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Music Partnerships Director

Epic Games

Epic Games

Sales & Business Development
Cary, NC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2023

WHAT MAKES US EPIC?

At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.

PUBLISHING

What We Do

We deliver the most innovative gaming experiences possible to players across the world. Whether through community outreach, world-class events, or partnership integrations, the Epic Games Publishing and Marketing teams seek to surprise players with new experiences every time they drop in to play.

What You'll Do

We are looking for a creative, strategic, ambitious, and self-motivated Partnerships Director to join our team and help manage Epic Games’ first-party music partnerships. The Global Partnerships team is responsible for negotiating and executing partnerships for Epic’s owned first-party games: Fortnite (including Fortnite Festival), Fall Guys, and Rocket League. You’ll work with artists, music rights holders, and internal Epic stakeholders to identify opportunities for innovation and collaboration, in line with the Global Partnerships’ team vision and Epic’s business goals.

In this role, you will

  • Use market and player insights to identify new commercial opportunities for/with music partners
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with music industry stakeholders
  • Oversee the execution of music partnerships from negotiation to launch
  • Manage music partnership marketing campaign development with internal stakeholders (art/design, product, marketing, publishing, legal) to ensure all elements are executed on time and at Epic quality
  • Identify KPIs and manage budgets for music partnerships
  • Support Partnerships Managers in negotiations and with ongoing partnership operations
  • Evaluate the success of partnerships based on identified KPIs and create reports for internal and external stakeholders as needed

What we're looking for

  • Min. 7 years of partnerships or business development experience in Gaming, Music, or Entertainment industries
  • Experience pitching, negotiating, and executing partnerships with high-profile talent
  • Capable of using market and player insights to inform decision-making
  • Understanding of and interest in gaming
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects in parallel in fast-paced environments
  • Able to build long-term internal and external relationships with key stakeholders

EPIC JOB + EPIC BENEFITS = EPIC LIFE

Our intent is to cover all things that are medically necessary and improve the quality of life. We pay 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. Our coverage includes Medical, Dental, a Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance & a 401k with competitive match. We also offer a robust mental well-being program through Modern Health, which provides free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents.

Throughout the year we celebrate our employees with events and company-wide paid breaks. We offer unlimited PTO and sick time and recognize individuals for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical.

ABOUT US

Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.