Miniclip is looking for a Business Development Manager to join the Commercial team in our London office. This is an exciting opportunity to work with one of the best game companies in the world! With over 250 million game players each month, Miniclip reaches users across online, mobile and social platforms.
Miniclip is a fast-paced work environment, and we are seeking talented individuals who crave the prospect of learning new skills and aren't afraid to take on big projects. This is a great opportunity for you to be part of a dynamic, global commercial team which contributes to shaping the future of one of the fastest expanding companies in the world.
This is an outstanding opportunity to progress your career development. As a Business Development, you will be able to take part in key projects which will make a real impact on Miniclip’s performance as well as supporting the team to build and drive new business opportunities. As part of the role, regular travel will be required, for both domestic and international.
You will work on a variety of tasks to support the Business Development team, including:
Work as part of a multi-disciplined team to manage and execute all elements of Commercial publishing including game sourcing, developer outreach, negotiating, drafting and completion of contracts.
Be the frontline of the Business Development team to identify new game leads for Miniclip, including third-party publishing and developers for second-party development.
Support the Head of Business Development to oversee commercial budgets and to implement Business Development team best practice.
Develop and maintain close working relationships with key internal stakeholders (Product, Marketing, Finance, Legal) at all levels of the company to ensure alignment of strategy and leveraging of best practice.
Provide weekly reporting on the status of current opportunities, new lead generation, competitor performance and market trends.
Oversee the creation of internal documentation to present and review new content opportunities to a wide range of internal stakeholders.
Forge strong relationships with existing and potential partners.
Promote and represent Miniclip with professionalism at key industry events.
Assist the Business Development team on any ad-hoc responsibilities that require support.
Skills & Experience
We’re looking for people who want to get involved in every aspect of our business development, who aren’t afraid of hard work, are highly organised, and who actively look for new things to do, not waiting for work to be handed to them.
The ideal candidate will be looking for opportunities to gain commercial experience through developing and driving new business development initiatives in an exciting and fast-growing industry. To be successful in your application you’ll need
At least 3 years’ games industry related experience in the games industry, developer relations, business development, or another comparable field.
Experience in reviewing, negotiating, and completing commercial contracts.
A network of contacts within the games industry ready to leverage for business opportunities.
Proficient knowledge of F2P game studios.
Strong presentation skills with the ability to create presentation slides independently and present them to audiences with varying degrees of technical knowledge.
Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and project management software.
A relevant degree qualification or working towards one in a legal, business or finance related subject.
Critical thinking, data analysis and research skills
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written in English.
You will be working in our fashionable, open plan office in Fetter Lane with enthusiasts and professionals from the games industry. We like to maintain a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere, and our new office comes with a pool table, 100” screen with games consoles, fridge with complimentary drinks for all staff, fresh fruit delivered weekly, regular team building and social events, and even free optional yoga once a week!
In addition to 25 days holiday, we also have a fantastic benefits package, with Vitality medical and Bupa dental cover, cash plan, cover for life insurance, critical illness, and income protection, and a pension plan with company matching contributions (up to set levels).
Miniclip is a global leader in digital games with a mission of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’. The Company develops, publishes and distributes highly engaging games to an audience of over 250 million monthly active users across mobile, social and online platforms.
Founded in 2001, the Company has successfully grown a huge global audience in over 195 countries and across six continents. Miniclip has a unique understanding of the digital games space and has developed a strong portfolio of over 60 high-quality mobile games, extensive worldwide distribution, and an internationally recognised brand name. To date, Miniclip franchises including 8 Ball Pool™, Golf Battle™, Football Strike™ and Agar.io™ have generated more than 2 billion downloads. Miniclip has more than 50 million daily active players reaching people across the world in the pursuit of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’.
In February 2015, Miniclip was excited to receive a large majority investment from Tencent, one of the world’s largest technology companies and the world’s largest games publisher.This new chapter in Miniclip’s history strengthens the Company’s position, with Tencent recognising its achievements to date and future potential.
In the past two years, as part of their ambitious growth plans, Miniclip have been delighted to welcome the teams from Playsport (famous for Motorsport Manager), Yakuto (creators of Darts of Fury), Masomo (home of Head Ball 2), Ilyon (designers of Bubble Shooter), Eight Pixels Square (Sniper Strike) now operating as Miniclip Derby, Gamebasics (creators of OSM Online Soccer Manager), and most recently Green Horse Games (home of Football Rivals) to the Miniclip Group.