Advertising Manager, Creative

Pokemon Company Bellevue , WA 98009

Posted 4 months ago

Summary of the role. The Advertising Manager, focusing on Creative, is responsible for partnering with internal Pokmon product teams to develop global advertising programs that support priority business objectives. The Advertising Manager will assess the product needs, provide direction to external agencies, develop and gain approval for the appropriate advertising support, execute the program, and then assess the results in order to evolve future programs for the company.

What You Will Do

  • Conceptualize and develop fun, compelling, and effective global advertising creative to be used on TV, in cinema, print, out-of-home (OOH), and across various digital outlets, including social media.

  • Manage relationships with our agencies to ensure Pokmon's creative vision is delivered in support of our specific product and general marketing needs.

  • Oversee the development and approval of the idea with internal stakeholders and game creators.

  • Manage the creative development process from product brief through analysis of program success.

  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with agency partners and cross-functional teams, including PR, Planning, Online Marketing (earned and owned channels), Retail Marketing, Product, Legal and Finance and our international counterparts.

  • Analyze the success of the creative against key performance indicators determined by the organization.

What You Will Bring

  • 6+ years advertising production experience at a major entertainment brand or media/advertising agency. U.S. territory experience is required.

  • Creative development experience for consumer products including mobile gaming apps, video games, and card games.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex integrated campaigns, driving the projects from product brief to completed creative.

  • BA or BS or equivalent working experience.

How You Will Be Successful

  • Creativity & Vision: You inject originality into your daily work, providing new ideas to address creative or procedural needs. You think outside the box and are willing to take a risk to find the best solutions.

  • Professional Know-How: You understand procedural and technical aspects of your role and act as a subject matter expert. You demonstrate resourcefulness in acquiring additional professional expertise and keep up-to-date resources and options available.

  • Process Focus: You see value in process and appreciate the benefits of change. You focus efforts on continuous improvement and optimizing work processes to ensure efficiency and consistency.

  • Communication: You have impeccable written and verbal communication with ability to translate technical information in a non-technical format.

  • Bias for Action: You have an eagerness to take initiative and persist in accomplishing objectives despite obstacles and setbacks. You work to resolve requests and incidents with a high sense of urgency and ownership.

  • Growth Mindset: You thrive in a dynamic and fluid environment because you are a self-starter who is eager to learn, grow and build something great together; building and enhancing programs appeals to you. You have a desire to stay current on technology trends and advertising concepts.

  • Collaborative & Inclusive: You are a team player with the ability to work collaboratively and comfortably with employees who have diverse skills and experience and are in different geographies and levels within the organization. You build trust and collaborate with partners at all levels.

What to Expect

We offer a professional, fun and creative work environment. While we maintain a good balance between work and life, additional hours may be required at peak times or for specific initiatives. Must be able to travel domestically and internationally 5% of the year.

The Pokmon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokmon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokmon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokmon website. Pokmon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children's entertainment properties in the world.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of people so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Business Manager Global Advertising Business Team

Microsoft Corporation

Posted 3 days ago

VIEW JOBS 10/13/2019 12:00:00 AM 2020-01-11T00:00 Microsoft is the destination for experienced, collaborative, and passionate digital advertising professionals seeking a rewarding career and lifestyle. We offer a compelling portfolio of advertising products, innovative solutions and the opportunity to engage with some of the brightest minds in the digital industry. Microsoft Advertising is a worldwide Sales, Marketing and Services organization on the cutting edge of the digital advertising industry. We are the engine that powers the buying and selling of digital advertising across all aspects of our digital portfolio including our high-growth search engine, Bing as well as our audience portfolio. The Global Advertising Business Team sets the strategy, leads marketing and drives marketplace and consumer experiences for Microsoft Advertising. We are seeking an experienced Business Manager to join the Business Excellence team, supporting and partnering closely with the senior leadership and management team. This role requires a strategic thinker and strong collaborator, with impeccable communication, planning and execution skills. This person will have a strong focus on driving results while building strong relationships. You will also need exceptional project management skills to program manage complex/cross-organizational implementation plans, and use analytical problem-solving skills to assess business performance and propose engagement model shifts/process changes. You will act as a catalyst for operational excellence across our organization of 240 employees, constantly seeking efficiency & effectiveness in the work you lead. You will be the key voice of our organization across our larger team, representing our needs & views for broader, cross-org initiatives. You will need a high tolerance for and even appreciation and enjoyment of ambiguity and change; you will need to demonstrate problem-solving, leadership and decisiveness with limited oversight; and you will need to effectively navigate across a wide range of levels, roles and personality types with ease. Qualifications * Incredibly high level of organizational capabilities and/or project/program management * 7-10 years of relevant business experience in business management, finance, operations, or program management * Drive to see projects through from start to finish in a complex, matrixed environment. Be a proven problem solver to work through blockers & challenges to see something through * Proven track record of designing and implementing operational processes that enable the team in a quick, clean, programmatic way * Exceptional decision-making, critical thinking, problem-solving and process improvement ability * Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities, projects, and deadlines simultaneously * Proven relationship building skills necessary to collaborate and disseminate information across multiple organizational functions * Strong communicator with demonstrated success in clearly and persuasively at communicating complex or sensitive business issues to senior management Recognizes the importance of FUN and can role model our team values. #MicrosoftAdvertising Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form. Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work. This role is a do-it-all function, balancing multiple projects at once, and being able to seamlessly switch context to solve new challenges. Key responsibilities of this roles include: * Responsible for the Rhythm of the Business (ROB) for The Global Advertising Business Team which includes monthly business reviews, annual planning, priority setting, and other leadership engagement. Sets the process, workback schedules, and quality of all reviews & business representation across team of business managers and leadership team. * Financial and business planning across the organization: Own and drive management of operating budget and headcount model for the organization, ensuring 100% compliance with all policies and org commitments. Must be comfortable with finance & budget management and equally as comfortable with Excel & reporting needs. Partner with the Finance organization to drive planning activities and business execution through business prioritization, budget planning and fiscal management processes * Accountable for the communications from the organization: Program manages annual summits & team comms channels such as all-hands. Works closely with our communications manager vendor to create and maintain comms/culture strategy & execution for organization. Is the voice of our team in all communications-related communities, ensuring our team's perspective and needs are advocated for in partnership with MSA's communication and community leads. * Supplier management: Operationally manage our shared offsite vendor resource which includes 120 vendors and spends $10M/year across 13 sub-teams in MSA. Oversight includes quarterly reviews with supplier, annual budgeting process, cross-charging total spend, managing escalations, etc. * General Operations: New opportunities are always arising. Be quick to catch new moments for creating clarity and process that enables our team to perform to their best abilities. Reduce noise for our team, generate energy, and drive streamlined processes to deliver results. Microsoft Corporation Bellevue WA

Advertising Manager, Creative

Pokemon Company