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Partner Account Manager

Would you like to drive revenue, growth and be a crucial part of the Partner Management team for a global games publisher known for brands such as Cities: Skylines, Europa Universalis and Pillars of Eternity? Do you have a business mind and an interest for games? Apply today and help us continue our successful journey.                                                                            

The Partner Account Manager is responsible of managing a number of distribution partner relationships. Apprehend and build a healthy and beneficial relationship for both parties by accurate promotion- and release planning and regular follow-ups. With revenue being the main KPI, locked down promotion spaces and great relationships are key.

As part of the Partner Management team located in Publishing, the role also has a publishing and marketing orientation when representing Partner Management in relevant Marketing Team in the matrix organisation. The purpose is to represent sales and to be the channel between the Paradox products (games) and the distribution partners (sales). Key areas of expertise are partner management, business drive and industry knowledge.


  • Key account management for a number of direct partner relationships crucial for the business.
  • Together with your partners develop innovative sales and promotion plans to make sure revenue targets are being met and exceeded.
  • Execute on annual sales partner programs and gaining partner commitment (release plans, promotions, takeovers etc.).
  • Managing and coordinating product releases on our platforms (e.g. Steam, Sony, Microsoft etc.)
  • Together with the Partner Manager, develop Paradox annual sales budget by integrating brand plans, partner programs and release schedules across relevant channels.
  • Represent Partner Management in relevant Marketing Team with responsibilities like pricing, offering, distribution channels, release windows, platforms, etc. which are set together with the team and Product Managers.
  • Maintain regular meetings with key partners and ensure preparations of presentations and other sales materials.
  • Represent Paradox at relevant trade shows, venues and business occasions (Gamescom, GDC, E3 etc.)


Required Qualifications

  • 2+ years of account management experience, or equivalent.
  • Minimum one year experience from working within the gaming industry, preferably with publishing.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or marketing.
  • Strong business perspective with a drive of doing business.
  • Excellent English, both written and spoken.
  • Experience with Steam and/or console platforms is beneficial.

On a personal level you thrive on having great relationships and is result driven with a heavy business focus. Games is a big part of your life today. You enjoy working with various personalities and people, as well as in a cross-functional environment. Trying out new things is part of your nature and a must in this industry where failure is okay, as long as you learn from it.

Practical information

Scope: Full time and permanent

Reports to: Partner Manager

Location: This position is based in Stockholm

If you think that this description matches your background, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously for this position. In your application, please show us why your previous experiences and skills would work for this role and why you are interested in working at Paradox. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.

Since we strive for a more even gender distribution we highly encourage women to apply to this role.

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118 27 Stockholm Directions

Working at Paradox

So what’s in it for you? We keep it simple and have divided this into four areas: work, social, development, and compensation. This is a brief summary of our perks and what it means to work at Paradox. If you want to know more - get in touch!

  • Work

    Small teams and accessible managers means that your contributions are important to us

    You are close to the final product, our community and our fans - we encourage you to interact with our community and players directly through social media, our forum, and via streams

    Work/Life balance is important to us so our plans do not rely on crunch (this does not mean we never work overtime but overtime is relatively uncommon)

  • Social

    Company-wide Social Hour every Friday with snacks & beverages

    Yearly company parties

    Ping-Pong table/Pool Table, Warhammer table, and lots and lots of board games

    Spoiler-free break room environment for at least a week after major movie/show launch

  • Development

    Leadership courses available for all employees

    We continuously send employees to conferences and development opportunities such as GDC and GamesCom

    Lunch n´ Learn sessions held by employees: topics range from everything between “Doing business in China” to “Surviving the zombie apocalypse”

  • Compensation

    Competitive monthly salary and salary revision once per year

    Participation in our company wide profit share program

    5+1 weeks of paid vacation per year

    For international hires, we will provide relocation assistance (Visa application, Initial Home Finding, Settling in Service, and your flight)

Our Culture

In November 2016, we gathered the entire company for a four day conference in Malta. The focus of the conference was to discuss company direction, discuss our internal goals, and also put into words the company culture we are so keen to keep as we continue to grow. Together, we decided that the following cultural pillars are what makes up the foundation of Paradox:






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