Careers

Unique minds. Amazing talent

Live and breathe games at iQU

We promote online and mobile ‘free to play’ games including Star Wars, World of Tanks, Eve Online, Candy Crush and 1,000s more. We help the game developer obtain and monetize their players. Our partners include EA, Kabam, and Warner Brothers. We provide various roles and projects that will give you a practical introduction into the commercial side of the gaming industry. If you are passionate about online marketing, sales, content, journalism, development or IT, then we have a role for you.

“I studied a marketing internship and loved every minute. I am now a full time member of the iQU marketing team and am able to develop in all areas of marketing from branding and strategy to events, sponsorship and CRM.”

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Ozan Tural

“I have been involved in so many projects that I had no idea about before I started. One of my favourite jobs is to organise events all around the world including stands, travel, passes and online promotion to support the sales teams.”

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Tim Molleman

 “In 2013 I worked on a 6 month Internship at iQU as part of my course, the guidance for my studies was excellent but the best thing was that I learnt how online marketing works and how i can pursue a career in the industry”

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Thomas Roetman

“I was tasked with developing parts of a B2C Google Play App called TinyLoot. I was able to develop my skills and find out what I enjoyed in terms of app development. I am now a full time staff member of TinyLoot, an iQU company.”

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Remco Leen

“The internship iQU offers is one of a kind. I greatly improved my skills and knowledge about the online marketing industry and had a great time doing so. You will find a company culture that offers a unique balance between learning and having fun. Currently I am working part time with the sales team while also completing my studies.”

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Rick Beljaars

“Working for MMOGames was the only job I really wanted when applying for internships. I love games and I want to be a journalist, as part of my internship I have been able to write articles on the site, which is amazing!”

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Michael Van der Pas

“iQU is a cool place to work, I gained great experience but most of all I enjoy the relaxed working environment. I am not from the Netherlands so having an office where everyone speaks in English all the time is such a plus. You should apply.”

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Melody Herindra

“I have learned more at my MMOGames.com internship about the gaming industry and online marketing than in 4 years of school. At MMOGames.com I got all the room and time to work at my thesis and develop my own personal skills. Here at iQU there is always the possibility if you perform well to get hired after internships. I’m now 1 year further and I still love to work at iQU.”

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Mark Luijks

“I completed my internship with MMOgames.com which gave me a great introduction to the business side of the games industry. I now work at iQU while i’m completing my studies and my duties focus on speaking to different websites around the world and the coolest games.”

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Levi Witmer

“My internship at iQU was a key factor in me finding my current job. I am now on a two-year graduate program with a Scandinavian gaming company who told me that the projects I worked on during my internship helped separate me from other applicants.”

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Dung Kung

“At TinyLoot I have had a chance to express my creative mind into expanding the TinyLoot app to different platforms, a truly great learning experience.”

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Bouwe Schilpzand

“You have to apply to work at iQU. If you get invited for an interview, you will see how much fun the office is to work in and how much people love their jobs”

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Anthony Trimmers

“I started off as an intern at iQU as part of my Marketing and Business degree, I am now working full time as part of the Sales Team. I love the work/life balance here and highly recommend applying for an internship at iQU”

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Frank Nowak

VACANCIES

We are looking for an enthusiastic, pro-active and ambitious individual to join our team. This role will mainly focus on supporting the marketing team by implementing the B2B marketing strategy across the global market. During this internship the candidate will get the chance to acquire a wide range of skills and techniques across the marketing mix, to work on the global digital marketing campaigns and support the upcoming projects:

You will gain experience in:

  • Owned/Bought Media - Analyze and report weekly media engagement and lead generation performance.
  • Event Management – Assess the logistics and the production process of different collaterals and promo items.
  • Email Marketing - Create Newsletters for different stakeholder groups.
  • Social Media - Assist with creating, scheduling and monitoring social media campaigns + Community management.
  • Blogging - Creative writing, including blog posts creation and ad copy.
  • Branding – Ensure brand coherency across the channels.
  • CRM - Enhance and support the internal CRM process.
  • Insights - Compile research reports on industry-related topics.

The Ideal candidate:

  • Student or a graduate in marketing, communications, or advertising related studies.
  • Understanding of the online marketing landscape.
  • Has experience using MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook).
  • Strong English verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Possess knowledge of current marketing trends, advertising tactics, and media strategies.
  • Must have flexible hours for occasions which require extended hours or event attendance.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Never gives up and has a goal-getter mentality.

Desirable

  • Project management skills.
  • Adobe Illustrator (or any designing tool) skills.
  • Has an affinity with gaming, and calling yourself a gamer would be a plus as well.

Compensation

  • Competitive Internship allowance

 

About iQU         

iQU is a digital media agency dedicated to games, providing services in the field of player acquisition through performance, dialogue and branding media strategies. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in the Netherlands. For more information, please visit the homepage http://www.iqu.com

Overview of role:

The Trainee Publisher Manager will join our team to help grow and expand our business. This role will focus mainly on the development of new and existing affiliate relationships, as well as the optimization of clients' online marketing campaigns. In this position, you will work in a result driven, but informal atmosphere. You'll be part of a dynamic group, who understand the goals of your position and have the experience to get you the resources you need to do your job well.

Responsibilities:

  • Working independently on the strategic and operative management of our network partnerships
  • Build and maintain relationships with affiliates and ad networks
  • Monitor and analyze the results of different traffic channels and manage the accounts accordingly
  • Work closely with Sales Director to build and expand the partner
    program
  • Initiate new campaign ideas and partner incentives
  • Represent iQU at all partner marketing related trade shows

The Ideal candidate:

  • A Bachelor degree in marketing, communications, advertising or business.
  • Understanding of the online marketing landscape.
  • Must thrive in a fast-paced environment and rapidly growing industry.
  • Must be able to work independently and drive results.
  • Has Experience using Excel to analyze and interpret business data.
  • Strong English verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to speak confidently about the online advertising and gaming industry
  • Possess knowledge of the current marketing trends, advertising tactics, and CPA business models.
  • Daily hands-on responsibility to establish and maintain strong client relationships through regular close contact via a strategic client contact approach
  • Must have flexible hours for occasions which require extended hours

Compensation
Competitive base salary, with the commission when personal KPI's are met.

