Game Hive - Opportunities

User Acquisition Manager
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Description

The Hero Profile


We are looking for a User Acquisition Manager to join the Hive! If you embrace data and analytics, are user-obsessed and know you'll thrive in gaming - we want to speak to you!

The User Acquisition Manager will lead the execution of new strategy and optimization of current strategy in performance marketing campaigns. You live and breathe data, and you get excited thinking of innovative and creative ways that speak with our millions of engaged players. Numbers are your thing - and so are games! 

Our Future of Work 


Game Hive is currently full-remote, as we put the health and safety of our team as the first priority. That said, our intention is to adopt a hybrid model once we feel 100% safe to do so. However, we welcome all talent to apply — if you feel that this role and Game Hive is the perfect fit for you, we ask you to still get in touch! We want to hear from you, as we prioritize passion, potential and a 'values-fit' in our team. 

What you’ll be doing


  • Manage and optimize performance marketing campaigns across various channels
  • Develop and execute innovative user acquisition strategy in the mobile app environment for key target markets 
  • Coordinate detailed and robust processes around game design and structure for a product’s optimal lifetime profitability
  • Identify potential and suggest new channels in profitable marketing opportunities 
  • Manage complex data-driven experiments to provide insights and scale user acquisition efforts 
  • Derive easy-to-understand and action-oriented conclusions from campaign datasets for user acquisition and product marketing strategies 
  • Work closely with the community management team to grow audience reach on online social platforms
  • Coordinate and work cross-functionally, especially with the product/design and data analyst teams
  • Communicate results, recommendations, current and upcoming trends and insights to relevant stakeholders

What we’re looking for 


Essential skills and qualifications include: 

  • Minimum 2 years of demonstrated success in user acquisition and growth and performance marketing (preferably in mobile and/or free-to-play games)
  • Experience in launch planning, budget allocation and overseeing the execution of strategy from start, finish and follow-up in user / player acquisition
  • Strong results-oriented and bias-to-action working style to lead and manage user acquisition strategies while clearly communicating updates to all involved parties
  • Proven experience of the mobile user acquisition technology and tools 
  • Active interest in industry developments on new ad formats and trends in the mobile gaming sector 
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, delivering complex data and reports through related case studies, examples and organized presentations
  • Ability to work analytically and creatively in a demanding (but fun!), team-focused environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a quantitative / analytical field (economics, math, statistics, business intelligence, computer science, physics, etc.) 
  • A passion for games! 

Plusses: 

  • Graduate degree in a related field 
  • Game industry experience (preferably in the F2P mobile space) 
  • Experience with leading projects and working together with cross-collaborative teams 
  • Passion for bringing most engagement casual games into mobile space
  • Previous experience in a startup environment 
  • Experience with online community engagement 
  • Understanding of our current top games 

Perks


What it means to be a part of the Hive!

Game Hive is proud to be Great Place to Work-Certified and in the last year alone, were recognized in the lists: Best Workplace in Technology, Best Workplaces for Today’s Youth and Best Workplaces in Ontario. Connect with us, and find out why! 

We are people-first. So we provide our people the best support and strive to make our workplace truly one-of-a-kind. We have an epic team, with pretty cool perks to boot. 

  • Valued ideas & input: you will be frequently asked to take charge in your projects and you will see your ideas come to life.
  • A competitive salary and growth structure
  • A comprehensive health and dental spend, ready for you on Day 1
  • An education spend, ready for you on Day 1. We value your desire to grow!
  • Gain experience using top-quality marketing and design resources.
  • A fun, collaborative, feedback-focused, no-BS environment.
  • Now we’ve adapted and we’re remote (for now), but the fun certainly doesn’t stop - we still have regular paid team lunches, contests and challenges, themed happy hours, dozens of fun slack channels… that’s just to name a few. And we’ll adapt to office-life when the time comes, which involves: 
  • Working in a central office location with spectacular food and all the (healthy, and not-so healthy) snacks & drinks you can consume. And a dedicated game room, of course!

Join the Hive 


Are you one of us? 

Then submit your resume and cover letter, outlining your experience in user acquisition and your passion for games—we want to hear from you! 

Game Hive


Founded in 2009, Game Hive is a leading developer of mobile games for iOS and Android, with more than 120 million total downloads to date.  We are passionate about making fun and rewarding games for everyone to enjoy. Our most popular games include the Tap Titans, Beat the Boss and Antrim Escape series (and many, more!).

Game Hive puts heavy value in diversity and inclusion and encourages all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please make it clear within your cover letter. We will review applications as they are received and look forward to hearing from you.

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