Business Development Manager – Talent Solutions Marketplace Partnerships in San Francisco, CA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

LinkedIn   •  

San Francisco, CA 94102

Industry: Consumer Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 58 days ago

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LinkedIn's Business Development team is responsible for driving growth, engagement, and monetization globally by identifying, executing, and managing partnerships and strategic initiatives. We are looking for a Business Development lead to manage relationships with partners to help LinkedIn's +630M global members get jobs and help companies find the right talent.

The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about LinkedIn's vision to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce, is able to develop a deep understanding of LinkedIn's products and services, and who excels at the type of strategic thinking that can help identify win/win scenarios for both LinkedIn's members and partners. This person will be a key member of LinkedIn's Business Development team and will be expected to help shape the future of LinkedIn's partner ecosystem in a way that supports LinkedIn's goal of creating the world's first economic graph.


  • Develop partner strategy and evaluate potential partners who can help further LinkedIn's efforts to develop the world's largest and most efficient talent marketplace
  • Support deal execution, drive implementation of integration(s) and manage partner relationships once deal is signed
  • Develop processes and systems to manage LinkedIn's partner ecosystem in an efficient and scalable manner
  • Capture, synthesize and deliver market insights to the relevant product, sales and engineering leads
  • Monitor the ongoing usage of LinkedIn's partner programs to ensure partners are creating value for members and customers and in a manner consistent with LinkedIn's vision, mission and strategy
  • Work with LinkedIn's business and corporate development leads to identify opportunities for deeper partnerships
  • Source and negotiate key job syndication relationships that support product roadmap and business objectives
  • Proactively develop a deep understanding of the key players and industry dynamics in the consumer Internet, Software as a Service and Mobile landscapes

Basic Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree
  • 5+ years of experience in partnership related role (e.g. Business Development, Partner Management) in a technology company
  • Previous experience using data analysis tools including Excel required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in some type of analytical role, e.g. with consulting firm, investment bank, corporate M&A/corporate strategy, or business operations
  • Experience with product partnerships and API integrations, collaborating closely with product management
  • Experience working in e-commerce, digital or programmatic advertising
  • Prior experience with the consumer Internet, Software as a Service (SaaS) and/or mobile spaces
  • Strong project management, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a high speed, high-pressure and rapidly moving environment

Valid Through: 2019-9-14