Strategic Partnerships Manager

November 5, 2019
New York, New York
Job Type


Our client is looking for a startup-minded Senior Strategic Partnerships Director with business development experience to help increase market share by building a strategic relationship and new partners.

Your success in this role will require you to operate effectively as a stellar salesperson and an extraordinary problem solver, project manager, and team player.

Your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Own all stages of the partnership sales process
  • Game-plan and execute an account strategy to deliver maximum revenue potential
  • Drive the full sales cycle to attain new partners: make introductory calls, assess business goals through qualifying, work with business owners and close the deal.
  • Prospect for potential partners through internet research, social media, cold calling, cold walk-ins, and real-world networking
  • Walk new partners through the setup process while transitioning them to the Account Management team Serve as an expert on the company’s brand and industry
  • Achieve and consistently exceed monthly sales goals
  • Proactive daily CRM input to manage and organize your pipeline

Your qualifications must be:

  • Minimum 1 year of sales or business development experience
  • Understanding the decision making a structure in mid-size to large companies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record: you’re a consistent top performer and have excelled throughout your career
  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills
  • Highly organized and able to manage a large pipeline of prospective clients

Company Description

CloserIQ empowers sustainable growth by helping companies build high performing sales organizations. Recommended by 450+ global employers and leading institutional investors, we are a talent strategy firm that helps companies attract, hire, advance, and retain top sales talent.

Learn more about how CloserIQ is setting the standard for modern sales recruitment:

Our services:
- Professional and executive search
- Talent architecture and organizational design
- Compensation and performance management

Roles we recruit for:
- Individual Contributors (Professional Search): SDRs, SMB & Enterprise AEs, CSMs, AMs
- Leadership (Executive Search): SDR & AE Managers, Head of Sales, Chief Revenue Officers
- Operations & Enablement: Sales Operations, Solution Engineer, Recruiters

Our work:
- Recruited the first two Enterprise Account Executives at Trello.
- Built Oscar Insurance’s inside sales and customer support teams with 250+ hires over two years.
- Helped Justworks scale from Series A to D through recruitment of 7 SDR’s, 12 AE’s and 5 leadership hires.
- Partnered with industry leaders like Algolia, Usabilla, Riskified, Optimove, GBG, Lightspeed and recruited their US sales leaders.
- Advised companies on executive search strategy and helped them audit their internal culture and hiring processes.
- Regularly lead sales strategy workshops for VC's, incubators, and public sector accelerators.

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