Partner Account Manager

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Marketing, Business Operations, Sales
Region:
Mainland Europe
Area:
Sweden
City:
Stockholm
Posted:
08-Aug-17
Company:
Paradox Interactive AB
Job Ref:
Partner Account Manager

Partner Account Manager

Would you like to drive revenue, growth and be a crucial part of the Partner Management team for a global games publisher known for brands such as Cities:Skylines, Europa Universalis, and Pillars of Eternity? Do you have a business mind and an interest for games? Apply today and help us continue our successful journey.

                                                                                   

The Partner Account Manager is responsible of managing a number of distribution partner relationships. Apprehend a healthy and beneficial relationship for both parties by accurate promotion- and release planning and regular follow-ups. With revenue being the main KPI locked down promotion spaces and great relationships are key.

As part of the Partner Management team located in Marketing, the role also has a marketing orientation when representing Partner Management in relevant Marketing Team. The purpose is to represent sales and to be the channel between the Paradox Brands (games) and the distribution partners (sales). Key areas of expertise are partner management, pricing, offering, release windows and promotions, among others.

 

Responsibilities

  • Key account management for a number of direct partner relationships crucial for the business.

  • Together with your partners develop innovative sales and promotion plans to make sure revenue targets are being met and exceeded.

  • Execute on annual sales partner programs and gaining partner commitment (release plans, promotions, takeovers etc.).

  • Managing and coordinating product launches/releases.

  • Together with the Partner Manager, develop Paradox annual sales budget by integrating brand plans, partner programs and release schedules across relevant channels.

  • Represent Partner Management in relevant Marketing Team with responsibilities like pricing, offering, distribution channels, release windows, platforms, etc. which are set together with the Partner Manager.

  • Maintain regular meetings with key partners and ensure preparations of presentations and other sales materials.

  • Represent Paradox at relevant trade shows, venues and business occasions (Gamescom, GDC, E3 etc.)

 

Required Qualifications

  • 2+ years of account management experience, or equivalent.

  • Minimum one year experience from working within the gaming industry

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or marketing

  • Strong business perspective with a drive of doing business

  • Excellent English, both written and spoken

  • Experience with Steam as well as mobile platforms is benificial 

On a personal level you thrive on having great relationships and is result driven with a heavy business focus. Computer games is a big part of your life today. You enjoy working with various personalities and people, as well as in a cross-functional environment. Trying out new things is part of your nature and a must in this industry where failure is okay, as long as you learn from it.

 We want your application as soon as possible but please note that interviews will be held mostly in August​ due to annual leave.​

Practical information

Scope: Full time and permanent

Reports to: Partner Manager

Location: This position is based in Stockholm

If you think that this description matches your background, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously for this position. In your application, please show us why your previous experiences and skills would work for this role and why you are interested in working at Paradox. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.

Since we strive for a more even gender distribution we highly encourage women to apply to this role.

Contact Details:
Paradox Interactive AB
Tel: -
Contact: Martin Kullberg
Email:

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