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About Green Man Gaming

Green Man Gaming is a leading online engagement commerce platform in the video games industry and the first choice for millions of passionate gamers around the world. We offer a wide range of games from AAA to indie titles across multiple platforms in 185 countries worldwide. We work with over 400 publishers, developers and distributors to offer our customers a wide range of games at competitive prices. Green Man Gaming also help developers publish their own games and bring them to market, supporting them every step of the way. Our passion for games and strong community platform provide gamers with access to the latest insights, reviews and updates from the gaming industry. Our vibrant online community also connects gamers and rewards them for in-game activity. This gameplay data allows us to further improve the overall gaming experience. Our objective is to help gamers to connect, play and enjoy immersive gaming experiences.

Green Man Gaming has won significant recognition in recent years, including;

  • Sept 2016: eCommerce Awards – Pureplay eCommerce Company of the Year (Winner)
  • Sept 2016: eCommerce Awards – Large eCommerce Company of the Year (Winner)
  • Sept 2016: The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 (#61)
  • July 2016: WCIT Enterprise Awards 2016 Finalist for the Enterprise Entrepreneur Award
  • Dec 2015: Deloite Technology Fast 500 EMEA Winner (#116)
  • Nov 2015: Deloitte UK “Fast 50 Winner” (#22)
  • Sept 2015: The Sunday Times: Tech Track 100 (#23)
  • June 2015: The European E-commerce Entrepreneurial Award 2015 (Bronze)
  • May 2015: The Sunday Times BT Business SME Export Track 100 (#53 from 354,000 companies)

Jobs advertised are for UK residents.

Business Development Manager - Marketing


Contract: Permanent
Remuneration: Market rate
Team: Marketing
Reporting to: EVP Marketing
Location: Kings Cross, Central London, UK

Role Overview:

The Business Development Manager is a key role within the Marketing department working to drive Green Man Gaming’s financial growth and market share. This person builds new customer relationships outside of our normal publishers (Activision, EA, Bethesda etc), identifies business opportunities, negotiates and closes business deals. This person also maintains extensive knowledge of current market conditions, hence influencing long-term organizational strategic goals. As a sales lead within the company, it is your job to work with the internal team including senior stakeholders such as the Chief Commercial, Strategy and Marketing Officers increase revenue opportunities for the organisation. To achieve this, you will need to proactively find new customers, present to them, ultimately convert them into clients, and ensure they remain happy and satisfied so as to grow business in the future. Your main task will be to identify and target what we call ‘customer pools’: medium and large groups of likely gamers who make up the customer base for third party companies. For example – the 3 Network has many 18-34 year old customers who are very engaged in various forms of entertainment (e.g. music, TV, film and video gaming). We believe there is huge potential for Green Man Gaming to partner with other business so as to as tap into these large audiences. Moreover we have a wide variety of revenue sharing opportunities that we can offer clients – ranging from simple affiliate agreements to deep strategic partnerships in the form of fully integrated storefronts. And best of all, we already have examples of these that you can highlight to prospects. Territorially, the focus is primarily English speaking countries - specifically the UK and US/Nth America. Having said that, you do have scope to go beyond these territories (e.g. Europe) where you the think the size of the opportunity and your ability to close is high. In addition to being a hungry, talented business development manager, the successful candidate should have a good understanding of e-Commerce and/online retail business models. A passion for games will also be a distinct advantage!

Essential duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prospect for potential new clients, using research to identify decision makers within organisations.

  • Build relationships with prospective new client and ultimately convert these leads into new business agreements.

  • Cold call as appropriate to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities.

  • Meet potential clients by growing, maintaining, and nurturing a network of contacts.

  • Set up meetings between client decision makers and appropriate Green Man Gaming colleagues to help secure business.

  • Identify opportunities for campaigns, services, and distribution channels that will lead to an increase in sales.

  • Using knowledge of the market and competitors, identify and develop the company’s unique selling propositions and differentiators.

  • Work with the Green Man Gaming team to plan your approach and develop collateral (including pitch proposals) that speak to the client’s needs, concerns, and objectives.

  • Participate in pricing respective Green Man Gaming solutions and/or services.

  • Handle client reservations/objections by clarifying, working through differences and emphasising shared goals and objectives to achieve positive conclusions.

  • Attend relevant functions, events and conferences and provide feedback and information on business opportunities, market conditions and client trends.

  • Represent Green Man Gaming in a professional and positive manner at all times.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Present new products and services and enhance existing relationships.

  • Work with technical staff and other internal colleagues to meet customer needs.

  • Arrange and participate in internal and external client debriefs.

