Corporate Development Principal

The Pokémon Company International
Bellevue, Washington, United States
17 days ago

Get to know The Pokémon Company International

The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children's entertainment properties in the world.

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Get to know the role

Job Summary: The President and Corporate Development Office is a small, specialized group under development with the following roles and responsibilities:
1) Corporate Strategy, which advises the President and executive leadership team on driving, assessing, and prioritizing the long-term strategic direction and operating priorities;
2) Pokémon Group Company Relations, which supports TPCi executive leadership team in building trusting working relationships to maximize the group synergies with TPCi's affiliates, including but not limited to The Pokémon Company in Japan, Game Freak, Creatures, and Millennium Print Group;
3) Corporate Development and Innovation, which drives innovations by building a platform to test big ideas and sources and build relations with co-development partners outside TPCi.

In this role, you will play an instrumental role in building the Corporate Development & Innovation function by leading three initiatives.

1) Design, build and run the TPCi Innovation Challenge, an internal idea-sourcing platform to gather and assess TPCi employees' innovative ideas to introduce brand new Pokémon experiences (products and experiences) to the world.

2) Identify, analyze, monitor, and build relationships with external co-development partners with unique technology to support the implementation of new ideas.

3) Create a platform to test new ideas' feasibility and support iterative development by working with TPCi internal stakeholders and external co-developers. Internal stakeholders include, but are not limited to, Technology, Marketing, Finance, Legal, and People.

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What to expect

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this role. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. For roles in the United Kingdom, candidates will need the right to work. In some cases, and for some roles, the Company may be able to arrange a visa. For roles in Ireland, this role requires candidates to have the right to live and work in the Republic of Ireland. However, we welcome applications from all nationalities and may consider supporting an employment permit application, in appropriate and suitable cases.

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