VP of Agency Partnerships
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours

51-200 employees

Influencer marketing platform
Company Overview
Linqia's mission is to drive quantifiable and meaningful business results through technology that analyzes influence and content. Linqia is a full-service, tech-enabled platform that handles campaigns for the world’s leading brands from influencer selection to creative strategy to scale.
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Business Strategy
Business & Strategy
  • Deep and intimate knowledge of at least 1 agency holding company and its set of operating agencies
  • Strong experience and leadership to drive against the plan. Define the KPIs for the business performance (revenue, number of active partners etc.). Track business performance, identify levers for improving KPIs, and champion necessary initiatives to improve KPIs
  • Develop the partner execution strategy for specific products and solutions. Analyze the sales cycle and channel mix and formulate ideas and approaches to optimize the selling process
  • Drive field engagement models to optimize for revenue generation with high leverage of resources
  • Ability to influence partners and alliances with our thought leadership and drive product sales
  • Strong ability to partner with the ecosystem to create win-win opportunities
  • He/she must also enjoy spending time in the market to understand partner problems and find innovative solutions for our growth
  • Recruit, motivate, mentor, coach, develop and retain a high performing team of resources as the operation scales
  • Total of 8+ plus years of recent agency experience with at least 5 years of experience directing/influencing investment strategies
  • 3+ years of business development and/or clear experience solution selling
  • Deep knowledge of the ad tech and mar tech space
  • Solid reputation as a thought leader and solid communicator of business value
  • Proven track record of leading activities related to establishing and growing a business such as:
  • Pragmatically dealing with tough tradeoffs and strategic issues facing a business
  • Leading the business strategy for success at one or more businesses
  • Develop the overall strategy, and execution plan for agency holding/operating company partners and social platforms to drive significant incremental revenue growth
  • Manage the entire life cycle of partnerships - develop, strategize, identify, engage, create, go-to-market, and governance
  • Develop and manage key executive relationships with strategic partners to drive preference for Linqia
  • Deliver immediate deal flow from partners as larger strategic relationships are being developed
  • Build a clear, concise global partner strategy and business plan and establish a centralized and ongoing partner/alliance management process and governance
  • Own the partner experience and drive operational excellence for a positive partner experience and ease of doing business
  • Create a strong culture of effective utilization of partners by developing internal alignment within Linqia of tech and referral with partners
  • Evangelize Linqia to key stakeholders at all levels of the partner organization and represent the voice of the partner within Linqia
  • Be a key source of insight into competitive and partner landscape/strategy/news
  • Understand Linqia's capabilities/offerings and identify synergies where Linqia and its partner(s) can bring additive value to customers and create new differentiated joint offerings
  • Flexibility to travel 30% of the time is required