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Senior Manager, Partnerships - Chief

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Job Title
Senior Manager, Partnerships
Job Location
New York, NY | Miami, FL | San Francisco, CA | Boston, MA | Washington DC | Los Angeles, CA | Remote Eligible (US based)
Job Description

About us:

Chief is changing the face of leadership. Our mission: build the most powerful network focused on connecting and supporting women leaders. Our members are VP and C-level executives across every industry who are leading their companies today and building a more equitable tomorrow. Chief was recently recognized as one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies of 2021, and you can read more about us in Forbes or watch us on the Today Show.

Launched in early 2019, Chief is a Series B stage start-up backed by General Catalyst, Inspired Capital, Primary Ventures, CapitalG, and other top-tier investors. The Chief network includes 12,000+ members from across the United States and United Kingdom. We are headquartered in New York City with additional Flagship spaces in Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, and London.

We are tech-powered. Our members make meaningful connections, engage in compelling discussions, and view our unique content through our digital platform. Our Product and Technology teams are building the future of that platform, with data and insights at its heart.

About the Role:  

Chief is looking for a Senior Partnerships Manager who will help ideate, create, sell and execute paid partnerships, content sponsorships, and brand partnerships supporting chief content, events and marketing initiatives; including ChiefX, our upcoming conference. The co-branded partner content, events and campaigns will be designed to inspire pride and joy in our membership, push our mission forward, and build the Chief brand. 

This role will report to the Senior Director, Partnerships, and will work closely with the member marketing, communications, content, programming, and the community teams, supported by those from creative, operations and analytics functions. 

What you’ll do: 

  • Support the Senior Director of Partnerships by developing and implementing sponsorship products to drive partnership revenue for overall business objectives.
  • Executing paid partnerships across co-branded content, events & marketing campaigns.
  • Responsible for researching and evaluating potential partners for sponsorship opportunities.
  • Secure quarterly revenue sponsorship targets through co-branded content & events. 
  • Project manage brand partnerships end-to-end to ensure all contractual obligations are met and all sponsorship deliverables are successfully executed.
  • Manage sponsorship collateral with imperative updates as needed.
  • Foster relationships with premium brands from Chief members, proactively surfacing partnership ideas and new opportunities for Chief.
  • Work cross functionally with the marketing, content and programming teams to deliver brand partnerships from planning, branding, member promotion, recruitment & engagement, brand assets and review/evaluation.
  • Work closely with marketing operations to measure the performance of co-branded partnership content and marketing campaigns to develop insights to inform future strategies.
  • Manage day-to-day administrative needs across client deliverables, marketing timelines and project management.

What you’ve done and enjoy doing:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Cross functional cooperation  
  • Persuasive and negotiations skills
  • Creative and innovative
  • Someone who thinks audience-first, goal-first.
  • Good at organization and processes
  • Deadline driven and ability to multiple manage projects simultaneously

Why You'll Want to Work Here:

  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Flexible vacation policy and 4.5 day work weeks
  • 20 weeks of paid gender neutral parental leave
  • Full medical, dental, and vision packages, 401(k)
  • Opportunity to work for a startup focused on driving real change for women in business
  • Opportunity to create and attend inspiring experiences and events with leaders of the industry
  • Access to our ongoing virtual Chief member exclusive content, including workshops, thought leadership, and iconic speakers
  • Wellness, Work from home and Learning Stipends available

While we’re committed to remaining compliant and adhering to mandates, for us, pay transparency is more than a consideration of what’s lawful and unlawful but rather, an opportunity to disclose what’s required, and what we think is a fair and equitable compensation framework.

At Chief, we want to hire, develop, and retain the best talent, making Chief a top destination to accelerate your career. Our compensation framework is a key part of our vision, and we continually revisit and invest in our philosophy and framework to ensure we remain competitive and relevant, on a quest to achieve our vision.

The pay transparency mandates, as well as our own policies and practices, are a means of narrowing the gender pay gap and fostering an engaged and positive working environment that builds trust, on our mission to change the face of leadership.

The base salary for this role is: $130,000


Chief Headquarters Location

New York, NY

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Chief Company Size

Between 500 - 10,000 employees

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Chief Funding Rounds

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  • Series B

    $100,000,000 USD

  • Series Unknown

    $15,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $22,000,000 USD

  • Seed

    $3,000,000 USD

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