Manager of Business Development, Creator Partnerships

Los Angeles, CA

About the Role

We are looking for a strong Manager of Business Development who is excited by the thought of building businesses with online content Creators. This role will be responsible for supporting the VP of Creator Partnerships with all projects on a global scale. You will work to bring in Creator Joint Ventures (JVs) from lead generation to close and beyond. 

Responsibilities

  • Generate leads for top tier Creator JVs
  • Use data to identify potential business opportunities to make a case for JV
  • Create and maintain tracking system for all leads
  • Create multi-year financial models 
  • Manage Creator relationships from lead gen to close 
  • Manage the workflow after deal is closed based on financial model you create

About you

  1. Passionate about the Creator Ecosystem
  2. Passionate about creating new businesses and have experience doing so
  3. Empathetic to talent and their needs
  4. Entrepreneurial spirit
  5. See opportunity and growth in ways others do not
  6. Self Starter and self sufficient
  7. Thrive in autonomy
  8. Great communicator 
  9. Solutions finder
  10. You are not afraid to say no and love saying yes

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree
  • 5+ years entertainment industry experience and/or partner management, with focus on creators
  • Knowledge of major social platforms
  • Communication and presentation experience
  • Experience building something from scratch whether that was internally at a company or on your own 
  • Ability to create decks
  • Ability to create financial models for new businesses
  • Demonstrated experience thinking strategically about issues, leading to recommendations and action plans
  • Experience using data to make decisions
  • Experience working cross-functionally at all levels, both internally and externally

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA 
  • Experience working cross-functionally with product, engineering, business development, legal, marketing
  • Experience with lead gen products like Hubspot or similar
  • Rapid learner who thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Entrepreneurial 

Additional Information

Please include a resume and cover letter.
We receive a lot of applications, but we will notice a well-written and fun letter that shows us why you are passionate about Creator first businesses.

Benefits

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Immediate participation in 401-K with matching grant
  • Generous PTO
  • Great location and office space in the heart of Culver City

Why Next 10 Ventures

Next 10 Ventures is an operating and investment company focused on incubating and accelerating new businesses, content, products and services within the global Creator economy. Our mission is to enrich, inspire, and entertain kids and young adults via the investments and partnerships we establish with Creators who thrive as artists, entrepreneurs, educators and opinion leaders.

Next 10 Ventures is an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.