Financial Partnerships Manager
Posted on 2/26/2023

201-500 employees

Platform for businesses to accept payments and send payouts
Company Overview
Circle's mission is to raise global economic prosperity through programmable internet commerce. The company is a global financial technology firm that’s at the center of digital currency innovation and open financial infrastructure.
Remote • Phoenix, AZ, USA
Experience Level
  • Bachelor's degree required; business, economics or related field preferred
  • 7 + years of progressively responsible positions in Strategic Partner Management, Product Management, Business Development or other strategic roles
  • Extensive knowledge of payments infrastructure both in the US and globally
  • Deep understanding of the traditional finance infrastructure Circle utilizes to support on- and off-ramping to USDC
  • Demonstrated experience working with customers/partners
  • Demonstrated experience working cross functionally to achieve required outcomes
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and use good judgment to establish priorities on the fly
  • Extremely organized with demonstrated ability to work with and influence internal and external customers to achieve organizational objectives
  • Ability to build new processes and workflows as needed
  • Self-motivated and creative problem-solver
  • Experience/familiarity with Slack, Apple MacOS and GSuite
  • Developing a partner pipeline by vetting partner prospects
  • Owning the onboarding and due diligence processes end-to-end
  • Communicating business requirements and the value of working together to potential partners
  • Managing the partner integration process and partner collaboration
  • Driving partner evaluation across commercial, functional and technical capabilities by working with the appropriate cross functional teams
  • Ensuring successful partner onboarding by collaborating cross-functionally with the appropriate teams across the organization
  • Communicating proactively and clearly with prospective and current partners to ensure they're aware of Circle's timelines and expectations
  • Working with senior leadership to build out a team to support partners
  • Maintaining and deepening relationships with existing partners
  • Monitoring partner performance and providing feedback to management
  • Solving problems and managing priorities to ensure successful outcomes for many partnerships
  • Proactively seeking ways to improve current onboarding and due diligence processes
  • Updating senior management on a routine basis to communicate the Financial Partnerships team's progress on top priorities
  • Multistakeholder - you have dedication and commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees and families and local communities
  • Mindful - you seek to be respectful, an active listener and to pay attention to detail
  • Driven by Excellence - you are driven by our mission and our passion for customer success which means you relentlessly pursue excellence, that you do not tolerate mediocrity and you work intensely to achieve your goals
  • High Integrity - you seek open and honest communication, and you hold yourself to very high moral and ethical standards. You reject manipulation, dishonesty and intolerance