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Marketing Manager, Games and Toys
posted: Nov. 22, 2022
Offered by:
Chronicle Books
Health; Dental; 401K; Profit-sharing
Full Time
San Francisco, CA
Chronicle Books is looking for a Marketing Manager for our Games and Toy categories. This hands-on role will create and implement marketing plans with the goal of increasing sales, marketplace visibility, and making Chronicle Books a leader in Games and Toy publishing. This position will also manage the online marketing for our newly acquired brands, Games Room, Ridley’s Games and Petit Collage.

The Marketing Manager will conceptualize and execute all aspects of marketing campaigns, act as a category “champion” by gathering information on games and new products, work with the Brand Design department, and develop/execute online and social media campaigns. They will oversee the implementation of all trade and consumer advertising in the assigned categories and they will track marketing expenses for the assigned categories. Building strong relationships with sales account managers to understand their accounts’ business and helping plan co-op spending will be part of this position, and it is important that the Marketing Manager has a strong understanding of the key accounts for the assigned categories. They will also engage in data analysis of campaigns, generate best practices for digital promotion, create monthly performance reports and engage in keyword research and competitive analysis.

Candidates will need a minimum of 5 years marketing experience, preferably in games and toys. They should be organized, detailed oriented, and self-directed with tact, diplomacy and a professional manner. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, AirTable, and Excel is needed, as are effective communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Effective written and verbal communication skills, a capacity to work independently and the ability to travel for work round out the ideal candidate.
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We are committed to fostering an inclusive company culture that respects and promotes diverse backgrounds and points of view. We look for candidates who will add to our culture and support the company’s vision of a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and collaborative workplace. We expect all employees to commit to the open exchange of ideas and help sustain and champion an atmosphere of collaboration, inclusion, mutual accountability, and trust at Chronicle Books.

Chronicle Books offers a hybrid work environment with the flexibility to work from home up to 3 days a week, depending on project and business needs.
When applying, please submit a resume and cover letter to All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we still encourage you to apply.
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