Full Time Job

Senior Regional Market Development Manager


London, United Kingdom 10-19-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Your Platform

Activision Blizzard plays a centralized role in the creation of epic entertainment by supporting our interactive gaming brands and studios with a diverse range of career opportunities across corporate functions such as Marketing, Communications, Legal, Human Resources, Finance and Supply Chain.

This role will be based in the UK, at our Soho Office or Ditton Park Office. Our Soho office is in the cultural heart of London's West End with a vast array of classic record shop and leading film companies, media offices and great restaurants. Regent's Park is close enough for a lunchtime run, as are the delights of Piccadilly Circus and the shopping mecca of Oxford Street. It is conveniently just walking distance from a number of London tube stations and mainline train stations.
Our office in Ditton Park is our Campus, set in 200 acres of landscaped parkland, it houses a number of great amenities as well as great transport links. The Amenities here are: tennis courts, an onsite gym, full restaurant style canteen and café. It is conveniently close to Junction 5 of the M4 giving a direct links to central London, the M25 and Heathrow airport.

To learn more, check us out at www.activisionblizzard.com or on Twitter at @ATVI_AB.

Your Mission

As a Regional Market Development Manager CEE & Russia you will be responsible to identify & drive growth opportunities in the region.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
• Identify and assess new business opportunities that meet the strategic needs of Activision Blizzard, including alternative revenues models, partnerships, and ancillary product opportunities
• Lead deal development and prospecting, sourcing, and negotiating/closing (This includes proactively identifying potential business partners and negotiating agreements)
• Gather and synthesize relevant data, lead analysis, and develop recommendations on business development priorities
• Manage and extend existing partner relationships such as telcos, hardware manufacturers, etc.
• Contribute to negotiations of internal business tools
• Ensure the execution of contract points and track partner contractual compliance
• Work closely with finance, marketing, and technical teams to support business development strategies

Player Profile

This role is a management level position where you will thrive on a can-do attitude, not afraid to get completely involved in a working environment that will empower you to create new ideas and encourage you to think outside the box all whilst sharing in some great company benefits and initiatives. In addition you will have:
• A Degree level Education (preferred) relevant to the experience required for the role.
• Excellent spoken and written skills in Russian and English (other local european languages an advantage)
• A deal veteran with an understanding of the video game industry and the broader media landscape in the region
• Experienced negotiator, adept at negotiating sound commercial agreements and possesses a solid understanding of contracts including licensing agreements
• Extensive experience in business development at a leading media and/or a content company
• Have a strong understanding of financial analysis and modeling and comfortable developing and executing growth strategies
• Clear self-motivation with a history of exceeding high performance standards
• Ability to build productive relationships by using your excellent written and verbal English skills along with strong stakeholder management skills
• Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately
• Demonstrable experience in self-prioritizing of work and appropriately responses to urgent matters.
• A willingness to travel should it be required in role.
• You will be a confident, proactive and approachable personality that oozes team spirit with the added extra of being a go-getter, ambitious and tenacious in nature who can work autonomously when required all with a great sense of humour.
• Finally a passion for gaming and entertainment is an absolute must.

Company Profile

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.