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Business Planning Manager

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πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ San Mateo, CA

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play β€”it’s also the Best Place to Work. We’ve thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

Business Planning Manager

San Mateo, CA

The Planning Manager will analyze the PlayStation business to find opportunities for both the Platform and Third Parties and deliver projects that realise these opportunities.

The role requires an understanding of PlayStation and our partners’ businesses and an ability to work with cross functional partners to gather inputs that will help craft our plans.

We are seeking someone with an analytical mind-set, strong collaboration project managements skills.


  • Maintaining an ongoing knowledge of PlayStation business priorities both short and medium term to ensure activities align with those goals
  • Working with Account Management to understand the needs of PlayStation partners to identify win-win opportunities for growth
  • Socializing agreed priorities with Third Party Relations colleagues to ensure all activity aligns with agreed goals
  • Working with business partners to understand the needs of the business from third parties
  • Converting business needs into partner briefing documents for Account Management to utilise with publishers
  • Project managing the delivery of key business initiatives
  • Undertaking relevant analysis to understand business category performance and strategic direction
  • Producing high quality presentation materials to facilitate partner updates and meetings
  • Maintain and lead TPR projects to ensure aligned global delivery and visibility of progress
  • Presenting internally and externally to evangelize PlayStation goals externally and to secure internal support for commercial plans
  • Owning elements of the commercial planning process to ensure the business remains on track to hit key milestones


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or related subject area
  • 5+ years games experience in a commercial, analytical or planning role

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information 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.

We sincerely appreciate the time and effort you spent in contacting us and we thank you for your interest in PlayStation.