Automattic

Partner Manager for WooCommerce Marketplace

Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, Jetpack, and WooCommerce, is looking for an exceptional Partner Manager to join WooCommerce’s business development team.

As Partner Manager your responsibility will be to build deeper relationships with the developers selling through the WooCommerce.com Marketplace, working towards growing revenue, increasing the number of products and developers on our Marketplace and making WooCommerce.com the one-stop-shop for all things WooCommerce.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee relationships with Marketplace Developers to strengthen our product offering by helping them improve their products and support, and helping new extensions join our Marketplace.
  • Conduct proactive outreach to developers and products that would make a useful addition to our Marketplace.
  • Coordinate marketing for Marketplace Developer products.
  • Coordinate communication with Marketplace Developers, from individual requests to outgoing emails, blog posts and documentation.
  • Evaluate and execute on requests from Marketplace Developers, including pricing changes.
  • Design processes that enable the team to scale, from improving how new developers get started with their first product to designing ways to provide data and feedback at scale to Marketplace Developers.

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of meaningful experience in a relevant role with responsibility for building relationships with developer or launching products.
  • Working knowledge of web technologies, and familiarity with web content management platforms/website builders, SaaS, and open source.
  • Excellent communication; you’re detail-oriented, punctual, and ensure follow-through.
  • Experience working cross-functionally with Engineering and Marketing teams.
  • Highly self-­motivated and able to work with significant autonomy.

About Automattic

We are the people behind WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Jetpack, Simplenote, Longreads, VaultPress, Akismet, Gravatar, Polldaddy, Cloudup, and more. We believe in making the web a better place.

We’re a distributed company with more than 650 Automatticians in 59 countries speaking 79 different languages. Our common goal is to democratize publishing so that anyone with a story can tell it, regardless of income, gender, politics, language, or where they live in the world.

We believe in Open Source and the vast majority of our work is available under the GPL.

How to Apply

Does this sound interesting? If yes, please send a short email to jobs @ this domain telling us about yourself and attach a résumé. Let us know what you can contribute to the team. Include the title of the position you’re applying for and your name in the subject.

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