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Senior Manager, Business Development Platform & Licensing


San Mateo, CA 05-09-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Why PlayStation?

We are looking for a passionate and experienced Senior Manager to join the PlayStation Business Development Team!

What you'll be doing:
• Manage PlayStation's relationships with key platforms (Apple, Google, Steam) to maximize title features, drive organic downloads, grow revenue and obtain technical support
• Manage project requirements between internal and external stakeholders
• Source and evaluate opportunities across the distribution, monetization, and publishing landscapes
• Consolidate and sell our mobile roadmap. Identify placement opportunities and influence product leads to capitalize on these beats. Create compelling pitch decks and featuring packages.
• Represent PlayStation's mobile platforms as the expert, representing first-party needs, requirements, and requests including driving the adoption of platform tools, advising on policies, app review, and store listing requirements.
• Explore new platform-driven initiatives – early access programs, new business models, emerging technologies/SDKs, new devices, and platforms.
• Concisely develop business cases, financial models, and presentations
• Influence and support strategic initiatives driven by the leadership team
• Provide visibility into partner performance, both internally and externally
• Perform ad hoc analysis and produce reports as needed

Your Background Includes
• 5+ years of strategic sales, business development, or operations -- preferably in mobile gaming, ad networks, and/or software
• Demonstrated ability to drive successful businesses to the next level of performance, showing rapid and sustainable results
• Expertise in creating visually compelling, fact-based presentations
• Proven track record of relationship building with a growth mindset, constantly looking for ways to improve
• Driven by challenging situations and intrinsically motivated.
• Detail-oriented paired with strong project management experience
• Solid knowledge of technical aspects of iOS and Android
• Relationship building, both internally and externally, and team first mentality
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to influence cross-functional partners
• Leadership in crafting and executing the best solutions for players, partners, and the business
• Ability to adapt quickly and balance projects in a multifaceted, fast-paced environment
• Exceptional communication skills - both verbally and written
• Ability to excel in a multifaceted, fast-paced environment

Preferred Qualities:
• Knowledge and experience of the digital gaming landscape, key players, and competitive offerings
• An Advanced degree or Equivalent


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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r79476-3-238-136-36-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services.