  • Submit weekly progress reports and ensure data is accurate.

  • Provide regular project updates and reports to line manager and other relevant stakeholders.

  • Propose (or develop) and then maintain your own CRM or sales management system.

  • Forecast sales targets and ensure they are met.

  • Track and record activity on accounts and help to close deals to meet these targets.

  • Work with Marketing and other staff to ensure that prerequisites (like sales collateral or getting RFPs completed) are fulfilled within a timely manner.

  • Research and develop a thorough understanding of the company’s people and capabilities.

  • Understand the company’s goal and purpose so that will continual to enhance the company’s performance.

  • Document new ideas and initiatives that might improve Green Man Gaming’s competitiveness and attractiveness as a business partner.

  • Contribute to an effective team working approach.

Essential Skills/Experience : 


  • Effective prospector/networker with demonstrable track record of developing new and successful relationships.

  • Effective sales planner, with and finely-tuned talent for identifying customer needs, challenges and opportunities.

  • Ability to identify, access and positively influence key decision makers in target organisations.

  • Excellent all round communication skills.

  • Highly motivated, self-starter with a passion for business development and sales.

  • A ‘can-do’ attitude and ability to roll the sleeves up and get on with the work.

  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects to completion, within.

  • The ability to work well in a team, to put yourself forward as an individual and maintain a good sense of humour.

Desirable Skills/Experience

  • You don’t need to be the most competitive gamer but it does help to have knowledge of gaming and the games industry.


  • Previous online retail or eCommerce experience is highly desirable.

  • A strong understanding and appreciation of digital marketing and a hunger to build even more experience in this field is equally valuable.

  • Another language would be great but not essential.

EVP of Performance Marketing


Contract: Permanent
Remuneration: Market rate
Team: Marketing
Reporting to: CEO
Location: Kings Cross, Central London, UK

Role Overview:

This is a vital position within the executive management team, responsible for driving the strategy and execution of Green Man Gaming’s marketing.

The successful candidate will have a key appointment in one of the fastest growing technology companies in the UK.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Sales & revenue: Working closely with all other parts of the business act as central activity coordination hub for all commercially related marketing activity.

  • Loyalty: Develop a loyalty programme to ensure the correct balance between the cost of acquiring and the cost of retaining a customer.

  • Brand: Extend the company marketing strategy from pure direct marketing to brand awareness online.

  • PR: Manage the coordination of all PR messaging to customers, Games Industry Partners and on a corporate basis for Green Man Gaming.

  • Coop Marketing: Work with the Trading team to deliver coop marketing campaigns on GMG and the community.

  • Engagement: Construct and implement programs to continually engage partner audiences and drive sales or customer sign-ups

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Strategy: Support the CEO, Board and management team with strategic marketing initiatives.

  • Team management: Manage, mentor and guide a professional and experienced marketing team, including:

    • Performance/programmatic marketing (4 staff) .

    • Affiliate Marketing manager.

    • Email marketing manager.

    • Merchandising Team (creative and content teams)

  • Planning & reporting: Oversee the creation of presentations and documentation on campaign plans and performance.

Essential Skills/Experience : 


  • Digital: A strong understanding and appreciation of digital marketing 
and a hunger to build more experience in this field. 


  • Data: An ability to use data to drive marketing success. 


  • Digital channels: Experience in managing and optimising digital channels.

  • Retail: eCommerce and front end online retail experience essential. 


Desirable Skills/Experience

  • Brand: Brand marketing experience, or experience working with large 
brands would be desirable. 


  • Pace: Experience of working in an agile, fast paced “trading” 
environment.

  • Games: A knowledge the Games Industry or another entertainment industry.

Senior SEO Manager

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Team: Marketing
  • Reporting to: Head of Marketing
  • Location: Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9BB

About the role:

100% ownership of driving the SEO strategies and objectives of a fast growing, dynamic online retailer with global ambitions and a lively, informal culture. We have decided to bring SEO ‘in-house’ and as such, this is a role to make your own. We will support you with the tools and data that you need in order to achieve the objectives of the role (see below) – and indeed will look to you to help to define those things. Prospects for this role include building a team over time as well as broadened and more senior responsibilities. We are therefore looking for a passionate, analytically astute and creatively minded Senior SEO Manager to drive all areas of our organic search strategy including technical optimisation, content development, outreach and our internal processes. We’re seeking a skilled communicator who can work both autonomously and as part of team since collaborating with colleagues and stakeholders will be an essential component in achieving success within the role. Your SEO KPIs will include:

