Corporate Development Associate

Job Overview

Maple Media has developed partnerships and/or acquired apps from developers located in 25 different countries. The core function of this role is to identify, build relationships with, and assess high quality mobile app businesses, which fit into Maple Media’s portfolio and strategies. There is a heavy focus and need for this person to have mobile developer relationships, mobile app product experience, enjoy playing mobile games, analytics chops and an advance understanding of the general mobile apps ecosystem – or willingness to rapidly learn.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • ¬†Identify new strategic partnership and acquisition opportunities in the mobile app space for Maple Media based on our strategy and buying criteria
  • Cold call and email prospects, and work towards building relationships in the industry
  • Structure, negotiate and close partnerships and acquisitions
  • Gather, organize and evaluate data, KPIs and financials

Requirements & Qualification

  • Passion for mobile, mobile games, mobile ad-tech, product management/development and driving overall growth

  • Knowledge of the mobile ad-tech and ad-serving ecosystem and business models

  • Knowledge of the game developer services ecosystem

  • Proven ability to structure, negotiate and execute complex strategic partnerships that create significant value for stakeholders

  • Great teamwork and interpersonal skills, including strong communication skills, a proactive attitude, and an embedded drive for results

  • Proven track record of consistently meeting or exceeding objectives

  • 1-3+ years of strong experience working on mobile apps, mobile advertising, mobile account management, mobile business development, or mobile game publishing

  • Experience and comfort with the technical aspect of mobile app development

  • Self-starter who can operate with minimal oversight

  • Extensive database of senior contacts and the ability to network to get to anyone

  • Knowledge of mobile app and game developers and who the key players are