Randstad Partner Brand Manager in San Francisco, California

Partner Brand Manager

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job details:

  • location:San Francisco, CA

  • salary:$73.79 - $80.37 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, October 10, 2017

  • job type:Contract

  • reference:581335

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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