Director of Partnerships – UK & Ireland

Full Time
  • Post Date: September 7, 2021
  • Apply Before: December 25, 2021
Job Description

About Us

Launched in 2011, Twitch is a global community that comes together each day to create multiplayer entertainment: unique, live, unpredictable experiences created by the interactions of millions. We bring the joy of co-op to everything, from casual gaming to world-class esports to anime marathons, music, and art streams. Twitch also hosts TwitchCon, where we bring everyone together to celebrate, learn, and grow their personal interests and passions. We’re always live at Twitch. Stay up to date on all things Twitch on LinkedIn, Twitter and on our Blog.

About the Role

Reporting to the Director of Partnerships, Northern Europe, the Director of Partnerships, UK & Ireland will design and put into practise regional live-streaming content plans alongside leading a team comprised of acquisition, account management and associate personnel. You will negotiate and close complex broadcast licencing agreements with important industry partners in the UK digital talent and content creator space. You have 3 or more years of people management experience, 6 or more years of business development experience, a customer service mentality, a passion for multiplayer entertainment and experience working under evolving timelines.

You Will:

  • Create and execute local strategic programmes and other content partnership projects
  • Lead a team of partnerships personnel
  • Conduct annual territory level strategy planning alongside ad hoc creator business plans
  • Track and report important performance metrics and progress against goals
  • Provide regular narrative reporting to senior management
  • Influence, contribute to and accomplish regional strategic goals
  • Creator acquisition & business development, from outreach to complex contract negotiation and execution
  • Manage relationships with existing partnered content creators and their representation where applicable
  • Work with multiple internal departments to achieve regional goals
  • Develop and operate systems designed to improve creator satisfaction with Twitch

You Have:

  • At least 3+ years people management experience
  • At least 6+ years business development experience in the UK internet/media/talent agency landscape
  • Must be strategic, creative and can narrate how plans will satisfy organisational goals
  • Focused on setting and exceeding personal, team, and organisational goals
  • Can liaise at all levels
  • Understanding of common online video and online advertising metrics
  • Developed understanding of the traditional and digital media sector
  • Ability to travel to gaming conventions (E.g. Gamescom, TwitchCon), more than 30 days of travelling a year
  • Must be proficient in MS Excel (can utilise complex spreadsheets)
  • Have an existing network in the media and talent industry

Perks

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Paid Time Off & Holidays
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Amazon Employee Discount
  • Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, etc.)
  • Lunch Served Four Times a Week
  • Free Snacks & Beverage

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.