Director of Business Development - Tokyo


Professional Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 22-07-2017



Work type:

As Director This role will also serve other local business needs needs our general business needs and we are recommending long-term arrangements with strategic partners, predominantly game companies and other strategic content creators, coordinate projects across internal teams, and evaluate agreements. Content partnership team. 

The ideal candidate for this role We will have significant experience in evaluating and framing opportunities, defining value and goals,Understanding long term strategies, and managing high level relationships. 

Responsibilities: understanding long term strategies, and managing high level relationships. Responsibilities:

  • Fully understand the partner objectives, effectively communicate them internally, and formulate strategies to help Twitch meet these goals
  • Ensure understanding of all Twitter business units' products and recommendations go-to market strategies to implement those products with partners
  • Work closely with the Twitch technical product teams to ensure that game companies understand and integrate Twitch's portfolio of technical products and capabilities
  • Work alongside the partnerships / community teams to educate game companies about the importance of Twitch broadcasters and community development for their games
  • Create and mediate co-marketing opportunities for the marketing team as it pertains to content partnerships, event activations, and product marketing with game companies
  • Support deal investigations,define value, and recommend partnerships; willinterface closely with legal, product and finance teams at Twitch HQ and advise on long-term partnerships
  • Identify local market trends and synthesize observations into actionable execution plans

Basic Qualifications

  • + 4-5 years of business development, corp dev, operations and / or production experience at a gaming or technology company (+8 years total experience)
  • Well versed with software / gaming development (actual coding not required), SDKs / APIs
  • Passion for gaming as well as the business of gaming, content, and media
  • Strong knowledge of Twitch
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Existing professional relationships with game publishers and developers
  • Experience with P & L, gaming, and media business models
  • Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Travel for conferences, tradeshows, events
  • Basic software skills: CRM, Excel, PowerPoint, Keynote or similar programs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior finance, banking or consulting experience servicing gaming and / or media clients a plus

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