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IEG - Senior Business Development Manager (Business Investment Center), Tencent Games

Amsterdam, Netherlands

About Tencent

Tencent is an Internet-based platform company founded in Shenzhen, China, in 1998. We use technology to enrich the lives of Internet users and assist the digital upgrade of enterprises. Our mission is "Value for Users, Tech for Good". We embrace a culture of teamwork & innovation and are driven by our values - Integrity, Proactivity, Collaboration and Creativity.

 

We are rapidly expanding our international operations and are looking for top talent to propel us forward. Combining the results-oriented nature of a startup with the resources of a profitable and leading Internet company, Tencent offers a unique opportunity for aspiring individuals to thrive.

 

About Tencent Games

Tencent Games was launched in 2003 and is now the largest gaming company in the world, achieving game related revenues of $33 billion in 2021.  As a leading global organisation for game development, publishing and operations, we are dedicated to providing high-quality interactive entertainment experiences to players and currently offer more than 140 games including PUBG MOBILE, Call of Duty Mobile, Honor of Kings and League of Legends to hundreds of millions of players across more than 200 countries and regions.  Tencent Games offers talented individuals the opportunity to help shape and build something unique within the gaming industry as a whole. 

 

About the Role

Job Responsibilities

  • Source and execute strategic partnerships and investment initiatives within AA, AAA and Indie gaming companies in central and eastern Europe region to expand Tencent Games’ portfolio in the region.
  • Stay close to the local gaming ecosystem in the region and source opportunities and have close dialogue with developers and founders in both the indie space as well as new start up studios teams formed from AAA/AA companies.
  • Build and develop long term and quality relationships with game developers and publishers from PC, console and mobile gaming space as well as other key ecosystem players to build investment pipeline and source strategic partnership opportunities.
  • Monitor key trends, market intelligence and identify the next structural opportunity within the market and provide thoughtful recommendations to management team.
  • Negotiate and execute on investment transactions and partnership agreements while working cross-functionally internally with management, finance, legal, and product teams.

 

Job Requirements

  • The Candidate is ideally based in Warsaw or Amsterdam.
  • This is a sourcing role we’d like to hire someone who has strong network or pre-existing relationships with developers in central and eastern Europe that he/she can leverage, someone who thrives on building new relationships and not afraid of hustling and knocking on new doors.
  • The ideal candidate is someone who has passion for the gaming industry, has game production background and/or business development experience in the past at a large publisher or AAA/AA companies, has a deep understanding of development process and eye for great gaming product. The person can ideally speak the same language as developers and develop strong relationship with key decision makers at studios.
  • Team player that operates well in a team as well as an individual contributor, with outstanding written and oral communication skills, negotiation and people skills. Comfortable with handling ambiguity and collaborating across different functional teams and departments.
  • Flexible self-starter with entrepreneurial mindset and experience working in a fast pace, changing environment (i.e. startup). Someone who is proactive and not afraid to roll up his/her sleeves and do the tactical work.
  • Ability to travel internationally to meet partners and attend conferences when needed experience working with international and multicultural teams.

 

Location

Amsterdam or Warsaw (relocation is possible)

 

Reports to

Director of Business Development

 

Benefits

  • A diverse and inclusive work environment where you can connect with colleagues from around the world.
  • A safe and supportive organisational climate to continue to grow and hone your craft.
  • 25 days annual leave, long-service awards, flexible work arrangements, private health insurance and pension plan.
  • Additional benefits such as annual trips, gym membership, working lunch, Family Day and other cultural events and festival gifts.

 

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Tencent:
Diversity, equity and inclusion are important, interdependent components of our workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we firmly believe that diverse voices fuel our innovation and allow us to better serve our users and the community. We foster an environment where every employee of Tencent feels supported and inspired to achieve individual and common goals. 

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