Associate Marketing Manager

1 - 4 Years
Mumbai

Job Description

Introduction

Play Games24x7 Pvt. Ltd. is the first online company to bring games of skill with cash prizes to the large, yet under-served Indian market in a fun, light-hearted and friendly setting. Indias rich history and culture of games and the rapid growth of the Internet has presented us with a unique opportunity the opportunity to bring to people across India games they have always loved and enjoyed, but dont necessarily find the time or the friends to play with anymore. Competition, the joy of success and social connectivity form the backbone of our product. We kicked off this ambitious journey in 2009 with Indias most popular card game Rummy. Today, we are Indias largest online rummy site (www.rummycircle.com) and millions of players visit us every month to play for free and for cash prizes. We are funded jointly by international venture capitalists and a hedge fund that has made significant investments in the past in some of the most successful Internet companies in India.

The Games24x7 Ethos

At Games24x7 we are passionate about one and only one thing - providing the best possible playing experience to our players. We take immense pride in our work and believe that the best way to serve our players is by listening to them. We listen to the sound of every click that our players make or dont make when they are with us. We believe very strongly in experimenting, but in the true spirit of experiments, we insist that every new idea be either backed by data or be eventually provable by data.

Every experiment has at its genesis an idea. The Games24x7 idea hierarchy is flat and new ideas can come from anywhere, but every idea goes through the same process vigorous debate, arguments, data validation, and every so often, from this grueling yet immensely satisfying process comes one addition to our product, operating or marketing strategy. This is the essence of life at Games24x7.

The Games24x7 Business
The Games24x7 business is powered by a proprietary multi-player tournament gaming platform. We currently host online multiplayer Rummy across multiple channels Desktop Web, Mobile Web and an Android Native App. Despite the platform being feature rich in terms of its offering, we have barely scratched the surface. The plan is to build a state of the art gaming tournament platform into which games of all types can be seamlessly integrated from single player leader-board type games to multiplayer knock out tournaments, round robin tournaments etc. This multifaceted platform will also incorporate social features, and could easily be integrated with Facebook and other social networks. We have the makings of what will be an industry-changing product in our hands. We are confident that the gaming industry in India will be seen as pre-Games24x7 platform and post-Games24x7 platform by analysts in the future. We will continue to invest to incorporate new innovations and capabilities into the core platform to ensure that our players receive a world-class experience.

The Games24x7 Team Member
If you have boundless energy, are bubbling with bright ideas, are extremely hard working and have no problems taking a hands-on approach to your work, we are the right destination for you. While we value tremendously problem solving skills, we value even more problem finding skills. People who have risen the fastest in our company are those that have a keen eye for detecting critical business problems and then solving them. The Games24x7 work atmosphere is very amiable, and at the same time always charged with excitement. The dynamic nature of our business ensures that all our team members are able to see how their contributions benefit the business. We encourage our team members to take responsibility and grow into future leaders in our company and the industry

Position/Role Description :
Associate Marketing Manager plays a critical role in supporting various marketing campaigns for acquisitions, conversion and retention.
This role will offer immense insights and learning in the online entertainment space and skill gaming industry in India. You will learn and implement the most innovative marketing strategies and use the most cutting edge marketing tools to implement various campaigns. You will get to work on various aspects of consumer marketing.
Data is the DNA of every team member at RummyCircle.com. All departments perform rigorous data analysis to take day to day decisions at all stages of player life cycle right from acquisition to retention. AMM will be contributing to all parts of the player's life cycle on the site. AMM will have to study the player life cycle and build an understanding of player behavior from all aspects. AMM will support in executing multiple campaigns for driving acquisitions, conversions, revenue and retention.
Player Life Cycle: Acquisition - Conversion - Revenue Enhancement - Retention
Acquisition :
The acquisition team advertises on various media channels and drives new players to the site. This involves working with many online marketing networks, ad-networks, Google, Facebook, affiliates, offline activations, events, print ads, radio, partnerships and other ATL and BTL activities. The team works with in-house creative team and agency to come up with new acquisition concepts and creates new communication messages to talk to the masses and bring them to the site to play rummy.
Conversion :
The Conversion team supports by providing highly optimized landing pages, strong actionable content, new offers and the right hooks at the right time to converting the new traffic to register, try a game and make their first deposit. This means you would be running various A/B tests on landing pages, trying out new offers, leveraging content, running email and SMS campaigns etc. to drive higher conversions.
Customer Intelligence and Loyalty (Retention) :
The Customer Intelligence and Loyalty team drives incremental revenues and enhancing player retention and loyalty. It also requires rigorous data analysis to understand how players evolve over time in their spending patterns and what is it that gets players to spend more or less over time.
This understanding, in turn, feeds into constant optimization of the retention strategy. You will be supporting in running various promotional tournaments, trying out new offers, leveraging website content, running email and SMS campaigns etc. to drive higher revenue and retention.


General Accountabilities/Job Responsibilities :
Self-Study :
- Spend time on the website, play and get a first-hand understanding of how the website works.
- Study market research data to build a broad understanding of a typical rummy player.
- Analyze funnel data and understand the player movement on the website.
- Analyze conversion data and identify pain drop-off points and accordingly build an action plan
- Think of creative concepts to convert and engage users.

Marketing Execution :
- Understand acquisition, conversion, and revenue and retention strategy.
- Support in preparing and executing monthly marketing calendar for various campaigns.
- Work with agencies to manage acquisition campaigns and hit monthly conversion and cost targets.
- Perform extensive campaign analysis daily, weekly, monthly to find growth opportunities
- Perform creative analysis
- Funnel analysis
- Take Full ownership for execution of various campaigns on acquisition, conversion, revenue and retention.
- Work with creative designers/web designers to ensure timely execution of campaigns.
- Manage and own project timelines, creative quality, and content effectiveness.
- Work with agency to coordinate the campaign content, creative delivery.
- Create/Work within the reporting framework to analyze the effectiveness of all campaigns.
- Engage in data analysis to improve and refine campaign performance.

Job Specifications :

[E - Expected] [D - Desirable]
- E - B-Tech / M-Tech / Economics UG/PG / Statistics US/PG / MBA Marketing/Finance from a very well reputed college and a hunger for learning and implementing marketing.
- E - Excellent academic record, strong logical and analytical skills.
- E - 2 - 4 years of experience in marketing, finance, research, operations (preferably online)
- D - Should have experience with at least two of organizing promotional events, running new customer communication programs or running customer retention programs.
- D - Ability to work with data and uncover insights into consumer mindset.
- E - Out of the box thinker and innovator.
- E - Excellent communication (oral and written) and analytical skills.

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Company Profile

Play Games24x7 P.Ltd

Play Games24x7 Pvt. Ltd. is the first online company to bring games of skill with cash prizes to the large, yet under-served Indian market in a fun, light-hearted and friendly setting. India’s rich history and culture of games and the rapid growth of the Internet has presented us with a unique opportunity – the opportunity to bring to people across India games they have always loved and enjoyed, but don’t necessarily find the time or the friends to play with anymore. Competition, the joy of success and social connectivity form the backbone of our product. We kicked off this ambitious journey in 2009 with India’s most popular card game – Rummy. Today, we are India’s largest online rummy site (www.rummycircle.com) and millions of players visit us every month to play for free and for cash prizes. We are funded jointly by international venture capitalists and a hedge fund that has made significant investments in the past in some of the most successful Internet companies in India.
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Role Category

Marketing

Role

Marketing Manager

Employment Type

Full Time, Permanent