MBA Internship - Marketing Project Manager
Location: Greater London
Job Type: Full time
Marketing Project Manager MBA Intern
King’s Marketing team lives to deliver magical, not to mention incredibly impactful, marketing experiences for our players. The Business Planning & Operations team sits at the intersection of our Live games, New games & Growth Marketing teams, turning ideas into action through roadmap building and alignment, project management and many other continuous improvement initiatives, to help our teams deliver huge value effectively and efficiently.
We’re looking for an adaptable and highly collaborative person to join us in our mission to make Marketing at King an industry leader in planning, operations and project delivery.
Your role within the Kingdom
This is an opportunity to join a highly valued and dynamic team that supports a range of functions across the business in a creative, challenging and collaborative environment. It is a highly visible role in the organisation, where your ideas will be as valued as your marketing and project management expertise. There is an exceptional level of exposure to all marketing specialisms: CRM, Digital Media, PR, Social, Partnerships, Creative & Brand Marketing, Insights to name a few, allowing you to get hands-on experience across the marketing spectrum and influence how these teams work optimally together to deliver incredible results.
Creating magical player experiences means always being at the cutting edge of our Marketing, so your role will always be evolving as new things come up!
Your responsibilities will depend on specific business needs at the time but will include:
Own the successful delivery of highly creative and complex cross-functional marketing projects, from project kick off to launch
Lead the conversation around milestones, deliverables, workback schedules and dependencies against project timelines
Track risks to project success and build mitigation plans to ensure successful delivery
Own the communication plan to ensure a high level of transparency and accountability across all stakeholders
Lead project roundtables, bringing stakeholders together to drive visibility and alignment
Responsible for maintaining up-to-date project documentation
Process/Ways of working
Own and implement processes that help our team deliver more efficiently and with as little friction as possible
Champion process within the team, especially on the projects you manage
Support the team in designing and implementing optimal ways of working for Marketing to work in the new, hybrid working world
Ensure the team is always evolving by:
Using data and team interview insights to inform key areas of improvement within the team, following through to implementation and measurement of success
Owning project retrospectives and feedback loops and building improvement recommendations based on these
Skills to Create Thrills
At the heart of this role is a highly adaptable and collaborative person who has the ability to implement process and structure in a fast-moving, people-driven organisation.
Bonus skills include:
Successfully managed cross-functional projects in an environment with complex stakeholder involvement, timelines and deliverables
Solid understanding of a broad range of marketing channels and what’s involved in campaign production (you’ll work with CRM, Social, PR, Media, TV, Performance Marketing to name a few)
Demonstrable experience of improving process, ways of working and/or project governance - your past role doesn’t have to be centred on that, but you should be able to show that you are strong in continuous improvement (ideation to implementation)
Ability to deliver independently - if you see something that needs done, roll your sleeves up and dive in!
Ability to work in a fast-moving, ever changing, and often ambiguous, environment
Excellent communication skills with the ability to build strong relationships across a large number of teams, internal and external, and all levels of the organisation
Understanding of agile principles
Friendly, curious, empathic and a team player
We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.
We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org
Want to join our Kingdom? You’ll find all you need to apply, plus more information on our culture, values and benefits, including relocation packages at careers.king.com/students . All applications should be made in English.
This is a paid full-time internship. The duration is between June-September (depending on school calendar)
King is the game developer behind the world-famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top-grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.
A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes
Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.
Making the World Playful
Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid-core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players - and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!
Applications need to be in English.
Discover King at careers.king.com