Strategic Partnership Manager - EMEA m/f/d

Strategic Partnership Manager - EMEA m/f/d

Full-time Paris, IDF, France

Company Description


From a French tech start-up created in 2007, Deezer has become one of the first French unicorns and the second largest independent music streaming platform in the world.

Now listed on #Euronext, Deezer is ideally positioned to play a key role in the continued development of the booming music streaming market. If you’re looking for an environment where you can grow and have an impact, this is the perfect time to join us!

Our international and passionate teams are spreading the love for music, working to make Deezer the most personal and innovative music streaming service. We believe music is about diversity & inclusion, multiculturalism and togetherness.

Ready to join the team? Listen: **Join Us**

Job Description

Deezer’s mission is to allow anyone, anyone to access music thanks to technology solutions that bring together fans, artists, and partners through content. Our team expands Deezer’s reach through partnerships with leading companies and organisations distributing Deezer to their customer base.

As an Account manager you are responsible for setting and executing on the growth strategy for your accounts, managing day-to-day operations with internal and external teams, and ensuring alignment of your partnerships to the overall company strategy. 

This person will report to the Director of Strategic Partnerships EMEA, within the Chief Commercial Officer’s organisation. The role requires a high level of transversal collaboration with teams like Analytics, Marketing, CRM, Product and Partner Integration, Content, Editorial, Artist Relations and others.

What you will do:

  • Develop a detailed strategy and execute on a plan to grow subscribers, revenue, and margins for your accounts.
  • Build strong rapport at multiple hierarchical levels with Partners to allow for alignment on objectives, resourcing, and decision-making.
  • Lead regular Business review meetings with the partner to align on performance and expectations.
  • Mobilise internal stakeholders to support Partnerships and keep them informed of key information.
  • Regularly provide actionable insights and growth and optimization recommendations to Partners.
  • Be the internal expert on contractual commitments, deadlines, marketing activities, to ensure Partner and Deezer compliance with the agreements.


This role is excellent for a person with:

  • Experience in Media, Television, VOD, or Entertainment industries
  • 8+ years of work experience in Strategic Partner Marketing
  • High level of autonomy, executive presence, and commercial negotiation skills
  • Can-do attitude with a pragmatic and solutions-oriented approach to challenges
  • Experience working internationally and across cultures
  • Fluent German (main working language) and Fluent English. Other European languages (Spanish, Portuguese, French) would be a plus

If you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications outlined above, tell us why you’d still be a great fit for this role in your application!

Additional Information


At Deezer, you can be your true self as we believe that #everyvoicematters. We strive to build an inclusive culture and foster a diverse environment. Because we care and want to ensure each employee feels welcome and safe at work, we continuously focus on fighting biases and helping diverse teams work well together through multiple learning opportunities, e-learnings and workshops right from the onboarding :

  • Regular Diversity & Inclusion internal and external talks
  • Dedicated employee work streams on Gender equity, Ethnicity & Culture, Disability and LGBTQ+
  • Multiple e-learnings and mandatory training sessions for all managers
  • English and French courses for all, so that everyone can connect and feel included

Beyond benefits like health insurance, transportation, we offer you extra perks like:

  • A Deezer premium family account for free
  • Access to gym classes
  • Deezer parties several times a year and drinks every thursday
  • Allowance for sports, travelling and culture
  • Meal vouchers
  • Great offices always located in dynamic and attractive districts, whether in Paris, London, Berlin or Sao Paulo!
  • Hybrid remote work policy

If you want to learn more about life and culture at Deezer, please visit our Welcome to the Jungle page here!

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