Director, Social Media and Publications
Marketing Versailles

Blizzard Entertainment is looking for a seasoned leader and social media obsessive to bring our digital strategy to the next level, to be based in our office in Versailles, France.  Responsible for driving growth across all social platforms and identify new digital engagement opportunities for Blizzard Entertainment will be a key player in our social media strategy across Europe.

Responsibilities:

Lead and support the development of the immersive social strategies of Blizzard games.

Collaborate and partner with key network leaders on current and future digital POE strategies, along with the Media & Data Marketing Director on  paid media.

Build and maintain our social intelligence data insight tools and platform.

Structure and optimize cross franchise digital publication strategy, tactics and processes.

Lead a team of 15, responsible for Europe data insights & strategy, partnerships and digital publications.

Foster social innovation within the publishing group, working closely with franchise leads, data & media marketing, communications and creative production directors.

Management & Vision:

Demonstrated leadership experience within a diverse team to include coaching, mentoring and professional development of existing and rising talent within the team

Define and set up suitable scalable strategy and long-term goals to drive growth and innovation

Identify, advise, and champion key initiatives across the group

Fostering a continued culture of team collaboration and alignment with business objectives and priorities

Manage resourcing for the group, ensuring effective allocations of expertise to achieve goals

Core skills:

Forward thinking, considers new trends whilst appreciating traditional marketing influences

Passionate leader with a genuine interest in people and team development

Knowledge of Social trends and content specific for Blizzard gaming fans

Familiar with managing and using data for understanding, benchmarking and setting up strategies

Experience in navigating large international working environments

Strong expertise and experience working in, or with social media and video platforms  (8-10 years of experience with social media)

Agile expertise in social media strategies and presence for qualitative brands

Experience in advising/making social campaigns for entertaining brands (agency) 

Constantly seeking for the next innovations and trends in regards to Blizzard gaming activity

Very good sensitivity with technology and data, process and optimisation;

Results oriented, measuring the impact of decisions and strategies.

Fluent in English

Interest in video games and gaming/internet culture

Blizzard Entertainment is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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