VRV Partner Manager

Partnerships Team | San Francisco

The VRV Partner Manager role will be primarily responsible for launching and maintaining relationships with our valuable content partners. In addition, this individual will support existing device and other strategic partnerships. This is a hands-on role that will require an individual to pair sound judgment with strong relationship management skills. A deep interest in the intersection of media and technology is required, specifically in regard to new digital trends, innovative consumer products, new technologies, and landscape-shifting entertainment experiences.

This role will partner internally and externally with cross sections of the business, from finance, analytics, product and legal to marketing, licensing, social, events and others. The right individual will help us become our partners best partner while delivering best in class user experiences. In addition to strong personal skills, success in this role will be dependent upon attention to detail, thoughtful quantitative analysis, market research, a strong subjective filter, ability to prioritize, internal influence and the willingness to dive into each aspect of the partnership.


  • Multi-task, interact and coordinate with external partners, and internal leaders throughout multiple divisions and departments, while fulfilling operational duties.
  • Work closely with content acquisition team to create best in class content partnerships.
  • Craft external partner presentations, help with internal strategy roadmaps, and report on partner performance as it relates to subscription, new user and/or brand growth..
  • Work with marketing and product to align on ideal launch timing and plan to give our fans an amazing experience.
  • Coordinate with content operations to drive on-platform executional excellence.
  • Support the enhancement of the partner management strategy, process and tools.
  • Problem solve and prioritize in a fast paced environment while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail with high volume tasks­.
  • Understand, advocate, and embody the company's values and team goals.


  • Must be an incredible team player.
  • 2-5+ years of experience in a media, entertainment, or technology related professional environment.
  • Strong communication skills, attention to detail, and a track-record of self-motivation to go far and beyond to drive partner success.
  • Previous experience collaborating with device and external partners to create shared objectives and strategies for success.
  • Must be able to take initiative with minimal direction, seek out information from various sources (internal and external) and demonstrate exceptional follow through and execution.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, high-judgement, and the ability to multitask and prioritize a high-volume workload in a fast-paced environment.
  • A propensity for, experience in, and/or a degree in business, marketing, finance or related field preferred.
  • Must always be willing to provide an opinion.


  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, and life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care FSA
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Employer paid commuter benefit
  • On-site gym, showers, yoga, and wellness classes
  • Catered lunch and dinner 4 days per week
  • Skilled, passionate, and fun co-workers
  • Pet friendly environment - pet insurance and dog friendly office


Ellation What’s with the name, Ellation? We’re all a cast of characters that get passion and strive to celebrate fandom in all its forms. So we’re building a collection of destinations (a constellation, if you will) that connect people with their passions. Each day, we work to achieve complete fan elation (our vision), starting with popular subscription-video-on-demand brands, Crunchyroll and VRV. Our team spans across San Francisco, Los Angeles, Tokyo, and Chisinau to develop the product, design, engineering, marketing, and content that brings our communities of fans together.


Crunchyroll is the world’s largest destination for anime and manga. We’re an international business focused on creating both online and offline experiences for anime fans, through content (licensed, co-produced, and originals), merchandise, events, gaming, news, and more. 


VRV is a collection of fandom brands on a unified platform and includes Crunchyroll, sister-brand Rooster Teeth, Viacom’s NickSplat, and WB Digital’s DramaFever. Our community connects through immersive content experiences in a digitally-driven environment via bundled subscription, a la carte subscription, or ad-supported options.