Team lead - Partner Relations

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Do you want to see Paradox games on more platforms, in more stores, and spreading across every screen in the world? Do you want to see the Paradox name featured prominently next to the biggest vendors and manufacturers in the industry? Are you a shrewd negotiator, a team player, and ready to win friends and influence people? Apply today to become the Partner Relations Team Lead!

About the role

You will lead the Partner Relations team, ensuring that Paradox is making the most of existing partnerships while securing valuable new ones. You will be in charge of working with first-party and third-party partners from next-gen consoles to emerging digital storefronts and game delivery services. You will propose and negotiate deals, lead the work of the team, and help Paradox stay at the forefront of game distribution.

You and your team will be in charge of valuable partnerships with companies like Microsoft, Sony, Valve, Epic, Nintendo, Google, and many more, and your voice will help define our relationships with these industry-defining partners. You will work with our legal and finance department to ensure contracts and reporting requirements are met, and with our internal product and marketing teams to ensure that new opportunities align with Paradox product and strategy plans.

This role will be located in our headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden.

Responsibilities

  • Work on a portfolio level to negotiate partnerships and procure deal-flow for product teams with all distribution and sales partners.
  • Lead, grow and develop the Partner Relations team through process improvements, best practices, and prioritisation of resources.
  • Ensure relevant departments at Paradox are up to speed with relevant information (i.e. new features or platforms) and content/creative demands while soliciting information from partners to reach product teams’ KPIs and revenue goals.
  • Identify and develop new relevant partners and handle contract negotiations to drive short- and long-term revenue and visibility for Paradox products.
  • Take ownership of existing and potential top-tier 1st party relationships.
  • Set revenue targets per partner based on the portfolio forecast.
  • Guide and align product and marketing plans with partner activities and plans in mind (e.g. adapting to next-gen, promotional windows, ensuring assets are up to the quality required from 1st party).

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of key account management experience, or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience working within the gaming industry in a similar role 
  • 2+ years of leading a team or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or marketing
  • Excellent English, both written and spoken


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If you think that this description matches you, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.

At Paradox Interactive we celebrate difference and care deeply about diversity and inclusion. We therefore encourage you, no matter who you are, to apply for this job if you think you’d be  a great addition to our team.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Stockholm

Magnus Ladulåsgatan 4
118 66 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:

- DEDICATED

- PASSIONATE

- GET SHIT DONE

- OPEN-MINDED

- NERDY

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