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Head of Business Development

15 days ago by VY Esports

  Santa Monica (California), USA

Level: Senior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Business Development

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Summary

The Head of Business Development will lead all strategic partnerships for existing and prospective partners as well as help develop monetization strategies for the business. This person will have significant ownership over identifying, evaluating, and executing these commercial strategies. The ideal candidate will have significant experience across sports, music, entertainment, or digital content (gaming and esports experience preferred) driving new business. An ability to think creatively and strategically and to thrive in a start-up environment is essential.

Responsibilities

  • Can develop and cultivate strategic relationships for existing VY Esports properties
  • Grow and maintain relationships with key clients throughout the gaming, esports, and media ecosystems
  • Develop creative and commercial strategies for both VY brand clients and internal VY properties (events and digital content)
  • Ability to take a creative concept and determine its commercial viability and subsequent monetization strategy
  • Help drive revenue across all business verticals for VY and ensure the sustainable growth of the business
  • Create presentations, spreadsheets, and other materials as needed
  • Closely follow the broader environment, industry, and new developments to inform decision-making and guide partners through potential issues and opportunities, and to seek new revenue streams
  • Work internally and with external parties to ensure smooth day-to-day cooperation and coordination

Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience in business development, strategic partnerships, and/or revenue generation within the entertainment, digital media and/or sports landscape (gaming/esports experience preferred)
  • Strong ability to comprehend and drive the execution of complex business deals and partnerships
  • Existing network and relationships within gaming, esports, and digital media preferred
  • Keen interest in gaming/esports
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Self-starter with a proven capacity to adapt quickly
  • Must be based in Los Angeles, CA or willing to relocate

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