Facebook Head of Entertainment Partnerships, IndoChina Region in Bangkok, Thailand
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The APAC Media Partnerships Team is seeking a seasoned executive to lead Entertainment Partnerships for IndoChina (focused on Thailand and Vietnam), with the goal of bringing more entertaining content to the community on Facebook's platforms, creating more social experiences and supporting our partners in a manner that serves their business goals as well as the needs of our community. This person will be responsible for shaping and executing our entertainment strategy in the region, spanning partnerships with some of the biggest media companies, management agencies, MCNs, celebrities and emerging talents in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia etc.
Ideal candidates for this role will have an extensive understanding of entertainment industry business objectives; knowledge of current successful uses of social and digital strategies to achieve those objectives; deep expertise in acquiring and distributing professional & amateur entertainment content in the APAC region, exceptional creativity and a track record of identifying and successfully implementing innovative solutions to business problems; substantial experience in the entertainment industry and relationships to draw upon to build successful partnerships, experience identifying and delivering "best practices" on a scalable basis, a track record of successfully closing business deals and cultivating long-term business partnerships, and great passion about the intersection of entertainment business and technology. This role also requires close cross-functional collaboration with Facebook's global teams and colleagues in Product, Engineering, Sales, Marketing, and Operations. This person will be the face of Facebook for some of the biggest media companies and celebrities in the region.
This position will be based in Bangkok, Thailand and report to the Head of Entertainment Partnerships, APAC.
Lead partnership strategy, relationships, and key initiatives related to maximizing entertainment impact in the region
Help entertainment partners re-imagine how best to use Facebook to grow and engage their fan base and drive their business objectives
Identify partner business objectives and develop innovative solutions utilizing Facebook and its family of products that benefit teams, fans, and Facebook
Successfully negotiate business deals and maintain long-term partner relationships
Own day-to-day partnership relationships and operations with key entertainment partners in the region
Work cross-functionally within Facebook (product, engineering, sales, marketing, operations) to successfully develop and bring integrated solutions to partners
Identify and collect excellent partner best practices to support scaled outreach
Work with relevant internal teams to ensure that Facebook is taking partner input into account in relevant product and policy decisions
Track, analyze and communicate quantitative metrics and business trends as they relate to partners
MBA or related graduate degree preferred
15+ years of experience plus some experience preferred in entertainment and media industry in APAC, with a focus on leading content acquisition, development, programming and/or distribution strategies
Demonstrated expertise and comfort with digital initiatives and partnering with emerging talents and video creators
Strong leadership and management experience, with the ability to work independently and cross-functionally to drive multiple time-sensitive, high-priority projects on deadline
Scheduling & travel flexibility to build relationships with partners and support events
Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with the ability to serve as a spokesperson for Facebook
Demonstrated ability to think strategically about complex issues, leading to thoughtful recommendations and action plans
Rapid learner who thrives in a fast-paced environment