Monetization Manager

Greetings from The Bunker! Secret Mode is the newly founded publishing wing of the award-winning Sumo Group Ltd. Our goal is to publish internally developed projects from any of our 11 game development studios across the UK, US, Europe and India, as well as third party independent game developers.

Now is an exciting time to get in at the beginning of Secret Mode’s adventure. If you have a strong passion for video games and want to help us build the best games publisher in the business, please reach out to us. We’d love to have a chat!

About this role

As 'Monetization Manager', you will be responsible for analysing and recommending actions and strategies to drive revenue across FTP and GaaS titles within the Secret Mode catalogue, whilst ensuring a fair deal for our players. You will work closely with games developers throughout the product lifecycle to inform on best practices and have a key role in influencing the developer milestone roadmap.

In this role, you will

  • Analyse Secret Mode's product portfolio for GaaS opportunities.
  • Guide the creation and usage of game telemetry, sales and marketing data to inform decision making.
  • Share knowledge, best practice and discoveries with the Secret Mode leadership team.
  • Be hands-on with data analysis and informing the B.I team on recommendations of data use.
  • Report back on KPI's for the GaaS elements, advising on a strategic plan.
  • Establish great analysis of changes within the wider games industry, while reporting on the successes or failures across the market.
  • To succeed, you will have

  • An understanding of telemetry/GaaS KPI's such as ARPDAU, stickiness (DAU,MAU), and retention rates (1 day, 7 days, 30 days)
  • A strong passion for video games and the games industry.
  • Experience of the mobile games market.
  • Effective communication with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with BI reporting software E.G IBM Cognos Analytics.
  • Belief in Secret Mode's values of diversity, inclusion and fairness.
  • What we offer:

    . Defined Annual Bonus Scheme
    . ULEV car scheme
    . Monthly allowance to spend on enhancing benefits        
    . Salary Sacrifice Pension
    . Flexible Working  
    . 21 days free-use holiday
    + your birthday off
    + 5 learning days including 1 volunteer day
    + a duvet day
    + Christmas shutdown from Christmas Eve to New Year
    + Bank Holidays
    + extra allowance accrued for longer service
    . Free dental insurance 
    . Life Assurance 4x Salary
    . Income Protection of 75% for 5 years           
    . Enhanced Mat/Paternity & Adoption pay
    . Employee Assistance Programme:
    . Help at Hand - Remote GP, Mental Health & Physio appointments
    . Free financial & home buying support consultations
    . Cycle to Work Scheme
    . Payroll Giving Scheme
    . Access to 4,000 Udemy Courses
    . Career Development Pathway  
    . Wrap Parties.
    . Project Completion Awards
    . Game/Creative Jams
    . Big Family Events
    . Studio social activities, e.g. running, board games, film, yoga, life drawing…
    . Prism – Sumo’s employee diversity focus group 
    . Free fruit and drinks in our studios
    . Employee Referral Bonus     
    . Relocation Support to the UK
    . Visa Sponsorship

    We are Secret Mode.
    Quality drives us.
    Fun informs us.
    Community is our reason for being.
    Inclusivity is at the heart of everything we do.
    To delight and inspire is our goal.
    Secret Mode is managed by a small group of industry veterans and a team of experienced and newcomers to the industry alike.  We’re looking for diverse, creative, driven people who share our passion for all things video games, no matter their background.  
    As part of the Sumo family, we’re able to offer a super benefits package including generous holidays and flexible working hours. We’re based in Royal Leamington Spa but are flexible on work-from-home options.
    Our environment is fast paced, dynamic and friendly and built upon the basis of every team member having the opportunity to shine and have a realisable input into the games we publish. We’re in the amazing position of building a brand-new team, and creating a culture that’s all about passion, respect, diversity, fun and togetherness. We’re looking for people that love what they do and love to share their enthusiasm with each other. We have taken the #RaiseTheGame pledge to fully dedicate ourselves to inclusivity in our hiring and working processes and already have aligned ourselves with amazing initiatives and charity organisations to make a difference in the industry we all love.