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Senior Partnerships Associate, Service Partners, EMEA South

Braze

Braze

Sales & Business Development
Paris, France
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

At Braze, we have found our people. We’re a genuinely approachable, exceptionally kind, and intensely passionate crew.

We seek to ignite that passion by setting high standards, championing teamwork, and creating work-life harmony as we collectively navigate rapid growth on a global scale while striving for greater equity and opportunity – inside and outside our organization.

To flourish here, you must be prepared to set a high bar for yourself and those around you. There is always a way to contribute: Acting with autonomy, having accountability and being open to new perspectives are essential to our continued success. Our deep curiosity to learn and our eagerness to share diverse passions with others gives us balance and injects a one-of-a-kind vibrancy into our culture.

If you are driven to solve exhilarating challenges and have a bias toward action in the face of change, you will be empowered to make a real impact here, with a sharp and passionate team at your back. If Braze sounds like a place where you can thrive, we can’t wait to meet you.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

Braze’s Alloys partner ecosystem includes world class agencies and consultancies that are invested in helping their clients to deliver on the promise of a premium customer experience. They’re trusted advisors to our customers, and play an integral role in acquiring new customers, and retaining and growing our existing customer base.

We are looking for an experienced Senior Partner Associate to sit within our Global Partnerships organisation and report into the Senior Director of Global Commercial Service Partnerships in London. This experienced partnerships leader will scale and expand on the success of an established agency partner program across the EMEA South region.

The Senior Partner Associate will evolve the agency alliance strategy and GTM plan. You will acquire and onboard new agency partners in collaboration with the Partner Development Representative, whilst also managing and growing relationships with an existing patch of strategic and long tail agency partners. You will be responsible for driving the development and management of our key strategic Global Partnerships with agencies like Publicis, Merkle (Dentsu), Capgemini as well as many others.

This role works very closely with our Sales & Marketing organisation; both our EMEA South Sales VPs and Directors on our program strategy, as well as our EMEA South Account Executives on sourcing new business pipeline and influencing revenue via our agency partners. This role is largely measured on quality pipeline generation, executive relationship management and the GTM approach.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing and managing comprehensive GTM plans with our agency partners, which manifest in quality net new business pipeline.
  • Supporting the sales cycle alongside our sales teams, from prospecting to deal close, in collaboration with our agency partners.
  • Advancing differentiated value propositions and specialism with key strategic agency partners, and articulating that story internally at Braze and with our agency partner organisations, and ultimately evangelizing the story in the market.
  • Ensuring accountability and partnership reciprocity, with measured flow of outsourced Braze implementation and managed services in exchange for net new client opportunities from our agency partners.
  • Reviewing sales play metrics and effectiveness on a recurring basis with agency partners and Braze leadership. Maintain dashboards that communicate to leadership the effectiveness of GTM sales plays with our agency partners.
  • Collaborating cross functionally with other Braze departments and divisions, including Tech and Cloud Partnerships, Partner Marketing, Partner Education & Enablement, etc.
  • Developing the program with senior leadership to enhance current ways of working.

WHO YOU ARE

  • 5+ years of partnerships channel and cloud industry experience preferably from a SAAS organisation.
  • Demonstrable proof of producing measurable sourced pipeline and influenced revenue results via a mature SaaS partner program playbook. A strong bias for execution and are motivated by exceeding targets and results.
  • Deep and proven knowledge of the agency and marketing services ecosystem. Understanding of service offering creation, marketing, lead generation, and professional services organization key performance indicators.
  • Ideally, experience working for an agency consultancy and intimate knowledge of agency org structure, business dynamics, and effective business case development.
  • Executive presence and an ability to present and vision sell to Executive audiences
  • Ability to lead through ambiguity, take on complex strategic and operational initiatives and scale effectively across a large organization and distributed team
  • Strong drive and character qualities that match with Braze Core Values and inspires others to follow and act

WHAT WE OFFER

Details of these benefits plan will be provided if a candidate receives an offer of employment. Benefits may vary by location.

From offering comprehensive benefits to fostering flexible environments, we’ve got you covered so you can prioritize work-life harmony.

  • Competitive compensation that may include equity
  • Retirement and Employee Stock Purchase Plans
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Comprehensive benefit plans covering medical, dental, vision, life, and disability
  • Family services that include fertility benefits and equal paid parental leave
  • Professional development supported by formal career pathing, learning platforms, and tuition reimbursement
  • Community engagement opportunities throughout the year, including an annual company wide Volunteer Week
  • Employee Resource Groups that provide supportive communities within Braze
  • Collaborative, transparent, and fun culture recognized as a Great Place to Work®

ABOUT BRAZE

Braze is a leading customer engagement platform that powers lasting connections between consumers and brands they love. Braze allows any marketer to collect and take action on any amount of data from any source, so they can creatively engage with customers in real time, across channels from one platform. From cross-channel messaging and journey orchestration to Al-powered experimentation and optimization, Braze enables companies to build and maintain absolutely engaging relationships with their customers that foster growth and loyalty.

Braze is proudly certified as a Great Place to Work® in the U.S., the UK and Singapore. We ranked #3 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2024 Best Workplaces (Large), #3 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces for Wellbeing (Medium), #4 on Great Place to Work’s 2023 Best Workplaces in Europe (Medium), #10 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces for Women (Large), #19 on Fortune’s 2023 Best Workplaces in New York (Large). We were also featured in Built In's 2024 Best Places to Work, U.S. News Best Technology Companies to Work For, and Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces in Tech.

You’ll find many of us at headquarters in New York City or around the world in Austin, Berlin, Chicago, Jakarta, London, Paris, San Francisco, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo – not to mention our employees in nearly 50 remote locations.

BRAZE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

At Braze, we strive to create equitable growth and opportunities inside and outside the organization.

Building meaningful connections is at the heart of everything we do, and that includes our recruiting practices. We're committed to offering all candidates a fair, accessible, and inclusive experience – regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, maternity, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran. When applying and interviewing with Braze, we want you to feel comfortable showcasing what makes you you.

We know that sometimes different circumstances can lead talented people to hesitate to apply for a role unless they meet 100% of the criteria. If this sounds familiar, we encourage you to apply, as we’d love to meet you.

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