GTM Marketing Manager, Gaming - 5959

About Simplicity:

From strategy to execution, Simplicity Consulting is the preferred marketing and business consultancy for the new world of work. We help companies accelerate growth, add a fresh perspective, and increase capacity—at the speed of business—with access to our curated community of project and program management, business operations, and communications experts.

Simplicity is a five-time Inc. 5000 honoree as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America and has been recognized as one of Washington’s largest women-owned companies by Puget Sound Business Journal. Female-founded and -run, we’re committed to helping everyone thrive in today’s workplace.

Project Overview:

The console business provides a unique and meaty opportunity to be involved in many aspects of the business. This role broadly supports go-to-market (GTM) execution across the business for product launches, game launches, sales and special offers, and sample orders. The GTM Marketing Manager will drive support for the marketing strategy of the product, execute outbound marketing plans for new product launches, and work closely with a broad set of partner teams for execution.

This role will require close partnerships with cross-functional teammates including Integrated Marketing, Category Marketing, Regional Marketing leads, Games Marketing, Retail Services, Finance, Brand, Store, PR, Events and more.

  • Dates: Start ASAP – 18 month contract
  • Full/Part-Time: Full Time 40/hours
  • Location: Remote

Responsibilities/Deliverables:

  • Product launch support
    • Support v-team to land product news and drive demand across all owned and operated (O&O) channels
    • Managing the collection, distribution, and maintenance of product assets and copy
    • Create and distribute new product launch kits to Regional Marketing teams, PR, Retail Services, etc.
    • Partner with teams on online retail toolkits, PR advisories/Q&As, and other marketing materials
  • Game marketing integration support
    • Support game GTM plans with console integrations
    • Track and monitor progress of asset development
    • Ensure seamless support across internal partner teams and owned channels
  • Sales and special offers support
    • Track and provide marketing support for sales and special offers
    • Support broader Black Friday v-team
    • Create, track, and activate sale related assets and campaign plans
    • Sample orders management
    • Place, track and process console sample orders across Xbox teams

This position demands a unique blend of marketing-support, project management, and ability to execute detailed plans. Organizational skills, a bias for action, and ability to communicate clearly are key requirements. Candidates must have the ability to simultaneously address multiple projects and challenges.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • 3-5 years of marketing or project management experience
  • Strong project management experience
  • Comfortable working with and managing cross functional v-teams
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Interest in hardware and gaming
  • Team player mind set
  • Game related sales
  • Hardware seeding and custom consoles (games moments)

About Simplicity

Simplicity Consulting, a 24 Seven company, is the preferred marketing and business consultancy for the new world of work. We help companies accelerate growth, add a fresh perspective, and increase capacity—at the speed of business—with access to our curated community of strategic-doers in digital marketing, communications, and project and program management. We provide companies with the right talent at the right time for the right project to deliver client-centric solutions that help them grow at the speed of business.

Simplicity is a five-time Inc. 5000 honoree as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America and has been recognized as one of Washington’s largest women-owned companies by Puget Sound Business Journal. Female-founded and -run, we’re committed to helping everyone thrive in today’s workplace.

Equal opportunity employer

Simplicity is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and supportive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Benefits

  • Health: Medical (HSA or PPO) and Vision
  • Voluntary Insurances: Dental, Disability, Life, and AD&D
  • 401K with employer match
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Paid holidays
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