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Manager, User Acquisition

You will be working for Mind Candy as Manager, User Acquisition

About the job

Mind Candy is looking for an experienced Manager, User Acquisition for its London HQ. The ideal candidate has thorough knowledge of the mobile acquisition landscape (Facebook PMDs, networks, ad trends, buying models like CPI, CPC, CPCV, CPM etc.) and experience managing large budgets and working directly across multiple media partners and mobile agencies.

As a tech start up, our teams move rapidly and so will you. Heading up everything related to user acquisition, you will build the high level strategy for these efforts and execute plans all the way from implementation and optimization to reporting the results to key company stakeholders like product managers and senior management.

Within these efforts you will be tasked with developing and executing user acquisition strategies across Mind Candy’s portfolio of apps, in particular World of Warriors and PopJam, on both iOS and Android. This will include launching the apps into new territories and identifying channels and platforms to acquire users from at scale and with positive ROI.

Working closely with product managers and business analysts you will identify core markets, player performance, growth objectives and work with in-house designers to create engaging creatives for video, banner, interstitial and native ads.

You will build A/B test plans for creatives and demographics and have the ability to understand and make sense of large data sets and draw relevant and meaningful insights. Based on this you will build models to forecast game growth against spending constraints and market trends.

Additional to being the main contact for all potential user acquisition partners you will also look at alternative monetization solutions for our games.


3-5 years of experience in user acquisition role

Experience with data analytics and campaign optimization (e.g. LTV, ROI, etc)

Experience with Facebook mobile Marketing is a must

Experience with Freemium / Free-to-Play business model

Advanced Excel skills

Passion for mobile gaming – with deep knowledge of acquisition, retention and monetization strategies.

Knowledge of SQL,Tableau, AD-X an other 3rd party analytics and tracking tools.

Knowledge of ASO

Experience working with an ad mediation partner is a plus.

The Company

Why work for us:

Mind Candy’s vision is to create the greatest family entertainment company in the world for this new digital generation. Our flagship product is Moshi Monsters which has grown to over 80m registered users online and has also expanded successfully offline into best selling books, magazines, toys, trading cards, music albums and a movie. Creating magical entertainment on mobile and tablet is at the heart of what we do at Mind Candy and we’re now developing several groundbreaking new products for kids and their families.

The Job

Team/Dept: Marketing

Job type: Permanent full time

Remote working possible: no

Level of experience required:

Salary/package: Competitive salary


This job is located in London, United Kingdom

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Do you dream about analytics? Constantly thinking of new innovative ideas for successful ad creation? Are you passionate about optimizing Facebook, web and mobile campaigns? If so, you might just be the User Acquisition Manager that we’re looking for! Our business is evolving and we are looking for an acquisition guru who can think creatively and strategically to drive new users to our engaging mobile titles through a variety of channels.