Director of Partnerships houzz
Houzz is seeking a Director of Partnerships who loves all aspects of building long-term strategic partnerships. Partnerships at Houzz is responsible for developing and negotiating partnerships that support key strategic growth, monetization and product initiatives. You are someone who is passionate about the intersection of technology and the home remodeling & design industry. You are effective at navigating and selling into both small & large organizations, and also capable of handling complex negotiations. You can thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment with limited supervision and structure.
The position is full-time and based in our main office in downtown Palo Alto. The position will report to the VP of Partnerships.
Take a hands-on role with a wide spectrum of partnerships, ranging from building scalable partner programs to highly negotiated deals with best-in-class partners.
Collaborate closely with Houzz?s Marketing, Sales and Technology teams to support key strategic initiatives.
Represent Houzz in meetings with senior executives from other companies and manage key relationships.
Negotiate business and technical terms with strategic partners.
Proven track record, with 10+ years related partnership experience in high-growth consumer Internet/technology companies.
Self-starter, with the ability to work effectively with little supervision in a fast-paced, unstructured, start-up environment.
Strategic thinker capable of driving a partnership from concept to execution.
Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to develop strong working relationships inside and outside of Houzz.
Deep negotiation experience, including comfort with legal aspects of negotiations.
Creative, resourceful, data-driven and detail-oriented.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must be passionate about building a great company with a fun team and big ambitions.
||310 University Avenue |
Palo Alto, CA 94301
20 - 50M RaisedInvestors: Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
, Sequoia Capital All Jobs: at houzz
|Headquarters:||310 University Avenue|
Palo Alto, CA 94301
|Company Profile:||Join Houzz and help revolutionize the 300B home improvement industry with a combination of mobile, local, social and visual technologies.
We've built a community of more than 16 million design-obsessed unique monthly users and over 300K registered local home improvement professionals. In addition to the core site, our mobile apps include the highest-rated lifestyle iPad app in the Apple AppStore, with over 15 million downloads and an average of five stars from over 100K reviewers. Our software development stack includes Redis, Solr, MySQL, jQuery, a custom ad server, targeting and recommendation engines, and image serving and processing at a very large scale.
We are backed by some of the top venture capital firms in the world, including Sequoia Capital, NEA, GGV and KPCB, and are generating revenue by delivering products that address the needs of homeowners, local professionals and global brands.
We have an entrepreneurial culture, a warm work environment, and a close-knit family that loves to celebrate birthdays and team accomplishments. We offer a competitive salary, generous equity, full benefits and the best team of nice and smart people that you've ever worked with.|
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