Digital Game Sales Specialist
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Role: Digital Game Sales Specialist
Location: Remote- Will go onsite for occasional meetings or summits. San Mateo, Bay area and or Los Angeles
The Direct 2 Consumer team brings together staff from around the world, with a passion for engaging PlayStation gamers with entertaining content. This area of Sony Interactive Entertainment has seen significant growth in recent years to become a key revenue contributor and continues to evolve with the industry to build new business opportunities.
We are looking for individuals who are motivated by being part of a truly global team, working together at the forefront of digital content distribution. As part of this, we have crafted the Digital Games Sales (DGS) team who are responsible for driving the value proposition of the PlayStation Store.
Reporting to the Global Digital Games Manager, the Digital Games Sales Specialist will implement DGS strategies for a portfolio of key franchise titles to deliver digital revenue targets for their account(s). They must work collaboratively, as part of a cross-functional team, to optimize the consumer proposition and deliver key franchise roadmap plans crafted to achieve the delivery of shared commercial objectives globally.
The ideal candidate should be a hardworking standout colleague that thrives in a fast-paced commercial environment with the skills for analysis and a data driven approach.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Work directly with assigned accounts to advance the DGS strategy and develop a long-range plan
Drive the achievement of revenue and digital market share targets for key franchises through the implementation of rolling product lifecycle roadmaps
Responsible for applying analytics to support delivery of revenue growth targets for their account(s)
Secure content and deals with key publishers for inclusion in PS Store promotions as well as new release and live service executions
Lead the digital monetization and pricing of the content portfolio and align with counterparts within the team to share knowledge of portfolio landscape and strategize processes to drive commercial performance
Advise Leadership on developments and opportunities within your key account(s)
Meet regularly with other internal collaborators to ensure alignment with broader platform activities/initiatives
Responsible to ensure the quality of the end-to-end delivery of digital products to consumers throughout the entire lifecycle with particular focus on flawless product launches and event activations
Support the forecasting process and internal/external business performance updates
Experience & Skills:
Minimum of either an internship or 6 months of working experience with digital retailers and/or digital entertainment proven experience
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communication, or other related field or equivalent work experience desired
Creative & upbeat great teammate who adopts change and exhibits desire to continually develop
Strong commercial mentality and able to evidence delivery of targets
Validated experience of building strong, influential, and collaborative relationships
Ability to self-manage and balance multiple projects and priorities
Commercially focused and results driven with a data-centric, analytical approach
Highly organized and comfortable working with information aggregation, management, and reporting
Confirmed ability to think strategically and analytically about sophisticated issues, leading to thoughtful recommendations and action plans
Ability to take ownership of an issue and see it through to resolution
Strong communication skills, a proactive demeanor and sense of humor
Gaming experience or passion for gaming
Equal Opportunity Statement:
Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.
We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.
PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.
Location:Date posted: 2022-07-23