Market Development Manager (UK/Nordics)

Content & Ops Team | London, UK

We are looking for a highly-motivated individual who can lead the growth of Crunchyroll’s service in United Kingdom and the Nordics region to be the premiere local anime streaming service. This individual will be responsible for setting and achieving growth targets, and assisting with the building of local operations. This is a mid-level position reporting into the Head of International at Crunchyroll HQ.

Responsibilities

  • Create and execute online & offline marketing plans
  • Grow relationships and develop partnerships with relevant local industry partners
  • Establish a local UK and Nordics Crunchyroll Ambassador teams
  • Oversee local convention attendance and Crunchyroll exhibitions
  • Manage regional Public Relations and press requests
  • Advise product and programming improvements to better suit local landscape
  • Provide guidance toward event and community budgeting

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Fluency in English
  • Strong Marketing and Business Development experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work with all levels of management/staff and effectively multitask
  • Knowledge of UK and Nordics anime market and anime in general
  • Independent, friendly, Internet savvy, and team oriented

About Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll is a leading global destination and platform for Japanese anime and Asian content. Through applications including Crunchyroll for iPhone, iPad, Android, Playstation®3, Playstation®4, Xbox LIVE®, AppleTV, Roku, Internet-enabled TVs, set-top boxes, affiliate websites and its own streaming website, Crunchyroll delivers more than 25,000 episodes and 15,000 hours of officially-licensed content from leading Asian media producers direct to viewers translated professionally in multiple languages within minutes of TV broadcast.  The company was founded in 2006 and now has over 700,000 paid subscribers and is a Top 10 SVOD service.

About Ellation, Inc.

Ellation evolved from the words constellation and elation. Inspired by constellation, we align groups of great content brands and programmers with passionate superfan communities. From elation, we endeavor to delight users. We believe deeply in premium video and see opportunities to create a more sustainable direct-to-consumer business model for content creators and programmers.  Ellation currently operates Crunchyroll and Creativebug, and will be launching a new offering in the near future.

Ellation is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and is funded by Otter Media, a Joint Venture between The Chernin Group and AT&T.