Business Development Manager, Gaming at OpenSea


15 days ago
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About the Company

OpenSea is the first and largest marketplace for non-fungible tokens, or NFTs. Applications for NFTs include collectibles, gaming items, domain names, digital art, and many other items backed by a blockchain. OpenSea is an open, inclusive web3 platform, where individuals can come to explore NFTs and connect with each other to purchase and sell NFTs. At OpenSea, we're excited about building a platform that supports a brand new economy based on true digital ownership and are proud to be recognized as Y Combinator's #4 ranked top private company.

About the Job

We are looking for a Business Development Manager, Gaming to drive partnerships with leading blockchain gaming projects and traditional gaming companies. The ideal candidate will have experience building relationships and negotiating deals in the gaming industry and will have a strong understanding of the blockchain / web3 / NFT gaming ecosystem. You will play the leading role in developing and executing our strategy to support partners across gaming and ensure they succeed on our platform. You will thrive in this role if you are creative, discerning, structured, action-oriented, and excited by a fast-moving space.


RESPONSIBILITIES
- Lead partnerships with emerging and established web3 game developers from outreach to execution, including conducting primary drops on OpenSea.
- Collaborate with product, engineering, marketing, legal, trust & safety, and other internal teams to implement and ensure the ongoing success of partnerships.
- Evaluate gaming opportunities with a thoughtful, critical lens and make judgments on which partnerships make sense to pursue and support.
- Grow relationships with existing partners to help them succeed and best leverage the OpenSea platform.
- Work with Product to develop tools and product features to address key needs for the gaming space.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE
- Experience in business development or partnerships in the gaming industry.
- Deep understanding of the intricacies, opportunities, challenges, and key players that exist in the blockchain gaming space.
- Knowledgeable about the key steps and success factors in game development and launch.
- Proven ability to close deals with high-profile partners in an autonomous fashion.
- Have outstanding interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence (EQ), and ability to persuade/drive alignment among differing perspectives.
- Highly organized and structured.
- Thrive in a collaborative culture and work cross-functionally with internal and external stakeholders to launch successful partnerships.
- (Nice to have) Professional experience in blockchain gaming.
- (Nice to have) Strong passion for gaming as a consumer; play regularly and up-to-date on popular games and recent trends.


Skills

Business Development, Partnerships, Blockchain Gaming

Compensation

Between $130,000 to $175,000 plus benefits & equity + Equity