Head of Partnerships

United States Marcomms & New Business

The role

We Are Social New York is growing fast after an exciting and record-breaking year in 2021.

We’re now looking to build on that momentum by hiring a Head of Partnerships. This new role will take ownership of all inbound and outbound business development efforts, as well as broader strategic partnerships in the US. There will also be an important global aspect to the role as this person will have a key role to play within our global We Are Social new business network.

Responsibilities:

  • Regularly and independently respond to inbound inquiries, RFIs, RFPs and RFQs, leveraging agency resources where and when needed
  • Manage our lead gen pipeline and forecast via Salesforce, sharing regular updates with the agency executive leadership team and the broader company during bi-weekly meetings
  • Working with our PR and Comms manager, develop and execute an outbound marketing strategy to create net new opportunities within our target client sectors
  • Build relationships with media, award shows, organizations and conferences to help drive awareness about our US team and capabilities.
  • Own our credentials deck and case studies, leveraging resources to update as and when required
  • Maintain and build net new relationships with Intermediaries (budget pending)
  • Be a key figure within our global We Are Social new business network, collaborating and supporting other offices as and when they have opportunities in the US
  • Learn and understand how to present and sell new WAS offerings to brands, including Sports, Studios, Luxury, and .xyz

Requirements:

  • Highly attuned commercial mind with a track record of driving company growth
  • Keen sense of client needs, ambitions and ways of working
  • Culturally literate and tapped into new & emerging digital platforms and technology
  • Passionate about creativity and building brands
  • Brings a positive attitude and keeps the ego in-check
  • An ability to inspire, influence and motivate others
  • Experience of CRM systems, ideally Salesforce
  • Enjoy an autonomous way of working and respond to direction rather than look for tutoring

About us

We Are Social is a global, award-winning, socially-led creative agency with a network of 15 offices worldwide staffed by 1,000+ social experts.

As standard, we offer:

  • Flexible Work Policy (optional work remote or on-site)
  • Unlimited vacation day policy
  • Full health benefits
  • 401(k)

At We Are Social, we love diversity of thought and experience. That’s why we like to welcome the unique voices and talents that haven’t been traditionally embraced by advertising. Learn more about our culture and our work on our website.

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