Head of Business Development

New York

Do you subscribe to Netflix or ever purchase a live sporting event on Pay-Per-View? If so, you have a high chance of knowing already what Cleeng does.

Each month, nearly 4 million viewers from more than 100 countries in the world access a video platform secured by Cleeng. We work with sports federations, TV networks, broadcasters, and media companies to deliver an efficient, tailored, premium video experience. With our e-commerce heritage and market-leading video business solutions, highly motivated team of 55+ people in Amsterdam (HQ), NYC, Poznan, Sydney and Manila, and good funding, Cleeng is quickly becoming the indisputable leader in this space.

Working at Cleeng is rewarding, fun, and challenging. We thrive on innovation. If you want to join a fast growing business, and make a real contribution, come join our team and help shape the future of video consumption.


The job: Head of Business Development, US

With a fast expanding US business, we wish to strengthen our top-notch team of professional sales personnel and hire s a strategic Business Development Director. This position will be based in New York, reporting to the VP of Sales US.  You will work closely with our strategic distribution partners, such as Accedo, Brightcove, IBM, and 24i, with the goal of closing deals with top broadcasters (e.g. Sinclair, SKY, Canadian Broadcasting Channel, Altice and Quebecor), and sports federations (e.g. NHRA, Golden Boy, Tennis Channel).


Your Responsibilities

  • Create and nurture strong relationships with key strategic partners’ sales teams
  • Evangelize Cleeng products, and empower partners with the right sales arguments to effectively close large, enterprise deals
  • Develop new business channel opportunities targeted for major Media & Entertainment companies.
  • Identify, nurture and close new enterprise deals ($500k+ TCV)
  • Effectively influence and motivate internal cross-functional team members to drive account success.
  • Drive client reviews, meetings, and presentations at an executive level.


Our Requirements

  • You stand out from the crowd, in terms of business passion and professional experience. You want to make a long-lasting impact in the category, and contribute to creating a industry leader
  • You have the training and experience to manage a business relationship end-to-end: make/hold inspiring presentations, articulate business plans that meet client’s needs, ask the right questions, steer a negotiation with Enterprise Accounts
  • You have a proven track record in achieving your sales targets, selling SaaS products.
  • You know how to develop strong channel/partner relationships: building trust, supporting them when they need it, provide guidance and tools to help them win
  • You have experience selling high-value enterprise products to sports and/or media companies
  • You know how to work in a team: be a valued player, with a mix of professionalism and fun, yet drive your individual goals
  • You understand and appreciate our culture code, and want to contribute to it too in the long run


Preferred Work Experience & Education

  • Experience/Knowledgeable in the OTT Industry
  • BBA or MBA
  • Knowledge of, or experience with selling SaaS solutions to digital media, broadcasting, sports, or similar industries is a plus
  • Experience working in multicultural, international organizations with rapidly evolving products and business models
  • Excellent written and spoken English communication and organizational skills; extra language is a plus
  • Know what GSD means


Interested? Send your CV and tell us why you are the right person.


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There are lots of reasons to work here

One talented and passionate team
Join a community of professionals who push each other to strive while enjoying what they do. We like to share knowledge, experience and inspire each other every day. We like to share our knowledge and experience. Be encouraged to share your ideas and perspectives!
Global scale
Diversity defines us. We have offices in The Netherlands, USA, Philippines, Australia, and Poland. Our different backgrounds and over 14 nationalities make our workspace a unique environment and a truly international experience.
Shape tomorrow's product
Don't just watch, participate in the future of premium content consumption. We are thriving in a booming and exciting industry where you could develop your skills.
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Relaxed professionals, that’s our motto! Be part of a fun team. Expect dinners and meetups. Join our CS go or chess intercontinental tournaments. Travel the world to work face to face with your colleagues and enjoy the ride!
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