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Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. is a leading, international digital entertainment company that publishes video games for game consoles such as PlayStation 4, Xbox one, Nintendo Switch, as well as mobile games. The company’s popular franchises include Metal Gear Solid, Pro Evolution Soccer, Silent Hill, DanceDanceRevolution and Castlevania, among other top titles. Konami also manufactures the wildly popular Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, which has sold more than 25 billion cards worldwide. We are looking for talented people that have a passion for gaming and the skills and experience listed below.

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. El Segundo, CA

  • Manager of Partnerships & Licensing (PES)

    About the position: The Manager of Partnerships & Licensing (PES) will work closely with the Brand Manager to successfully execute licensing and partnership opportunities for one of Konami’s flagship franchises, Pro Evolution Soccer. This role will evaluate new licensing rights for a market-leading soccer title while tracking performance and execution of existing partnerships and licenses. This position will manage the relationships with soccer clubs and teams throughout the Americas, and will also support marketing and executions of partner obligations in key territories.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Work closely with Brand Manager to identify, evaluate, structure, negotiate and manage licensing partnerships and business opportunities with soccer clubs and teams in South, Central and North America.
    • Develop business plans for partnerships including goals, timing and potential results
    • Responsible to track performance and execution of existing partnerships and licenses
    • Conduct regional market research projects for Brand Manager
    • Work across internal stakeholder groups (including sales, marketing, PR, product and HQ license team) to build support and consensus for new business initiatives and licensing opportunities
    • Work closely HQ legal counsel for preparation of contracts, mediating with internal and external stakeholders.
    • Support Marketing Communications, Marketing and Digital depts. with licensing advices including items pending in current license contracts and new license proposals
    • Meet regularly with team partners and clubs to negotiate licenses and/or partnerships

    Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Must be able to travel regularly including internationally

    Qualifications:
    • Must love and understand soccer world
    • 3+ years of relevant licensing and business development experience
    • Proven ability to lead and manage multiple work streams simultaneously
    • Comfortable working in an execution focused, fast paced environment balancing multiple projects and priorities and also short and long term goals for the team
    • Exceptional communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
    • Must have strong negotiating skills
    • Must be proficient with written and verbal communication
    • Responsible to managing budgets
    • Fluency in English and Spanish are mandatory. Fluency/proficiency in Portuguese is preferred.

  • Marketing- User Acquisition Specialist

    Job description

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Develop, manage, and optimize user acquisition/engagement campaigns across mobile platforms through research, and measurement of key KPIs to meet ROI goals.
    • Develop and manage creatives and copies to provide the most effective multi-language marketing activities in our global market by working closely with our in-house creative team, related departments, and partners.
    • Collaborate with related departments to develop and manage other marketing activities such as social marketing, events, and PR.
    • Create and manage a user acquisition funnel by analyzing, planning, and executing app store optimization (ASO).
    • Manage and measure all marketing activities through quantitative/qualitative research and analysis to drive PDCA and provide input on how to improve processes.
    • Manage schedule and budgets to ensure appropriate allocation of resources.
    • Responsible for administrative tasks related to all marketing activities.

    MANAGING DATA DRIVEN PERFORMANCE MARKETING

    • Ensure games are measured, tagged and tracked correctly, so performance of in-app events can be quantitatively measured and adjusted as needed to meet objectives.
    • Collaborate with our analytics team and production team on implementation and testing.
    • Determine the appropriate methods and a system of metrics for measuring marketing effectiveness.
    • Analyze and investigate marketing KPI data from both performance-based and brand marketing perspectives.
    • Conduct in-depth post-campaign analytics and other ad-hoc analysis. Lead marketing measurement efforts, targeting, segmentation, and media mix modeling.

    TEAMWORK AND SELF MOTIVATION

    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including our international production team to identify opportunities and implement recommendations to drive the success of Konami games.
    • Coordinate with content rights holders as needed to gain approvals of marketing materials or maximize co-marketing opportunities.
    • Take leadership and be passionate about developing and executing new ideas by overcoming challenges in high pressure situations.
    • Report performance of activities such as campaign performance, PR/Event execution, and creative performance to the Senior Marketing Manager.

    Requirements:

    • +2 years of mobile game marketing experience
    • Basic understanding of digital marketing tools and BI
    • Must be able to travel as needed
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or a related field
    • A passion for mobile gaming
    • Multi-Language speaker is a plus.

    Please send resumes to kdehr@konami.com

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