Partner Manager, Platform Partnerships, Lens Strategist at Snap Inc.
Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.
With the launch of Camera Kit, we’re enabling developers to build incredible new product experiences that leverage some of Snapchat’s best features. To help drive adoption of Camera Kit with the developer community and ensure partner success and satisfaction, we are looking for a motivated and experienced Partner Manager/Lens Strategist to work with third party app developers, Lens developers and internal Snap teams to help define the partner’s content strategy and Lens concepts in a way that aligns with the partners’ objectives, support the production and management of their Lens development, analyze the performance of their Lenses and provide guidance on how to continuously improve their Lenses, establish best practices across all of the above and train and educate the partners on these best practices.
As a member of the Platform Partnerships team, you’ll work directly with Snap’s key strategic developer partners and drive highly cross-functional collaborations. Working from our Los Angeles, CA headquarters, you’ll collaborate with Product, Business Development, Design, Engineering, the Lens Creator Community, Revenue, Legal, Design, Communications and Marketing to create success for our partners’ end users, our partners, Snapchatters, and Snap.
What you’ll do:
Work with the Sr. Partner Manager, Lens development, Creative Strategies, Design and business development leads to create strategic Lens content plans for Snap’s key partners
Lead partners, designers and Lens creators/developers through the development of the Lens strategy, pitch, presentation, production and success management of their Lenses
Continuously collect, define and document best practices around Lens strategy, development and success management from cross functional teams
Help educate and train partners and their Lens developers on these best practices
Support the management, launch and success of Camera Kit partner integrations
Build and maintain strong relationships with those partners and their Lens developers to drive success and satisfaction.
Provide post-launch success management support, strategic analysis and recommendations for driving success for partners, their end users, Snapchatters and Snap.
Provide feedback to the Sr. Partner Manager to continue developing, improving and scaling Snap’s strategic partner management operations based on industry best practices and on processes and initiatives that have generated proven success with Snap’s partners.
Work closely with Partnership leads, Product and Engineering teams to scope new projects, document requirements, and ongoing feature improvements
Resolve and triage partner challenges.
Track and analyze key metrics that measure partner success and value.
Serve as the “voice of the partner” within Snap, disseminating relevant information to internal stakeholders shareholders as needed.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Track record of creating, developing, and producing outstanding content for AR, VR, MR and games
Understanding of how to tell stories with insights and research, and how to ground creative ideas in data and in a way that aligns with the project’s objectives
Comfort in facilitating and leading groups in ways that inspire and surprise
Proven track record for managing and producing multiple projects while maintaining strict attention to details and timelines
Proven track record of driving success for partners and your employer.
Proven track record in cross functional collaboration.
Demonstrated ability to successfully influence stakeholders without formal authority, leading diverse, cross functional teams across geographies and business units.
Proficiency with project management tools and processes.
Strong professional network of both large and small developers across multiple consumer app verticals a plus.
4+ years of experience in AR, VR, MR or games development, content strategy and production
Expertise in strategic partnership and project management roles at companies building consumer facing or developer facing products.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a technical or quantitative field.
At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at [email protected].
Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!