Category Business Manager
is on the threshold of its next step forward with Windows
10. A big part of this next step is innovation in helping Windows
customers discover and experience apps, games and content created by developers and publishers through the Windows Store
started that journey, are growing, and looking for passionate professionals who want to create, market and run this new experience with us.
The Windows Store
is looking for passionate, goal-oriented, and highly entrepreneurial industry veterans to help us grow our developer community and build a world class apps catalog!
candidates will possess a proven ability to build and forge developer relationships, analyze trends to discover new business opportunities, and aggressively expand the business. Candidates
will need to be comfortable managing multiple responsibilities within a fast-paced, data-driven environment. They will possesses superb business judgment, strong analytical acumen, and a demonstrated ability to use creative thinking to solve complex problems. Candidates
are expected to understand the devices, platform, and store experience. A passion for apps and the mobile space is a must!
job responsibilities include:
the top and bottom line improvements to the P&L through vendor relationship management & deal negotiations
selection growth targets for the Windows Apps Store
with the developer community to increase best practices adoption, insuring the best customer experience is delivered
and lead strategy for key developer negotiations
presentations to senior management, internal stakeholder teams, and external partners to expose new key learnings and recommendations
functional collaboration on necessary systems and processes to support business needs and deliver efficiency improvements
on ad-hoc projects as needed to meet the changing business environment
As a qualified candidate you will need to demonstrate:
appreciation and passion for the power and possibilities of mobile gaming, and a strong desire to create consumer delight through the expansion and delivery of great content
and passionate understanding of apps and software content and industry for consumers and business organizations
understanding of the business dynamics in eCommerce
and digital distribution of content
track record of negotiations, achieving ambitious targets, successful relationship management, analytical skills, and project management experience
of using data to build business cases and develop strategies
, solutions-oriented, and tenacity
in problem-solving and managing multiple priorities effectively and efficiently
interpersonal skills and work habits allowing you to deliver results
to work in a fast-paced environment, managing and prioritizing multiple tasks while meeting deadlines under pressure
to distil trends and provide clear analysis that tells a succinct business story
presence and business maturity
The following are required for consideration:
This individual should have a minimum of 5-7 years of relevant experience in digital distribution or ecommerce operations and/or business management/consulting with an emphasis on mobile and gaming and a proven history of delivering results. Outstanding
written and verbal communication skills in English
from top tier program preferred.
is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
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