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The Client Solutions Specialist – Gaming and Entertainment is a strategic solution-driver who puts our customers at the core of everything we do. This is an outstanding opportunity to be a member of PlayStation’s Global Network Advertising team with exposure to multiple aspects of a growing global advertising sales organization! Client Solutions Specialists are responsible for being platform and product specialists, helping to support media planning, strategy and measurement for our opportunity & transactional accounts.
With proven understanding of both digital media and the gaming/entertainment industry as a whole, this role is responsible for partnering with Client Partners and Client Solutions Managers to assist in the development and implementation of strategic media plans and initiatives. The Client Solutions Specialist will strengthen key client relationships with a focus on driving revenue & advertiser satisfaction by optimizing sophisticated opportunities and using data and analytics to build a consultative solution for our customers. Success in this position requires a high degree of organization, strong analytical skills, and the ability to thrive in a multi-faceted, team-focused environment. This role will be located in our San Mateo, CA headquarters.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Act as a Marketing Solutions Specialist
In partnership with Client Partners and Client Solutions Managers, identify, build, and implement marketing solutions grounded on achieving measurable business results for partners
Work directly with Ad Ops Managers to execute partner campaigns
Analyze data and insights to help guide strategy and implementation of PlayStation advertising solutions
Work with a select list of clients and agency partners (media, creative, marketing partners, etc.)
Work and collaborate with a diverse group of internal cross-functional teams
Media & Measurement Strategy and Implementation
Provide planning and implementation support to deliver against Key Performance Indicators
Assist in identifying and executing on optimization opportunities for improving campaign performance including support on media plan revisions
Support measurement strategy, tracking and results delivery
Project Management and Internal Operations
Manage team inventory reservation calendars and tracking
Contribute to work streams to help increase team efficiency
Required Academic & Work Experience:
BA or BS degree in marketing or related field with experience in client solutions, analysis or operations roles
3+ years of working experience in gaming, digital media, agency
Required/Desired Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSA’s):
Demonstrated experience with digital media platforms, advertising metrics, and industry trends (Direct Response marketing, data and technology solutions, ad-tech, partnerships)
High proficiency in Excel with experience analyzing datasets and delivering insights
Demonstrated problem solving and decision-making skills
Excellent communication and project management skills
Highly comfortable presenting ideas and managing productive meetings with intention
Ability to self-manage and balance multiple project and priorities
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At SIE, we consider several factors when setting each role’s base pay range, including the competitive benchmarking data for the market and geographic location. Please note that the base pay range may vary in line with our hybrid working policy and individual base pay will be determined based on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. In addition, this role is eligible for SIE’s top-tier benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), paid time off, wellness program and coveted employee discounts for Sony products. This role also may be eligible for a bonus package. Click here to learn more.
The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below.
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