Manager, Product Marketing

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/25/18
El Segundo, CA
5 - 7 years experience
Hospitality & Recreation
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/25/18

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.   About the Organization Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix, Inc. is affiliated with a global network of leading development studios such as Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 135 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 75 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 63 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://na.square-enix.com/.
 Open Date3/5/2018  LocationEl Segundo  Full-Time/Part-TimeFull-Time  Exempt/Non-ExemptExempt  Description

Square Enix is currently seeking a Product Manager to join our Product Marketing team in El Segundo, CA. The ideal candidate should have a sharp marketing mind, a passion for creativity, and strong presentation skills. The Product Manager will create and execute marketing strategies and tactics across North America on a title-by-title basis.

 Position Requirements

  • Positive and professional attitude
  • A results-driven problem solver with the ability to manage multiple projects and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility and willingness to independently navigate areas of unfamiliarity
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Confidence in ability to give presentations across varying audiences, both internally and externally
  • Organized work flow regiment, with regard to project planning, budgeting, day-to-day timeline management abilities, and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of the gaming industry and other pop-culture-related trends
  • Self-starter who excels in autonomy and is able to lead with little supervision
  • Able to review media campaign metrics against industry benchmarks and recommend necessary changes to optimize
  • Ability to travel within US, Canada, and Latin America
  • Understanding of brand marketing concepts, especially as it relates to consumer products
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality with privileged information
  • Literate in MS Office and Adobe applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage products throughout their entire lifecycle, including P&Ls, marketing plans, and budgets
  • Define product features and direction, establishing long-term goals and brand metrics for success
  • Lead the development and execution of the North American go-to-market strategy and planning, including product positioning, media, events, creative, packaging, promotional, and PR programs
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, partners, and outside vendors to deliver a fully integrated product launch
  • Work closely with development teams on product positioning, features, enhancements, and timelines
  • Provide strategic and creative direction to design and produce packaging, point-of-purchase displays, and sales collateral
  • Lead market research, forecasting, and other analysis to determine how best to drive awareness and sales
  • Prepare post mortems with the ability to speak to each activity in detail
  • Assist with the development/direction of Associates and Coordinator-level team members
  • Other related duties as required

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree (MBA preferred or equivalent experiencerequired)
  • Minimum of 5~7 years of marketing consumer brands and product management in gaming, entertainment, or a consumer product company preferred

 

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