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PLAY, GROW and WIN

To be a part of Virtuos means to be a creator and aim at excellence.

At Virtuos, we harness the latest technologies to make video games better and more immersive than ever before. That is why we pride ourselves in constantly pushing the boundaries of possibility since our founding in 2004.

Virtuosi are a team of experts – people who have come together to share their mutual passion for producing high-quality games. People who share the same enthusiasm in exploring new ideas and the constant drive to excel in their field. People who believe in earning success through dedication.

As a group, Virtuos has become a recognized leader in its field, has been growing faster than its peers have in recent years, and is pursuing an aggressive global expansion strategy. To this end, we are seeking an experienced Business developer Europe who can join our team and help pave the way towards our new goals.

About the position

Virtuos, the largest content producer for the Video games and Movie industry, is expanding rapidly in Europe. We are looking for a Business Developer for Europe to help the Senior Business Development Manager Europe and contribute of maintaining an excellent relationship with the European developers and publishers and be a force of proposition to help them make bigger games and generate more revenues with their IPs.

It also involves operational responsibilities relating to revenue, receivable and client satisfaction. Ultimately, as BD, you will collaborate with our sales team to achieve sales targets while keeping our clients satisfied and engaged with our products and service in the long run.

Responsibilities

Account Management

Facilitate regular, timely and thorough communication with clients to maintain strong business relationships and identify projected production needs. Consists of:

  • Follow up projects,
  • Engaging with clients and liaise with production teams to facilitate production needs
  • Assisting Virtuos teams in managing project development and planning
  • Collaborating with Producers and Art Directors on a regular basis to meet client/studio’s requests
  • Set and manage client’s expectations
  • Communicating project plans with clients and provide feedback to Virtuos teams
  • Facilitating calls/meetings between clients and Virtuos teams in China/ Vietnam
  • Managing and monitoring progress with contracts, agreements, invoices
  • Leading initial calls with potential new clients
  • Manage client feedback during and post project as a part of Virtuos internal improvement process
  • Gain industry knowledge on clients’ upcoming titles and potential productions cycles in an effort to foresee potential needs.
  • Establish trusted and long-standing relationships with clients in an effort to serve them better and more effectively,
  • Update Salesforce daily regarding clients and project activities.

Business Development

  • Do Business Development initiatives and strategies in Europe area; including identifying new studios, products, and contacts, as well as gathering data and preparing reports;
  • Assist global sales efforts in fulfilling production capacity gaps;

Qualifications

  • Graduated from leading Business schools,
  • 3 yrs + as account manager in the video game industry or entertainment production or B2B services
  • Passionate about the games industry and gamer,
  • Fluent English, second language (French) is a plus,
  • Strong interest in games production and in Sales,
  • Ability to multi-task different timelines and deadlines,
  • Ability to manage multiple project simultaneously,
  • Attention to detail with strong organizational skills,
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English,
  • Diplomat and problem solver,
  • Understanding of Salesforce is a bonus,
  • Travel required time to time to visit clients, visit Virtuos’ studios and attend shows,