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Director of Partnerships & Sales

Full-time
Remote

We are seeking a Director of Strategic Partnerships & Sales who has a passion for strategic partnership to help grow Designity to the next level. You should be a very strong strategic person with great closing skills to identify, develop, and execute on mutually beneficial partnerships.

You should be a highly-driven sales leader and charismatic with a proven ability to drive sales and develop strong partnerships. You should be also experienced in development, coaching, and leadership of a sales team with a positive and values-driven mindset.

This is an amazing opportunity for any entrepreneurial, self-starter professional with a demonstrated ability to think strategically and analytically.

Designity is a subscription based virtual creative platform that is disrupting the traditional advertising agency model, creative recruitment firms, and traditional in-house creative teams. We do this with technology, innovative ideas, and new ways of seamless virtual collaboration. 

Our vetted community of US-based Creatives and Creative Directors collaborate to support mid to large sized businesses with their design and marketing needs. Hundreds of brands like Oracle, Audible, Marriott International, Pfizer, Calendly, and Kung Fu Tea have already benefited from Designity’s unique model.

While we still operate like a startup (it can get very fast-paced at times) we are in full scale- up mode. If you are looking for a clear career growth plan, fully remote work, flexible hours, and the opportunity to join a growing team that is disrupting the Creative Agency space - then Designity is the place for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and Manage strategic partnership across the creative and tech industries, as well as educational institutions and communities. 
  • Develop and manage all day-to-day communications with partners, including creating  and tracking incentives.
  • Gain understanding of the competitive landscape and opportunity set of our subscription plans  and map those with external opportunities and priorities to realized partnership results.
  • Develop strategies to communicate, promote, and evaluate partnership opportunities on behalf of the organization
  • New customer acquisition through inbound, referrals, partnerships, and sales development
  • Vet, hire, develop, and train the appropriate team of Account Executives, Account Managers, and Sales Development Representatives
  • Retain and expand existing clients with a positive experience and ruthless execution of our playbook

Qualifications:

  • 7-10 years’ experience in partnership creation and sales of digital products
  • Experience in Advertising, Marketing, Data, and Vendor Trends within an agency setting
  • Proven ability to strategically plan and execute company objectives
  • Excel at building relationships internally and externally with donors, implementing partners, and other stakeholders to drive incremental business, value, and revenue
  • Solid organizational skills with the ability to self-start and follow through on initiatives with minimal amount of supervision
  • Strong knowledge of sales techniques and strategies
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, writing, listening, quantitative, negotiation, and presentation skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities while working as part of a team
  • Strong Business Acumen

Additional Information:

  • Fully remote
  • Flexible hours within the USA and “No Meetings Wednesdays”
  • Clear career growth plan
  • 401k and health insurance benefits after 3 months
  • Unlimited paid vacation, company holidays, and mental health days

Compensation Range $90,000 - $130,000 

At Designity, all employment decisions are based on business needs, qualifications, and merit. Designity is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that a workforce diverse in cultures, perspectives, skills, and experiences will benefit our team, clients, and products. 

Perks & Benefits

Fully Remote

Choose where you want to work and how you want to work. Say goodbye to long commutes and fancy slacks!

Flexible Hours

Great performance starts with you. Start your day early or late, with a flexible work schedule made by you.

Unlimited Vacation

Love what you do on and off the clock! Never pass up another opportunity to get away from your computer and explore the world.

Clear Growth Plan

A strategic plan to help you grow in every aspect of your life, not just your career. We will work with you towards attaining those goals.

Yearly Meet Ups

Meet the Designity community face-to-face IRL with annual meet-ups in cities across the globe. It's on us!

Healthcare & More

You deserve the best as a member of our community. Get access to great health benefits,  401k matching, and more.

Designity Core Values

Positively Transparent

Good or bad, we bluntly speak our minds. Our words and actions are our responsibility. We learn from negatives, not dwell on them.

Innovative Thinkers

Perfection is never the goal; progress is. Our flexibility allows us to explore better options. We constantly seek to implement new ideas.

Feedback Seekers

Seeking feedback helps improve our work. Especially when it's done in a positive and proactive way.

Proactive Doers

Our actions speak louder than words. Staying organized helps us accomplish goals. We strive to meet the deadlines we set.

Fearlessly Focused

Our calendars help optimize our workflow. We get sh*t done without giving in to distractions. Meetings are for focusing, not multitasking.

Our mission is to disrupt the creative industry by transforming the way creatives and brands collaborate.

Our Leadership

Founder & CEO
Shahrouz Varshabi
An innovative Iranian-American entrepreneur and the creative leader of the pack who is always busy with making something unusual.
Chief Operating Officer
Natalie Neumann
The German brain behind Designity who builds systems out of chaos and loves roaming the mountains in winter and summer.
VP of People
Joy Banfield
The EQ algorithm behind Designity. Matching talent with opportunity and is her superpower. She's never too far from her trusty corgis.

The Hiring Process

1. Interactive  Application

We don't read resumes! Because we believe in getting to know you in a more effective way, our method is a little bit different. We may  ask for a quick video to let you express yourself.

2.Intro Video Call

A member of the Careers & Community team will schedule a 15-30 minute video call to learn more about you and talk more about the Designity community.

3. Challenge Project

Because work product tells us more than words on a resume, we assign you a challenge project so you can show off your skills!

4. Technical Interview

Have a chance to meet with one or more of the leaders to chat about the role and opportunity and talk through the Challenge Project you've completed.

5. Offer & Onboarding

Getting started is as easy as 1-2-3! Once you accept an offer, we celebrate! Then, we move you into our onboarding process to start your journey.

Success Stories

Kat Calejo
Senior Content Writer
Working at Designity has been the highlight of my career. From the interview process and challenge, to the flexible work schedule and collaborative environment, Designity is a company that I would recommend to anyone who values a productive, positive, and motivating workplace.