Platform Relations Manager

Strikerz Inc.,Posted 1 month ago

Middle

Full time

Negotiable

Relocate, Remote, Cyprus, Georgia, Ukraine

Strikerz Inc. is a videogame-creating collective and an international gaming brand launched in 2016 by a handful of people involved with online football. Currently, there are 280+ of us spread over 5 regional offices in various locations across Europe or working from home (yes, we love it too). Strikerz Inc. is the force behind the UFL, the ongoing online football videogame revolution. Being fans, we aim at offering our players an unprecedented gaming experience available on all major platforms.

What are you working on?
  • The name of the project(s): UFL
  • Genres: Simulation, Sports
  • Platforms: Console
For which tasks (responsibilities)?

You will be part of a compact, agile, and high-performing business development team with a wide range of responsibilities in a rather rare cross-section of video games and sports. We identify opportunities, strategize, sign deals, and support partner relations from football club collaborations to brand partnerships, ambassadors, and tech partners to distribution platforms and investor relations.

Role's main objective is to support and elevate long-term business relations and act as every platform partner’s primary day-to-day point of contact.

What you’ll do:

Working closely with the Business Development, Publishing, and Marketing teams, the Platform Relations Manager will be responsible for building solid relationships with publishing platforms and overseeing platform-related projects. You will also align internal planning and on-platform execution, mediate related intercompany communications, and advocate for UFL business interests.

This role requires a deep understanding of video game production cycles and digital distribution platforms' workflows and processes.

The successful candidate is expected to have experience navigating complex organizational and development problems, especially relationships between development studios and digital distribution platforms.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage established partnerships with video game publishing platforms

  • Provide product pitches and regular updates to the platforms

  • Be responsible for securing the best possible promotion support from platforms

  • Ensure UFL updates, add-ons, and in-game activations delivery are in sync on all the platforms

  • Synchronize internal and platform sales calendar

  • Initiate, plan, and implement additional activations with platforms

  • Oversee the alignment of UFL features and content with platforms’ policies

  • Take on the role of the internal evangelist of platforms’ tools and features

  • Provide internal cross-functional consulting and platform communication support

  • Identify issues/risks/blockers before they occur and escalate issues

  • Prepare regular internal reports and presentations covering platform relations

  • Proactively research new partners, platforms, markets, etc.

  • Create and maintain an internal knowledge base and be a go-to person for the publishing and marketing teams regarding platforms

  • Maintain overall company awareness about the market trends and practices

  • Represent Strikerz Inc. at industry conferences, events, and meetings

What kind of professional are we looking for?

Skills and Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of the video game publishing business frameworks and digital distribution practices (focus on console and PC segments)

  • Experience working in the video game industry, particularly in Publishing/Platform Management

  • Well-developed presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to drive multiple projects simultaneously

  • Strategical thinking about issues, leading to recommendations and action plans

  • Pro-active team player attitude

  • English proficiency level B2 and higher

What is important for us in a person?

Would be a plus:

  • Established personal relations with representatives of major video game storefronts

  • Any publishing partner web-portal operation experience

  • An avid gamer actively spending on games on PC and Consoles

  • General experience in analytics

  • Experience managing cross-functional teams

  • Passion for football

Why do we enjoy working here?

Why choose us?

Our team unites creative professionals who have great effort to develop a top-quality project for gaming consoles. If you possess experience in game development or just a gamer to the core, you are welcome to be a part of our international team, where your skills and creativity will be boosted, and the possibility for growth will always be in the game!

What are the conditions and bonuses?

We offer:

  • Medical insurance and social benefits;

  • Sick-leaves;

  • Remote work;

  • Referral bonuses;

  • Sports compensation;

  • Online English classes;

  • Co-working compensation.

Strikerz Inc.

Company type: developer

Employees: 201-500

Platforms: Console

Genres: Simulation, Sports

https://strikerz.inc/

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