Product Manager, Monetization

Category:
Social Gaming
Job Type:
Location:
Sofia, Bulgaria
Job Purpose
As a Product Manager, you will play a crucial role in driving the monetization and revenue of our mobile social products. You will be making real-time decisions that directly influence features and the economic health of the game and revenue. You will be focused on driving retention and monetization metrics for one or more of our free-to-play games. This will involve working closely with Product owner and Designer on key features and promotions while ensuring game economy balance.
Qualified candidates will be smart self-starters, be able to multi-task, be dependable, and have concise execution during times of high stress. We’re looking for candidates who are high energy, excited to be part of a hard working team, and can handle a fast paced environment.
Key Responsibilities
  • Drive product requirements, promotions/sales and feature roadmaps from concept through delivery; write clear and concise specs for new content, features and systems
  • Create tuning scenarios for the in-game economy that optimize for an amazing player experience, player retention and monetization.
  • Design sales, optimize ads placement/frequency based on data to drive revenue. Operate sales on CMS system to drive game monetization
  • Analyze game metrics (acquisition, retention, engagement, monetization, virality) and proactively identify and implement optimizations to player experience towards maximizing LTV
  • Collaborate extensively with feature planning and optimization: define testing protocol, set up and execute multivariate tests, establish benchmarks internally and externally, measure performance and provide actionable recommendations to Product Owner and Design team

Skills and Capabilities
Essential:
  • Passion for creating innovative, fun and compelling games; passion for poker genre in particular
  • Experience designing and tuning a free to play economy
  • Excellent data analysis skills required, experience with A/B and multivariate testing
  • Strong experience in quantitative analysis, including the ability to model game parameters in Excel
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a small team
  • 3-5 years of experience at a top mobile / social games company or leading consumer web company
  • Prior experience with agile development methodologies is preferred.
  • Strong familiarity with iOS and Android markets, trends and best practices.
  • Ability to look beyond the data and holistically assess situations
  • Performance-driven self-starter and team player with outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • MBA preferred
Our values
  • Focus on the customer
  • Work as a team
  • Strive for excellence
  • Have courage
  • Show passion
The Incentives
The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and also like to throw in a discretionary annual performance bonus. In addition, we provide advice and financial relocation assistance to those moving to Bulgaria.
We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). In addition, you are entitled to a personal allowance interest which encourages our employees to upskill themselves or pursuing a hobby. A baby bounty is offered to our employees as well, granting 1000 BGN upon the birth of a child.
Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career. In the office, there is always free fresh fruit, snacks, and drinks. In addition, we contribute a certain amount to the transportation and lunch expenses of our employees.
Our employees can always enroll to our sports program, and in terms of relaxation, we have a playroom, including a PlayStation and a pool table. Our social team organize great events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties.
The Company
Stars Interactive is a division of The Stars Group, the ultimate owner of industry-leading gaming brands including PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, PokerStars Championship, PokerStars Festival, and MEGASTACK. Collectively, these brands have more than 111 million registered customers, forming one of the largest online gaming businesses in the world. We provide gaming experiences designed to make our platforms the favorite iGaming destinations for customers everywhere. This role is in the Group’s Bulgaria service office in the StarsPlay department.