Performance Marketing Manager (Fixed-term contract)

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Would you like to drive growth, revenue, and user acquisition for an award-winning games publisher known for brands such as Cities: Skylines, Stellaris, and Europa Universalis? Are you a digital native who enjoys digging into data and finding new ways to improve marketing performance?

Apply today and be instrumental in bringing more passionate players to our games. This is a fixed-term contract, from March 2021 to February 2022, with possibility of extension.

About the role

As a Performance Marketing Manager you will be part of the Paid Media Team and work with building awareness, driving traffic and bringing in new players to our games, while contributing with a creative mind-set and expertise in advertising strategy. This is a great opportunity to be part of a dynamic marketing team with talented colleagues!   

On a daily basis, you will be planning, implementing, analyzing and optimizing paid media campaigns. You maintain a close dialogue with partner agencies, media houses and networks around the world. You will be working closely with, and share results with other disciplines within the marketing department, such as content and community, whom you’ll be giving input regarding ad assets from a marketing perspective. 

Together with the rest of the paid media team, you are responsible for all the paid advertising throughout all the stages of the acquisition funnel. It will be expected of you to be giving input on general marketing strategies for several Paradox brands.

Required qualifications

  • At least 3 years experience managing advertising budgets and digital campaigns
  • A good understanding of digital media channels and platforms such as Google Ads and Facebook
  • Experience with Google Analytics and UTM tagging
  • A good understanding of ad creative and copy
  • A familiarity with the gaming industry and games published by Paradox Interactive is preferable, but not necessary

On a personal level, our ideal candidate is equal amounts driven and dedicated, but also gentle and empathetic enough to work well both independently and in a team setting. We believe you are ambitious, creative and have great communication skills. You are curious and eager to learn about new and upcoming techniques in brand and performance marketing and user acquisition. Furthermore, the right candidate needs to have an analytical mindset and strong attention to detail; have the ability to take a step back and see the full picture as well as focus in on the details, and how every little bit plays a part in the whole.

Some of our benefits include:

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!

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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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