Services Project Manager, Gaming - 5624

Project description:

Our client at Microsoft is looking for a Program Manager to support product offerings in assortment planning, competitive analysis, and performance reporting. We are seeking an individual who understands the Subscriptions economy, has consumer marketing experience, ideally in games and/or entertainment, as well as Go-To-Market planning and execution prowess. This role will include managing team-wide projects, integrated forecasting, and cross-functional collaboration across corporate and marketing teams to report campaign results.

The tasks, duties, and responsibilities commonly performed by the Program Manager are shown in the job description example below:

Deliverables/Responsibilities: 

  • Assist Marketing Managers on projects and programs that help benefit the team and improve efficiency/impact (e.g., quarterly reporting, plan development)
  • Manage the team’s samples process, including improving the experience, managing shipments and more.
  • Aid in presentation deck development and update as needed with progress
  • Summarize earning reports insights and update team on key competition beats
  • Work with internal stakeholders and agencies to develop approved marketing assets for local campaign executions
  • Report on weekly category business results including revenue, units, # of subscribers
  • Assist in forecasting rhythm

Qualifications/Requirements:

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

  • 5 - 7 years consumer marketing experience, within a global, multi-brand company
  • Experience working through multiple internal and external partners to achieve superior results.
  • Ability to generate high-impact ideas, multi-task and manage projects under pressure,
  • Extensive experience managing and motivating cross-functional teams, exceptional presentation skills
  • Consumer Marketing Strategy and Tactical Planning
  • Analytical, Data & Detail-Oriented
  • Power BI, and Excel experience
  • Strong Communication and Commitment
  • Collaboration and Leadership
  • Competitive, subscriptions economy, earning report insights
  • Microsoft experience is a plus

Soft Skills:

  • Self-starter, independent and proactive workstyle
  • 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
  • Passion for the business
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Commitment to seamless execution

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