Director of Business Development, Platform Solutions

    • New York, NY

 The Opportunity:

We are seeking a Director of Business Development to join the Platform Solutions team. This team builds and grows strategic relationships with high-value technology companies, enabling access to Shutterstock content and technology directly within external applications. Shutterstock’s partner program develops innovative alliances with exceptional companies such as Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and IBM.  

As a Director of Business Development, you will develop new revenue-generating strategic partnerships with top consumer and enterprise tech companies. These are product-driven partnerships which require a strategic, consultative business development approach. The ideal candidate will be able to hunt for qualified opportunities, propose innovative solutions that create long-term value for our partners and effectively negotiate and close million dollar plus deals.  This is a mid to senior level position with very high earning potential based on performance.



  • Ownership of the entire partnership cycle, from lead to launch
  • Pitch new deals, create proposals, negotiate agreements and win new business
  • Identify and establish lasting relationships with key stakeholders and decision makers
  • Understand how to communicate to business sponsors as well as product leads
  • Educate potential partners on the benefits of integrating Shutterstock into their products
  • Grow and manage a robust pipeline and consistently meet and exceed goals
  • Work cross-functionally internally with legal, account management and product teams
  • Evangelize our partner program at conferences and networking events
  • 10-20% travel may be required



  • Previous successful business development experience, preferably in tech. Enterprise SaaS or API sales a huge plus
  • Demonstrated interest in technology and business development
  • Likes to win and takes ownership of their own success
  • Hunter with ability to foster relationships with key decision makers
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with internal and external stakeholders 
  • Experience analyzing program trends and recommending impactful improvements
  • Direct experience managing product integrations, strategic partnerships, or workflow solutions a plus
  • Knowledge of trends and leading companies in digital content creation a plus


We are one team collectively focused on creating an unrivaled experience for our Customers and Contributors. Our principles represent the mindset of the employee who will thrive at Shutterstock.  If you are passionate about what you do, and want to become part of a cutting-edge technology company building industry leading products, please apply.

About Shutterstock, Inc.

Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), directly and through its group subsidiaries, is a leading global provider of high-quality licensed photographsvectorsillustrationsvideos and music to businesses, marketing agencies and media organizations around the world. Working with its growing community of over 1 million contributors, Shutterstock adds hundreds of thousands of images each week, and currently has more than 330 million images and more than 18 million video clips available.

Headquartered in New York City, Shutterstock has offices around the world and customers in more than 150 countries. The company’s brands also include Bigstock, a value-oriented stock media offering; Shutterstock Custom, a custom content creation platform; Offset, a high-end image collection; PremiumBeat, a curated royalty-free music library; and Shutterstock Editorial, a premier source of editorial images for the world's media.

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Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

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