Company Description

RIDI is a fast-growing market leader in the digital content space that recently became the first unicorn company among the South Korean content platform startups. In November 2020, RIDI successfully launched Manta, a global subscription-based webcomics service, with the vision to inspire readers around the world to experience fascinating stories in the most accessible and enjoyable ways. Today, Manta has become 3 million users’ favorite app service offering diverse webcomics series.

Job Description

Manta is looking for a Head of Global Business Development who has an expertise in the South East Asia region. You will spearhead Manta’s global growth through strategic large-scale partnerships. This is a newly created position that will play a vital role in increasing Manta’s global presence.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a market-specific and country-specific business development strategies to expedite Manta’s growth in SEA region;

  • Lead the business growth in the region by partnering with telco services for distribution;

  • Actively find and build relationships with strategic partners to enable growth and build the brand credibility in the market (i.e. media, consumer services);

  • Establish and retain sustainable business relationships with the partners to represent Manta in the region;

  • Advise and collaborate with senior management, marketing department, and other internal stakeholders to devise partnership strategies that are aligned with Manta’s vision

  • Carry out due diligence, strategic negotiations, document writing, and other tasks and manage the entire deal process

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in B2B partnerships, entertainment distribution or other relevant sectors

  • Extensive knowledge, experience and network in the telco and media sectors in the region

  • Proven track record of executing strategic business development negotiations

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Powerful persuasion and influencing skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • A team player who is also comfortable working independently

  • Experience in working in a remote, diverse team

  • An avid webtoon reader or a fan of K-contents

Additional Information

Required Application Material

  • Resume

Hiring Process

  • Application Review > Interviews
  • A phone screening call with Recruiter may be added.

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