Partnerships Manager

New York, NY /
Partnerships /
Full-Time
Yaguara helps teams use real-time data to set, measure, and meet goals. Connect all your tools and Yaguara helps you track progress toward goals, see projected performance and delivers predictive insights and recommendations to help you make better decisions, faster.

THE OPPORTUNITY
As one of Yaguara’s first Partnerships Managers, you’ll be at the forefront of a rapidly growing SaaS company that helps leading e-commerce and direct-to-consumer brands like Ugly Drinks, Urbanstems, and BLUME set goals and manage their business. With strong product-market fit, and the recent investment backing from top tier investors, now is the time to join Yaguara in a key role to shape and influence Yaguara’s partnerships team. Specifically, you will be working hand-in-hand with other SaaS companies focused on the eCommerce market to cross-promote our offerings and build joint use cases to go farther, together. Your role will report to the GM of East Coast Operations, who oversees partnerships, but will work hand-in-hand with the sales, product, and marketing teams. You must be an organized, energetic, motivated, metrics-driven, and detail-oriented teammate who is passionate about helping eCommerce teams be successful. Your dedication to growing Yaguara through partnerships will build on the strong foundation Yaguara has built over the last 2 years.  

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
We’re looking for a Partnership Manager with experience in a partnerships role at SaaS business focused on the eCommerce industry. You have seen the ins-and-outs of working in partnerships in a well-oiled machine, but are ready for your next adventure in an early stage company. In this role, you will continue to execute, but eventually grow into a manager role. You are a tenacious, goal-driven, and strategic-minded individual that will spearhead our partnership initiatives and create impactful synergies. You are a self-start with passion to grow partnerships and want to work in an entrepreneurial and collaborative environment.  

THE TEAM
Yaguara is a small team of talented, passionate individuals who are obsessed with building a platform that will transform the way companies run and operate their businesses. That means our DNA is made up of creative and ambitious contributors who are dedicated to Yaguara’s cause. We were started by seasoned startup founders, and backed by thought leaders and top tier VC firms. The team is focused on driving results, and building an innovative platform that will change the way businesses operate. We strive for an exciting and dynamic work environment with the ability to grow both personally and professionally.

The Skill Set

    • BS/BA 
    • 2-3 years of partnerships experience at a SaaS-based solution in the eCommerce space
    • Demonstrated ability to close partnership deals and operate on a cross-functional basis
    • Proven track record of partner success building and rapport over the phone and in-person
    • Strong team player with a "roll-up-your-sleeves" attitude 
    • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills
    • Must be able to thrive in a very fast paced and evolving environment
    • A student of eCommerce; endless curiosity for the DTC space and its shifting landscape.
    • Intellectual curiosity and a desire to grow a business
    • High energy and a positive attitude a must
We are pioneering a new product that is seeing great adoption in exciting markets. There's a constant buzz and euphoria around the office as we keep building and establishing ourselves. If you couple that with great investors, advisors, and such you have a strong nucleus of people that are going to keep taking this team to the next level.