  • Increasing traffic from non-brand KWs to GreenManGaming.com
  • Improving KW rankings/visibility – specifically the total number of KWs promoted to and maintained on page one
  • Revenue attributable to non-brand KW traffic
  • New customer acquisition attributable to no-brand KWs

 


Role Responsibilities
  • Review technical SEO issues and recommend fixes on an ongoing basis
  • Develop and execute successful SEO strategies designed to achieve the main SEO objectives outlined above
  • Conduct keyword research to guide content and design teams
  • Provide ongoing recommendations for the improvement of our content strategy – both onsite and offsite i.e. blog/newsroom/SEO hubs, social media and the community
  • Optimise website content e.g. product description pages, landing pages, category pages and SEO hubs
  • Collect and analyse data and report on traffic, rankings and other essential SEO metrics e.g. engagement and conversion rates
  • Work with social media and PPC teams to optimise campaigns
  • Keep abreast of the latest SEO techniques and best practice so as to apply them, where relevant to Green Man Gaming
  • Direct off-page optimisation projects where relevant (e.g. link-building)
Skills and Experience
  • Proven SEO experience working across Google, Bing, Yahoo
  • Deep and up-to-date knowledge of SEO best practice
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • Solid understanding of performance marketing, conversion, and online customer acquisition
  • Familiarity with relevant tools (e.g. SearchMetrics, SEMRush, Conductor, Screaming Frog, MOZ) and web analytics tools (e.g. Google Analytics, WebTrends, Omniture/SiteCatalyst etc)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Analytical mindset with numerical aptitude
Nice to have:
  • As a computer games company, a passion for games is a distinct advantage
  • Knowledge of, or experience working in, other digital channels
  • SEO experience working relating to other search engines (e.g. Yandex, Naver, Spiegel) also a bonus

Software Engineer (Backend)

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Team: Engineering
  • Reporting to: SVP Engineering
  • Location: Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9BB

Role overview

Software Engineers are key to building and maintaining the Green Man Gaming and Playfire experiences as well as delivering the scalability required by an aggressively growing business. We need more Software Engineers to help us manage the delivery of the team against these exciting platform requirements. This is a key and exciting role within the global Engineering team, responsible for the delivery of technology projects against key milestones. You’ll be working on maintaining the existing and developing new high-performance, high-availability backend (micro) services for handling transactions and other actions of our users and managing the flow of data between On-Line Transaction Processing layer and On-Line Analytical Processing Layer. You will also work on implementing various data mining and analysis algorithms prepared by Business Intelligence. 


Job Description:
  • Object-oriented and/or functional programming skills in at least one of: Python, Scala, Java or Go.
  • Solid understanding of algorithms and data structures.
  • Integrating applications with Amazon Web Service (AWS).
  • Documentation of systems being developed and deployed
  • Maintaining security of the code through more specific tests 

  • Some understanding of application design-patterns, web services, etc.

  • Flexibility, lateral thinking and problem-solving skills are crucial

  • Database knowledge ideally relational databases (Postgres, MySQL, etc.) as well as NoSQL (MongoDB, DynamoDB, etc.)

Nice to Have and/or Willing to Gain
  • Experience with JavaScript.
  • Exposure to a MVC framework for web development
  • Experience with multithreading and asynchronous processing ○ Understanding of data-intensive computing and distributed system design
  • Experience with provisioning infrastructure in Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud Platform
  • Any data analytics experience including but limited to Hadoop, R, MapReduce, BigQuery is highly regarded
  • Understanding of DevOps technology landscape such as Docker, Vagrant, Micro-services.
  • A passion for data science, data engineering and machine learning.

Senior/Lead Software Engineer -C#, .NET

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Team: Engineering
  • Reporting to: SVP Engineering
  • Location: Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9BB

Role overview

Software Engineers are key to building and maintaining the Green Man Gaming experience as well as delivering the scalability required by an aggressively growing business. We need more Software Engineers to help us manage the delivery of the team against these exciting platform requirements. 
This is a key and exciting role within the global Engineering team, responsible for the delivery of technology projects against key milestones. 
Key tasks: 


  • Maintain and further develop our ASP.NET, MVC, C# shop

  • Assist other areas of the business with specifying what they need from 
 Engineering to satisfy their requirements.
  • Follow an Agile development process to get things done in a timely fashion Thoroughly QA code before it is put live.
  • Documentation of systems being developed and deployed
  • Maintaining security of the code through more specific tests 

  • Perform and assist in Peer Code Reviews 

  • Assist Systems Engineering with deployments 

  • Keep up to date with emerging technologies and how they might fit into the GreenMan 


