GIPHY is hiring a

Business Development Director

New York, United States

At GIPHY, we’re building the world’s largest animated GIF search engine and redefining how people search, discover, create, and share GIFs. Since our start we’ve developed an all-in-one GIF platform with multiple product offerings, touching millions of users per day and serving billions of GIFs per month.

Our BD team is responsible for originating and managing GIPHY’s strategic partnerships. From TV networks to sports leagues, social networks to record labels, GIPHY’s BD team works closely with the most important media and tech brands in the world. We’re looking for an ambitious and experienced BD Director who can help drive the team forward to bigger and better things.

You are someone who is comfortable taking meetings at any level, and who can work through a tricky product problem as easily as you can navigate a contractual negotiation. You will pitch GIPHY to our most important prospective partners and so you can craft a deck with the best of ‘em.

As GIPHY employee you exemplify our love for the internet and for pushing the boundaries of what’s possible with content online.  

This role will be based in New York City and may require some travel.

Role

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with senior executives from various industries including media and technology.
  • Establish partnerships that drive significant contributions to GIPHY’s traffic and licensing goals.
  • Lead the deal process managing strategy/planning, prospecting, negotiation and implementation
  • Represent GIPHY at industry events and take advantage of speaking opportunities.

 

Qualification

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5 years of work experience in business development.
  • Experience in and ability to negotiate agreements, interpret legal documents, and work with attorneys to complete agreements.
  • Experience working to implement product solutions with technology partners.
  • Self-motivated and comfortable operating in a start-up environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • You love GIFs and GIF culture