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Who we are:

2K develops and publishes interactive entertainment globally for console systems, handheld gaming devices and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets. 2K is a leading publisher of today’s most popular gaming genres and most well-known for critically acclaimed game franchises like NBA 2K, WWE 2K, Borderlands, PGA TOUR 2K, Mafia, BioShock, TopSpin 2K, and the beloved Sid Meier’s Civilization.

What we need:

The Global Partnerships team at 2K is seeking a self-motivated, entrepreneurial thinker that’s ready to join a revenue-generating team working on deals across all sports titles that 2K develops and publishes. In a typical day, you will support the Sr. Manager working on deals large and small while talking about basketball (NBA 2K), wrestling (WWE 2K), tennis (TopSpin 2K) and golf (PGA TOUR 2K) with companies like Adidas, Pepsi, Snickers, Puma and Mastercard. You’ll be tasked with strengthening our IP and delighting our consumers through creative and authentic partner integrations inside of the game and collaborations outside of the game on a global scale.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Structure, negotiate and finalize strategic partnerships that drive revenue and brand awareness for the company including in-game integration, out of game sponsorships, dynamic media campaigns and retail/QSR promotions

  • Work closely with colleagues on 2K Global Partnerships and Licensing to manage and support all of 2K’s external partners including asset delivery and approvals

  • Develop sales toolkit including pitch presentations, one-sheets, case studies,, media valuation and industry benchmark analysis

  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with all partners, agencies and licensors

  • Seek out partnership opportunities with league partners and in new categories to maximize the revenue potential of 2K IP while maintaining brand integrity

  • Work cross-functionally with other internal 2K teams across Licensing, Business Units, Commercial, Product Marketing, Brand and Development to craft and execute well-rounded partnership programs that achieve the partner’s goals

  • Collaborate with 2K legal counsel to review NDA’s and develop contracts. Work closely with other internal stakeholders such as 2K Finance to ensure incoming revenue is being properly tracked and invoiced

  • Develop strong and accurate partner recap reports inclusive of in and out of game metrics across owned channels (i.e., in-game ads, social media metrics)

  • Revenue forecasting, tracking & category analysis

  • Retail promotion analysis

  • Must be open to travel at least once/quarter

Who we think will be a great fit:

We’re looking for a candidate with extensive partnerships experience who has interest and experience in developing marketing and promotional programs. Strong presentation skills, creative problem solving, a commercial mindset and the ability to assess partnership campaigns and programs will make you a perfect fit.

Requirements:

  • BS/BA Required; MBA preferred

  • 5+ years in partnerships and/or sales, preferably with some exposure to interactive entertainment brands; video game, sports and/or media experience, a plus

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

  • Extremely organized, self-starter with the ability to multi-task and work quickly and efficiently across multiple products & groups

The pay range for this position in California at the start of employment is expected to be between $80,100 and $118,560 per Year. However, base pay offered is based on market location, and may vary further depending on individualized factors for job candidates, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to those same considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus and/or equity awards, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an 'at-will position' and the company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Please note that 2K Games and its studios never uses instant messaging apps or personal email accounts to contact prospective employees or conduct interviews and when emailing, only use 2K.com accounts.