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Square Enix (logo)
168-174 rue Victor Hugo
92300 Levallois-Perret

Date : 07.08.2020
Reference : AFJV-ECOM334-18307

Square Enix

Square Enix Ltd. édite et distribue en Europe et dans d'autres territoires PAL le contenu de loisirs du groupe Square Enix, avec des marques comme Square Enix, Eidos et Taito.

Marketing Manager

Permanent contract Levallois-perret (92)

Position Duties

Working within the French Marketing department and the European Marketing, the Marketing Manager has responsibility for the successful planning and execution of French product marketing. Square Enix France marketing is working on some of the biggest brands in videogames, including Final Fantasy, Marvel Avengers, Kingdom Hearts, Just Cause and Tomb Raider. Reports to the French Head of Marketing. Position based in Levallois-Perret, France.


Build and execute effective cradle-to-grave product marketing campaigns in coordination with the Brand and Studios, the Marketing Director, the PR and CM teams and the Square Enix distributors for French and Benelux markets.

Plans should :
  • Deliver on product unit and revenue goals, both from Box and Digital sales
  • Maximise return on investment through judicious use of the marketing mix and optimum digital conversion rates
  • Stay within agreed budgets
  • Be S.M.A.R.T., with specific focus on developing effective marketing metrics to gauge success and build future learnings
  • Include a post mortem analysis following launch
Primary marketing focus is Boxed titles but Digital first/Digital only and Mobile title marketing planning/support will be required.
Ownership of the French Marketing Budget sheet for all allocated titles, ensuring costs are fully and accurately tracked on a weekly basis. Work closely with French Head of Marketing and Finance teams to track, sign off and close PO's in a timely fashion.

Work effectively with stakeholders both inside and outside the business, in particular :
  • French and Benelux Distributors sales and marketing teams :
    • Support and motivate the French and Benelux Distributors Sales team, sell the product internally and create materials to allow the sales teams to sell the product externally.
    • Work with Distributors Marketing to deliver coordinated Marketing and trade marketing plans by channel to reach and exceed targets.
    • Where required support Sales/Trade team with presentation creation and delivery to partners.
  • French PR and CM teams to deliver effective, innovative and integrated plans that stay within budget.
  • Work closely with Brand teams so that there is a steady two-way flow of communication, with particular emphasis on ensuring French and Benelux territory needs for core creative and promotional materials are represented and met.
  • Work with the international digital teams.
Management of local agencies roster, in particular
  • Build and foster great working relationships with local Media agencies, ensuring they are fully briefed and have a full understanding of our products to deliver media plans on strategy, on budget and on time for allocated titles.
  • Creative agencies to deliver needed campaign assets (online, POS, TV etc) to desired standards on allocated titles.
Support and attend French trade and consumer events and take lead where required.
Keep up to date with the latest marketing and industry trends relevant to job role.

Candidate Profile

  • Content Marketing
  • SEO Optimisation
  • PPC Campaign Management
  • Conversion Rate Optimisation
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Metrics and Analytics

  • 4-5 years minimum proven record of accomplishment in delivering integrated and successful marketing campaigns within the French videogame sector
  • Deep understanding of the target market for AAA games, boxed and digital
  • Mastery of English language
  • Clear understanding of changes in marketing and the need to drive digital purchase through effective digital marketing strategies
  • Understanding of the full marketing mix, with particular focus on new media opportunities within the social space
  • Deep understanding of French retail landscape and executing successful Trade campaigns
  • Strong creative skills, including the ability to generate campaign ideas and provide copy where required
  • Good industry knowledge across company and competitor titles and strategies
  • Keeps up to date with marketing industry trends

  • Strong competency and experience with console and PC game services / digital distribution / business
  • Highly developed digital marketing insight and experience
  • Strong presentation skills, excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • An innovative thinker with excellent attention to detail
  • Competency with console and PC set-up and gaming
  • Good knowledge of Excel, Word and Powerpoint
  • Team player and relationship focussed individual able to collaborate and interface with a wide range of partners, both internally and externally
  • Positive attitude, good time management and ability to complete assignments within tight and often difficult deadlines

  • Keen Gamer with ability to present hands on code
  • Comfortable presenting to large audiences
  • Line management experience

Additional Information

Type de poste : CDI
Début : au plus tôt
Rémunération : A définir selon expérience


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