Entertainment Partners Lead

Job description

Are you ready for a positive and life defining P&P challenge?

‘Empowering people to live their passions’

Our purposeful mission: reimagine Communities of Passion and propel them into Self- Perpetuating Economies.

Personally & Professionally, all of us at AAQUA will ensure that Aaqua (the proposition) will be a vibrant and fluid mix of ever-evolving Passion Communities where we focus on inclusiveness, authenticity and creativity, whilst always ON, keeping it real.

We naturally respect and embrace cross- cultural diversity and encourage reimagining experiences by out- of- the- box thinking, striving to make the impossible very much possible.

We enable our people to contribute to Aaqua’s purpose by bringing their own passion to our workplace community, collaborating with a team of like-minded people from all walks of life who love what they do.

Your Purpose
Your role as Entertainment Lead will focus on developing and leading Aaqua’s partners acquisition across the entertainment genre, this will include utilizing your knowledge of IP, licensing and content to identify key tactical partnerships, research to support them and GTM roadmaps.

Your Focus

Your contribution will include:

  • Be a Domain expert in the Entertainment Industry in APAC including publishers, entertainment brands, OTT platforms and talent.
  • Use your knowledge of IP, licensing and content to identify key tactical partnerships and GTM strategies.
  • Build Entertainment vertical content roadmaps and lead the Entertainment team.
  • Develop and cultivate strong business partnerships with brand/ IP owners, owning C-Level account relationships.
  • Create, negotiate, test and activate innovative creative business & partnership models.
  • Use business and consumer insights to make recommendations and improve partners results.
  • Lead complex commercial negotiations with partners, including drafting, reviewing and executing contracts.
  • Collaborate internally with cross-functional stakeholders including Members, Community and Proposition, to deliver best-in-class execution of all projects and campaign.
  • Provide guidance and training to junior team members.
  • Bring curiosity, grit, creativity, empathy, and passion every day to the team and this role.

Job requirements

Your Journey

Ideally your career journey to date will have given you experience in or exposure to the following:

  • 5+ years of work experience in business development and/or strategy or related work for Media, consulting or technology companies. Start- up experience is a plus.
  • Deep understanding of the APAC media and content landscape ecosystem and video content platforms.
  • Tactical thinker with strong analytical skills who can dissect complex issues and make recommendations and actions plans to an Executive level.
  • Exceptional analytical, communication and presentation skills.
  • High- energy, team- first attitude: Motivated to work hard in a fast-paced, ever-changing start up environment.
  • Experience working with tech or social media valued.

Your Knowledge
Given your epic background, you will have a deep passion for the Entertainment Industry. and technical knowledge in commercialising and monetising social media platforms.

As we are a global team to truly connect and collaborate, your business English skills are a must.

Your Qualities

Your qualities are seen, heard and observed every day through your words, actions and behaviours. They are a key part of our DNA.

We seek our team members to be:

• Agile
• Authentic​
• Collaborative​
• Courageous
• Curious​​
• Passionate
• Resourceful

Your Attitude

Your attitude is a big part of what you bring to Aaqua. It contributes hugely to our culture, which is why cultural fit is something we take very seriously when we bring on new team members.

We expect everyone to play their part in:

• Putting Members First
• Building an Inclusive Community
• Delivering the Unexpected
• Be Always Evolving, and
• Keeping it Real

Why work with us

At Aaqua we are committed to real economic value distribution and this extends to our people. Aaqua is creating a work culture that caters to all your YOU's. Our total rewards package is highly attractive, with generous compensation, options programs, comprehensive medical coverage and workplace flexibility.

Developing our people is a given and the exposure you will get at Aaqua will see you always evolving, creating opportunities for rapid career advancement. By putting our "members first" (that includes YOU), you will deliver the unexpected every day. Aaqua's agile focus drives collaboration, ideation and allows you to be your true self, empowers our people and delivers a passionate and fun team.

Aaqua is a diverse and inclusive culture. We want our people to be reflective of our members and commit to a non-discriminatory culture that does not judge by; age, gender, sexual orientation and gender reassignment, race and colour, disability, religion and beliefs, pregnancy and family responsibilities, education level and all of your YOU's.

Aaqua is the place for all YOUR ‘YOUS’!

Feel like YOU are a fit for this opportunity?

If so, please send your interest to join@aaqua.live