Specific Engineering Requirements:
  • Solid C# experience
  • Solid MVC experience
  • Experience HTML, Javascript, CSS is a benefit
  • Experience with Unit Tests, Test Driven Development, MVC, IOC / DI
  • Experience with Episerver is a benefit
  • Experience of working with Ecommerce solutions is a benefit
  • Good working knowledge of Visual Studio 2015, GIT
General duties and responsibilities:
  • Educated to degree­level or equivalent experience
  • Well Organised and delivery focused
  • A ‘can­do’ attitude and ability to roll the sleeves up and get on with the work
  • Contribute to an effective team working approach
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects to completion, within tight 
deadlines
  • The ability to work well in a team, to put yourself forward as an individual and 
maintain a good sense of humor

SVP of Performance Marketing

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Team: Marketing
  • Reporting to: Head of Marketing
  • Location: Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9BB

About the role:

This is a key and exciting role within the Marketing Department, responsible for driving GMG acquisition and retention campaigns through paid search, display, affiliate marketing, social media and email. The successful candidate should be a paid media expert, be a keen practitioner of retention and loyalty campaigns and come from an online retail background. In return the role offers the potential for progression in the form of promotion, broader responsibility (e.g. the roll-out of localised websites), larger budgets and managing more people.

 


Role Responsibilities
  • Manage a team of 3-4 channel specialists driving marketing campaigns across eCRM, PPC, affiliate, display and paid social activity
  • Plan and co-ordinate integrated marketing campaigns to maximise the efficient acquisition of traffic (CPC, cost-per-visit), revenue and new customers
  • Plan and execute effective retention and reactivation campaigns so as to drive repeat purchase and average revenue per user (ARPU)
  • Ensure the timely delivery of acquisition and retention campaigns including, for instance, lead times for creative development and media placements
  • Supporting senior management in ensuring that campaign plans are completed and submitted in a timely manner
  • Measure and report on post-campaign metrics, communicating learnings and achievements to key stakeholders and the Marketing team in general
  • Research new media and brand partnership opportunities
  • Lead a programme of test and learn activity related to acquisition and retention channels, providing regular project updates and reports to line management and relevant stakeholders
  • Manage marketing finances ensuring that costs are kept within budget limits
  • Create presentations and other documentation on campaign plans and performance for the Head of Marketing as required
  • Manage and implement marketing tags via GMG tag-management-system
  • Manage and optimise product feeds
  • Contribute to an effective team working approach
Skills and Experience
  • A strong understanding and appreciation of digital marketing and a hunger to build even more experience in this field
  • Exceptionally strong analytical skills and ability to interrogate data and present insights in an easy-to-understand manner
  • Deep technical understanding of web analytics and digital tracking methodologies
  • Entrepreneurial, ability to work by themselves / within a team, multi-task, drive projects and meet deadlines
  • A ‘can-do’ attitude, combined with a solutions-oriented focus and willingness to ‘go the extra mile’ in order to get the job done
  • Minimum 3 years experience in managing and optimising paid and owned media channels i.e. PPC, display, affiliates/price-comparison sites, social media and email
  • Experience working in at least one fast-paced online retail environment
  • A proven track record in delivering essential retail-related KPIs such as traffic, new customer acquisition, revenue and margin
  • A demonstrable focus on ROI, CPAs and/or COS (cost of sale) when managing paid media campaigns
  • Experience managing external vendors/agencies
  • 3+ years hands-on experience using web analytics tools to deliver business reporting
  • Hands-on knowledge of tag management solutions such as Telium or GTM
Nice to have:
  • As a computer games company, a passion for games and a knowledge of the games industry is a distinct advantage
  • Working knowledge of SEO, conversion optimisation, UX and design are desirable
  • Knowledge of, or experience working in, other areas of eCommerce e.g. User Experience, Operations, BI
  • Experience working with data visulisation tools such as Tableau or similar is beneficial, but not essential
  • Experience designing high-converting UX with proven track record of success
  • Knowledge of CMS, HTML / CSS, JavaScript, PHP or ASP.NET is an advantage
  • Graduate or relevant qualifications in statistics, mathematics

Join the fastest growing digital retailer in the video games industry.

Join a Winning team...

Based in Bloomsbury, Central London, Green Man Gaming is one of the leading digital games e-commerce platforms globally. Heavily data driven and focused exclusively on gamers, Green Man Gaming combines its game-tracking community, playfire.com, with its robust digital e-commerce platform,greenmangaming.com, to create the most integrated social commerce platform in the videogames industry. We launched in 2010 and have grown to more than 60 people. If you are looking to progress your career, come and join us.

If you are interested in joining our award winning team please email your current CV and a covering letter including your background and accomplishments, and why you want to work with us to [email protected].