Randstad Partner Brand Manager in San Francisco, California
Partner Brand Manager
location:San Francisco, CA
salary:$73.79 - $80.37 per hour
date posted:Tuesday, October 10, 2017
As a Partner Brand Manager for Google Home (Home, Chromecast, and Wifi), you will be working with a rapidly growing list of content, OEM, and distribution partners to guide their marketing communications so that they adhere to Google's brand guidelines. You will also be a champion of our partners' brands, ensuring they are well represented in Google's own marketing executions and identifying opportunities to promote them. You will need to develop a deep understanding of Google Home's brand standards and suite of products in order to ensure partners represent and position them accurately.
You are a self-starter with the ability to thrive in ambiguity and operate in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment. You have an obsessive attention to detail and creative nuances. You are the ultimate multitasker, able to manage a large workload efficiently, while identifying opportunities to scale and streamline internal processes. You are resourceful and highly adept at working cross-functionally to get things done.
Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:
Champions the role of the user and our products in our partners' marketing executions. Reviews and approves incoming partner marketing assets to ensure they meet Google brand guidelines and standards.
Interfaces directly with partners via email and over the phone to educate on brand guidelines, gives suggestions for asset changes, and delivers constructive feedback on marketing assets.
Conversely, represents our partners' brands in our own marketing executions. Manages a partner content calendar and works closely with Social, CRM, and other channel owners to promote partners in key editorial moments.
Additional Key Responsibilities:
Secures approvals from partners as well as internal teams (e.g., product, legal) on marketing assets that leverage partner content.
Develops and maintains partner toolkits and asset libraries to grow and scale co-marketing efforts globally.
Manages and maintains Home product websites.
Ensures all marketing materials across channels and countries are consistent and up-to-date.
Documents and shares best practices across Google's marketing organization. -
Identifies opportunities to streamline and/or scale the partner management processes.
Helps onboard and stand up regional team processes as new markets are launches. -
Provide ongoing asset sharing and localization support in partnership with global partner brand managers.
- Works with the wider Home Marketing team and partner with Product, PR, Legal, Business Development, and Sales teams to manage cross-functional projects.
Leads relationships with global partner brand managers, cross-product brand managers (i.e. Google Play) and retail brand managers.
Bachelor's degree from a top university
4-6 years of Experience as a Partner Brand Manager, and or similar role
Proven track record of exceptional performance and high productivity
Exceptional program management and organizational skills
Strong understanding of product positioning and marketing
Keen attention to detail and creative judgement
Nice to haves:
Experience in a customer facing or partnership role a plus
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Analytical mindset with strong quantitative reasoning, creativity, and strategic skills
Able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, deadline-driven work environment
Photoshop / in-Design experience a plus