Director Strategic Partnerships - France

Paris, IDF, FranceFull-time

Company Description

We are music and tech fans hailing from all over the globe, working to make Deezer the most personal music streaming service. From data scientists to tech experts, artists & labels specialists to marketers, and even in-house music editors, our team is spreading the love for music to over 180 countries. Supporting local and international artists and bringing them closer to their fans is our mission - we believe music is about diversity, multiculturalism and togetherness. Ready to join the team? We're all ears.

    Job Description

    How about you? 

    Partnerships are at the heart of our DNA and are one of the strategic pillars of our growth. In France, we are today partnering with Orange, SFR and Fnac-Darty. As a Strategic Partnerships Director you will be leading the team responsible for those accounts. If you are seeking an opportunity that will allow you to significantly impact our core KPIs and own the growth of this strategic area of our business, you’re in the right place.

    What you will do?

    • Define and drive our growth strategy with existing French partners

    • Structure and lead negotiations for partnership renewals as well as major new commercial opportunities with existing partners

    • Drive the team of Strategic Partner Managers: day-to-day management, engagement and growth fostering

    • Cultivate positive and trusted relationships with key Executive stakeholders within partners’ organisations in order to maximise potential, uncover new opportunities and secure long term relationships

    • P&L responsibility for France’s Partnerships revenue (inc. forecasting and budget attainment)

    • Secure internal support and approvals for deals across cross-functional teams (such as Finance, Product, Tech, Legal), by developing business cases, articulating market opportunity and clarifying resource requirements


    What we are looking for:  

    • 10+ years of work experience in Strategic Partner Management or Account Management with partners

    • Experience managing a team

    • Strong negotiation skills and track record

    • Existing network with industry Executives

    • Pragmatic and solutions-oriented approach to challenges

    • Experience working internationally and across cultures

    • Fluent in French and English

    Additional Information

    Life @ Deezer :

    • Great location
    • Stocked kitchens with free drinks and fruit
    • Office music
    • Friday drinks, summer and winter parties
    • Gig tickets
    • internal Training Sessions

    If you feel like this is the right opportunity for you, press play!
    We are an equal opportunity employer.