Head of Business Development (f/m/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich Office

About the company

Do you feel it's time for you to become a Sensei? 

Join us as Head of Business Development (m/f/d)

We are looking for a Head of Biz Dev (m/f/d) who can lead, train and drive our passionate biz dev team to the next level and beyond. You will report to the CEO and your primary responsibility will be to guide, mentor, and facilitate our sales troupers, so they can utilize their full capacity to find & negotiate the best matches for our family studios to pursue their passion! Are you ready for the next challenge?

Being the mothership of Europe’s major family of game developers with currently 14 studios and more than 350 industry professionals, we help to empower game makers to create immersive games & experiences like Angry Birds Epic & Evolution, the Bus Simulator series, and many more.

Publishing, licensing and contract partners include Rovio Entertainment, Astragon, Feardemic, Bloober Team, Neon Giant, and many others. Further information is available at http://www.r-control.de.

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Provide mentorship, guidance, and development opportunities to a team of currently 4 business development professionals
  • Plan targets and goals in line with business development strategies
  • Consult the developers of the rcp Family how to expand their business and how to create new opportunities
  • Customer relationship and stakeholder management (clients, partners, rcp developers)
  • Visit trade shows, conventions, and matchmaking events on behalf of rcp and the development studios
  • Gather intelligence on industry and market trends from public and network resources
  • Business development for the rcp “family of developers“ with a strong focus on sales
Who we’re looking for:
  • Someone with the willingness to switch roles from rainmaker to facilitator 
  • You have at least 5 years of experience or even +10 years (or you were extra fast :) with dealmaking (esp. closing & negotiating) in the entertainment industry or startups of a similar nature
  • At least 2 years experience in leadership and mentoring & coaching individuals and/or teams
  • Understanding of the games industry’s key players, trends, business models
  • Business creativity (having an eye for pot. opportunities, developing them on the spot)
  • You have a “get things done” attitude, and the ability to work self-directed & reliably on multiple topics
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to think creatively and translate into an actionable plan
  • Identify, negotiate and lead business development initiatives
  • You are highly motivated, flexible and a team player - able to support others as well as let others support you just the same
  • You love playing games and/or understand some other form of nerd culture 

You can already call yourself Kyoshi if

  • You speak several languages and/or have lived in different countries
  • You are experienced working with all kinds of people from various cultural backgrounds
  • You led or co-led a studio and/or have been part of a similar entrepreneurial experience
  • You are familiar with radical candor, various styles of leadership, and experience with OKR systems

Who are we looking for:
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Track record of completed game projects
  • General understanding of game development throughout the whole cycle and of all related departments
  • In-depth knowledge of project management, its tools, and agile methodologies (e.g. Scrum/Kanban)
  • Leadership and mentoring individuals and/or teams
  • High ambition and drive to work as an entrepreneur within the company
  • Identification and management of potential risks and challenges
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good skills with Excel, Google Sheets, and similar office tools
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
We take care of our employees and provide you with:
  • A creative, casual, and international environment
  • Colleagues who respect you as a professional in your field
  • Work with teams that love their job!
  • Being part of a strong family of (>350) game developers
  • A modern workplace right in the heart of Munich
  • The possibility to work remote (time zone 1 - 2 hours difference is ok) 
  • Professional health coaching with a personal Trainer (OLAO HEALTH) - digital & live
  • A well-stocked library with books, games, and games consoles
  • As much fruit, coffee & drinks as you want in the office
  • Company pension plan
  • Regular team & company events like a summer party, Oktoberfest, and Movie and Gaming Nights
  • And a lot of fun :-)

At remote control productions, you will join a smart and motivated team that is passionate about their family of studios and their products. We are driven by our desire to make ourselves and the teams we work with better in a continuous cycle of improvement. We believe in courage, we believe in learning, and most of all we believe in making better games.
If you have a growth mindset and ambition for excellence, you are probably a great fit for our team!

Please send us your CV including your salary expectations.
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
About us

To find out more about remote control productions go to our website: www.r-control.de

Are you looking for a new challenge?
Interested? Give this application form a go so we can quickly switch to the fun part :) 
We look forward to hearing from you!

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