Director, Agency Partners

Demandbase

United States of America
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Business Dev
  • Industry: Marketing
  • Post Date: 07/05/2024
  • Website: demandbase.com
  • Company Address: 680 Folsom Street, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94107, US

About Demandbase

Demandbase is the Smarter GTM™ company for B2B brands. We help marketing and sales teams overcome the disruptive data and technology fragmentation that inhibits insight and forces them to spam their prospects.

Job Description

Demandbase helps B2B companies hit their revenue goals using fewer resources. How? By using the power of AI to identify and engage the accounts and buying groups most likely to purchase. Our account-based technology unites sales and marketing teams around insights that you can understand and facilitates quick actions across systems and channels to deliver big wins. It’s flexible, scalable ABM built for you.

As a company, we prioritize both the advancement of careers and the development of world-class technology. We invest heavily in people, our culture, and the communities around us. We have offices strategically located in San Francisco and New York in the US, and Hyderabad, in India and we embrace a hybrid work model in these regions. Outside of these areas we offer a remote work option and boast a significant presence in Austin, TX, Atlanta, GA, and London, UK. Continuously lauded as a great place to work, we are Great Place to Work Certified, and have earned distinctions such as "Fortune's Best Workplaces in the Bay Area,"Best Workplaces in Technology," "Best Workplaces for Millennials," and "Best Workplaces for Parents"!

We're committed to attracting, developing, retaining, and promoting a diverse workforce. By ensuring that every Demandbase employee is able to bring a diversity of talents to work, we're increasingly capable of achieving our mission to transform the way B2B companies go to market. We encourage people from historically underrepresented backgrounds and all walks of life to apply. Come grow with us at Demandbase!

 

About the Role: 

The Director, Agency Partner Program is responsible for strategically managing and building relationships with key agency partners, driving the success of Demandbase re-engineered partner program designed to deeply engage and inspire agencies. This role will oversee the partner program end-to-end, forging strategic relationships with agency partners to identify opportunities, drive increased loyalty and revenue contributions, and solidify Demandbase's position as the leading Account-Based Solution. (Note: Update to reflect new positioning)

The base compensation for this position, not including the company bonus is: $165,000- $200,000

What you'll be doing:

  • Launch and drive adoption of Demandbase re-engineered agency partner program across key agency partners, collaborating with internal teams to develop tailored engagement strategies that inspire enthusiasm and highlight the value proposition of Demandbase's tiered offerings
  • Establish joint business plans, co-marketing initiatives, and strategic account mapping with key agency partners to unlock revenue potential.
  • Oversee Demandbase's most strategic agency relationships, collaborating with agency leaders to drive growth initiatives, and work with Agency Execs or Head of Accounts to forecast quarterly spend to ensure agency partners meet bundle incentives. 
  • Establish relationships across various departments at a partner agency (i.e. Strategy, Analytics, Programmatic, Leadership) to offer a comprehensive partner program that speaks to various department functions.
  • Orchestrate cross-functional efforts across the Demandbase organization to seamlessly deliver on the modular "bundle" offerings, ensuring agency partners receive a customized and high-value experience.
  • Conduct regular executive meetings with agency partners to deeply understand their business objectives, challenges, and needs in order to curate the most relevant and impactful bundle of offerings that will drive their success and cement Demandbase as their partner of choice.
  • Define and track critical program metrics, continually optimizing for partner satisfaction, revenue impact, operational efficiency, and market differentiation
  • Continuously iterate and expand the agency partner program offerings by developing and introducing new high-value bundles that address emerging partner needs, while incorporating partner feedback to ensure the modular solutions remain innovative and impactful over time.

What we're looking for:

  • 8+ years of experience in client-facing roles, with demonstrated success partnering with B2B marketing agencies and/or SaaS companies
  • Proven ability to build and grow high-impact relationships that deliver meaningful revenue contributions
  • Extensive knowledge of the agency ecosystem, operating models, processes, and key players in the B2B marketing services space
  • Expertise in Account-Based Marketing (ABM) strategies, ad tech platforms, and SaaS solutions tailored for B2B organizations
  • Exceptional relationship management skills with the ability to engage executive stakeholders and influence cross-functional teams
  • Strong leadership capabilities, with experience managing and mentoring high-performing teams
  • Strategic mindset, with a talent for developing long-term roadmaps and continuously creating opportunities
  • Self-driven, with a commitment to delivering an exceptional partner experience and fostering a culture of innovation

Preference given to candidates who have:

  • Proven track record of building trust and cultivating strong relationships with partners while spearheading successful, world-class partner programs and channel strategies.
  • Established relationships and credibility with key decision-makers at prominent B2B agencies 
  • In-depth expertise in Demandbase's ABM platform, advertising solutions, data offerings, and overall martech ecosystem

 

Benefits:

Our benefits include options for up to 100% paid Medical and Vision premiums for employees, a flexible PTO policy, no internal meetings Fridays, as well as access to Modern Health and other mental wellness resources. Additionally, we offer eight paid holidays and two additional week-long breaks when all Demandbase employees in the US take time off simultaneously (the week of July 4th and the week of Thanksgiving). We also provide 401(k), short-term/long-term disability, life insurance, and other great benefits.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Demandbase:

At Demandbase, we believe in creating a workplace culture that values and celebrates diversity in all its forms. We recognize that everyone brings unique experiences, perspectives, and identities to the table, and we are committed to building a community where everyone feels valued, respected, and supported. Discrimination of any kind is not tolerated, and we strive to ensure that every individual has an equal opportunity to succeed and grow, regardless of their gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, race, ethnicity, background, marital status, genetic information, education level, veteran status, national origin, or any other protected status. We do not automatically disqualify applicants with criminal records and will consider each applicant on a case-by-case basis.

We recognize that not all candidates will have every skill or qualification listed in this job description. If you feel you have the level of experience to be successful in the role, we encourage you to apply!

We acknowledge that true diversity and inclusion requires ongoing effort, and we are committed to doing the work required to make our workplace a safe and equitable space for all. Join us in building a community where we can learn from each other, celebrate our differences, and work together.

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