Capcom USA

  • Brand Marketing Manager

    Location US-CA-San Francisco
  • OVERVIEW

    Job Title:

    Brand Marketing Manager

    Incumbent:

     

    Date started in position

     

    Reports to:

     

    Dept #

     

    Department Name:

    Brand Marketing Team - Fighting Games

    Date of last Position Review:

     

    FLSA Classification:

    Exempt

     

     

     

     

    Position Summary

    The role of the Brand Marketing Manager is to lead a larger brand marketing team to maximize the sales potential of Capcom's Fighting Games. The Brand Marketing Manager may also be assigned to other Capcom products and campaigns.

     

    This position will also have interaction with Capcom’s emerging Esports programs and will work with internal stakeholders on fighting game community activities and work collaboratively to grow the competitive Esports scene through Capcom Pro Tour and other related Esports events.

     

    Responsible for managing effective, innovative, and cost-efficient marketing campaigns in North and South America territories, and working collaboratively with Capcom’s European and Japanese promotional teams, as well as R&D.  The Brand Marketing Manager should be capable of managing a large AAA marketing campaign with limited oversight, as well as management of Associate Product Managers if applicable.        

     

    Supervision Exercised

    Manages Associate Brand Manager(s) when applicable

    Lead and supervise marketing campaign team

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Essential Functions & Responsibilities

     

    Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Responsible for managing effective, innovative, and cost-efficient marketing campaigns in North and South America territories, and working collaboratively with Capcom’s European and Japanese promotional teams, as well as R&D.
    • Work collaboratively, support and provide leadership across sales, channel, public relations, legal, digital, licensing and media departments to maximize sales potential of products. 
    • Creation and management of key marketing documents such strategy documents and product roadmaps.
    • Manage creative agencies to deliver best in class marketing assets such as key art, trailers, website, and online banners.
    • Deliver engaging experiences at key trade show events, and provide general event support on-site.
    • Provide media spokesperson duties for assigned products, including live on-camera interviews.
    • Management of marketing budgets for assigned products, and work collaboratively with Capcom’s finance team.
    • Work collaboratively with 1st party partners such as Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo and Valve, to maximize sales potential for products.
    • Management and mentorship for Associate Product Managers
    • Other duties as required

    REQUIREMENTS

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Core Competencies:

    • Integrity & Ethics
    • Must be able to maintain absolute confidentiality regarding sensitive information
    • Ability to work across job levels and cultures
    • Customer Focus
    • Willing to meet internal and external customer expectations
    • Ability to negotiate with all parties to bring about win-win situations
    • Job Knowledge
    • Strong project and time management skills
    • Firm understanding of product marketing fundamentals
    • Computer literate
    • Adaptability/Flexibility
    • Willing to help colleagues perform their tasks
    • Willing to travel and work outside prescribed business hours
    • Dependability
    • Proactive and can-do approach
    • Compliance
    • Attention to detail and process

    Minimum Requirements

     Education and Experience

    • BA in Business/Marketing or related field.
    • 4-5 years product management experience in a related entertainment industry.
    • The ideal candidate will have industry experience working on AAA titles.
    • Ability to work as part of a team in a fast paced environment.
    • Must have strong project management skills
    • Japanese business proficiency recommended.

    Licenses, Certificates and Other

    N/A

     

    Physical Demands

    This position requires regular travel both domestically and internationally.

    This position occasionally requires exerting up to 25 pounds of force to move objects. Other physical demands may include climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, running, sitting, lifting, fingering, typing, thumbing, grasping, talking, yelling, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.

     

    Working Environments

    Work is generally performed in an office environment and the noise level is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    Additional Information

    This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties, knowledge, skills, abilities, or requirements, as any one position in this classification may be assigned some or all of these duties, in addition to other duties not explicitly listed here. The various duties, responsibilities and/or assignments of this position may be unevenly balanced and changed from time to time based upon matters such as, but not limited to, variations in shift schedules, work demands, seasons, service levels and management’s decisions on how to best allocate department resources. Any shift, emphasis or rebalancing of these assigned duties, responsibilities and/or assignments does not constitute a change in the job classification.

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