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Partner Communications Director

Date: May 13, 2022

Location: New York, United States London, United States Minneapolis, United States Nashua, United States

Company: Optimizely

Optimizely is focused on unlocking digital potential and we are the recognized category leader in Digital Experience Platform (DXP) and created the category for A/B Testing and experimentation software. We have incredible customers – isn’t that one of the most important aspects of looking for your next job? Optimizely has over 9,000 brands from global organizations such as Visa, Sky, Yamaha, Wall Street Journal to tech innovators like Atlassian, DocuSign, FitBit and Zillow.

 

Not only are we financially sound and growing but we have unicorn status: Exceeded $300M in revenue in 2020, is profitable already, and has all strategic options ahead of itself. Optimizely continues to invest and addresses a market opportunity north of $30 billion, providing significant personal career growth opportunities.

 

We are an inclusive culture with a global team of 1200+ people across the US, Europe, Australia, and Vietnam. We blend European and American business culture with emphasis on teamwork, inclusion, and moving fast. People make the difference!

 

If you are looking to work on the next generation of digital technologies in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment, apply! We’re just getting started...

Introduction

The Partner Communications Manager is responsible for developing and executing partner programs to support Optimizely’s goals and priorities through the global partner ecosystem.

This role will develop and execute the global partner engagement plan, create sales and partner enablement promotions and manage partner events to drive Optimizely initiatives. Responsible for organizing global partner events (e.g. Partner Days) and working with the regional teams to support the delivery of smaller, local events. This role will work closely with the Marketing team and executive stakeholders across the business.

This role requires a self-motivated individual who can manage multiple partner events to build engagement between Optimizely and the partner channel. This person will be the interface between Optimizely’s voice and vision and the global partner community.

Job Responsibilities

  • Effectively represent Optimizely’s priorities to the partner ecosystem
  • Be the face of Optimizely’s global partner engagement
  • Manage the Partner Advisory Board Program
  • Drive quarterly partner webinars
  • Co-ordinate external facing to-partner events, including Partner Kickoff, and Opticon partner events
  • Support sponsorship opportunities for annual flagship Partner events

Knowledge and Experience

 

  • Outstanding communication and relationship management skills
  • A consistent record of successful audience engagement activities
  • Experience planning in-person and virtual events
  • Competency with Marketo and Asana, Welcome or other marketing orchestration platforms
  • Familiarity with Salesforce and Salesforce Communities is a plus
  • Market knowledge
  • Ability to identify potential solutions, create business cases, demand generation and marketing programs for these solutions
  • The ability to build and develop diverse relationships across the business to ensure the Partner community is fully supported
  • Team player. Strong drive. Self-starter. Willing to take leadership role in driving initiatives, working across the organization

Education

Competencies

Attentive Listening
Communicating Effectively
Coordinating Project Activities
Serving Customers
Solving Complex Problems

Optimizely is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

 

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