Senior Business Development Manager

NCSOFT is a premiere digital entertainment company and global publisher with worldwide locations and more than 4,000 employees focused on bringing extraordinary games to life for millions of fans around the world. Established in 1997 and headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, we quickly became a key leader in online games. Best known for critically acclaimed franchises including Lineage, Aion, Guild Wars, and Blade & Soul, NCSOFT is also one of the world’s top mobile developers with Lineage 2M occupying the #1 grossing revenue slot on Google Play. Our core goal is making people in this world happier by delivering games that entertain a globally connected audience has remained the same.

We are looking for a Senior Business Development Manager to assist our team in all aspects of working with our partners. In this role you will foster partnerships, manage deal pipeline, perform market research, due diligence and conduct financial analysis. As a member of the Business Development team, you will work closely with our CSO and the investment team in Korea.

As Senior Business Development Manager, you will have an exciting opportunity to help shape and deliver on the strategy to broaden NCSOFT’s strategic priorities in the gaming sector. Your responsibilities will include driving the necessary business insights, strategic and technical relationships with gaming related companies, to establish meaningful relationships.

What you’ll do & more...

  • You will be sourcing, evaluating, and supporting companies as they grow specifically related to the gaming and related content vertical
  • Establishing relationships with corporations in the gaming industry to develop theses about the future of gaming and technology related to gaming
  • As a member of the NCSOFT team, you will be responsible for understanding corporate priorities and liaising with corporate development and R&D
  • Executing the strategic business development plan while working with key internal stakeholders
  • Prepare and give business reviews to the senior management teams regarding progress on and roadblocks to achieving NCSOFT’s goals in the gaming ecosystem.

What skills and experience do you bring?

  • 5+ years of work experience in tech startup investment ecosystem or corporate development in entertainment and content companies
    • Financial and valuation skills and IT/management consulting experience is a plus
  • Combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the responsibilities described above.
    • Game design background is a plus
  • Understanding of recent tech trends in entertainment and content industries
  • Analytical, problem-solving and collaboration skills with a strong work ethic
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate complex
  • information in a concise and digestible way.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Fluency in Korean is a plus!


Job discovered on 1/13/2022