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Marcom Activation Manager

Multiple Locations: Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland • Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany • Helsinki, Finland • Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden • Guildford, England, United Kingdom

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Requisition Number: 172721

Position Title: Campaign Manager I

External Description:

Marcom Activation Manager (12 month contract)

 

Aim & Overview

The EA SPORTS – Marcom Activation Manager role supports some of the most-acclaimed sports franchises from EA SPORTS, including EA SPORTS Madden NFL, EA SPORTS NHL, and EA SPORTS UFC. In this role, you will help drive the execution of localized Brand Marketing campaigns for key markets outside of North America, applying best practices to deliver compelling campaigns and player narratives to players around the world.

The Marcom Activation Manager reports to the Sr. Manager, INTL Marketing and will manage daily partner and licensor marketing activations, international extensions of the global marketing plan, cross-functional operations and assist in the management of daily business operations.

Ideally, you are passionate about bringing signature marketing campaigns to life, helping to develop signature initiatives for specific markets and audiences, working with diverse groups to coordinate complex executions across multiple channels; and motivated to keep the overall business on track through operations that enable execution.

 

What You’ll be Doing:

-       Assist the Sr. Manager, INTL Brand Marketing in developing and planning: (a) long-term strategy and plans for key markets; (b) signature initiatives for local marketing plans; (c) localized extensions of global creative and executions; and (d) budget investment and tracking.

-       Daily/weekly partner and licensor activation management, including content tracking and distribution and management of supporting agencies.

-       International campaign management, including the localized deployment of global marketing campaign beats within international markets.

-       Cross-functional operations, including creation and deployment of localized campaigns, content localization, and trafficking of content for deployment in relevant markets.

-       Operations and administrative for Brand Marketing, including partnering with Finance, Legal, and Business Affairs teams to create purchase orders, track budget and payment statuses, and manage the activations guaranteed in partnership contracts.

-     Campaign measurement and postmortems to assess performance, communicate learnings and form a perspective on optimization.

 

Examples of Deliverables

-       Localized marketing beats

-       Market-specific campaign readiness trackers

-       Daily/weekly/monthly alignment meetings with stakeholders

-       Management of asset localization and trafficking

-       Management of content distribution

-       Invoice management and creation of purchase orders and financial tracking

-       INTL partner activation & inventory tracking

-       Postmortem reports & learnings

 

Core Competencies

  • Collaboration: Share expertise and resources to help others. Include all who can contribute to a successful outcome. Stay engaged even when not in full agreement.
  • Communication: Integrate multiple channels into holistic marketing beats. Share and update partners on a regular, self-managed and schedule.
  • Preparation: Create a roadmap for success, ensure partners understand it and stay on track. Assume responsibility for actions and outcomes. 
  • Flexibility: Embrace change and help others adjust. Modify approach according to context. Become comfortable in new environments or roles.
  • Determination: Creatively progress around constraints and blockers. Find solutions designed to stay on brief, on strategy, and in pursuit of the objective.
  • Productivity: Keep up with and promote a streamlined rhythm of business.

 

Requirements

  • 3 or more years working in a marketing/communications role; e.g. Product Marketing; Operations; Communications.
  • Working understanding of digital marketing.
  • Understanding of diverse international markets and their consumers
  • Excellent presentation skills to express complex ideas simply
  • Fluent with standard productivity tools and maintain complex spreadsheets
  • Experience working in a matrixed team environment characterized by interdependency.
  • Ability to work across disciplines, time zones and territories.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for subject matter, with fluency in some of the supported brands (EA SPORTS NHL, EA SPORTS UFC, MADDEN NFL, PGA TOUR) and their sports/licenses.

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts is an innovative tech company that creates incredible experiences for millions of players around the world. But what matters most is our people who inspire us, and the world, to play. As we bring new forms of entertainment to people around the world, we need innovative, collaborative, diverse and adaptable people to keep making Electronic Arts better.

EEOText: About EA We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game. Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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About EA

We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. 

 

We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. 

 

Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game.

 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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