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CONTRACT - Product Marketing Coordinator at Nintendo of America Inc. in Redmond, Washington

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Nintendo of America Inc.

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch ™ system and the Nintendo 3DS ™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System ™ , Nintendo has sold more than 4.4 billion video games and more than 700 million hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy ™ , Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS ™ family of systems, Super NES ™ , Nintendo 64 ™ , Nintendo GameCube ™ , Wii ™ and Wii U ™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in the Americas. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company's website at .

** This is a CONTRACT position


  • Supports PDR Product Marketing leadership teams in the development and execution of marketing programs
  • Communicates with internal teams and content providers to maximize support for third-party products

    • Serves as project coordinator by ensuring readiness/carry-out of third-party marketing launch strategies and leverages key first party marketing initiatives when appropriate;
    • Provides status, direction, recommendations and comments to licensed partners and internal teams
    • Requests, approves, formats and disseminates (either digital or package related) materials for use in marketing related programs
    • Proof-reads and edits marketing submissions and collateral to ensure trademarks, copyrights, and legal compliance
    • Provides direction, recommendations and comments to internal teams regarding marketing and promotional materials

  • Coordinates the approval and execution of third-party product integration into Nintendo consumer marketing programs including experiential events

    • Actively collaborates with Consumer Marketing team in upfront and ongoing development of plans/proposals for consumer promotion programs
    • Works closely with Licensee and development teams to understand overall marketing priorities, key brand messaging and targeted audiences
    • Drives collaboration with external partners and internal teams to ensure flawless execution across all operations, logistics, legal, staffing, product training, digital, aspects of the program
    • Delivers ongoing communication to key external and internal stakeholders on promotional activity including development and distribution of status reports, recaps, analysis and other materials.
    • Performs post-program reporting, ROI , and PDCA activities

  • Prepares documentation and communicates game details to Sales and Marketing group
  • Focuses on assigned products, learning/evaluating all game strengths and selling points through hands-on game play
  • Works closely with documentation from Licensee contacts, understanding input, marketing focus and competitive offering
  • Works closely, effectively, and in cooperation with Licensee partners and internal support staff in reviewing assets, marketing materials, PR and advertising print assets, and digital marketing creative
  • Reviews marketing materials for accuracy to game content and consistency with established key messaging and strategy
  • Formulates and contributes to written game information and analysis in presenting to sales and marketing groups
  • Coordinates the preparation of business overview reports and performs ad hoc business reporting and analysis as necessary
  • Works closely with designers and management to secure the appropriate brand direction for all newproduct introductions
  • Coordinates product educational materials
  • Maintains databases and files
  • Maintains ongoing knowledge of industry and digital marketing vehicles
  • May be responsible for the day-to-day operational tasks associated with the launch execution of 3rd party content in social media, Nintendo marketing programs, Nintendo sites, Nintendo Direct and eShop; will also contribute to seasonal campaigns and events
  • May be responsible for maintaining on-going projects related to retail catalogs, video loops, launch events, mall tours as well as other related initiatives
  • Work assignments may vary and can be focused on digital, public-relations, events or advertising related initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned