Senior Commercial Analyst

Marketing | Secret Mode Leamington Spa
Full-Time / Permanent

About Secret Mode
Secret Mode is the publishing wing of the award-winning Sumo Group Ltd. Our goal is to publish internally developed projects from any of Sumo Group’s 19 game development studios across the UK, Canada, Europe, and India, as well as third party independent game developers. We believe that games are for everyone, and that creativity has no limits. We believe quality and fun are everything.   
Day in the life of a Senior Commercial Analyst:
As our Senior Commercial Analyst, you'll lead forecasting efforts for greenlight, new releases, and our existing catalogue. You'll meticulously manage Secret Mode's revenue, tracking performance against targets and crafting insightful dashboards, reports, and presentations to measure project progress. You will engage in in-depth sales and market analysis, leveraging external research to drive strategic initiatives, playing a pivotal role in creating comprehensive reports and presentation decks to showcase project progress and consolidate results for Leadership review. Part of this role will also be to collaborate with the wider Commercial team, shaping promotional cadences and timelines across all services, and delivering impactful promotion results with actionable insights.
Please note, this is a hybrid role that will require you to work from our studio in Leamington on a weekly basis.
What you need to do this job:
• Experience similar role; games industry experience essential.
• A strong passion for video games and the games industry is a must.
• Experience with business analysis and data modelling techniques.
• Strong Excel, analytical and data visualisation skills with the ability to present results in a succinct manner. 
• SQL knowledge is desirable but not essential.
• Promotion knowledge of gaming services preferred.
• Demonstrable experience of using data sets to deliver insights and value and solve business problems in a commercial environment.
The Interview Process:
At Secret Mode we take a holistic and engaging interview process that allows us to get to know you, your skills and your potential. For our Senior Commercial Analyst role, we have a 3 stage interview process:
1st Stage: 30 minutes with our Publishing Director! This is an introduction to Secret Mode and expectations of the role. We will also ask you some questions about your experience.
2nd Stage: 30 minutes with our Publishing Commercial Director, VP of Publishing and VP of Publishing Strategy. Here we will talk with you about your experience, our expectations in the role and ask some competency based questions. There will of course also be opportunities for you to ask questions!
3rd Stage: 30 minute Coffee Chat with your potential teammate!
What’s in it for you?
Secret Mode also offers a highly personable benefits package which has something for everyone, no matter where you are in your career.
Financial: Annual bonus, flexible benefits allowance, salary sacrifice pension, benefits hub, payroll giving, an employee referral scheme (up to £3,000), financial/home buying consultations, workplace ISA and other schemes for tech loans, car loan and bicycles. 
Work-life balance: Flexible working, 21 free choice days holiday (increasing to 22 with service), bank holidays, birthday day off, a duvet day (increasing to 4 with service), Christmas shutdown (Christmas Eve to New Year) and options to buy or sell up to a week of annual leave*.
Health and Wellbeing: Dental insurance, income protection, life assurance, BUPA private healthcare*, leading EAP programs (remote GP, mental health, physio, nutrition, lifestyle coaching and second opinions (medical)), critical illness cover*, health cash plan*, flexible gym (in-studio or discounts) and funded flu vaccines/eye tests.
Personal Development: Structured Personal Development tool, regular appraisals, annual salary reviews, access to Udemy learning platform, 5/8 learning days per annum (1 can be used as a volunteer day), award-winning L&D team and yearly attendance to the Sumo Developers Conference (link to video).
Extra Perks: A variety of in-studio perks, regular care packages, studio days out (family welcome), studio-led social activities (game jams, yoga, quizzes, life drawing and more), sabbaticals (at 10 years’ service) and an annual gaming subscription.
*These benefits are part of our flexible benefits options and are opt in selections. 
Inclusion and Belonging at Sumo Group:
We are dedicated to growing a sustainable business that provides security to our people while delivering a first-class experience to our partners and players.
As a people business, the success of our people is the success of our company. We prioritise taking care of them with a focus on supporting them, nurturing their talent and providing a healthy, friendly, enriching, creative and safe environment in which to work.
Sumo's employee diversity group, PRISM, exists to promote diversity, inclusion, equity, equality & wellbeing across the company and plays a key role in Sumo's ongoing goal of fostering environments where all employees feel safe, welcome & represented.
Our charitable and community initiatives provide support for meaningful causes that matter to our employees, clients and partners.
We continue to work to improve diversity in our recruitment and promotion processes, and to actively encourage people from marginalised groups to consider a career in the games industry.