Project Coordinator, Gaming - 5715

Project Description:

Are you experienced in managing programs and eager to lead projects utilizing industry best practices and have a passion for gaming? One of our clients at Microsoft is seeking a Project Coordinator to strategize and implement high-level program initiatives on a gaming team.

The tasks, duties, and responsibilities commonly performed by the Project Coordinator – Gaming are shown in the job description example below:

Deliverables/Responsibilities:

  • Strategize, implement, and maintain program initiatives that adhere to organizational objectives
  • Develop program assessment protocols for evaluation and improvement
  • Maintain organizational standards of satisfaction, quality, and performance
  • Oversee multiple project teams, ensuring program goals are reached
  • Manage budget and funding channels for maximum productivity
  • Event coordination, facilitation, and logistics for partner hardware product
  • Maintain internal tools with most up-to-date info, support partner meeting logistics and travel coordination, manage gaming program presence, manage gaming consoles and controller inventory for partner distribution
  • Manage roadmap of proposed Licensed Products eligible for gaming company owned and operated marketing support
  • Lead internal partnership across various teams, including but not limited to, product and retail marketing, to plan and execute marketing activities across gaming company owned and operated channels, and at retail, for gaming company licensed products
  • Lead weekly multi-divisional staff meetings, and other meeting series and follow up with action item assignments for the larger team
  • Act as primary point of contact for the team with key internal partners such as: events, gaming website, gaming company global marketing, public relations, and other teams
  • Actively seeking out and operationalizing added value opportunities for partners such as introductions to enterprise technology company retail stores, or inclusion of partner products in various initiatives that drive visibility for third-party partners
  • Draft ongoing quarterly newsletters for distribution to internal and external partners, driving visibility for gaming company partner hardware program and collaboration opportunities for partners

Qualifications/Requirements:

The consultant should have the following skills, tools knowledge, education, and experience:

  • 3+ years of experience in program or project management
  • 3+ years of increasing responsibility, hands on experience with managing rhythm of business, communications, and exposure to executives
  • Exceptional leadership, time management, facilitation, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated cross-discipline and cross-group collaboration, and a passion for driving a culture of collaboration
  • Experience using data and metrics to drive improvements
  • Exceptional communication, project management skills, and the ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, or related field (years of experience can be used in place of educational degree)
    • Strong analytic skills with experience using qualitative and quantitative analysis to determine customer needs and develop program strategies
    • Outstanding working knowledge of change management principles and performance evaluation processes
    • Experience working with large enterprise technology companies
    • Passion for gaming

Soft Skills:

  • Self-starter
  • Builds meaningful relationships
  • Takes an innovative approach to problem solving
  • Always learning and curious about the business
  • Has great energy and enthusiasm for the work

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 marketing, communications, and business operations 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.

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