Manager, Platform Partnerships

Blizzard Entertainment, a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software, is seeking a Manager, Platform Partnerships for the Global Corporate Alliances division. We are seeking a driven, entrepreneurial leader to cultivate and grow ongoing business relationships with major streaming video and social media platforms.

Can you track the details while keeping the big picture in mind? Are you a self-starter who can take direction but doesn’t need it? Are you a social-media ninja with an armory of all the latest knowledge on established and emerging social and video platforms? Are you the type of person who can work quickly to solve challenges? You could be our ideal candidate!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand and communicate to assigned platform partners:
    • what Blizzard teams need from each platform to serve and expand our communities
    • how our influencers use each platform to interact with our community and what improvements they would like to see
    • how our community interact with us on each and what improvements they would like to see
  • Understand and track the value Blizzard brings to each platform through user engagement, content creation (and monetization of such content), subscriptions or other premium services, as well as direct advertising spend
  • Schedule and lead regular meetings to ensure clear, ongoing dialogue with key internal stakeholders as well as assigned platform partners
  • Create and disseminate ongoing updates on platform relationships and initiatives to key internal stakeholders
  • Responsible for managing projects including tracking deliverables associated with open programs with the assigned platforms

 

Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years’ experience leading cross-functional teams through influence and persuasion rather than direct supervisory authority
  • 5+ years’ experience creating and deploying content on social platforms
  • 5+ years’ experience measuring engagement and reach on social platforms
  • Superior multi-tasking ability with the self-motivation required to actively track and manage multiple ongoing projects while simultaneously cultivating multiple key business relationships
  • Exceptional communication skills both verbal and written
  • A passion for gaming and the incredible communities of people games bring together
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field

 

Pluses:

  • Experience interacting with business partners at Facebook, Twitch, Twitter, YouTube, and similar platforms
  • Experience in game development or publishing
  • Master’s in Business Administration or related field

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