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(Junior) Business Development Manager

Business Development
| #BizDev

Gamers are the ones we always keep in mind while developing our services and improving our offer – they are the pillars that make GOG. What’s more, we understand that gaming communities around the world can be a bit different, have their own tastes and preferences, and require a dedicated approach.

That’s why we are looking for a Business Development Manager who would help us sign the rights to distribute even more great games!

If video games have always been your passion, you have a soft spot for PC gaming since your childhood and you have fond memories of all the games previews and reviews that you read as a kid, in addition now as a grown-up, you also follow closely the latest business news dealing with the key actors of the gaming industry (games publishers, developers, digital distribution networks or any other company that is under the spotlights!), you’re the one we’re looking for :)

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and budgeting (P&L) offers for video games publishers to get the worldwide rights to distribute PC, Mac & Linux games on GOG.com.
  • Presenting such offers to the involved publishers and negotiating with them all the way until the final signature.
  • Maintaining a clear communication line with other departments of GOG.com to let them know about upcoming titles and cover their possible questions about those.
  • Account management: being the main point of contact for a selection of publishers, reviewing our performance with them, ensuring good communication and maintaining a -high overall satisfaction.
  • Attending trade shows whenever needed to meet ongoing partners and find new business opportunities.
  • Being constantly up to date about the latest industry news and digital trends. Identifying and reporting possible business opportunities to the Head of Business Development.

Job Requirements:

  • At least 2 years of professional experience in a similar position. The more international the experience, the better!
  • Solid organization skills, combined with an ability to prioritize your work to meet deadlines.
  • Feeling comfortable with maths to budget any business idea or model you have in mind.
  • Fluent written and spoken English is a must.
  • Good command of the Microsoft Office suite: Outlook, Powerpoint, Word and especially Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to maintain a clear and efficient communication line with other departments of GOG, but also with external partners.
  • Analytical mind: ability to consider numerous details at a glance in order to make rock solid decisions.
  • Creative thinking and an open-minded approach.
  • Solid knowledge of the gaming industry: key players, general trends.

Pluses:

  • Past professional experience in the gaming or media industry in a position that required negotiating and eventually licensing content that was made available for sale.
  • Familiarity with work productivity tools - we all know how our minds can play tricks on us!
  • Previous work experience involving coordination of work between different departments of an organization.
  • Experience or a degree in Intellectual Property Law will be a handy skill in daily work.

What we offer:

  • Possibility to expand your career in an international and extremely creative environment.
  • Unique opportunity to enter a booming industry and to influence the future of gaming.
  • Hybrid model of work with a possibility to have an office-first, remote-first or fully remote structure depending on your role’s responsibilities & requirements.
  • Access to a health care and sports activities package, including free psychologist appointments.
  • Possibility to take paid Menstrual Leave for all menstruating employees.
  • Active employee networks for LGBTQIA+ employees, women of GOG and parents.
  • Frequent social activities, free fruits/coffee/tea, an in-house cantina, and other goodies are a standard.
  • An in-house gym, open 24/7, available exclusively for our employees.
  • Free access to all games from the GOG catalog, including The Witcher franchise and Cyberpunk 2077.
  • Gamer’s paradise where you will be surrounded by games - living & breathing them!
  • Dog-friendly environment - yes, you can bring your four-legged friend to work!

If you think you’ve got what it takes, please submit your CV and cover letter (both in English) below.

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