Interactive audio entertainment is the Next Big Thing. Do you want to work with bleeding edge tech in a truly international environment? Look no further than Wanderword, where bright minds come together to build the next generation of audio entertainment. We have just launched Fabula, the industry’s best solution for creating interactive audio, and we are now looking for you to help us get it into the hands of all the creators out there in the world. Come and join us as our Product and Sales Manager for Fabula.
Wanderword was founded in 2018 by gaming industry veterans Peter Zetterberg and Thomas Lindgren, backed by former Bonnier Books CEO Jacob Dalborg and Peter Levin, another Swedish game industry veteran.
We are the thought leaders of interactive audio entertainment, developing both the industry leading technology as well as the best content to show off the engine. We work with inhouse IPs including interactive audio books and games, and we are a managed partner of Amazon. In addition to our own IPs, we also have a strong licensed portfolio, including titles from world leading book and game publishing houses. Examples of IPs are The Bard’s Tale by inXile, Starfinder by Paizo and books released by Harper Collins. We’re soon about to announce the signing of other coveted dream IPs that will take audio gaming to a whole new level. Fabula is the tech solution/engine that makes it possible to create these amazing IPs for the interactive audio entertainment space.
We are a truly international enterprise – the world is our stage. The Fabula development team is located alongside our content production studio, Polar Night, in Boden, Sweden. Our management and creative teams are based in Stockholm as well as Seattle. The world will be your workplace, so you can be based anywhere you want – with regular trips to the exotic parts of northern Sweden to meet with the development team.
Wanderword is the parent company that owns Fabula. Fabula is the technology platform powering our interactive audio content. Fabula is developed to empower game developers, podcast producers, audiobook publishers and other storytelling creatives with an easy-to-use tool for designing interactive audio experiences. It is a fully-featured visual editor for authoring and deploying content to Apple App Store, Google Play, Amazon Alexa and Google Home.
Your Next Challenge
Wanderword is currently seeking an experienced and passionate Product and Sales Manager to establish Fabula as the market leading platform in interactive audio entertainment production. You will be responsible for development of strategy, to build up and execute sales. Our market is global, and you will attract international players and open their senses to our amazing and versatile audio engine, Fabula. Your customers will include game studios, book publishers, independent authors, creative agencies as well as indie communities. You’ll have a flexible role at the leading edge of voice-controlled entertainment development alongside our dedicated team.
The successful candidate is passionate about digital product development and sales in a truly creative industry. Experience in the game industry is a bonus. Feeling at home in an international working environment is a must. You’ll be working closely with the Wanderword CEO, the Marketing Director and the Fabula team in the effort to establish and hold our leading position in a brand new market. You’ll take a place as a key member of the Wanderword leadership team.
The ideal candidate has strong communication and influencing skills, as the position will require close collaboration with employees of diverse backgrounds, located in different countries and regions. Solid knowledge of the international game, music and/or podcast market is a plus.
- Sales of Fabula editor subscriptions
- Drive the product development strategy – by listening to customers and colleagues
- Develop and approve sales and marketing plans as well as actions for audio engine (B2B)
- Competitive analysis
- People management – manage a team of five software developers
- Manage the sales budget with an emphasis on ROI, establishing KPIs and measuring and optimizing for success
- Work closely with data analysts to understand customer behaviours
- Bring a creative vision – challenge when needed – share and learn
- A minimum of 3 years in product development and sales
- Proven leadership skills to create strong relationships, while being a strong team player
- Excellent English communication and presentation skills
- Ability to articulate a vision, strategy or idea clearly
- Behaves like an entrepreneur – focused on delivering results with high standards
- Self-management skills and self-starter
- Passion for gaming and creative entertainment
- Experience from global enterprise environment
- University degree
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