Digital Sales Specialist, Publishing

Business DevelopmentRemote, California


Description

Position at Humble Bundle

Job Title: Digital Sales Specialist, Publishing

Department: Business Development, Humble Games

Reporting To: Digital Sales & Licensing Manager

Employment: RFT/Exempt

Position #: 6083

About Humble Bundle:

Humble Bundle sells games, ebooks, software, and other digital content. Our mission is to support charity while providing awesome content to customers at great prices. We launched in 2010 with a single two-week Humble Indie Bundle, but we have humbly grown into a store full of games and bundles, a subscription service, a game publisher, and more. We have raised $200 million for charity and counting.

About Humble Games:

Humble Games is Humble Bundle’s game publishing arm.  Humble Games is the result of a shared passion to support indie developers, deliver top-quality content to gamers around the world and continue the Humble mission to be a force for good in the industry and across the globe.

Position Intro:

Humble Games is hiring a Digital Sales Specialist for the Humble Games Business Development team. This individual will support the Digital Sales & Licensing Manager in analyzing and managing business operations for digital platforms titles. The Specialist will be exposed to the publishing operations in the interactive entertainment industry, through providing digital sales analysis and reporting, sales tracking, and promotions.

Will also work cross-functionally with teams such as Senior Management, Marketing, and other relevant stakeholders.

Highly impactful in enabling new digital business opportunities for Humble Games.

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Support Business Development Team in daily digital business operations
  • Communicate with 1st Party contacts to confirm digital offers
  • Tracking promotion performance to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
  • Generate activation keys; track key inventory, and keys delivered to distribution partners
  • Track and record digital promotions and inform Digital Sales Manager for forecasts and recaps
  • Submit promotion and discount information into 1st party portals and distribution partners for promotion campaigns
  • Fact-checking prices and discount rates on stores when the promotions are live
  • Manage communication with 1st Party to support game developers 
  • Other tasks/projects as assigned

Required Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience in video game digital sales and business development 
  • Solid understanding of the video game industry and video game marketing & sales
  • Demonstrable strategic thinking and analytical skills with strong attention to detail
  • Passionate about indie games and gaming culture across all platforms
  • Team player with a positive attitude 
  • Experience working with online databases

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong organization & problem solving skills
  • Exceptional project management, analytical and prioritization skills
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Bonus Points

  • Familiarity with Humble Games portfolio and IPs 

Travel Requirements:

This job may include domestic/international air travel — applicants must be willing to travel. 


Covid-19 Hiring Update: We’ve transitioned to a work-from-home model and we’re continuing to interview and hire during this time.  

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. 

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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