At Trade we want to inspire better brewing, and we believe that starts by connecting our customers to the best craft roasters. Through Trade, customers can discover new coffee and support local while small, independent roasters get access to new consumers nationwide. As part of the Trade team, you'll collaborate with a group of caring, passionate, and high-performing people to realize our vision while fostering a culture where everyone feels included and empowered to do to the best work of their lives and feel good about the work they're doing.
Trade is growing and expanding through partnerships with brands and media companies who share our passion for speciality coffee. We are looking for a creative and strategic Partnerships Manager who will build, manage, grow, and develop partner relationships and programs that fuel Trade’s growth. This is a temporary, contract position with the option to convert to full-time.
This is a new and highly important position in the organization. The Partnership Manager will build and scope the partnership program at Trade and will work closely with key departments such as Marketing, Operations, and Customer Success. This role will report directly to the CEO.
Source outbound partnership opportunities and manage inbound partnership inquiries
Vet and analyze opportunities to determine if there is a positive ROI
Understand partner’s goals and objectives to develop mutually beneficial strategies and provide value to both organizations
Develop creative and innovative ideas that excite partners and fuel Trade’s growth
Establish strong relationships with decision makers within partner organizations and manage communications and project planning between partners and Trade.
Manage day-to-day operations of partnership programs from inception through implementation and launch.
Collaborate with Product, Marketing, Operations, and Customer Success teams to support partner relationships
Engage with partners and continue to find opportunities that deepen relationships and allow for continued opportunities and collaboration
2+ years experience in marketing, business development, corporate strategy, or account management
Demonstrated experience driving growth and revenue
Strong program building and project management skills
Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
Experience in direct to consumer or subscription business
Resourceful and scrappy- no task is too small or unachievable