Director, Digital Gaming Relationships

Date: Mar 16, 2021

Location: Burbank, California, US, 91504

Company: Hasbro

At Hasbro, we are looking for people who are passionate about impacting the future of play and entertainment. We seek individuals who are committed, curious, creative, and who are eager to keep imagination alive on teams that play together and create together. Our values –  community, passion, integrity, creativity and inclusion – help cultivate inspiring, diverse workplaces where teams are built on positivity as much as productivity, and where individuals can do work they love with people they enjoy on brands they believe in, all for a company driven by greater purpose.

We are seeking to add a Director, Digital Gaming Relationships to play an exciting and integral role in our Gambling and Arcade Licensing business managing relationships with our licensees.  Do you support teams in their negotiations with external partners globally? If you are passionate about growing partner relationships bring your expertise to Hasbro, we would love for you to be part of our team!

 

A Day in the Life as Director, Digital Gaming Relationships

Reporting to the VP, Global Licensing and Business Development you will be responsible for a broad range of relationships including: 33% partnership management with Hasbro’s primary gaming licensee (4 divisions); 33% management with other gambling/arcade licensees (10); and 33% business development work in gambling. Your ability to think strategically and build relationships will be key to success. In this role you will have the opportunity to grow this integral and results orientated area of our business!

You will:

  • Provide day to day management of partner relationships including approving deal proposals and marketing collateral; organize QBRs; consolidate business reporting and controlling versus royalty reports; lead contractual renegotiations/amendments as needed; partner with existing licensees to explore and provide recommendations on new business opportunities.
  • Seek out and recommend new licensees & business opportunities in the gambling and arcade sectors: new categories (e.g. live dealer, bingo, sports betting), and brands.
  • Work with digital production team and licensees to validate licensee product roadmaps to ensure accurate brand exploitation and quality. Conduct regular product reviews, ideally on site.
  • Provide visibility to management via regular reports that display key licensee metrics. Offer creative and innovative recommendations to drive success.
  • Stay ahead of changes in gaming regulation and general market intelligence; secure marketing intelligence from suppliers as needed.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Strong communication and long-term relationship leadership skills, especially in the context of a multi-divisional external partners.
  • Ability to identify and line up long term value opportunities with potential new licensing partners by building positive relationships.
  • Highly numerate with the ability to analyse sophisticated business and royalty reporting to extract key insights.
  • If you enjoy rolling up your sleeves to build new opportunities this role is for you!

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • MBA highly preferred with at least 5 years of validated experience in gaming sector ideally with a strong familiarity in igaming.
  • Strong experience in contract negotiating and administration, ideally we are looking for candidates with some familiarity with brand licensing.
  • Ability to work autonomously (also remotely) and deliver results in a highly matrixed organization.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – experience working with senior business partners.

Hasbro’s world-class brands and talented people are our greatest assets. One of the ways we invest in you is through a competitive and contemporary benefits package. Your particular benefits package will depend on your position, location, local legal requirements and years with the company. Here’s a look at what your benefits package may include: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Half-day Fridays year round, Paid Vacation Time & Holidays, Generous 401(k) match, Paid Parental Leave, Team Hasbro Volunteer Program, Employee Giving & Matching Gifts Programs, Tuition Reimbursement, Toy Discounts and more!

 

Hasbro is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. We are committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, or any other legally protected status.


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