Zynga is hiring an

Intern/Co-op Marketing and User Acquisition - Current Students (Spring 2017)

San Francisco, United States
About Zynga:
Zynga is a leading developer of the world's most popular social games that are played by millions of people around the world each day. We are headquartered in San Francisco and have additional offices in the U.S , Canada, U.K and India. Since our founding in 2007, our mission has been to connect the world through games and delight consumers with social gaming experiences. To-date, more than one billion people have played our games across Web and mobile, including FarmVille, Zynga Poker, Words With Friends, Hit it Rich! Slots and CSR.

Application Requirements:
If you are currently enrolled in a university and are able to work part-time during the spring semester or full-time in a co-op, you are eligible to apply for our Marketing and User Acquisition Internship. 

About the role:
We're on the lookout for a talented Marketing and User Acquisition Intern who is passionate about marketing and analytics and who wants to gain unparalleled experience doing direct marketing at a massive scale! The User Acquisition team is committed to developing best-in-class media buying strategies to help drive user growth and deliver on Zynga’s mission of connecting the world through games. In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to solve advanced challenges and learn about the red-hot area of growth marketing.

Responsibilities:
  • Support the Marketing and User Acquisition Team in creating developing mid-to-long term business and technical ad product strategy for next generation of player acquisition at Zynga.
  • Help develop and execute user-facing promotions for web and mobile channels. (social, email, banner ads and more)
  • Interface with Game Studios to build advertising plans, performance metrics, and budgets that align with studio goals – and be prepared to update them quickly as priorities may shift.
  • Monitor, optimize and report performance of campaigns on an ongoing basis.
  • Identify new partner, platform, and optimization opportunities to drive campaign performance.
  • Identify the highest impact testing opportunities, prioritize, execute, track results and communicate to game and marketing teams.
  • Daily, weekly, and quarterly budget forecasting and reporting of results.

Required Skills:

Required Skills:

  • BS/BA degree in marketing, economics, or engineering, or proven track record in a quantitative/problem solving environment(or equivalent training and experience)
  • Strong analytical skills and experience working in metrics based companies.
  • Intuitive grasp of data and strong with Excel.
  • Genuine interest in social, gaming, analytics, and advertising a must.
  • Outstanding communication skills – both written and spoken.
  • Experience working in fast-paced environments, preferably in an internet, financial, or consulting industries.
  • SQL and/or Programming Experience a plus.
  • Passion for problem solving: You must be able to tackle new, unfamiliar, and possibly daunting problems--to break them down into manageable bits and solve them.


Benefits & Perks at Zynga:

  • Health Benefits: Zynga pays 100% of benefit premiums for Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage for all U.S. full-time employees and 75% of their dependents’ premiums.
  • Free breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and all the snacks you’ll ever want or need. Zynga workers are a well-fed bunch. Our great culinary staff provides meals for our entire workforce five days a week.
  • Zynga employees receive an abundance of cool freebies and gear all year long!
  • Dog-friendly! Every day is “bring your dog to work day.”
  • Relaxation lounges! Unwind with ping pong, foosball, or an assortment of arcade games, console games, and more
  • We also provide free gym memberships at certain locations.

 Perks at Zynga:
  • We want to provide you with work that is virtually indistinguishable from that of a full-time employee. We want you to be challenged and to get the full experience of what it’s like to work at Zynga!
  • Yes, our internships are paid!
  • Delicious food! Yes, our interns partake in our delicious (and free!) gourmet meals every day – all lunches and dinners are provided Monday through Friday! And delicious snacks all day every day!
  • We also provide free gym memberships at certain locations.

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