Vice President of Content Acquisition Scribd
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Scribd is looking for a high-energy individual to take the company?s partnerships to the next level, building on our existing success but following an ambitious new strategy ? hitting the ground running with trade book publishers and with interest and ability to expand into other book genres and periodicals. The VP will be the face of the company for both new and existing content partners, and will be in charge of executing on a strategy that has the potential to shake up the publishing industry.
Experience working and thriving in technology-driven companies and the cultures that foster them.
5-10+ years of work experience in Business Development, Account Management, or a related field at a publishing, technology, or internet related company.
A strong practice in consultative selling and relationship building in media, publishing, or content-centric industries.
An analytical and agile approach to the development of contract terms.
A pragmatic negotiating skill that is informed by both customer/partner requirements or constraints and the evolving Scribd business model.
An extensive network of executive-level contacts in media, publishing, and content-centric businesses.
Experience in managing and developing a small but growing team of business development professionals.
Attraction to and experience in start-up or fast-growth environments that are high-energy, cross-functional, and highly collaborative.
Strong interpersonal, account management, and sales skills.
Must be well-organized and adept at multi-tasking, excellent follow-through.
Ability to thrive in high-velocity and rapidly changing business environments.
Must be highly self-reliant and able to solve problems in real time.
Fearless attitude towards sales: not afraid to cold call/email companies.
Must be a strategic business thinker able to develop strategies for new business efforts from scratch.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
Experience working at internet startups or prominent technology firms.
Experience in the publishing/media industries, particularly with book publishing.
MBA from a top-tier school.
Institution or work experience providing a strong general business background.
Experience with content licensing deals and subscription services.
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