Play “Make the Business Grow” with our partners, platforms and payment providers!
We’re looking for an experienced, entrepreneurial and highly collaborative lead for our business development and partnerships team. The team is responsible for our platform and external partner relations including our partnership with Tencent which operates Supercell games in China.
In this role, you’ll define and own our partnership strategy and you are responsible for Supercell’s China business. Together with your team, you ensure we select and collaborate efficiently with the right partners across multiple areas such as platforms, third-party payment providers and original IP owners, being able to think outside the box.
You’ll own our most important company partnerships, which are extremely vital to the future strategy of the company's growth and success. Along with our leadership team members, we see you as the face of Supercell towards our key partners. With your China Business project managers, you’ll ensure we are set up for unprecedented success and growth. It’s a team effort and you’re in the middle of it – driving results requires you to collaborate extremely closely with all disciplines across game development, operations, marketing and technology.
This is your opportunity to work on some of the most recognizable mobile games in the world. You have a passion for thinking big and the courage to take risks, as you’ll be a key player in Supercell’s journey to become a truly global games company. One more thing: you will report directly to the COO (he’s great!).
Define and execute a global partnerships strategy that delivers long-term business impact as well as innovative and surprising experiences to delight our players
Own Supercell’s partnerships with key platforms, third-party solutions, original IP owners and other partners at the company level
Drive new business development and product partnership pitches to our game teams and potential external partners, and effectively represent Supercell at high C-Suite level discussions
Facilitate discussions and manage negotiations with potential business partners and protect the company’s long-term business interests
Lead the China Business team to drive the growth of our games in China
Take full responsibility for projects across various business areas including business development, partnerships and operations in China
Develop, build and empower your team and its capabilities to drive tangible results
At least 15 years prior experience in business development, partnerships, and/or sales
At least 5 years prior experience leading and managing a team
Exceptional project management, organization and prioritization skills. Desire and proven ability to take genuine ownership of projects to completion across a wide range of subjects
Strong commercial sense and judgment with the ability to balance out short and long-term business goals and quantify impact
Entrepreneurial spirit, exceptionally strategic, being able to think big and outside the box
Ability to work effectively and drive collaboration between game teams and cross-discipline game operations organization
Ability to be the face of the firm with high-profile external partner organizations
Willingness to travel internationally across Asia, United States, and Europe
Prior experience with free-to-play mobile games or entertainment is a plus but not required
Benefits and Compensation Luring you in with glitter, glamour, and gems is not what we seek to do. We develop Supercell as an employer for you to do your best work and to call this the best experience in your professional life. We want you to enjoy your time here fully, so we structure our compensation and benefits to serve this purpose. It starts with perceiving you as a human being, not a resource. Read More
We are a game company based in Helsinki, Finland, with offices in San Francisco, Seoul and Shanghai. Since our launch in 2010, we've released five games globally – Hay Day, Clash of Clans, Boom Beach, Clash Royale and Brawl Stars. To make five games, we've killed dozens along the way. That's because we're obsessed with quality. Our goal is to make the best games – played by millions, enjoyed for years and remembered forever. To achieve this goal, we create the best possible teams and give them the freedom and independence that are core to our success. Read More
You Might Love It Here...
If you love to think, talk, play and make games, Supercell is the place for you. We're made up of proactive, independent teams with the freedom to do what they think is best for their players, our games and the company. We know it takes more than independence to make great games, so we also take good care of our people, providing them with the compensation, work environment and resources they need to succeed. Read More
This position is in Helsinki, but you're not?
Luckily, moving to Helsinki is easier than you might think. No matter where you would be moving from, our dedicated people will help you from beginning to end. We're here to make sure the process is as smooth as possible for you, your family and whoever and whatever you're bringing along. Read More. If moving to Helsinki is not possible, being based remotely in the UK, Sweden, or Denmark might be an option.
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We’re looking forward to hearing from you. It’s always exciting to receive thoughtful applications with more than just a blurry image of a cat. Although we do love cats.