Sony Music – Vice President, Game Partnerships (US)

As Vice President, Game Partnerships, you will play a central role in shaping and executing Sony Music’s partnership strategy in the gaming space. Along with a passion for music, you will bring in-depth knowledge and a strong network of executive contacts in the game business, to serve as a subject matter expert working with senior company leaders to develop highly impactful and innovative partnership opportunities at the intersection of the two industries.

What you’ll do:
  • Analyze and evaluate areas of opportunity, formulate strategy, and devise business models for the gaming space that align with Sony Music’s near- and long-term strategic priorities
  • Build relationships, identify potential targets for business development and strategic investment initiatives, and originate deals with existing and potential game industry partners
  • Collaborate closely with leaders across the company to execute on and manage game industry partnerships
  • Work with Sony Music colleagues in cross-functional teams to structure and negotiate terms of licensing agreements and investment transactions
  • Present to stakeholders across the company to educate and align them around strategic goals and individual initiatives
Who you are:
  • Strong passion for both music and games
  • Undergraduate degree (MBA a plus), and 8+ years of business development, corporate development, or strategic partnerships experience, including 3+ years closing complex deals for or with top game companies
  • Exceptional business communication, presentation, and analysis skills
  • Proactive self-starter, with a talent for collaborating closely across levels and functions
  • Thrives in a fast-paced and rapidly-evolving business environment with very high expectations of quality
What we give you:
  • You join an inclusive, collaborative and global community where you have the opportunity to fuel the creative journey
  • A modern office environment designed to foster productivity, creativity, and teamwork
  • An attractive and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life & disability coverage, and
  • 401K + employer matching
  • Voluntary benefits like company-paid identity theft protection and resources for pets, mental health and meditation resources, industry-leading fertility coverage, fully paid leave for childbirth or bonding, fully paid leave for caregivers, programs for loved ones with developmental disabilities and neurodiversity, subsidized back-up child and elder care, and reimbursement for adoption, surrogacy, tuition and student loans
  • We invest in your professional growth & development
  • Time off for a winter recess

Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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