Performance Marketing Lead

Performance Marketing is a broad term that refers to any kind of digital marketing campaign where payment depends on tangible results, for example, a sale or a click.

There are many areas where the methods of performance marketing can be applied including social media, sponsored content, and paid advertising. A Performance Marketing Lead pulls, interprets, and presents patterns from vast amounts of data to help the company make clever business decisions.

This role is perfect for anyone who loves to handle data and can produce clear goals by connecting actions and results. Time management and communication skills will also make you the perfect candidate.

You’ll love this role if you’re into:
  • Being Organised
  • Writing
  • Telling Stories
  • Maths
  • Reading
  • Social Media

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Some people working as Performance Marketing Lead have a degree in Business or Marketing. Above all, you should be someone that enjoys analytical thinking, playing with data and strategic planning. 

As a professional, you’ll be applying measures to track and improve the commercial success of marketing campaigns. You’ll have experience with Customer relationship management (CRM) software like Hubspot and insight tools like Google Analytics. 

Working in the games industry is highly competitive and you’ll need to make sure your CV stands out to employers and course leaders. 

As a Performance Marketing Lead, experience in the game sector might not always be essential but demonstrating a passion and understanding for games will give you the advantage. Your work should present projects and campaigns that you have been responsible for. For more general ideas on developing your CV, see our top tips page.

Whatever role you are working in, it is essential that you understand the game making process. You can head to our build a game section for first steps; join a regular game jam to build up your skills & network; or start modding others games to gain experience.

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