Business Development Associate, Mobile Apps & Game Acquisitions

| Greater LA Area
If you think you're the right person for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to connie [at] maplemedia.io with the job title as the subject line. Bonus points if you include your favorite mobile app.
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At Maple Media, M&A Associates drive strategic partnerships and acquisition opportunities with mobile app and game developers from around the world. A deep understanding of mobile, mobile apps, ad tech, financial analysis and analytics is a must. 

The Role: To date, 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. 
 
JOB 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
 
CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:
·   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

Working at Maple Media - Perks & Benefits: 

  • Unlimited vacation, paid sick days & paid holidays
  • Health, dental and vision benefits
  • Commuter benefits
  • Kitchen fully stocked with snacks
  • Dog friendly 
  • Flexible dress code 
  • Regular Happy Hours
  • Great location in Century City, one block from Century City Westfield (restaurants, shopping, events) + weekly farmer's market 
  • Company events

About Maple Media:

Founded in 2016, Maple Media is a Los Angeles and Quebec based mobile media, advertising and technology company that acquires, manages, and operates mobile apps and games. 

Maple Media's most popular apps include We Heart It, Tony Hawk's Skate Jam, Mazes & More, Puzzlerama, Snowboard Party, Skateboard Party, Blackjack 21 and Minesweeper Puzzle Bomb. 

Maple Media recently raised over $30M in funding from Shamrock Capital to continue to acquire new app companies and plans to rapidly grow in 2019. Maple Media is led by industry veterans from Google and Jam City. 

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If you think you're the right person for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to connie [at] maplemedia.io with the job title as the subject line. Bonus points if you include your favorite mobile app.
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Location

Centrally located in Century City, we're right next to all the shops & eats at the Century City Westfield, a weekly farm market, Starbucks & more!

An Insider's view of Maple Media

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe at Maple Media raises the bar for every office out there. Our team is greeted by everyone to motivate for success on a daily basis. We deliver the best products here and that’s because we allow each person come as they are, not as they should be. If you want to achieve your best, you want to work with the best, and that’s here at Maple.

Kami

Executive Producer, Tony Hawk's Skate Jam

What makes someone successful on your team?

What makes everyone at Maple Media successful is our ability to work together as a collaborative team. We all know we can rely on each other to achieve our successes. We're only as good as the people we surround ourselves with and I can guarantee you that Maple Media people are driven, hardworking, and goal-oriented individuals.

Connie

Office Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Slack, JIRA, stand ups and design reviews are all forums to share progress and collaborate on the current sprint - sharing this across the whole team helps find the best product solution possible. It's always exciting and rewarding when someone comes up with a new mechanic that we can apply all of our products!

David

COO

What are Maple Media Perks + Benefits

Maple Media Benefits Overview

At Maple Media, we want our team to have everything they need to be successful, and build a strong culture along the way. We have plenty of perks to help make work life, and life outside of work as stress free as can be, like free parking, happy hours, team events, stocked kitchen, full medical / dental / vision & flexible vacation time.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Acme's health insurance policy covers up to 80% of out of pocket expenses.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Quarterly.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is Occasional bring your pet to work days.
Professional Development Benefits
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