About iQU

iQU is a marketing technology platform that forms perfect connections between computer gamers (players), places where the games are promoted (publishers) and the companies promoting the games (advertisers) to create a more robust marketplace for online games. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in the Netherlands.

For more information, please visit: http://www.iqu.com
Applications, and for more information, relating to these two positions email: jobs@iqu.com with a cover note, CV, and link to your LinkedIn profile.

We regret to inform you that iQU does not accept any applications from employment or recruitment agencies.

However, if you think that one of the positions posted is for you, then we would be glad to hear from you!

Overview of role:

The Media Buyer will join our team to help grow and expand our business. This role will focus mainly on the development of existing and new platforms, as well as the optimization of clients' online marketing campaigns. In this position, you will work in a result driven, but informal atmosphere. You'll be part of a dynamic group, who understand the goals of your position and have the experience to get you the resources you need to do your job well.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Sales Director to expand our media buying framework
  • Initiate new campaign ideas and work collaboratively within Media buying team
  • Purchase traffic to generate registrations for game offers which are free to play (e.g., Star Wars/Game of War/World of Tanks) where iQU are paid on CPI.
  • Manage media buying via various channels including Facebook, Twitter, Google (GDN, Adwords, Youtube), Yahoo. Plus, via R.T.B platforms, Retargeting and media buys directly on websites and within apps
  • Purchase traffic on CPM/CPV/CPC/CPA/CPL/CPI
  • Optimize traffic to generate the highest eCPI for iQU and active depositing players for advertiser
  • Monitor and analyze the results of different traffic channels and manage the accounts accordingly
  • To add value, high-quality research, and analysis of player data for the commercial and Executive teams
  • To analyze the registration funnel and make conclusions that will deliver a higher ROI/eCPM

The Ideal candidate:

  • A Bachelor or Master degree in marketing, communications, advertising or business.
  • Understanding of the online marketing landscape
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment and rapidly growing industry
  • Must be able to work independently and drive results
  • Creative and open-minded work approach to continuously innovate and optimize own work processes
  • Ability to compile data from several sources and create actionable insights
  • Has Experience using Excel to analyze and interpret business data
  • Strong English verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Is knowledgeable about current marketing trends, advertising tactics, and CPA business

Models

  • Daily hands-on responsibility to establish and maintain performance on multiple platforms
  • Must have flexible hours for occasions which require extended hours

Compensation

  • Competitive base salary, with the commission when personal KPI's are met.

 

About iQU         

  • iQU is a marketing technology platform that forms perfect connections between computer gamers (players), places where the games are promoted (publishers) and the companies promoting the games (advertisers) to create a more robust marketplace for online games. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in the Netherlands. For more information, please visit http://www.iqu.com

Applications, and for more information, relating to these two positions email careers@iqu.com  with a cover note, CV, and link to your LinkedIn profile.

We regret to inform you that iQU does not accept any applications from the employment or recruitment agencies.

However, if you think that one of the positions posted is for you, then we would be glad to hear from you!

We have employed interns from these schools and welcome all other schools
erasmus
wageningen
twenteuni
nyenrode
amsterdam_univ_logo
HvA
windesheim
inholland

PROJECTS

Pick one of the projects below or choose your own

You will conduct a large-scale project to identify and enumerate all the marketing partners through mobile technology. By doing so valuable market information will be revealed which allows informed strategic decision-making.

You will conduct a large-scale project to identify and enumerate all the marketing partners through mobile technology. By doing so valuable market information will be revealed which allows informed strategic decision-making.

We target players directly and indirectly. Our Publishers play a critical role in delivering our products and strategies. You will be responsible for bringing the capability levels of our distributors to a higher level through strategic and tactical initiatives.

Based on the sales strategy you help to define relevant activation programs by brand and channel ensuring through the line communication consistent with the brand plans and sales strategies.

When we understand the market and have the right strategy in place, it’s time to ensure flawless execution at the point of consumption. The implementation of CRM is often required to lift sales execution to a higher level.

Digital and trade event, brand building activities must be evaluated, compared with the market, planned and executed to achieve our brand objectives.

Analyze customer movements in the gaming market based on existing reports covering topics such as gaming segments (PC, console, and mobile movements), consequences of segment movements, the release of blockbusters compared to smaller titles, international growth markets and the change in payment practices. Set up various forecasts for the coming year.

Analyze the numbers of page impressions based on distribution channels, publication time, the day of the week and factor in the item/topic. Create a content publication strategy with the strategic use of social media and distribution and optimized times of day and week to achieve the maximum amount of impressions.

Filter out the most important companies to get connected, based on the number of advertising placements around the web, competitor activities, upcoming titles, and announced company strategy publications. Create a strategy for reaching out, meeting at events and offering special packages.

Create a profile for different types of clients, based on their needs, wishes, performance, and type of game (genre). Use existing sales and conversion data, game success numbers and compare to other affiliate platforms. Profiles should be pinpointing to different approaches, offer types and strategic application.

Become familiar with SEO/SEM and provide in-depth analysis of current website approaches, marking out what is successful and what isn’t. Focus on Google, Bing, and Yahoo and provide suggestions for optimization on each area. Create a Support Plan for all iQU publishers, to implement and reach higher results for the individual portals, leading to higher conversions.