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Gearbox Publishing Amsterdam

1101CN Amsterdam
Netherlands

Date : 06.12.2022
Reference : AFJV-ECOM2128-24521

Gearbox Publishing Amsterdam

The Gearbox Entertainment Company is an award-winning creator and distributor of entertainment for people around the world. Gearbox Entertainment develops and publishes products through its subsidiaries, Gearbox Software and Gearbox Publishing. Gearbox Entertainment has become widely known for successful game franchises including Brothers in Arms and Borderlands, as well as acquired properties Duke Nukem and Homeworld. Gearbox's ambition is to entertain the world and its key driving objectives include the pursuit of happiness for our talent, partners and customers, the prioritization of entertainment and creativity and a measured respect for profitability.

Gearbox Publishing was established with the goal of helping developers around the world bring their products to market while retaining their unique creative visions. The mission began with the critically acclaimed Homeworld Remastered Collection for PC and has since been followed by many partnerships that include tiny Build's Hello Neighbor, System Era Softworks' Astroneer, Compulsion Games' We Happy Few, Hopoo's Risk of Rain 2 and Counterplay Games' PlayStation 5 launch title, Godfall. Gearbox Publishing remains committed to its mission to entertain the world and become the most developer-friendly publisher in the industry.

Product Marketing Manager


Permanent contract Amsterdam (Netherlands)

Position Duties

Gearbox Publishing Amsterdam is looking for an experienced and ambitious Product Marketing Manager to join our growing EMEA marketing team. The ideal candidate has product marketing background both on a territory and European level, and will focus on bringing to market new game releases, as well as supporting existing on-going live service games.

As the regional product expert, this person will be responsible for leading campaigns and monitoring performance across all channels.

He/She/They understand(s) the importance of analytics and can determine how to use metrics to optimize campaigns and demonstrate ROI.
Strong interpersonal skills are required as the role will closely work with stakeholders across Communications, data, platform engineering, product management and our game developers.

RESPONSIBILITIES & JOB DUTIES
  • Be the resident product expert in the EMEA office for your assigned games portfolio and act as the EMEA market expert when interfacing with our international colleagues (NA HQ, studios, etc).
  • Develop and implement comprehensive go-to-market plans.
  • Coordinate tactics between cross-functional teams and/or external agencies to ensure a flawless and timely campaign execution.
  • Support the EMEA marketing lead in defining KPI's, analyse and contextualize the campaign's results and determine next steps to meet and exceed campaign goals.
  • Continuously improve & promote multi-channel offerings and optimize ROI on marketing initiatives.
  • Collaborate with EMEA first party contacts to maximize visibility on earned & unpaid external channels.
  • Actively seek and develop additional business opportunities in the EMEA region.
  • Manage asset requests and communications goals and ensure all key stakeholders are involved in the approval process.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of our target audiences and keep up to date with genre trends in the EMEA markets.
  • Monitor new marketing techniques and channels ; be proactive with identification, research and adoption where relevant.

Candidate Profile

REQUIREMENTS
  • 4+ years of video game marketing experience, at a territory or Pan-European level.
  • Demonstrable experience in building product messaging, positioning, and marketing plans.
  • Proven track record of successful game launch experience. Having a varied experience in bringing different types of products to market (premium games, mobile, F2P, live service, MMO's, etc) is a big plus.
  • Experience working with key stakeholders in different fields, positions and locations and cultivating strong working relationships.
  • Knowledge of customer needs assessment, delivery against those needs and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to sell one's ideas and negotiate.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English ; additional command of European languages (especially German or French) is an advantage.
  • Passion for PC and console games is a big plus.

ABOUT YOU
  • You can act autonomously and are highly self-motivated.
  • You are diplomatic and can navigate the views and priorities of different stakeholders.
  • You are pragmatic and can prioritize tasks.
  • You are data driven and love to learn and try new things.
  • You can adapt quickly when ideas and directions change or evolve.
  • You know how to handle tight deadlines.
  • You enjoy working with others and share your knowledge and experience.
  • You see opportunities in challenges.

Additional Information

LOCATION AND WORKING HOURS
The Product Marketing Manager is a full-time hybrid position (40 hours per week), working from home and in our Amsterdam office.

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Resume - cover letter - web site - references... (if relevant)

To: Talent Acquisition Manager
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