Manager, Ad Operations

Product Marketing | Seattle, WA

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Job ID:
R-SW5172018
Location:
Seattle, Washington
Post Date:
05/21/2018
Department:
Product Marketing
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Do you want to make an impact on a growing company with great teams and a fun, bright future?  We are currently looking for a Manager, Ad Operations to join Big Fish Games.

The Mission 

In this role, you will be a leader across the organization, working with game, product & marketing teams to create, evangelize and implement strategic opportunities for ad monetization & portfolio cross promotion.  You will be responsible for managing the team of marketers focused on defining, executing and optimizing our internal ad monetization and cross promotion strategy & operations.

A successful candidate has a passion for ad operations & business strategy, loves and understands mobile games, and is determined to discover game features and marketing practices that will appeal to our players and drive revenue growth from our games.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage Internal Ad Operations team, ensuring alignment with business goals and partnering with internal game, product & marketing teams to maximize internal ad opportunities.
  • Own and manage publisher relationships, acting as business point of contact for our ad partners on day to day activities
  • Act as player/coach to direct strategic planning for new technology and/or tools that help ad monetization & portfolio cross promotion become more efficient and profitable for the business.
  • Provide regular reporting & analysis of current ad monetization & cross promotion performance, synthesizing key learnings and using these to define strategies and identify potential future opportunities for growth.
  • Work with Legal to ensure business terms and compliance needs are met and deal terms are reviewed on an ongoing basis.
  • Responsible for communicating mobile gaming industry advertising trends; attending conferences as a Publishing ambassador, meeting with other industry experts, attending workshops/summits, etc.

Skills and abilities you should bring to the table:

  • Bachelor's degree required.  MBA or Graduate Degree preferred. Must have strong academic record.
  • 4+ years ad monetization experience desired.
  • 3+ years of people management
  • 7+ years of experience in account management, media buying, ad sales, or ad publishing experience desired.
  • Expert experience showcasing strong business acumen and analytical ability
  • Must love mobile games, have a detailed understanding of game mechanics and play a wide variety of games. F2P mobile focus a PLUS.
  • Self-starter with passion, energy, enthusiasm to drive results and affect meaningful change
  • Strong attention to detail and great project management skills