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BD Manager - Gaming Industry

27 days ago by ByteDance

  Seoul, South Korea

Level: Senior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Business Development

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ByteDance has gone through explosive growth in 2018 and we're growing faster in 2019! This high speed role requires a great deal of complex problem-solving across time zones, and tireless entrepreneurial spirit. You will be shaping the landscape of business development efforts in the interactive entertainment industry, especially gaming, under corporate development and we expect you to find solutions and create opportunities with a minimum of hand-holding. We are largely unencumbered by red tape, but building process is a critical step towards scale - be prepared to build a structure that empowers ongoing, sustainable rapid growth.

ByteDance's TikTok is the world's premier destination for short-form mobile video. Our mission is to capture and present the world's creativity and knowledge, directly from the mobile phone. TikTok enables anyone to be a creator, and encourages users to share their passion and creative expression through their videos.

Job Responsibilities

  • Identify potential partners based on product goals and market needs and build related relationship.
  • Develop strategy around pathways to partnership aligned to product needs for Korea.
  • Initiate, negotiate and execute partnership deals.
  • Oversee and lead partnership implementation and evaluation in collaboration with Technical, Operational, Marketing and Growth, and other cross-functional teams.
  • Provide market and partner intelligence to help strategic decision making.

Job Requirements

  • Recently working in the gaming space, 5-10 years' working experience, past experiences should include leading gaming or Esports or related entertainment company, consulting or investment banking experience is a plus.
  • Experience with partnership deal (not advertisement sales) negotiation and execution in a cross-functional environment.
  • Strong contacts in at least one of the 2 industries: gaming and media.
  • Strong documentation, presentation, and communication skills, particularly implemented in a cross-functional and global role.
  • Understanding of the PC & Console gaming ecosystem required; some mobile preferred.

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