Director, Strategic Partnerships (R-101431)



Sales & Business Development
Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Ibotta is seeking a Director, Strategic Partnerships to join our innovative team and contribute to our mission to Make Every Purchase Rewarding.

In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to build relationships with our most important strategic partners that host Ibotta’s offer content on a white-label basis. This will include large national retailers, technology distribution partners, and content publishers. These partnerships will account for hundreds of millions of dollars in annual revenue and represent the future of Ibotta and the Ibotta Performance Network. One example of these partnerships can be found here.

This position is located in Denver, Colorado as a hybrid position requiring 3 days in office (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday). Candidates must live in the United States.

What you will be doing:

  • Drive the relationship with our strategic partners to launch new partnerships and expand existing partnerships by increasing offer redemptions on partner properties, measuring performance, monitoring potential issues, and implementing solutions

  • Develop and lead innovative presentations that educate our partners on Ibotta’s value proposition and partnership opportunities

  • Utilize data to win and negotiate partnerships with partners, garnering their support for direct integrations with Ibotta

  • Identify new opportunities, sell in and negotiate with the partner, and work across internal stakeholders to develop solutions that solve partner needs and grow the business.

  • Manage delivery of core partner KPIs including revenue, profitability, partner success and delivery of key strategic initiatives

  • Collaborate with and grow aptitude of Account Managers and other teammates to ensure flawless implementation of partnership strategy

  • Work closely with other cross-functional teams to ensure that our relationships with retailers are driving expected results for our strategic partners

  • Identify and conduct financial modeling to evaluate and prioritize new partnership opportunities

  • Work in conjunction with our analytics and BI team to develop tools for client reporting and train your team on their use

  • Embrace and uphold Ibotta’s Core Values: Integrity, Boldness, Ownership, Teamwork, Transparency, & A good idea can come from anywhere

What we are looking for:

  • 6-8 years of experience managing strategic B2B partners/clients with executive-level contacts; experience could be in a sales, account management, or consultative basis

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Technical Skills: Advanced G Suite, Advanced Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

  • Demonstrated track record of success, including ability to pivot and problem solve during a complex BD/partnership process

  • Proven ability to sell into high-level leadership (including C-level) and to navigate potential customer organizations to connect with the business owner/decision maker

  • Experience managing highly strategic enterprise level accounts

  • Experience working on complex, cross-functional technology-oriented projects

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal (Candidates do a mock case study as part of the hiring process)

About Ibotta ("I bought a...")

Ibotta (NYSE: IBTA) is a leading performance marketing platform allowing brands to deliver digital promotions to over 200 million consumers through a network of publishers called the Ibotta Performance Network (IPN). The IPN allows marketers to influence what people buy, and where and how often they shop – all while paying only when their campaigns directly result in a sale. American shoppers have earned over $1.8 billion through the IPN since 2012. The largest tech IPO in history to come out of Colorado, Ibotta is headquartered in Denver, and is continually listed as a top place to work by The Denver Post and Inc. Magazine.

Additional Details:

  • This position is located in Denver, CO and includes competitive pay, flexible time off, benefits package (including medical, dental, vision), Lifestyle Spending Account, Employee Stock Purchase Program, and 401k match. Denver office perks include paid parking, bagel Thursdays, snacks and occasional meals.

  • Base compensation range: $142,000-$164,000. Equity is included in overall compensation package. This compensation range is specific to the United States labor market and may be adjusted based on actual experience.This range is not all inclusive as total compensation for this role also includes a variable component in addition to the base salary that will increase total earnings. Talk to your recruiter to learn more.

  • Ibotta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ibotta’s employment decisions are made without regard with race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

  • Applicants are accepted until the position is filled.

  • For the security of our employees and the business, all employees are responsible for the secure handling of data in accordance with our security policies, identifying and reporting phishing attempts, as well as reporting security incidents to the proper channels.

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