VP, Business Development

New York, United States


Complex Networks, formed from the acquisition of Complex Media Inc. through a joint venture by Verizon and Hearst, is a global lifestyle brand and media company and one of the most influential voices in popular culture today. Complex Networks’ digital channels, which include Complex, First We Feast, Pigeons & Planes, Sole Collector and more, is a Top 10 publisher in the U.S. for social engagement on channels like Facebook and YouTube. A diversified and profitable media business with premium distribution partners such as Netflix, Hulu, Pluto TV, Roku, and iFlix, Complex Networks’ original content exemplifies convergence culture, exploring topics that span across popular culture from music to movies, sports to video games, fashion to food

Complex is seeking a VP of Business Development for its newly formed creative agency / evolving branded content studio.

The VP of Business Development, Agency is an established business and advertising professional with (7+ YEARS) experience leading business development efforts for ad agencies. The VP of Business Development will lead all new business efforts in the pursuit of both AOR and project-based opportunities for the new agency. The VP of BD will facilitate prospecting efforts in partnership with other key leaders, with an emphasis on supporting both the growth of the agency and the enhancement of the agency’s reputation.


The VP of Business Development will initially be a team of one focused on the daily operations of business development, with support from internal personnel as needed. Duties will include:



Complex offers an awesome casual work environment with a great team of smart, motivated, innovative and fun people. And our benefits are pretty good as well, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short/long term disability, generous time off and a 401k match! We hold tons of events throughout the year including happy hours and team building activities.

About Complex Networks

Complex Networks develops and distributes original programming for its channels and through output deals with premium distributors. The company cultivates content that spans across popular culture from music to movies, sports to video games, fashion to food, reaching the coveted 18-24-year-old male audience. In 2016, the company launched ComplexCon in Long Beach, California, to bring the “Internet to life.” The annual event attracts over 200 culture-shifting brands and over 60,000 digitally savvy attendees to the two-day cultural festival.

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