MediaVast, Inc. is a leading provider of high-quality photography, video and related services. Through its WireImage, FilmMagic, Countour Photos, WINCreps and DMI Photo brands, MediaVast services the entertainment and sports content needs of the world’s leading media companies, advertising agencies and public relations firms.
Headquartered in New York, MediaVast has offices in Los Angeles, Miami, Las Vegas, Atlanta, London, Tokyo, Sydney, Hamburg and Shanghai. MediaVast also provides image syndication through a global network of agency affiliates in over 50 countries.
The Vice President of New Media Business Development will be responsible for researching, identifying, negotiating and managing third-party relationships to expand the usage of and revenues from MediaVast content on new media platforms with a specific emphasis on mobile and broadband Internet. Specific responsibilities include:
— Perform market research and analysis to identify relevant opportunities and strategies;
— Develop the necessary industry contacts to successfully exploit identified opportunities;
— Negotiate and structure business third-party business relationships to implement defined strategies;
— Coordinate with the legal department to draft and complete the necessary agreements in a timely manner;
— Coordinate and communicate with other internal departments throughout the agreement process to ensure timely and successful implementation of executed agreements; and
— Actively monitor and manage the resulting relationships during the term to maximize company returns.
Qualifications and Required Experience
Candidates must have a track record of results and display the potential to become a significant member of the leadership team. Specific qualifications include:
— 8+ years of new media business development experience with a concentration on mobile and broadband Internet markets;
— An in-depth understanding the developing media platforms, relevant companies and associated business models;
— Superior communication and teamwork skills with the ability to interact cross-functionally at all organizational levels;
— Strong negotiation skills with a proven track record of structuring complex business transactions;
— Excellent analytic and strategic planning skills;
— Attention to detail;
— Strong work ethic;
— Strong time management and prioritization skills with a demonstrated ability to execute against multiple projects and excel in a fast-paced, results-oriented work environment; and
— An MBA from top business school is preferred.
CONTACT: For considerations, please submit your resume to Karen Fazio