Director, Business Development HuffingtonPost.com
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The Huffington Post is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news, features, and entertainment, as well as a highly engaged community for opinion and conversation. The Huffington Post has 50 million monthly unique visitors (comScore November, 2012) posting more than 8 million comments each month. The site has more than 40,000 bloggers -- from politicians, students and celebrities to academics, parents and policy experts -- who contribute in real-time on the subjects they are most passionate about. The Huffington Post has editions in the UK, Canada, Quebec, France, Spain, and Italy with Japan and more scheduled to launch in the coming months.
About the Role: Director, Business Development
In this high-profile and diversified role, you?ll report to the CEO of Huffington Post Media Group and use your well-honed business acumen to identify strategic opportunities to extend the audience and revenue growth of HPMG?s properties, including Huffington Post Live. This may involve performing market sizing / research and competitive landscape overviews, evaluating new growth opportunities (both revenue and audience) and producing ROI and IRR financial models on emerging businesses.
Leveraging your broad knowledge of publisher platforms and technologies, content syndication and the internet advertising sector, you will identify key media and technology partners and expeditiously structure, negotiate and close partnership deals.
You will further act as a thought leader by providing strategic insights and recommendations to business leaders across HPMG?s content, product and advertising offerings and interface with our internal Legal, Technology, and Sales teams to ensure the feasibility of deals from those perspectives.
With an MBA and 7+ years? experience in an internet, media or technology startup environment, you are well prepared for this role. But it is your expert-level knowledge of emerging technologies, internet business models and digital media and your entrepreneurial and creative spirit that will guarantee your success. With your passion for content and an extensive list of contacts within the space, this is just the opportunity you?ve been waiting for. And as a master communicator possessing a facility for engaging and persuading top executives, you are a natural fit for our rapidly evolving organization at one of the most exciting moments in our history.
AOL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other classification prescribed by applicable law.
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