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General Manager, Emerging Content

Twitch, San Francisco, CA

Video platform and community for gamers


The Twitch Content team is a mission-driven organization to become the platform of choice for anyone who creates long-form interactive content. We work with broadcasters, media companies, team owners, esports leagues, and game publishers to connect our audience with the content they love.  The VP, Twitch Emerging Content is responsible for the strategy and business management of a new initiative being developed by Twitch to fast track our growth in premium and beyond gaming categories. This role with be the Single Threaded Leader driving Twitch’s most important metric, Hours Watched (HW), for all premium content initiatives that span from gaming to new verticals. The ideal candidate will work cross-functionally across the entire organization including Partnerships, Sales, Marketing, Product, Engineering, Finance and Legal. You will work side by side with the VP of Content Product and Engineering to launch the next phase of this initiative. This role is responsible for developing a pipeline of premium partners, acquiring their content, innovating on the business strategy, developing the optimal programming lineup for our audience, and growing the business. You will leverage your knowledge and contacts in the technology and media industries to make Twitch a destination of choice for studios, networks and content producers. This is a global effort.

Responsibilities

  • Strategy: develop and refine strategy for our Emerging Content team. Champion project across Twitch product, BD and marketing organizations.
  • Source and Recruit: source media and premium content partners for Twitch across our target verticals and recruit them to the platform.
  • Acquisition: focuses on structuring and negotiating deals onto the Twitch platform.
  • Programming Management: focuses on optimizing the channel selection to meet the marketing segmentation target audiences.
  • Content Analytics: provides analytics on channel performance, determines content that is resonating with our audience, coordinates marketing support, etc.

Requirements

  • Act with the mentality of an owner.
  • Demonstrate a bias towards action while raising our execution bar to a higher standard.
  • Ability to articulate and socialize needs and drive plans with minimal oversight.
  • Demonstrated experience in content, partnerships and strategy.
  • Passionate about the Twitch community and brand.
  • Superior writing and financial modeling.
  • Ability to lead matrix teams and work well with peers across the organization.

Perks

  • Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision and life 
  • 401(k) savings plan with a company match
  • Catered daily lunch and dinners (and hearty breakfasts three times a week)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Monthly in-office massages
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Commuter benefits
  • Flexible time off policy
  • Weekly happy hours and opportunity to attend one gaming event or tournament
  • Top of the line technology to help you build your own workspace
About Twitch

Twitch is the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers, with more than 100 million visitors per month. We connect gamers from around the world by allowing them to broadcast, watch, and chat with each other. Twitch’s live and on-demand video platform forms the backbone of a distribution network for video game broadcasters including pro players, tournaments, leagues, developers and gaming media organizations. Twitch is leading a revolution in gaming culture, turning gameplay into an immersive video experience. Learn more at http://twitch.tv.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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About Twitch

Twitch is the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers. More than 100 million gamers gather every month to broadcast, watch and chat about gaming. Twitch’s video platform is the backbone of live and on-demand distribution for leading video game broadcasters including casual gamers, pro players, tournaments, leagues, developers and gaming media organizations. Twitch is leading a revolution in the gaming community, working to create a participatory experience that transcends gameplay.

Want to learn more about Twitch? Visit https://www.twitch.tv/