Games.com is one of the leading gaming destinations on the web. Our team is focused on improving the games space for gamers, developers, advertisers and publishers. There are three core components of the business:
•Games.com Destination - industry-leading games site with a custom experience tailored specifically to each user, in each geography, on any device.
•Games.com Platform - a platform that caters to game developers both large and small to provide monetization, distribution and analytics.
•Games.com Network - white-label solutions for hundreds of publishers across the AOL network, Advertising.com network and other partners.
The Games.com Operations Team seeks a talented, motivated and passionate summer intern to join the team. Our team is responsible for all core operational areas of the business – strategy, analytics, partner management, and more. We’re looking for someone who is excited to be in a fast-paced startup environment while helping develop strategic and innovative ways to bring in revenue.
Role & Responsibilities:
In this position, you may lead or assist other team members with any of the following:
•Perform financial and operational modeling to assess and optimize business performance and new opportunities
•Conduct strategic analyses of potential partners, business opportunities, and the competitive landscape
•Manage key partner relationships to ensure partner performance and satisfaction
•Analyze site and platform performance data to guide strategic and operational decision-making
•Handle incoming and outbound payments and reporting for the business
•Build out and manage our IMDB-like game database
•Brainstorm new business opportunities, product and feature ideas, sales opportunities, and other ways to improve our products and grow revenue
In addition, this is a great role to begin learning other parts of the business such as business development, product management, and sales operations. The ideal candidate will have a strong analytical background, be detail-oriented and personable, and have a willingness and ability to proactively address challenges across the business.
The Games.com Operations Analyst Intern will have proven their analytical and operational abilities in the past through top-of-class performance. They will be able to demonstrate a passion for the gaming, consumer Internet and/or media industries. We are looking for detail-oriented self-starters who can work in a rapidly changing industry, tolerate ambiguity, lead through influence and demonstrate problem-solving leadership with limited oversight:
•Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited university or have graduated within the past 6 months
•Juniors, Seniors and Recent Graduates preferred
•Previous work or internship experience in Strategy, Business Development, Analytics, Operations, Consulting, Finance, or related fields strongly preferred
•Very strong Excel skills required; Applicants familiar with VBA, macros, a definite plus!
•PowerPoint proficiency a plus
•Strong interpersonal skills
•Experience in or passion for the consumer internet and media industries
•Strong knowledge of and/or passion for the online games space
•Proven problem solving and analysis capabilities
•Strong ability to adapt, parallel process and operate independently
•Fluency in English, additional languages a plus
•Familiarity with web analytics, statistical analysis, and/or coding web applications are preferred, but not required
Do you want to make the Internet better? We do too. And we’re always looking for people with great ideas. We need free spirits and straight shooters. Creatives and critics. Nerds with nerve. People who love the Internet, but can see its cracks… and future, too. At AOL we’re focused on radically redefining the world of online communications. We are transforming how people around the globe connect with information, entertainment and one another by bringing together award winning journalists and innovative technologies to create rich and engaging consumer experiences. We look for people who are exceptionally imaginative, collaborative, and truly excited about our mission - to inform, entertain and connect the world.