative:thinking, born:marketer to join our team and help us create the best experiences for our players.
WHAT IS THIS ROLE ALL ABOUT?
The Digital Product Marketing team owns all aspects of product marketing for our digital games. This includes the product publishing and lifecycle management, go:to:market and player acquisition strategy, community development and activation. In joining the Digital Product Marketing team, you would be taking on an active role in the design and execution of all of them.
The ideal candidate brings a solid experience in mobile games and applications product marketing, preferably for collectible card games. They have a proven track record in designing and executing marketing campaigns for mobile games that have led to outstanding player acquisition and engagement levels. They have a passion for transforming consumer:insights and telemetry:based analysis into product and marketing plans that create superior entertainment experiences for mobile gamers.
Lastly, the ideal candidate prefers to work in fast:paced environment where autonomy, resourcefulness, and ingenuity are essential success factors and values. Knowledge and experience with the Trading Card Game consumer is preferred but not required. Publishing experience of mobile games and/or gaming apps on iOS and Android is essential to be successful in this position.
DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THIS WIZARD
*Develop best:in:class product and consumer marketing plans including positioning, go:to:market tactical plan and on:going player acquisition
*Orchestrate the execution of product and consumer marketing plans in cooperation with cross:functional marketing, creative and product development teams and in coordination with the Magic franchise marketing team
*Partner with the user acquisition team in the execution of on:going consumer acquisition plans (owned, paid and earned media) to meet business and revenue objectives
*Expand and optimize the distribution of the mobile games and apps by developing publishing plans with each platform (Apple, Android, etc.)
*Deliver regular presentations and updates to internal stakeholders and senior leadership team
Product Lifecycle Management
*Articulate marketing objectives that aid in the development of actionable plans and roadmaps for the product/service
*Regularly provide detailed and prioritized data:driven marketing requirements based on analysis of consumer/market insights, to ensure the product/service delivers exceptional user experiences
*Regularly report on key marketing metrics to inform feature design, development, and prioritization
*Partner with Consumer Insights team to collect and organize player feedback through surveys and focus groups, and partner with development on play tests, to constantly improve the quality of the play experience and player satisfaction rating
Community Development and Activation
*Design and execute community development and out:of:game activation plans including influencer, streamer, and user:generated:content community
*Act as an advocate of the consumer and orchestrate communications t
• Location: Seattle
• Post ID: 61911102 seattle