Director of Business Development (at Automattic)
As Director of Business Development, you will identify, assess, and prioritize new business opportunities; evaluate and recommend partnerships; work with engineering, product, and marketing to develop and manage integrations; and oversee the long-term success of partnerships at WooCommerce.
Like all positions at Automattic, you’ll work remotely, and can be based wherever you live.
- Identify, negotiate, and oversee strategic partnerships that increase the distribution of our products and generate revenue, as well as strengthen our product offering through technical integrations.
- Contribute to developing vision and goals for partnerships at WooCommerce, and execute on the plan for growth.
- Design processes that enable the team to scale, from standardizing common deals to implementing reporting on metrics that track our progress against our goals.
- Collaborate with marketing, product and engineering teams across WooCommerce to ensure success.
- Scale the partnerships function at Automattic and collaborate with other partnerships divisions across Automattic.
- 8+ years of experience, at least four of which that involve negotiating, building, and maintaining technical partnerships and integrations.
- Sound knowledge of the eCommerce ecosystem.
- Strong analytical skills, including the ability to model business opportunities and assess trade-offs.
- Experience working cross-functionally with legal, engineering, and marketing teams
- Highly self-motivated and able to work with significant autonomy.
- A passion for open source technology and an understanding of CMS, SaaS, and hosting environments preferred.
HOW TO APPLY
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